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Scientific Programme

The scope of the workshop includes all areas of Pulsed Power Science, Technology and Application.


WEDNESDAY 24th APRIL 2019

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Public Lecture: The Path to Delivering Fusion - As part of the 46th IOP Plasma Physics Conference, Ian Chapman, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and Head of the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, will be giving a public lecture open to all in Room DAV0.31, Sir David Davies Building.
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A pre-Symposium Dinner/Get Together is being organised by PPM Ltd on 24th April 2019 at 19:00 at the Burleigh Court Hotel, Loughborough University. The meal format will be an informal hot fork buffet with plenty of extra seating for people to move around and meet.
To REGISTER for this free event, please complete this form and return to Ray Goodenough (ray.goodenough@ppm.co.uk).

THURSDAY 25th APRIL 2019

08:00

Registration desk opens

08:00-09:00

  Coffee and refreshments  

09:00-09:15

Opening Remarks

09:15-10:00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
P. Holligan, First Light Fusion

An overview of the pulsed power developments at First Light Fusion including the design and construction of Machine 3, a 2.5 MJ low inductance capacitor discharge machine

10:00-10:20

P. White, MBDA UK
Dielectric strength of high permittivity ceramics in ethylene glycol

 

Refreshment Break

10:40-11:00

S. Bland, Imperial College
An ultra-portable X-pinch driver for hard X-ray diagnostics

11:00-11:20

O. Liebfried, French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (France)
Components for an 1 MJ XRAM generator

11:20-11:40

M. Sinclair, AWE
Merlin Inductive Voltage Adder – commissioning and optimisation at AWE

11:40-12:00

A. Watson, University of Nottingham
Resonant power electronics for high voltage industrial applications

12:00-12:20

L. Redondo, ISEL/GIAPP (Portugal)
Applications for solid-state based Marx generators

 

Lunch / Poster Session / Exhibition

14:00-14:40

INVITED TALK
G. Mueller, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

Overview of research on pulsed power technology and applications at KIT

14:40-15:00

T. Bearpark, MBDA UK
Investigation into effects of long-term storage on spark gap performance

15:00-15:20

L. Pecastaing, University of Pau (France)
Recent pulsed power-based systems developed at the University of Pau

 

Refreshment break

15:40-16:00

N. Graneau, AWE
Electromagnetic forces in railgun sliding contacts

16:00-16:20

G. Pemen, Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)
Perspectives of supercritical fluids for switching applications

16:20-16:40

J. E. Dolan, MBDA UK
Development of thin layer dielectric techniques for high performance transmission lines

16:40-17:00

K. Ronald, University of Strathclyde
Cherenkov and cyclotron radiation sources, in nature and the laboratory

17:00-17:20

T. Huiskamp, Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)
Pulsed power technology for environmental applications at Eindhoven Univ. of Technology

17:20-17:30

Freee time / Posters / Exhibition

 

 

18:30

Reception at Burleigh Court

19:00

Conference dinner at Burleigh Court

 

An electronic version can be downloaded here: e-book of abstract.

 

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