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A Short Course in Pulsed Power

As of 2022 - a future short course is in the planning.

The date will be announced as soon as it becomes available.

Course Overview

The course is designed for Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Physicists, 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 From 2020

Short Course 2022

More Information

For more information about the Pulsed Power Shortcourse you can email us at 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