In addition to the topics for paper submission, EPE’22 ECCE Europe at Hannover will highlight the following Focus Topics, not only in dedicated lecture and dialogue sessions of the conference but also in keynotes, the exhibition, panel discussions, tutorials and technical visits.

Paper submissions in line with these Focus Topics are highly encouraged.

Technology Focus Topics:

  • New Power Electronic Devices
  • Integration and Adverse Effects of WBG Devices
  • Batteries in Power Electronics

Application Focus Topics:

  • Electrification of On- and Off-Road Vehicles
  • Electrification of Aircraft
  • Electricity and Hydrogen based Energy Systems
 

EPE'22 ECCE Europe: List of Topics

I - POWER ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS AND CONVERTERS

Topic 1: DEVICES, COMPONENTS, PACKAGING AND SYSTEM INTEGRATION

1.a.  Passive Components
1.b.  Active Devices and Components (Si)
1.c.  Active Devices and Components (Wide Bandgap and other new materials)
1.d.  Components and Devices for Specific Applications, including for Pulsed Power
1.e.  System Integration, Packaging & Thermal Management
1.f.  Reliability & Life-Time

Topic 2: POWER CONVERTERS TOPOLOGIES

2.a.  Modular Multilevel Converters
2.b.  Solid State Transformers
2.c.  Grid Connected Converters
2.d.  Resonant Converters
2.e.  HF Power Converters
2.f.  Wide Band Gap Power Electronics

Topic 3: CONVERTER MODELLING, DESIGN AND LOW-LEVEL CONTROL

3.a.  Converter Design and Optimisation
3.b.  Converter Modelling and Low-level Control, including Gate-Drives
3.c.  EMI/EMC in Power Electronics including HF Phenomena

Topic 4: MEASUREMENT, SUPERVISION AND CONTROL FOR POWER CONVERTERS

4.a.  Standard and Advanced Modulation Techniques
4.b.  Standard and Advanced Current / Voltage / Synchronisation Control Techniques
4.c.  Estimation, Identification and Optimisation Methods
4.d.  Measurement Techniques, Sensors and State Observers
4.e.  Condition Monitoring and Life-Time Prediction

II - POWER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS

Topic 5: ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVE SYSTEMS

5.a.  Electrical Machines and Actuators
5.b.  Adjustable-Speed Drives and Converter-Machine Interactions
5.c.  Design, Optimisation and Control of Electric Drives
5.d.  Condition Monitoring and Life-Time Prediction

Topic 6: RENEWABLE ENERGY POWER SYSTEMS AND POWER-TO-X

6.a.  Wind Energy Systems
6.b.  Solar Energy Systems
6.c.  Energy Storage Systems for Renewable Energy including Power-to-Gas
6.d.  Energy Management Systems
6.e.  Energy Harvesting
6.f.  Other Renewable-Energy Systems

Topic 7: GRIDS, SMART GRIDS, AC & DC

7.a.  Power Electronics in Transmission and Distribution Systems
7.b.  HVDC & FACTS
7.c.  Micro Grids
7.d.  Smart Grids
7.e.  Mobile Power Stations
7.f.  Power Quality Issues and Power Factor Correction Techniques
7.g.  DC Grids including Fault Coordination and Protection
7.h.  Hybrid Circuit Breakers
7.i.  Real-Time Simulation and Hardware in the Loop

Topic 8: E-MOBILITY

8.a.  Electric Drive Trains for On- and Off-Road Vehicles
8.b.  Electric Drive Trains for Rail Vehicles
8.c.  Electric Drive Trains for Aerospace and Space Applications
8.d.  Electric Drive Trains for Marine Applications (Offshore, Subsea and Ships)
8.e.  On-Board Power Converters
8.f.  Batteries: Management Systems (BMS), Monitoring and Life-Time Prediction
8.g.  Vehicle Battery Chargers: Contact and Contactless
8.h.  Fuel Cells: Converters, Control, Diagnostics and System Integration
8.i.  Smart Charging and Vehicle to Grid Interaction

Topic 9: POWER SUPPLIES AND INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS

9.a.  Low Voltage DC Power Supplies
9.b.  High Voltage DC Power Supplies
9.c.  Distributed Power Supplies
9.d.  Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
9.e.  Lighting: Solid-State Lighting and Electronic ballasts
9.f.  Contactless (Wireless) Power Supply
9.g.  Industry-Specific Applications (Cement, Steel, Paper, Textile, Mining, etc…)
9.h.  Applications in Physics Research and Related Areas

Topic 10: DATA ANALYSIS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND COMMUNICATION

10.a.  Data Analysis applied to Power Electronics and Drive Systems
10.b.  Application of Artificial Intelligence to Power Electronics and Drive Systems
10.c.  Communication for Power Electronics and Drive Systems
10.d.  Wireless Control
10.e.  Diagnostics

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