A Smart Energy Storage Device That Enables Digitalization Of The World

Mr Igor Bimbaud, New Energies BU Director
STMicroelectronics
France
 

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Presentation Summary

Digitalization is attracting all economic segments by opening up new services and disrupting established business models. The transport, medical, payment, security, and industrial fields are among those finding better ways to work and benefiting most. To support these macro-economic trends, a multitude of connected objects are being developed to build new hardware ecosystems. The broad and sustainable adoption of these ecosystems is being fed by user experience, increased efficiency, and greater convenience.
 
These smart devices are always active and need to operate autonomously. Therefore energy management and the selection of appropriate battery technology are key criteria for broad market acceptance. Designers must pay special attention to autonomy, safety, battery size, and fast and convenient recharge times.
 
The presentation will cover the challenges of energy and battery management for ultra-low-power connected devices, highlighting the value proposition of EnFilm™, an ST developed Lithium Phosphorus Oxy-Nitride (LiPON)-based rechargeable ultra-thin-film solid-state storage device, with concrete applications and use cases described before an overview of the process and the first automated high-volume pilot line.

Speaker Biography (Igor Bimbaud)

Igor Bimbaud has been graduated in power electronics and robotics engineer from the University of Technology of Compiègne ( UTC ) - France in 1989. He started his career as maintenance expert to Kontron Instruments , a medical instruments OEM . In 1995 , he joined Lambda TDK , as European Field application engineer for DC/DC converter . Since 1999 he works for STMicroelectronics and started as strategic marketing leader in power management segment . In 2005 he has been appointed marketing manager of the new energies business unit developing Hydrogen micro fuel cell , solid state thin film battery and energy harvesting technology. Since 2007 he took the head of the business unit . Igor bimbaud is the author of 4 patents in the domain of power conversion and new energy sources

Company Profile (STMicroelectronics N.V.)

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A world leader in providing the semiconductor solutions that help our customers improve quality of life for everyone, both today and in the future.
 
  • Among the world's largest semiconductor companies
  • A leading Integrated Device Manufacturer serving all electronics segments
  • A leading technology innovator ( around 12,000 researchers, ~21,500 patents)
  • Key strengths in Multimedia Convergence, Power Applications and Sensors
  • Rich, balanced portfolio (ASICs, Application-Specific Standard Products and Multi-Segment Products)
  • A pioneer and visionary leader in sustainability
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