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Christmas is Coming !

December is always a good time to reflect on the passing year. The world is facing covid-19, global warming and plastic pollution in the oceans. We must be more careful how we travel and what we consume.

We are looking forward to Joe Biden bringing a better understanding of critical issues, for a better America, and a better world. Joe Biden was born in Scranton - a Pennsylvania town that I visited quite often in the 90s when I worked for Harris and had business at the nearby factory in Mountaintop. Landing at the Wilkes Barre - Scranton Airport was always Interesting, with its view of the woods in the Pocono Mountains, and before that the Delaware River. Especially during an Indian summer, it was great to see the forest turning red. Hopefully, corona will soon be under control and we will be able to travel again and see our business ...

Christmas is Coming !

December is always a good time to reflect on the passing year. The world is facing covid-19, global warming and plastic pollution in the oceans. We must be more careful how we travel and what we consume.

We are looking forward to Joe Biden bringing a better understanding of critical issues, for a better America, and a better world. Joe Biden was born in Scranton - a Pennsylvania town that I visited quite often in the 90s when I worked for Harris and had business at the nearby factory in Mountaintop. Landing at the Wilkes Barre - Scranton Airport was always Interesting, with its view of the woods in the Pocono Mountains, and before that the Delaware River. Especially during an Indian summer, it was great to see the forest turning red. Hopefully, corona will soon be under control and we will be able to travel again and see our business partners and friends.

So we look forward to a better 2021. We hope that a vaccine will become available to protect us from covid19. Until that happens we need to keep the curve of infections flat by limiting contacts and events. We have learned to do virtual events which help to keep us stay safe. I think that mouth and nose coverings will stay long term as we learn to understand their benefits in stopping the infection. We have learned to keep our distance in public areas and washing our hands was already important and this is now even more important.

Wide band gap semiconductors will change the world to a more efficient one - it is all about losses in power electronics. If we are more efficient, we will reduce heat dissipation. This is a very simple statement, but with a lot of implications. Passive components and measurement equipment must adapt to the higher switching speeds possible with wide band gap semiconductors. So, we will include articles and products from such companies in our publication.

In December, our fourth Wide Band Gap Conference will take place in Munich, again in cooperation with AspenCore handling the administration. The program is finalized - a record of over thirty papers – from important leaders in power electronics talking about their progress. A high-quality audience is guaranteed. Due to corona it will be a virtual conference. Besides the presentations and the live chats, networking directly with the companies will be of great value. Visit www.power-conference.com to see the abstracts. and to book your “ticket”, even at the last minute. All presentations will be online a day ahead to give you the option to watch parallel sessions ahead of time. I am looking forward to seeing you at our conference and chatting about your progress.

Bodo’s magazine is delivered by postal service to all places in the world. It is the only magazine that spreads technical information on power electronics globally. We have EETech as a partner serving North America efficiently. If you are using any kind of tablet or smart phone, you will find all our content optimized for mobile devices on the updated website: www.bodospower.com. If you speak the language, or just want to have a look, don’t miss our Chinese version: www.bodospowerchina.com

My Green Power Tip for the Month:
See what toys you have saved from your childhood. Trains always attract my grandchildren.
Some of my locomotives are 60 years or older. After I inspect them, they run as well as new ones – and the world of make-believe is still the same for my grandchildren.

Merry Christmas
Bodo



Dec
08
E / DPC
E / DPC
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  •  Ludwigsburg
  •  2 days
edpc.eu
Dec
08
Power Electronics Conference
Power Electronics Conference
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  •  online
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power-conference.com
Dec
09
MTEC 2020
MTEC 2020
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  •  online
  •  1 days
mag-inc.com/MTEC-2020
Mar
01
Embedded World
Embedded World
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  •  online
  •  5 days
embedded-world.de
Mar
09
APEX
APEX
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  •  San Diego, CA
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ipcapexexpo.org