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Power Electronics. He is with IXYS Corporation,
3540 Bassett Street, Santa Clara, CA 95054, U.S.A.
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AUTHORS BIOGRAPHIES Mr. Ralph E. Locher earned his BS (Physics) from
Rensselaer, Troy, NY in 1961 and his MS (EE) from
Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
in 1965. He worked for General Electric for many
years and was a contributing author of GE “SCR
Manual”. He has published many papers, while
Semiconductor, Power Integration, and IXYS
Corporation. He is currently the Director of
Applications Engineering at IXYS Corporation, Santa
Clara, CA. 95054, USA. Email: [email protected] Mr. Abhijit D. Pathak received his B. E.
(Electrical Engineering) from M. S. University,
Baroda, India in 1966. He obtained his MS (EE)
degree from University of Rhode Island,
Kingston, R. I., U.S.A. in 1971. From 1968 to
1973 he worked in USA in the areas of
development of D.C. Drives, high frequency high
Voltage Inverters, precision instrumentation and
measurement systems and their applications in
industry. In 1973, he returned to India and joined
Indian Space Research Organization (Govt. of
India) as a Senior Scientist/Engineer. At I.S.R.O.
he project engineered development of a number
of large electronic systems for the first time in
the country under sponsorship of Dept. of
Electronics, Govt. of India. He wrote a number of
Subsequently, in 1981, he started working in
private sector and developed a number of
industrial systems, including AC Variable
Frequency Drives, UPS Systems, Inverters,
Temperature Controllers, I/P (Current to
Pressure) Converters and Float-cum-boost
chargers. He also taught Final Year Degree
program at the Unive...
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