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PCIM Asia continues to grow

Posted on 20 June 2020

    PCIM Asia 2013 Power Electronics / Intelligent Motion / Renewable Energy and Energy Management Shanghai, 18 – 20 June 2020       PCIM Asia 2013 from 18 - 20 June closes with excellent results. With 75 exhibitors on 4,600 square meters in the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Center, it has grown again [...]

Snapshots of Product Innovation at PCIM Nuremberg

Posted on 01 July 2020

      Generation of IGCTs with Increased turn-off Current ABB launches a new generation of high power Integrated Gate- Commutated Thyristors with substantially increased turn-off capability. The new generation, designated “High Power Technology”, is capable of switching nearly 50% more current than the current series while still fitting within the same mechanical dimensions of [...]

Ceramic Capacitors for Very High Voltage and High Energy Storage

Posted on 01 June 2020

       Electrical Parameters Involved in the Design Today a large range of dielectric materials is available for manufacturing ceramic capacitors from NP0 dielectrics with low permittivity and very low D.F, to X7R or even Z5U materials with higher permittivity, and an unfortunately high D.F . However few materials are in fact acceptable for [...]

Industrial Drives – System Integration

Posted on 01 June 2020

       ECPE Demonstrator Programme The main goal is to significantly reduce the converter size of an industrial drive for an asynchronous machine compared to state-of-the-art commercial units By Professor J. A. Ferreira, Delft University of Technology, Electrical Power Processing research group (EPP)   Project scope and objectives The best power density on the [...]

Power Supplies with Ultra-High Power Density

Posted on 01 June 2020

       ECPE Demonstrator Programme This article describes results of the “Power Supplies with Ultra-High Power Density” Demonstrator Programme performed by the Power Electronic Systems Laboratory (PES) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich. By Professor J. W. Kolar, ETH Zurich, Power Electronic Systems Laboratory (PES)   The power density of power [...]

System Integrated Drive for Hybrid Traction in Automotive

Posted on 01 May 2020

       ECPE Demonstrator Programme The pre-competitive research in power electronic systems in ECPE is based on long-term research roadmaps, and has its focus on automotive and industrial power electronic systems. With ECPE it could be managed to jointly formulate research topics in a European industrial consortium of main players in power electronics By [...]