PPC Technical Topics

Pulsed Power Physics and Technology, Components and HV Insulation

  • High-Energy Density Storage
  • Opening and Closing Switches
  • Power Conditioning
  • Linear Transformer Drivers (LTDs), Pulse Forming Lines and Transformers
  • Pulsed Power Diagnostics
  • Numerical Modelling and Computational Techniques
  • High-Voltage Insulation and Dielectric Breakdown Phenomena
  • Explosively-Driven Pulsed Power
  • Compact Pulsed Power Development

Pulsed Power Industrial and Bio-Medical Applications

  • Medical, Biological and Environmental Applications
  • Industrial and Commercial Applications
  • Space and Emerging Applications
  • Modulators and Pulsed Magnets for Accelerators
  • Electromagnetic Launchers

High Power Microwaves, RF Sources and Antennas

  • High Power Microwave Systems and Sources
  • Compact and Repetitive Pulsed Power Systems
  • Antennas
  • Numerical modelling of HPM Systems
  • Non-Linear Transmission Lines (NLTL)
  • Fast and Slow Wave Devices
  • High Power Solid State and Novel RF Sources
  • High Power RF Sources to Counter UAVs
  • Advancements in Computational Physics for HPM
  • Phase Locking and Advanced Beam Steering Methods
  • Predictive RF Propagation and Simulation Models

High-Energy Density Physics and Technology

  • Fusion Research
  • Plasma Z-Pinches
  • Imploding Solid Liners in Z-pinch and θ-pinch Geometries
  • Pulsed X-ray Sources
  • High-Power Diodes
  • High-Power Lasers
  • Wire Array Implosions
  • Large High-Current and High-Energy Systems
  • Equation of State (EOS) and Isentropic Compression Experiments (ICE)

Particle Beam and Accelerator Technologies

  • High-Current Accelerators
  • Plasma, Ion and Electron Sources
  • Intense Electron and Ion Beams
  • Free Electron Lasers

High Power Electronics

  • Pulse Forming Networks and Alternate Technologies
  • High-Voltage Power Supplies
  • Thermal and Power Conditioning
  • Prime Power and Power Systems