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A Short Course in Pulsed Power - 2020

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Location

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Building on the Texas Tech University campus, Lubbock, Texas.

The course is scheduled Tuesday, January 7 to Thursday, January 9, 2020. The discounted hotel rate should be available January 6-10, 2020.

Short Course Brochure

Course Overview

The course is designed for Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Physicist, and any other professionals who are involved in the work of pulsed power and power electronics (P3E). In this course, you will be introduced to the basics of pulsed power technology.

This course will be presented in a lecture format by the faculty and research members of the Center for Pulsed Power and Power Electronics at Texas Tech University.

Course Topics Include

  • Introduction to Pulsed Power
  • Basic Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Field Theory
  • High Voltage Breakdown and Physics
  • Charging Power Supplies
  • Electromagnetic Field Simulations
  • Solid State Switching
  • High Power Vacuum and Gas Switches
  • Pulse Generation
  • Voltage Multipliers
  • Diagnostics
  • Grounding, Shielding, and Safety
  • Computer Simulations
  • Compact and Explosive Pulsed Power
  • Applications

Each topic will be covered in a 1-3 hour lecture format

Short Course 2019

Registration

The fee for this course is $1950 and includes short course notes, an electronic copy of the presentations, lunches, breaks, and a BBQ dinner Wednesday evening.

To register CLICK HERE.

Deadline for registration is December 1, 2019.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS

If the course is cancelled, full refunds will be given. If registrant needs to cancel, a full refund less $75 processing fee, will be granted with request by December 1, 2019. Thereafter, only partial refunds can be granted, less $900 processing charge.

Lodging

The Overton Hotel
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: 806.776.7000
www.overtonhotel.com
$119 / night

To make a reservation at The Overton Hotel click HERE.
Staybridge Suites
2515 19th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79410
Phone 806.765.8900
$96.00/night


To make a reservation at Staybridge Suites click HERE

Be sure to ask for Pulsed Power Short Course to receive the special rate. The deadline for reservations will be December 23.

Course Faculty

Dr. Landon Collier

Senior Research Associate at the Center for Pulsed Power and Power Electronics. Research Specialties include High-Power Solid-State Switching, Magnetic Field Diffusion, HV Electrical Breakdown, and Pulsed Power Systems.

Dr. Mike Giesselmann

Professor and ECE Department Chair at Texas Tech University. Research specialties include Gas Discharges, Electrical and Optical Diagnostics, H.V. Measuring Techniques, High Power Switching, Power Electronics.

Dr. Jacob Stephens

Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas Tech University. Research specialties include Low Temperature Plasmas and Diagnostics, Magnetohydrodynamics, High Power Microwave and Terahertz Devices, and Microwave and Terahertz Plasma Interactions.

Dr. John Mankowski

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas Tech University. Research specialties include Pulsed Power Technology, Electric Space Propulsion, Liquid and Gas Discharge Physics, Railgun Technology, Explosive Pulsed Power, and High Power Microwave Generation.

Dr. Andreas Neuber

Paul Whitfield Horn and AT&T Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas Tech University and Co-Director of the Center for Pulsed Power & Power Electronics. Research specialties include Dielectric Surface Flashover, HV Electric Breakdown, High Power Microwaves, Pulsed Power Technology, Nonintrusive high speed plasma diagnostic (OSE, LIF, CARS, Raman).

More Information

For more information about the 2020 Pulsed Power Shortcourse you can email us at p3e@ttu.edu or contact the persons listed below.

Barbra Beller/Monika Storey

Texas Tech University
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Center for Pulsed Power and Power Electronics
PO Box 43102
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Phone: +1-806-742-3468
Email: p3e@ttu.edu

Dr. Jacob C. Stephens Ph.D.

Texas Tech University
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Center for Pulsed Power and Power Electronics
PO Box 43102
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Phone: +1-806-742-3468
Email: p3e@ttu.edu