Tutorials


Included in your registration fee!

Sunday  |  Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday  |  Thursday

Sunday, September 17
9:45 am — 5:30 pm
Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

Tutorial Day: Moving from Silicon to SiC: Learning to Think Differently!

Victor Veliadis, Tutorial Chair

SiC technology advancements show increasing commercial viability and SiC power devices are replacing a growing number of Si devices in power electronics systems. The tutorials will provide an overview of the state of SiC technology today and how advances in the various capabilities, ranging from growth to applications, are interrelated.

Introduction—SiC Properties and Applications

9:45 am — 10:00 am

Victor Veliadis, PowerAmerica, North Carolina State University

SiC Material Properties—Advantages, Challenges and Solutions

Additional opportunity to attend this tutorial Wednesday at 11:30 am.

10:00 am — 10:30 am

SiC Bulk Substrates
Elif Balkas, Wolfspeed, A Cree Company

10:30 am — 11:00 am

SiC Epitaxy
Al Burk, Wolfspeed, A Cree Company

SiC MOSFET Design

Additional opportunity to attend this tutorial Monday at 5:15 pm.

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

SiC MOSFET Design: Advantages, Challenges and Strategies
B. Jayant Baliga, North Carolina State University

Break

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Lunch on your own

SiC Processing

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

SiC Processing—It's not the Same as Silicon!
Woongje Sung
, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

SiC Power Electronic Applications

Additional opportunity to attend this tutorial Tuesday at 5:45 pm.

2:00 pm — 2:30 pm

15 kV IGBT Converters and High Voltage Circuit Topologies
Subhashish Bhattacharya
, North Carolina State University

2:30 pm — 3:00 pm

High-Performance MVA Magnetic Resonance Imaging Gradient Drivers with SiC
Juan Sabaté
, GE Global Research Center 

3:00 pm — 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm — 4:00 pm

Heavy-duty Vehicle Inverter
Brij Singh
, John Deere Electronic Solutions

SiC Commercialization

4:00 pm — 4:30 pm

Strategies for Commercialization and Market Insertion
Anant Agarwal
, The Ohio State University

Student Q&A

4:30 pm — 5:30 pm

Student Q & A Session—Ask the experts!


Monday, September 18
5:15 pm — 6:15 pm
Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

SiC MOSFET Design

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

SiC MOSFET Design: Advantages, Challenges and Strategies
B. Jayant Baliga, North Carolina State University


Tuesday, September 19
5:45 pm — 6:45 pm
Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

SiC Power Electronic Applications

5:45 pm – 6:15 pm

15 kV IGBT Converters and High Voltage Circuit Topologies
Subhashish Bhattacharya, North Carolina State University

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm

Heavy-duty Vehicle Inverter
Brij Singh, John Deere Electronic Solutions


Wednesday, September 20
11:30 am — 12:30 pm
Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

SiC Material Properties—Advantages, Challenges and Solutions

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

SiC Bulk Substrates
Elif Balkas, Wolfspeed, A Cree Company

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

SiC Epitaxy
Al Burk, Wolfspeed, A Cree Company


Thursday, September 21
4:15 pm — 5:15 pm
Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

SiC Processing

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

SiC Processing—An Exercise in Si Fabrication with a High Temperature Twist
Victor Veliadis, PowerAmerica, North Carolina State University