Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH

 
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
International Exhibition and Conference
for Power Electronics, Intelligent Motion,
Renewable Energy and Energy Management

Nuremberg, 7 – 9 May 2019
pcim-europe.com

Conference Program

                                              7 Seminars

                                              
                                              10 Tutorials

                                              
                                              Over 300
                                              presentations
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Contents
Board                                 04
Conference Program at a Glance        06
Seminars                              08
Tutorials                             12
Awards                                18
Keynotes                              20
Tuesday Oral Session                  22
Tuesday Poster / Dialogue Session     26
Wednesday Oral Sessions               30
Wednesday Poster / Dialogue Session   34
Thursday Oral Session                 38
Industry Forum                        42
E-Mobility Forum                      43
List of Exhibitors                    44
Registration Information              46
General Information                   47
Room Plan                             48
PCIM Worldwide                        49
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Board                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              04 | 05

Board of Directors                                                                                                Advisory Board

                                                                                                                  Francisco Javier Azcondo, University of Cantabria, E               Martin März, Fraunhofer IISB, D
                                                                                                                  Mark M. Bakran, University of Bayreuth, D                          Gourab Majumdar, Mitsubishi Electric, J
General Conference                             Silvio Colombi            Drazen Dujic                             Pavol Bauer, Delft University of Technology, NL                    Klaus Marahrens, SEW-EURODRIVE, D
Director PCIM Europe                           ABB, CH                   Power Electronics Laboratory, EPFL, CH   Werner Berns, Texas Instruments EMEA Sales, D                      Elison Matioli, POWERlab, EPFL, CH
Leo Lorenz
ECPE, D                                                                                                           Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University, DK                            Mike Meinhardt, SMA Solar Technology, D
                                                                                                                  Serge Bontemps, Microsemi PMP Europe, F                            Thomas Neyer, ON Semiconductor, D
                                                                                                                  Bruce Carsten, Bruce Carsten Associates, USA                       Yasuyuki Nishida, Chiba Institute of Technology, J
                                                                                                                  Daniel Chatroux, CEA-LITEN, F                                      Geraldo Nojima, Eaton Corporation, USA
                                                                                                                  Hilmar Darrelmann, Darrelmann + Partner Ingenieure, D              Yasuhiro Okuma, Fuji Electric, J
                                                                                                                  Enrique J. Dede, University of Valencia, E                         Frank Osterwald, Danfoss Silicon Power, D
                                                                                                                  Hans-Günter Eckel, University of Rostock, D                        Masahito Otsuki, Fuji Electric, J
Eric Favre                                     Johann Walter Kolar       Philippe Ladoux                          Hans Ertl, Vienna University of Technology, A                      Robert J. Pasterczyk, Schneider Electric, F
IMI Precision Engineering, CH                  ETH Zürich, CH            University of Toulouse, F
                                                                                                                  J. A. Ferreira, Delft University of Technology, NL                 Gianmario Pellegrino, Politecnico di Torino, I
                                                                                                                  Petar J. Grbovic, University of Innsbruck, D                       Munaf Rahimo, MTAL, CH
                                                                                                                  Steffan Hansen, Siemens Wind Power, DK                             Chris Rexer, ON Semiconductor, USA
                                                                                                                  Marcelo Lobo Heldwein, Federal University of Santa Catarinar, BR   Katsuaki Saito, Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, J
                                                                                                                  Marc Hiller, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, D                  Achim Scharf, Techmedia International, D
                                                                                                                  Klaus F. Hoffmann, Helmut-Schmidt-University, D                    Hubert Schierling, Siemens, D
                                                                                                                  Edward Hopper, MACCON, D                                           Manfred Schlenk, Dr. Schlenk-Consulting, D
                                                                                                                  Ionel Dan Jitaru, Rompower, USA                                    Manfred Schrödl, Vienna University of Technology, A
Josef Lutz                                     Jose Mario Pacas          Uwe Scheuermann                          Nando Kaminski, University of Bremen, D                            Walter Schumacher, Braunschweig University of Technology, D
Chemnitz University of Technology, D           University of Siegen, D   Semikron Elektronik, D
                                                                                                                  Peter Kanschat, Infineon Technologies, D                           Toshihisa Shimizu, Tokyo Metropolitan University, J
                                                                                                                  Ulrich Kirchenberger, STMicroelectronics, D                        Elmar Stachorra, KoCoS Engineering, D
                                                                                                                  Philip C. Kjaer, Vestas Wind Systems, DK                           Peter Steimer, ABB Switzerland, CH
                                                                                                                  Christopher Kocon, Texas Instruments, USA                          Bernhard Strzalkowski, Analog Devices, D
                                                                                                                  Jacques Laeuffer, Dtalents, F                                      Wolfram Teppan, LEM Intellectual Property SA, CH
                                                                                                                  Stéphane Lefebvre, SATIE, F                                        Giuseppe Tomasso, University of Cassino and South Lazio, I
Honorary Board                                                                                                    Andreas Lindemann, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D       Yoshiyuki Uchida, Japan Fine Ceramics, J
                                                                                                                  Stefan Linder, Alpiq, CH                                           Peter Wallmeier, Delta Energy Systems, D
Jean-Paul Beaudet, Schneider Electric, F
                                                                                                                  Marco Liserre, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, D           Peter Zacharias, University of Kassel, D
Helmut Knöll, University for Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, D
Jean-Marie Peter, F
Gerhard Pfaff, University of Erlangen, D
Alfred Rufer, EPFL, CH
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Conference Program at a Glance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        06 | 07

Sunday, 5 May 2019 – Monday, 6 May 2019                                                                                             Thursday, 9 May 2019
              Hotel Arvena Park, Görlitzer Str. 51, D-90473 Nuremberg                                                                 08:45                 Room Brüssel 1
              Seminars and Tutorials                                                                                                                        Keynote »GaN and Industry 4.0 – A Small Change that is Revolutionizing the Industry«
                                                                                          All seminar attendees                       09:30                 Coffee Break
                                                                                          will receive all seminar
Tuesday, 7 May 2019                                                                        documentations. The                        10:00                 Room Brüssel 1                Room München 1            Room München 2                 Room Mailand
09:00         Room Brüssel 1                                                               same applies for the                                             High Voltage IGBTs            Special Session:          Control Methods for            Power Quality and EMC
              Conference Opening and Award Ceremony                                      tutorial documentations.                                                                         Smart Transformers        Power Converters

09:45         Room Brüssel 1
              Keynote »Next Generation of Power Supplies«
                                                                                                                                      12:05                 Lunch Break

10:30         Coffee Break                                                                                                            12:20-12:50           Room Mailand
                                                                                                                                                            »Meet the Speaker« Q&A Session with the keynote speaker Jim Witham, GaN Systems
11:00         Room Brüssel 1           Room Brüssel 2            Room München 1        Room München 2       Room Mailand
              Special Session:         Advanced SiC              DC-DC Hard and Soft Thermal                Magnetic                  14:00                 Room Brüssel 1                Room München 1            Room München 2                 Room Mailand
              Technologies for         MOSFET                    Switched Converters I Management           Components                                      GaN Devices                   AC-DC and DC-AC           Chip Bond Technologies         Power Modules Design
              DC Grids                                                                                                                                                                    Converters

12:40         Lunch Break
12:55-13:25   Room Mailand                                                                                                          As of March 2019 / subject to change without notice

              »Meet the Speaker« Q&A Session with the keynote speaker Fred Lee, Virginia Tech
14:00         Room Brüssel 1           Room Brüssel 2            Room München 1         Room München 2      Room Mailand
              Special Session:         Advanced IGBTs            DC-DC Hard and Soft Advanced Device        Control Techniques
              Smart Functions in                                 Switched Converters II Technologies        and Electrical Drives
              Power Electronics
15:15-17:15   Foyer Entrance NCC Mitte
              Poster / Dialogue Session
17:30         Welcome Party

Wednesday, 8 May 2019
08:45         Room Brüssel 1
              Keynote »The Age of Optimization in Power Electronics«
09:30         Coffee Break
10:00         Room Brüssel 1           Room Brüssel 2            Room München 1       Room München 2        Room Mailand
              Automotive Power         Special Session:          High Voltage SiC     New Packages          Intelligent
              Converters               Safety in Motion                                                     Gate Drivers

11:40         Lunch Break
11:55-12:25   Room Brüssel 1
              »Meet the Speaker« Q&A Session with the keynote speaker Ki-Bum Park, ABB Switzerland
13:30         Room Brüssel 1           Room Brüssel 2            Room München 1       Room München 2        Room Mailand
              Automotive DC-DC         High Power                GaN System           Reliability           Current Sensing
              Converters               Converters                Integration

15:15-17:15   Foyer Entrance NCC Mitte
              Poster / Dialogue Session
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Seminars Sunday, 5 May 2019, 14:00 – 17:30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              08 | 09

Venue: Arvena Park Hotel Nuremberg, Görlitzer Str. 51, 90473 Nuremberg

Seminar 1                                                                                                 Seminar 2                                                                                        Seminar 3                                                                                             Seminar 4
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) of Power Electronics                                                  Power Inverter Technology for Industrial Induction Heating                                       Ceramic Capacitors: Characterization and Use as Control Elements                                      Latest Developments in Magnetic Technology for
Jacques Laeuffer, Dtalents, F                                                                             Enrique J. Dede, José Jordan, University of Valencia, E                                          Shmuel Ben-Yaakov, Ben Gurion University, IL                                                          High Efficiency and High Power Density
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ionel Dan Jitaru, Rompower, USA
                  About the instructor                                                                                    About the instructors                                                                              About the instructor
                  Jacques Laeuffer has a 35 years’ experience of R&D in Power Electronics,                                Full Professor in Power Electronics (University of Valencia) and Chairman at                       Shmuel (Sam) Ben-Yaakov received the BSc degree in Electrical Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  About the instructor
                  inside international companies, with powers from 10 W up to 10 MW, including                            Smart Induction Converter Technologies S.L. He has more than 30 years’                             from the Technion, Haifa Israel, in 1961 and the MS and PhD degrees in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ionel Dan Jitaru is the founder of Rompower Inc., later Ascom Rompower
                  HF resonant converters and high voltage transformers, electric machines and                             experience in the field of Power Electronics and particularly in the design of                     Engineering from the UCLA, in 1967 and 1970 respectively. He is a Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Inc. and Delta Energy Systems (Arizona) Inc., an internationally recognized
                  inverters for hybrid cars. He is inventor of 27 granted patents, and author of                          high frequency inverters for induction heating holding several international                       Emeritus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  engineering firm in the field of power conversion. Currently he is the president
                  over 80 technical papers. As a Consultant, his activities extend from one day                           patents.                                                                                           Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. He published more than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Rompower Energy Systems Inc., an advance development company in
                  consulting to several months’ projects, including choices and design of                                                                                                                                    300 papers, was granted more than 30 patents and presented seminars and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Power Conversion Field. He has published 54 papers wherein several of
                  conversion topologies, power components and electric machines sizing,                                   Associate Professor in Power Electronics at the University of Valencia and                         tutorials in leading conferences. During the period 1985 to 1989 he served as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  them have received the best paper award, and held 48 professional seminars at
                  EMC, digital control, industrial property, field support. Affiliated Professor at                       Vice-Chairman at the company Smart Induction Converter Technologies S.L                            the Chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  different International Conferences in the power conversion. Mr. Jitaru has
                  Ensta-ParisTech, he teaches also at CentraleSupelec, France, and for inter                              with a wide experience over 25 years in the field of high frequency induction                      Ben-Gurion University. In 1984 he established the Power Electronics Laboratory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  pioneered several trends in power conversion technologies such as »PWM
                  and intra companies trainings, on former topics and also on mechatronics,                               heating converter design, holding several patents on the subject.                                  of Ben-Gurion University (PEL-BGU) that has been recognized worldwide as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soft switching«, »Full integrated multilayer PCB Magnetic«, »Synchronized
                  cars powertrains, or »Experience and Innovation«.                                                                                                                                                          a center of knowledge and excellence in Analog and Power Electronics. Prof.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rectification« and recently »True Soft Switching technologies« wherein the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ben-Yaakov started and now cultivates the YouTube’s »Sam Ben-Yaakov«
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  primary switchers turn on at zero voltage and the secondary switchers turn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             channel in which he is posting educational videos. The current research
Content                                                                                                   Content                                                                                                                                                                                                                 off at zero current. Some of these technologies have been covered by 62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             interests of Prof. Ben-Yaakov include power electronics, circuits and systems,
                                                                                                          The aim of the seminar is to highlight the present technology in converter                                                                                                                                              intellectual properties wherein 33 are granted patents.
Fast semiconductors commutations are required for efficiency of high frequency                                                                                                                                               electronic instrumentation and engineering education. For over 45 years
(HF) power converters and drives, and wide bandwidth of their control                                     design for induction heating applications from the fundamentals to the                                             Professor Ben-Yaakov has been serving as a consultant to commercial
                                                                                                          state-of the art, covering the following subjects:                                                                 companies and governmental agencies in the areas of analog and power                Content
electronics. But sudden front edges generate perturbations in control circuits,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             electronics and was an entrepreneur and founder of start-up companies.              The seminar will present a comprehensive overview of the modern magnetic
and on public utility power networks. The seminar shows step by step how                                                                                                                                                     Prof. Sam Ben-Yaakov is a Life Fellow of IEEE.
                                                                                                          1. The Heating Inductor                                                                                                                                                                                technologies currently used in power conversion and new trends in magnetics
perturbations propagate, as Differential Mode (DM) and Common Mode
                                                                                                          2. The Heating Resonat Tank                                                                                                                                                                            designed to address the new demands in power conversion such as efficiency
(CM), how to reduce noisy oscillations from the beginning, how to design                                                                                                                                   Content
                                                                                                          3. Basics on Power Switches in Resonant Inverters and its Classification                                                                                                                               and power density. Though we had significant progress in the semiconductor
and implement on PCB robust control electronics, how to calculate and optimize                                                                                                                             This seminar covers the subject of ferroelectric ceramic capacitors from two
                                                                                                          4. Commutation Cells and Parasitic Elements                                                                                                                                                            industry in the last 20 years, the technology in magnetics still lags behind.
DM and CM filters for EMC standards compliance, how to avoid expensive                                                                                                                                     angles: (a) characterization, modeling, and simulation of the ferroelectric
                                                                                                          5. Voltage-fed Resonant Inverters                                                                                                                                                                      The seminar will start by presenting several key characteristics of magnetic
shielding and improve reliability. Number of practical designs are analytically                                                                                                                            capacitors, and (b) novel applications of these voltage dependent capacitors
                                                                                                          6. Current-fed Resonant Inverters                                                                                                                                                                      transformers such as leakage inductance, stray inductance, inter-winding
calculated, showing orders of magnitudes for a wide range of powers and                                                                                                                                    as control elements. The seminar material is based on recently published                              and intra-winding capacitances and their impact in power conversion perfor-
frequencies.                                                                                                                                                                                               papers by the instructor and co-workers as well as yet unpublished material.                          mance. Methods of measuring and controlling these parasitic elements are
                                                                                                          Who should attend?                                                                               It will focus on the voltage dependent capacitor’s ability to change the resonant                     also presented.
DM in Control                                                                                                                                                                                              frequency of resonant networks. This enables the design of resonant converters
                                                                                                          - R&D Power Electronics Engineers
  Resistive, inductive and capacitive coupling reductions                                                                                                                                                 that run at constant frequency, help to better tune WPT systems and facilitates
                                                                                                          - Induction Heating Power Supplies Design Engineers                                                                                                                                                    The seminar will present the most suitable magnetic technology for different
   Layout design of PCB. Ground planes benefits                                                                                                                                                           both frequency and capacitance control to enlarge the envelop of performance                          topologies designed to enhance the efficiency and power density. A special
DM in Power and Filters Design                                                                                                                                                                             of such systems.                                                                                      focus will be on magnetic design in a high density packaging and its impacts
    Calculation of disturbances from transistors and diodes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 in EMI. A chapter is dedicated to quasi integrated and integrated magnetics,
     Measurement by L.I.S.N. and spectrum analyzer                                                                                                                                                        The subjects covered in the seminar include:                                                          as well as methods of calculating and simulating such structures. In addition
      DM Filter calculation, Design of L, C&R components                                                                                                                                                     Classifications of ceramic capacitor                                                              there will be presented structures wherein two independent power trains are
       Evaluation of perturbations at some MHz. Reduction means                                                                                                                                               Class I, II and III ceramic capacitors, ferroelectric capacitors, packages                       placed on the same standard magnetic core without interference.
CM in Control                                                                                                                                                                                                   Specifications of ceramic capacitors
        Between PCBs and between cabinets. Electric and Optics                                                                                                                                                  Voltage and current ratings, ESR, voltage dependence                                           Magnetic technologies for specific applications such as very low voltage and
         CM parasitic coupling calculation and reduction                                                                                                                                                         Characterization of voltage dependent capacitors                                              high current will be presented together with experimental results. The seminar
          Wiring and Layout: »Star« for Analog; »Net« for Digital                                                                                                                                                 The Q(t) curve model, small signal capacitance, large signal capacitance,                    will also show some trends in magnetics for higher frequency operation. A
CM in Power and Filters Design                                                                                                                                                                                      total capacitance, capacitances transformation.                                              chapter will be dedicated to the new magnetic technology for very high
           Calculation of disturbances from CM capacitances                                                                                                                                                        Losses of ceramic capacitors                                                                efficiency applications. These new magnetic technologies are compatible
            Heatsinks, transformers, stators and screens. Measurement                                                                                                                                               Series and parallel loss resistor models. Steinmetz equation                               with the latest technologies in power conversion aimed at very high efficiency
             CM Filter calculation: capacitor and inductance design                                                                                                                                                  Simulation of nonlinear ceramic capacitor                                                and very high power density. The seminar will address different application
EMC Commutation Control of Power Semiconductors                                                                                                                                                                       Modeling alterative, PSPICE demonstration, common misconceptions                          starting from very high density and very high efficiency AC-DC adapters to
              Tuning as a trade-off between switching losses and EMC                                                                                                                                                  Application of ceramic capacitors as a control element                                   the multiple KW DC-DC converters and Power Factor Correction modules.
               Control of di / dt and dv / dt front edges by gate drive                                                                                                                                                Series resonant converters
                Gate drive circuit designs for MOS and IGBT’s                                                                                                                                                           LLC resonant converter                                                                 The presentation will be highlighted with design guidance, a design example
Radiations Reduction                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wireless power transfer                                                               and experimental results, such as 99.6% efficiency transformers for 99%
                 Examples of emissions of Electric and Magnetic Fields                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          efficiency DC-DC Converters.
                  Neighbor Field and Far Field identification. Examples
                   Fields measurements by probes and reduction
                    Wiring, grounding, shielding, packaging                                                                                                                                               Who should attend?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Who should attend?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 This course is designed for magnetic engineers, power conversion engineers and technical
                                                                                                                                                                                                           This seminar is intended for workers in the area of power electronics. It assumes a working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 managers who are involved in state-of-art power conversion. The participants will get familiar
                                                                                                                                                                                                           knowledge of electrical engineering basics and a familiarity with switch mode converter technology.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with the latest advancement in magnetics in power conversion aimed to increase the perfor-
Who should attend?                                                                                                                                                                                         The seminar is intended to cater to a wide audience level, from the junior workers to the experts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 mance and reduce the total cost.
This course is targeted towards engineers, students or project managers, who design, specify,
simulate, tune, or integrate high frequency power supplies, converters, EMC filters, electric
machines, and intelligent motion, for high efficiency conversion, low global cost and high reliability.
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Seminars Sunday, 5 May 2019, 14:00 – 17:30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         10 | 11

Venue: Arvena Park Hotel Nuremberg, Görlitzer Str. 51, 90473 Nuremberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday,
Seminar 5                                                                                             Seminar 6                                                                                               Seminar 7                                                           6 May 2019,                 In addition, participants will learn what and where the obstacles by its im-
                                                                                                                                                                         Monday,                                                                                                  09:00 – 12:30
Functional Safety – an Introduction based on Requirements                                             High Power Medium Frequency                                                                             Discover3Dprinting powered by Formnext                                                          plementation are as well as what applications are not profitable for industrial
                                                                                                                                                                       6 May 2019,                                                                                                                            3D printing. Furthermore, attendees will also develop an understanding of
for Automation Drives                                                                                 Transformer Design Optimisation                                  14:00 – 17:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Moritz Wollbrink, ACAM / Fraunhofer IPT, D
Jens Onno Krah, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, D                                             Drazen Dujic, Marko Mogorovic,                                                                                                                                                                          where additive technologies can complement conventional processes, e.g.
                                                                                                      Power Electronics Laboratory, EPFL, CH                                                                                About the instructor                                                              how process chains can be established with pre-machining and post-processing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Moritz Wollbrink received his master degree in mechanical engineering at
                 About the instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paderborn University, Germany. In time-shared operation he worked in the
                 Prof. Jens Onno Krah studied electrical engineering at the Bergische Universität                       About the instructors                                                                                                                                                                 If you have ever asked yourself one of the above questions, you should par-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            technology development department of a leading company in electrical
                 Wuppertal and received his doctorate in 1993 from Prof. Holtz in the field of                          Drazen Dujic is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Power Electronics                                                                                                              ticipate in this seminar. Independent specialists from ACAM – Aachen Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            connectivity, where he also had finished his apprenticeship in the tool making
                 electric machine and drive research. Until February 2004 he was Technical                              Laboratory at EPFL. He received the Dipl.Ing. and MSc degrees from the                              department before studies. He started working at Fraunhofer Institute for         for Additive Manufacturing will give answers for your entry into the world of
                 Director responsible for the development of Kollmorgen Servo Drives. Since                             University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia in 2002 and 2005, respectively, and
                 2004 Prof. Krah has been teaching Control Engineering, Motion Control, FP-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Production Technology IPT in Aachen, Germany, in August 2014 as a research        3D printing.
                                                                                                                        the PhD degree from Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK in                              fellow in the group »Technology Organization« within the department of
                 GA-based Digital Signal Processing and Functional Safety at TH Köln. The                               2008. From 2003 to 2006, he was a Research Assistant with the Faculty of                            »Non-Conventional Manufacturing Processes and Technology Integration«.
                 research focus is on the development of robust, safety-related and energy-                             Technical Sciences at University of Novi Sad. From 2006 to 2009, he was a                                                                                                             What topics to expect:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Since 2015, Mr. Wollbrink is Manager »Business Unit Tool and Die Making«.
                 efficient inverter control with programmable hardware.                                                 Research Associate with Liverpool John Moores University. After that he                             This includes the work on different national and international projects related      The next big thing – Hype, benefits and typical business cases
                                                                                                                        moved to industry and joined ABB Switzerland Ltd, where from 2009 to                                to additive manufacturing and technology chains. The bilateral as well as             Technology overview – What is possible with today‘s technologies?
                                                                                                                        2013, he was Scientist and then Principal Scientist with ABB Corporate
Content                                                                                                                                                                                                                     consortium projects are facing a wide range of industry sectors, but focusing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Applying AM profitably – Success and failure stories
                                                                                                                        Research Center in Baden-Dättwil, and from 2013 to 2014 he was R&D Platform                         tool and die making companies.
Functional safety is increasingly requested for drives. Safe Torque Off (STO)                                           Manager with ABB Medium Voltage Drives in Turgi. He is with EPFL since                                                                                                                      AM for your sector – Concrete approaches and new ideas
is now standard on many frequency inverters and servo drives. Safe motion                                               2014. His research interests include the areas of design and control of advanced                                                                                                      After the seminar, the presentation will be available to all registered participants.
and safety related field buses are an increasing demand. The technical basics                                           high power electronic systems and high-performance drives, predominantly              Content
of functional safety are explained in the seminar:                                                                      for the medium voltage applications related to electrical energy generation,          Formnext created the seminar series Discover3Dprinting in cooperation with
                                                                                                                        conversion and storage. He has authored or co-authored more than 100                                                                                                                  About ACAM:
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing with the aim to provide
                                                                                                                        scientific publications and has filed twelve patents. In 2018, he received                                                                                                            The ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing, based on the RWTH
Explanation of Safety Keyword                                                                                           EPE Outstanding Service Award from European Power Electronics and Drives
                                                                                                                                                                                                              basic knowledge for those who are considering to adopt Additive Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Aachen Campus, pools resources and facilitates industry access to the Additive
    Mean Time To Fail (MTTF), Failure In Time (FIT), Safe Failure Fraction                                             Association, while in 2014, he received The Isao Takahashi Power Electronics          in their industrial processes. Industrial 3D printing is breaking through in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Manufacturing expertise of leading scientific and research institutions.
     (SFF), Diagnostic Coverage (DC), Fail Safe – Fail Silent, Fail Operational,                                        Award for Outstanding Achievement in Power Electronics. He is Senior                  many sectors and applications, but companies often don’t know enough
                                                                                                                        Member of IEEE, EPE Member, and serves as Associate Editor for IEEE                                                                                                                   It was founded as a platform for networking, coordinating joint research and
                   Fault Exclusion, Category, Performance Level (PL), Safety Integrity Level (SIL)                                                                                                            about the capabilities of the technologies and areas in which AM really pays off.
                                                                                                                        Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics                                                                                                        development as well as conducting training and education seminars.
     Safe Digital Input                                                                                                and IET Electric Power Applications.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              The seminar Discover3Dprinting is designed for everyone who considers to
      Testing, calculation of FIT, DC and SFF                                                                                                                                                                 include Additive Manufacturing (AM) into the production process, but does
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              About Formnext:
      Safe Digital Output                                                                                              Marko Mogorovic received the Dipl. Ing. degree from the University of Belgrade,       struggle to find access to the technologies. The seminar provides a compre-
                                                                                                                        Belgrade, Serbia, in 2013 and MSc degree from the École polytechnique                                                                                                                 Formnext has established itself as the leading international exhibition for
       Testing, calculation of FIT, DC and SFF                                                                                                                                                                hensive insight into AM and at the same time discusses practical questions,
                                                                                                                        fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2015. Currently, he                                                                                                            additive manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent industrial
       Safe Torque OFF (STO)                                                                                            is pursuing the Ph.D. degree at Power Electronics Laboratory at EPFL, Lausanne,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              such as:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              production. Here, international exhibitors present the entire spectrum of design
Basic techniques to implement STO                                                                                       Switzerland. His current research focus is on the design optimization of the              What is 3D printing and additive manufacturing and how does it work?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and software solutions, including materials, AM production, pre- and post-
       Safe Brake Control (SBC)                                                                                        high power medium frequency transformers for medium voltage applications                   Should I consider 3D printing for my production?
                                                                                                                        and emerging solid-state transformers. He is an IEEE Student Member.                                                                                                                  processing, research and development and service providers.
 	Safety Related Fieldbus Technology                                                                                                                                                                               Can I make money with it?
Black Channel, Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC), PROFIsafe, FSoE                                                                                                                                                        Where to get examples about obstacles, experiences and successful
                                                                                                      Content                                                                                                         implementation?
        Safety Related Motor Feedback                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Who should attend?
                                                                                                      With increased interest in Power Electronic Transformers or Solid State                                         What are the first / next steps to get started?                                        The seminar is directed at developers, engineers, CEOs and all decision-makers interested in
         Utilizing two feedback devices
                                                                                                      Transformers, several technical problems arise related to actual realization of                                                                                                                         learning more about how they might utilize 3D printing, and in charge to find out where the
          Analog interface: Sin-Cos Encoder, Resolver / Digital Interface:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   potential of Additive Manufacturing can benefit their own production operations.
                                                                                                      these technologies. Irrespectively of adopted power electronic topologies,
                   Single-Turn, Multi-Turn
                                                                                                      these structures are characterized as being modular and having inherently
           EnDAT, BiSS, Hiperface DSL, SCS open link
                                                                                                      built-in galvanic isolation at medium or high frequency. Designing a high-
            Safe Motion (IEC 61800-5-2)
                                                                                                      power high-voltage medium frequency transformer is associated with multiple
             Safe Limited Speed (SLS) / Safe Limited Position (SLP), etc.
                                                                                                      technical challenges related to electrical, magnetic, dielectric and thermal
   Safe Logic
                                                                                                      performance limits encountered in the system. Various technological choices
   Environment Requirements
                                                                                                      must be carefully considered and selected before being included into a generic
   Power Supply
                                                                                                      multi-objective optimization. Tutorial will provide an overview and address
              Clock, Voltage and Temperature Monitoring
                                                                                                      challenges coming from the application area, characteristics of involved
               Safe Logic Implementation
                                                                                                      materials and available design choices, associated modeling of different
   Redundancy, Diversity
                                                                                                      elements impacting medium frequency transformer design, as well as optimi-
                Dual CPU, Lockstep CPU, FPGA
                                                                                                      zation process as whole. Multiple illustrative design examples will be critically
                 Error Correction Code (ECC)
                                                                                                      analyzed in terms of their key performance indicators, and supported with
   Watchdog
                                                                                                      practical examples realized by the tutorial instructors themselves.
                  Build In Self-Test (BIST), Self-Test Library (STL)

Who should attend?                                                                                    Who should attend?
This seminar is intended for designers and engineers involved in frequency inverter and servo         The tutorial attendees should be familiar with basics laws of electromagnetics and have some
drive design for automation. It assumes a working knowledge of electrical engineering basics          background in power electronics. The Solid State Transformers, where medium frequency
and a familiarity with inverter design principles. Knowledge of functional safety is not necessary.   transformers are essential technology, are extremely popular nowadays. Topic is therefore
                                                                                                      relevant to a broad audience: Master, PhD students, research scientists, and engineers from industry.
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Tutorials Monday, 6 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12 | 13

Venue: Arvena Park Hotel Nuremberg, Görlitzer Str. 51, 90473 Nuremberg

Tutorial 1                                                                                        The tutorial will present also the impact of intelligent power processing in opti-                We will start with an introduction to WBG power devices and make a com-                           The tutorial shows a new appropriate physical analysis to understand what
Latest Developments in Soft Switching Technologies                                                mizing the efficiency and even in converting a traditional hard switching topology                parison between the basic material characteristics and transistor types, and                      happens, and how to make clean designs without noisy resonances, EMI or
Ionel Dan Jitaru, Rompower, USA                                                                   into a soft switching topology. The presentation will be highlighted with design                  explore some of the potential advantages over traditional silicon devices.                        extra losses, for full benefit from new semiconductors. For this purpose, the
                                                                                                  examples and experimental results such as 99%+ efficiency PFC with power                          We will then focus on GaN, looking at optimal power circuit layout, comparing                     tutorial shows 3D distributions of volumes energy densities and surfaces
               About the instructor                                                               densities above 1000W / in3, and 99% efficiency isolated DC-DC Converters.                        various gate-drive solutions, and consider a number of example applications;                      power densities and focuses on main phenomena to lead to simpler under-
               Ionel Dan Jitaru is the founder of Rompower Inc., later Ascom Rompower                                                                                                               including hard-switched and soft-switched topologies. We will discuss the                         standing. Number of practical designs are calculated, analytically and / or by
               Inc. and Delta Energy Systems (Arizona) Inc., an internationally recognized                                                                                                          advantages of creating an integrated half-bridge power block, and look at                         simulation, and optimized for a wide range of powers, frequencies and impedances.
               engineering firm in the field of power conversion. Currently he is the president   Who should attend?
               of Rompower Energy Systems Inc., an advance development company in                                                                                                                   some of the commercially available solutions. The presentation will then take
                                                                                                  This course is designed for magnetic engineers, power conversion engineers and technical
               Power Conversion Field. He has published 54 papers wherein several of them                                                                                                           a detailed look at SiC, using an automotive traction application as an example                    Lines and Wiring Design
                                                                                                  managers who are involved in state-of-art power conversion.
               have received the best paper award, and held 48 professional seminars at dif-                                                                                                        to describe some of the advantages, such as reduced switching and part-load                          Propagation process on lines: energies, impedance & speed
               ferent International Conferences in the power conversion. Mr. Jitaru has pio-                                                                                                        losses, as well as the challenges, such as paralleling many devices to achieve                        Clean power propagation or filtering or oscillatory reflections
               neered several trends in power conversion technologies such as »PWM Soft
               switching«, »Full integrated multilayer PCB Magnetic«, »Synchronized rectifi-                                                                                                        the required current rating. We will look at using WBG devices for various                             Design bifilar, coaxial and strip lines accordingly, on PCB or others
                                                                                                  Tutorial 2
               cation« and recently »True Soft Switching technologies« wherein the primary                                                                                                          topical applications, including: Plug-in battery charging, wireless charging,                           Examples: busbars, modules, spot welder, radiology, ethernet, etc
               switchers turn on at zero voltage and the secondary switchers turn off at zero     WBG Devices, Circuits and Measurement                                                             PFC active front-ends, DC-DC converters, DC-AC converters for solar applications                  Magnetics and Capacitors Design
               current. Some of these technologies have been covered by 62 intellectual           Edward Shelton, Teng Long, Cambridge University, GB                                               and high-speed motor drives. There are a number of ancillary considerations,                             Capacitors sizing and shape for clean HF propagation
               properties wherein 33 are granted patents.                                         Jeff Carter, Borg Warner Turbo Systems, GB                                                        such as magnetic materials for inductive components that operate at high                                  Transformers, inductors and electric machines stators sizing
                                                                                                  Michael de Rooij, Efficient Power Conversion, USA                                                 frequencies, the implications of packaging, floating power supplies for gate-                              HF propagation process in magnetics, as DM and CM
Content                                                                                           Richard McMahon, University of Warwick, GB                                                        drives, isolated signaling, availability and reliability, that will also be discussed.                      Simulation: Spice, Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD)
Soft switching topologies have become popular in many applications in the                         Steven Sandler, Picotest, USA                                                                     We will present some of the challenges that come with measuring the performance                              Propagation delays calculation. Shapes for clean design
last thirty years. Though we have such a long tradition in soft switching                         Rishad Ahmed, Dynex Semiconductor, GB                                                             and testing the operation of fast switching WBG circuits. Commercially available                              HF equivalent schematics. Proximity effect and optimization
technologies, some of these technologies have added too much complexity
                                                                                                                                                                                                    solutions will be presented, along with some embedded measurement circuit                         HF Converters Design
and their practical use became questionable. In addition, some of the tradi-                                      About the Instructors
                                                                                                                                                                                                    alternatives, and the limitations of these will be discussed. We will also touch                               Topology choice from flyback, forward, bridge, to ZVS & ZCS
tional soft switching topologies address just the soft switching on the primary                                   Edward Shelton graduated with a MEng from Cambridge University in 1997,
                                                                                                                  and is an engineering consultant developing cutting-edge technology for the       upon the EMI implications of using WBG devices and how to mitigate the                                          Applications: PFC, computer, induction heating, solar, HiFi, etc
side and not the soft switching in the secondary side. The technologies
                                                                                                                  power industry. He is the inventor of several patents. He currently holds an      effects of faster switching edges.                                                                               SMD commutation loop
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Tutorials Monday, 6 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           14 | 15

Venue: Arvena Park Hotel Nuremberg, Görlitzer Str. 51, 90473 Nuremberg

bandgap devices (SiC and GaN) are challenging the control hardware. The                       Tutorial 5                                                                                         Tutorial 6
advanced control architectures are covered by discussing algorithms and                       Advanced System Design with Ultra-Fast Si / SiC / GaN Power                                        Diagnosing and Locating Sources of EMI in Switchmode Power                                     Who should attend?
possible implementations using µC, DSP and FPGA technology. Robust con-                                                                                                                                                                                                                         This seminar is directed towards the engineer, technologist or technician who needs to locate
                                                                                              Semiconductor Devices                                                                              Converters                                                                                     sources of EMI in a switching power converter so that, once found, they can be remedied.
troller designs with well-defined set up procedures or reliable self-tuning                   Tobias Reimann, ISLE Steuerungstechnik und Leistungselektronik, D                                  Bruce Carsten, Bruce Carsten Associates, USA                                                   This seminar is directed towards the engineer, technologist or technician who needs to locate
algorithms can help to use these innovations utilizing a reasonable set-up time.              Thomas Basler, Infineon Technologies, D                                                                                                                                                           sources of EMI in a switching power converter so that, once found, they can be remedied.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                About the instructor
1. Converter Design Basics                                                                                    About the instructors                                                                             Bruce Carsten has 49 years of design and development experience in switchmode
     GBT, MOSFET, SiC                                                                                        Tobias Reimann received 1994 his PhD from the Technische Universität                              power converters at frequencies from 20 kHz to 1 MHz. In 1982 he designed a     Tutorial 7
                                                                                                              Ilmenau in the field of power semiconductor applications for hard and soft                        48 Vdc, 200 A, 50 kHz natural convection cooled switchmode telecom rectifier
      State-machine based dead time generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                which met the FCC Class A requirements for conducted and radiated emissions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reliability of Si and Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Packages
                                                                                                              switching converters. In 1994 he was one of the founders of the company
       2-Level / 3-Level Inverter – including Energy Efficiency Classes                                                                                                                                        This seminar targets the practicing design or test engineer, and emphasize an   Josef Lutz, Technical University of Chemnitz, D
                                                                                                              ISLE GmbH which is engaged in system development for power electronics
    Gate-driver basics                                                                                       and electrical drives. He is managing director of this company. In addition,                      intuitive understanding of the phenomena involved.
2. Inverter Modulation Techniques                                                                             since July 2009 he is Professor for Industrial Electronics at Technische                                                                                                                           About the instructor
                                                                                                              Universität Ilmenau. Prof. Reimann is a member of scientific board of              Content                                                                                                         Josef Lutz joined Semikron Electronics, Nuremberg, Germany in 1983. First
    Single-Phase Modulator
                                                                                                              »Thuringian Center of Excellence in Mobility (ThIMo)« at Technische Universität                                                                                                                    he worked in the development of GTO Thyristors, then in the field of fast
        Pulse Width vs. Pulse Frequency Modulation                                                                                                                                              This tutorial is an expanded version of the seminar presented at PCIM 2018.
                                                                                                              Ilmenau in the field of automotive electronics.                                                                                                                                                    recovery diodes. He introduced the Controlled Axial Lifetime (CAL) diode.
         2-Level / 3-Level SVM                                                                                                                                                                  Ideally, power converters would be designed for low EMI from the beginning,                                     Since August 2001 he is Professor for Power Electronics and Electromagnetic
3. Analog to Digital Conversion                                                                               Thomas Basler received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Chemnitz         but that can take many years of experience to »get it right the first time«, or to                              Compatibility at the Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. His main
                                                                                                              University of Technology in 2009. His Diploma thesis was on the robustness         even come close. A basic problem is that EMI is a very »low energy« phenomena,                                  fields of research are ruggedness and reliability of power devices. He is
          Sigma-Delta DAC versus R-2R DAC and PWM                                                            of power diodes. Between 2009 and 2013 he was a member of the scientific                                                                                                                           involved in several national and international research projects regarding
    Sigma-Delta Modulation                                                                                                                                                                      with only 8 to 80 nW of conducted EMI allowed below 30 MHz at any given
                                                                                                              staff at the Chair of Power Electronics and Electromagnetic Compatibility at                                                                                                                       reliability of IGBTs and wide bandgap devices. He is one of the authors of the
           Sinc³ decimation filtering                                                                        Chemnitz University of Technology. At the beginning of 2014 he received his        frequency (depending on the applicable standards), with similar constraints on                                  book »Semiconductor Power Devices – Physics, Characteristics, Reliability«,
            Efficient FIR implementations, Demonstration, Examples                                           PhD. His thesis is about short-circuit and surge-current ruggedness of IGBTs       radiated EMI above 30 MHz. These limits apply regardless of converter power                                     published by Springer 2011, second edition 2018.
                                                                                                              and was supervised by Prof. Dr. Josef Lutz. 2014 he joined Infineon Technologies   level, so a 10 kW converter has effectively 1.000 times tighter limits than a 10
4. Current Sensing                                                                                            AG, Neubiberg, Germany, where he works on the development of SiC MOSFETs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 W converter, with 0.8 to 8 pW per watt output allowed. Consequently, the                       Content
             Transducer versus shunt                                                                         diodes and Si IGBTs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 sources of EMI are easily overlooked as trivial by the less experienced engineer.              Focus is on thermal problems and other lifetime-limiting mechanisms in
    Synchronous sampling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                power devices, aspects going from Si to SiC and GaN are considered.
              Aliasing, EMI suppression                                                      Content
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Failure to meet EMI standards can be found »the hard way«, by paying for an                    1. Basic architecture of Si and SiC power modules and discrete packages
               2 vs. 3 current probes in 3~ Loads                                            Fast Power Devices / Modules / Reliability
                                                                                                                                                                                                 EMI lab to determine this, but they will not be able to advise you how to fix it.              2. Materials, substrates and interconnection technologies
5. Current Control                                                                                New developments in fast power devices (SiC / Si MOSFETs, IGBTs, GaN
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Alternatively, with a relatively modest investment in equipment, you can first                 3. Heat transport, thermal resistance, thermal impedance, cooling methods
    Hysteresis Control                                                                            devices, freewheeling diodes)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 get a reasonable estimate of the conducted and radiated emissions level, and                   4. Temperature determination
    Sampling Control                                                                              Device design, properties and suitable applications
                                                                                                                                                                                                 then, with very little more equipment, begin to track down the origins.                              Virtual junction temperature: Definition, measurement
                Synchronous Control (FOC): Clarke, Park, decoupling                                Reliability topics of (new) devices, e.g. gate oxide, dynamic Ron, cosmic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Temperature sensitive electrical parameters in Si, SiC, GaN
    Hybrid control                                                                                  ray ruggedness
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Conducted EMI is measured with a LISN (Line Impedance Stabilization Network)                   5. Fatigue processes, fatigue detection, related tests
    (single-phase) PLL                                                                              Power module layouts and optimal design for low inductivity
                                                                                                                                                                                                 on each power input, and with these you can measure the EMI yourself with a                            Bondwire lift-off / Heel cracks, solder fatigue
    Dead-Time Compensation                                                                           Thermal mismatch, thermal stress, power cycling capability
                                                                                                                                                                                                 spectrum analyzer, tunable voltmeter, or even an oscilloscope with an FFT                               Gate stress test for Si, SiC and GaN
                 Special Controls: Flyback, resonant LLC                                     Drive and Protection
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (fast Fourier transform) capability. However, this measurement is the vector                        High voltage reverse bias and high voltage, high humidity reverse bias test
6. Current Prediction                                                                                  Principles, technical realizations
                                                                                                                                                                                                 sum of common (longitudinal) and differential (transverse) mode currents,                      6. Power cycling as main method to determine package related lifetime
                  Modeling the Plant                                                                   Special driver requirements for fast power devices (Si, SiC, GaN)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 which are generated by completely different mechanisms. A transformer cir-                         expectation
    Smith Predictor                                                                                     Failure modes, failure detection
                                                                                                                                                                                                 cuit will be presented which can simultaneously separate the LISN outputs                                Experimental setup, test strategies
    Current Observer                                                                         Topology-dependent Power Losses
                                                                                                                                                                                                 into mutually isolated common and normal mode currents, allowing their                                    Test according to the Guideline AQG 324
7. Parameter Tuning                                                                                       DC / DC-Converter
                                                                                                                                                                                                 sources to be tracked down individually. Typical sources of both will be de-                               New methods for state-of-health analysis
  	Theoretical background                                                                                 DC / AC-Converter
                                                                                                                                                                                                 scribed, and methods to minimize each source presented.                                        7. Empirical models for lifetime prediction
                                                                                                 Load Cycles
  	Parameter estimation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     LESIT model, CIPS 2008 model for power modules, applicability, limits
                                                                                                            Calculation of heat sink
8. Conclusion and Future Trends                                                                                                                                                                  Radiated noise is almost invariably generated by common mode currents in the                                 Special aspects with discrete packages
                                                                                              Device Induced Electromagnetic Disturbance
                                                                                                                                                                                                 input (and / or output) power lines, using these lines as a radiating antenna. The                            Special aspects with SiC devices
                                                                                                 Parasitics
                                                                                                                                                                                                 sources of these currents are largely the same as for conducted EMI and, to some                               First results with GaN devices
Who should attend?                                                                                           Oscillations in Power Modules
This tutorial will be especially valuable for engineers and PhD’s who address the following                                                                                                      extent, can be found from the separated LISN outputs, but HF current transformers              8. Improved technologies and future trends for increased lifetime expectation
                                                                                              Special Topics of Application
control aspects:                                                                                                                                                                                 are better suited to this task due to the high frequencies which are involved.                                  Diffusion sintering, Diffusion soldering,
                                                                                              Consideration of special problems and questions of participants, for example:
- Digital Motion Control                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Improved bond wires,
- Mains Control, including PFC                                                                                Parallel / series connection of power devices
                                                                                                                                                                                                 New material will include:                                                                         Improved substrates
- High-Bandwidth Sensor Circuitry including Robust Signal Transmission                                         Special effects in ZVS / ZCS topologies
- Modulation Techniques                                                                                                                                                                            Information on the design and performance of HF current transformers                        9. Some aspects on cosmic ray reliability
                                                                                                                Special problems related to new device technologies
- Controller Implementation using FPGA                                                                                                                                                              (HFCTs) for measurement of CM and NM currents. Such HFCTs can be                                               Cosmic ray sources
                                                                                                                 Short-circuit ruggedness of IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs
- Controls-Related Novel Converter Issues like Wide-Bandgap Devices                                                                                                                                 used to measure CM and NM currents in place of LISNs and a CM and                               Failure pattern
                                                                                                                                                                                                    NM noise extractor, although with lower accuracy due to the lack of the                         Failure mechanism
                                                                                              Who should attend?                                                                                    well-defined source impedance provided by LISNs, and any pre-existing                                           Comparison SiC devices and Si devices
                                                                                              Engineers designing converters equipped with fast power semiconductors like Si / SiC MOSFETs,         noise on the power lines, unless an EMI filter is provided on the power
                                                                                              IGBTs and diodes having basic knowledge in power devices and power converters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    source
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Who should attend?
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Measured characteristics of a recommended low noise amplifier, of which                    Engineers in design of converters with IGBTs and SiC devices with interest in reliability,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     one or two in cascade may be required if the above HFCT is to be used                      beginners as well as experienced engineers are welcome.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     with an oscilloscope instead of a spectrum analyzer
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Design information and measured characteristics of the LISN CM and NM
                                                                                                                                                                                                      conducted noise extractor circuit
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Information on CM and NM filter design
Conference Program - 7 Seminars 10 Tutorials Over 300 presentations - Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Tutorials Monday, 6 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16 | 17

Venue: Arvena Park Hotel Nuremberg, Görlitzer Str. 51, 90473 Nuremberg

Tutorial 8                                                                                                   eliability prediction for model based power electronic converter design
                                                                                                            R                                                                                                      Tutorial 10                                                                                       The objective of this tutorial is to provide the audience with an extensive
Reliability Engineering in Power Electronics Systems                                                        CORPE Design for Reliability and Robust (DfR2) tool platform                                          Battery Management Systems and Power Converter Solutions                                          overview of the Li-ion battery energy storage technology, its operating principles,
Frede Blaabjerg, Francesco Iannuzzo, Huai Wang, Aalborg University, DK                                   5. Condition monitoring and active thermal control for improved reliability                               for Lithium-Ion Batteries                                                                         characteristics, advantages, and drawbacks. Furthermore, since many battery
                                                                                                             Basics idea and control freedoms                                                                     Daniel-Ioan Stroe, Remus Teodorescu, Aalborg University, DK                                       management system (BMS) diagnostic algorithms are based on battery
                About the instructor                                                                          Junction temperature estimation                                                                     Maciej Swierczynski, Lithium Balance, DK                                                          performance models, an important part of the tutorial will be dedicated to
                Frede Blaabjerg is currently a Professor with the Department of Energy                         Damage measurement and health monitoring                                                                                                                                                             the performance behavior of the Li-ion batteries; a deep understanding regarding
                Technology and the Director of Center of Reliable Power Electronics (CORPE),
                                                                                                                Thermal control under normal operations of converter                                                            About the instructors                                                               the dependence of the battery performance parameters (e.g., capacity, power,
                Aalborg University, Denmark. He has intensive research work on power
                electronics and its applications in motor drives, wind turbines, PV systems,             6. Abnormal condition testing basics for power electronic components                                                    Daniel-Ioan Stroe – received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in automatics from               resistance) on various parameters such as, temperature, load current, cycle
                harmonics, and the reliability of power electronic systems. He has held more                     Impact of severe and abnormal events on the reliability performances                                           »Transilvania« University of Brasov, Romania, in 2008, and M.Sc. degree in          depth, number of cycles etc. will be provided.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 wind power systems from Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, in 2010.
                than 300 lectures national and international, most of them in the last decade                     Basic of instabilities and related phenomena
                are invited and as keynotes at conferences, covering various topics on power                                                                                                                                     He has been with Aalborg University since 2010, from where he obtained his
                                                                                                                   Instabilities during short circuit of IGBTs                                                                  Ph.D. degree in lifetime modelling of Lithium-ion batteries in 2014, and he is      The second part of the tutorial will focus on the battery management systems
                electronics, including the reliability. He has contributed more than 350 journal
                papers. Among other awards, Dr. Blaabjerg received the IEEE William E.                              Instabilities during short circuit of Wide bandgap devices                                                  currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Energy Technology           and their most important roles: charge / discharge management, battery cell
                Newell Power Electronics Award in 2014.                                                  7. Future Research Opportunities in Reliability of Power Electronics                                                    and the leader of the Battery Storage Systems Research program. He was a            balancing, and monitoring to ensure safety protection. The tutorial will provide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Visiting Researcher with RWTH Aachen, Germany, in 2013. He has co-authored
                                                                                                                     Interdisciplinary efforts and opportunities ahead                                                                                                                                              an extensive state of the art on the objectives and functionalities of the BMS.
                Francesco Iannuzzo is currently a Professor of Reliable Power Electronics at                                                                                                                                     over 90 journal and conference papers, most of them in topics related with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lithium-ion battery performance and lifetime modeling and battery state             As BMSs are continuously developing, they will have new functionalities
                the Aalborg University, Denmark, and CORPE (Center of Reliable Power
                Electronics). His research interests are in the field of reliability of power                                                                                                                                    estimation. His current research interests are in the area of energy storage        such as battery state-of-charge and state-of-health estimation and they will
                                                                                                         Who should attend?                                                                                                      systems for grid and e-mobility, Lithium-based batteries testing and modelling,
                devices, including against cosmic rays, power device failure modelling and                                                                                                                                                                                                                           be used for diagnostics purposes. Thus, different methods for battery state-
                                                                                                         Engineers or researchers in power electronics design and testing with interest in improving reliability                 and lifetime estimation and diagnostics of Lithium-ion batteries.
                testing of power modules under extreme conditions. He has given more than 10
                                                                                                         performance. Beginners as well as experienced engineers are both welcome. Focus is more on the                                                                                                              of-charge and state-of-health estimation will be discussed.
                seminars at world-class conferences (mostly IEEE), and has contributed almost
                                                                                                         reliability engineering including testing and modelling aspects from components to system level.                        Maciej Swierczynski – received his B. Tech. degree from AGH University of
                200 journal and conference papers in the field. Prof. Iannuzzo has been the
                ESREF 2018 general chair, the first European conference on reliability of electronics.                                                                                                                           Science and Technology, Poland in 2005 and M. Tech degree from AGH                  Finally, state-of-the-art power converters for Li-ion batteries will be discussed.
                                                                                                         Tutorial 9                                                                                                              University of Science and Technology, Poland, Cracow in 2007 in Computer            Moreover, new solutions such as the Smart Modular Battery Package will be
                Huai Wang is currently an Associate Professor with the Center of Reliable                Design Methods and Tools for Power Electronics                                                                          Engineering for Industrial Applications and from Aalborg University, Denmark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     introduced; in this topology, individual battery cells are not connected directly
                Power Electronics (CORPE), Aalborg University, Denmark. His research addresses                                                                                                                                   in 2009 in Power Electronics and Drives. In 2012, he completed his Ph.D. at
                                                                                                         Thierry Meynard, LAPLACE Laboratory, F                                                                                                                                                                      in series (as in the traditional approach), but through individual DC-DC
                the fundamental challenges in modelling and validation of power electronic                                                                                                                                       Aalborg University, Denmark. Between 2013 – 2017, he worked as a postdoctoral
                                                                                                         Guillaume Fontes, Power Design Technologies, F                                                                          researcher and Associate Professor at Aalborg University. In 2018, he moved         converters allowing flexibility in the individual loading of each cell. This provides
                component failure mechanisms, and application issues in system-level predict-
                ability, circuit architecture, and robustness design, and condition monitoring.                                                                                                                                  to the industry where he is currently working in Lithium Balance A / S as R&D       many advantages such as more compact design due to the integration of
                                                                                                                           About the instructors                                                                                 specialist. His area of research is in energy storage technologies for wind, EV
                Prof. Wang received the IEEE PELS Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  battery management system (BMS) and battery charger by means of DC-DC
                Power Electronics Engineer Award, in 2016. He has served as an Associate                                   Thierry Meynard graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electro-                              and residential applications, battery management, testing, modeling and
                                                                                                                           technique, d’Electronique, d’Hydraulique de Toulouse in 1985, became a Doctor                         lifetime analyses. During his career, he published more than 90 conference          converters, improved battery pack energy management and lifetime, and pos-
                Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics since 2015.
                                                                                                                           of the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France, in 1988. He joined                        and journal papers related to different aspects of battery electrical and thermal   sibility of bypassing underperforming or failing battery cells in battery packs.
                                                                                                                           the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) as a full-time researcher                     modeling, management, and lifetime estimation. Moreover, he has been an
Content                                                                                                                    in 1990, was Head of the Static Converter Group from 1994 to 2001, and has                            invited speaker at many battery related conferences and events. He is also
In many mission-critical applications of energy conversions such as renewables,                                            been a part-time consultant with Cirtem from 2000 to 2016. He is now Directeur                        lecturing battery related tutorials and courses.                                    Who should attend?
industry, electric vehicles, and aircrafts, etc., power electronics should be                                              de Recherches CNRS at the LAPLACE(*) laboratory, co-founder and part-time                                                                                                                 The tutorial is mainly addressed to power electronics engineers who would like to learn more
                                                                                                                           consultant of the start-up Power Design Technologies. His main research                               Remus Teodorescu – received the Dipl.Ing. degree in electrical engineering          about the lithium-ion battery technology (characteristics, performance, lifetime) that is used
extremely reliable and robust to avoid high cost of failures. In order to meet                                                                                                                                                   from Polytechnical University of Bucharest, Romania in 1989, and PhD. degree
                                                                                                                           interests are related to series and parallel multicell converters, magnetic                                                                                                               for automotive and stationary applications, but also to battery specialists who would like to
this challenging requirement, there is an ongoing paradigm shift in this field                                             components and the development of design tools for power electronics. He is                           in power electronics from University of Galati, Romania, in 1994. In 1998, he       get know-how about power electronics solutions used for lithium-ion battery systems.
from the statistics-based assessment to the physic-of-failures based analysis.                                             the co-inventor of several topologies of multilevel converter used by ABB,                            joined Aalborg University, Department of Energy Technology, power electronics
In this shift, the stress and strength models of the power electronics systems                                             Alstom, Cirtem, General Electric and Schneider Electric: »Flying capacitor«,                          section where he currently works as a professor. He is a Fellow Member of
                                                                                                                           »Stacked MultiCell«, »5LANPC«, »AC / AC chopper«.                                                     IEEE. Between 2013 and 2017, he has been a Visiting Professor with Chalmers
need to be accurately built, and both factors are closely related to the operating                                                                                                                                               University. He was the coordinator of Vestas Power Program (2007 – 2013,
conditions or mission profiles of the whole systems. These mission profiles                                                Guillaume has been an associate Professor at the Polytechnic National Institute                       involving 10 PhD projects in the areas of power electronics, power systems
will involve multi-disciplinary knowledge and new engineering approaches                                                   of Toulouse and at the LAPLACE lab since 2006. He studied electrochemical                             and energy storage. His areas of interests are: MMC, design and control of
for the design of reliability performances.In this tutorial, a recap about com-                                            storage of electric energy and now focuses on methods and tools for the                               power converters used in wind power systems, PV and HVDC / FACTS and
                                                                                                                           design of power converters. He co-developed a power converter design software                         smart energy storage systems based on Li batteries and multilevel converters.
monly-used power components is given, along with some key reliability engi-
                                                                                                                           prototype in 2013, which is now owned by Power Design Technologies.
neering concepts. Afterwards, a case study about reliability prediction of a                                               Guillaume received the M.Sc from INP-ENSEEIHT in 2001, graduated from the               Content
real converter is presented, followed by a section on promising approaches                                                 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan in 2003 and received his PhD from the
                                                                                                                           National Polytechnic of Toulouse in 2005.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Among the available energy storage technologies, Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries
like condition monitoring and active thermal control. An important introduction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   have detached as one of the few solutions, which are able to successfully
to abnormal conditions is also given to complete the seminar. The tutorial is
                                                                                                         Content                                                                                                   meet the requirements imposed by both transportation sector and electrical
concluded presenting the vision of the instructors on the future research
                                                                                                         Multicell converters have been introduced more than 30 years ago, and they                                grids. This has become possible thanks to the continuous research and
opportunities in reliability of power electronics. The approaches presented in
                                                                                                         have gradually been introduced in the real world as commercial products.                                  development efforts, which have resulted in Li-ion batteries with high gravi-
the tutorial are also the common interest for the companies involved in the
                                                                                                         More recently Wide Band Gap semiconductors have brought significant im-                                   metric and volumetric energy density, high power capability during both
Center of Reliable Power Electronics (CORPE) at Aalborg University.
                                                                                                         provements, although cost and reliability is still to be improved. These two                              charging and discharging operation, very high efficiency and long calendar
                                                                                                         innovations give a lot of degrees of freedom to the designer, and the need for                            and cycle lifetime. Subsequently, after dominating the portable electronics
1. Introduction
                                                                                                         dedicated methods and tools is more and more obvious. In this presentation,                               market, Li-ion batteries have become the key energy storage technology for
2. Recap on modern power electronic components
                                                                                                         we will show how a design environment can be used to systematically investigate                           propelling electric vehicles (EV, HEV, and PHEV), and they are entering the
     MOSFET and IGBT recap
                                                                                                         the different design options, and how the series / parallel multicell topologies                          renewable energy storage sector (e.g., grid support applications, microgrids,
    Wear out
                                                                                                         allow challenging big modules using smaller devices with reduced voltage /                                renewables’ grid integration enhancement). Nevertheless, Li-ion batteries
    Abnormal conditions
                                                                                                         current ratings. Competition between Si and WBG devices is thus more open                                 are highly non-linear systems with their performance behavior strongly influ-
3. Introduction to reliability basics
                                                                                                         and the best choice can be different for each set of specifications.                                      enced by the short-term and long-term operating conditions. Therefore, in
      Reliability basics, Weibull distribution, Failure rates, Bx lifetime, Reliability
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   order to ensure the technical and economic viability of a certain project,
       block diagrams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   accurate knowledge about the behavior of the lithium-ion battery is de-
       Introduction to mission profiles
                                                                                                         Who should attend?                                                                                        manded by the industrial user for both short-term operation (seconds to
4. Reliability prediction of power electronic converters – a case study                                  Converter design is a challenging task; many degrees of freedom (components, topology...)                 hours – performance) and long-term operation (days to years – lifetime modeling).
        Six-step system-level reliability prediction approach for power electronic                      and many informations to be manipulated to make decision. Come and learn how to evaluate
         converters                                                                                      efficiency, weight and cost of a converter matching your requirements in seconds using dedicated
                                                                                                         methods and tools and make sure the best design option has not been missed!
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