Held in Shenzhen for the first time on the fair’s 20th anniversary, PCIM Asia Conference 2021 promises to once again provide a platform for industry professionals in power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management from around the world to connect and share ideas. Experts within these sectors have contributed 52 conference papers on a wide range of topics within the industry.
Key topics covered in this year’s conference will include:
· High Power Devices
· High Power Density Converters
· Power Modules
· DC/DC and AC/DC
· SiC and GaN Devices
· Advanced Power Devices
· Power Grid
· Automotive Power Electronics
· Power Devices and Reliability
· Power Converters and Motion Control
For the first time, PCIM Europe conference sessions will be presented at the PCIM Asia Conference in Shenzhen, allowing attendees to acquire industry knowledge exclusively from Europe. The conference will also feature two presentation sessions in Chinese. More information on the aforementioned sessions will be provided on a later date.
The 2021 PCIM Asia Conference will feature a strong line-up of speakers, sharing their expertise through 22 oral presentations and 30 poster sessions. Some highlighted oral presentations and poster sessions include:
Topic: DC/DC and AC/DC
Coordinated by: Prof Jinjun Liu, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Overview: Five presentations within this topic will cover a set of subjects encompassing a wide area of research within key trends in power electronics. These include:
· Power stack design and neutral point current control of three-level active neutral-point-clamped converter (3L-ANPC) to improve the cost-performance and efficiency of the converter.
· Load transient optimisation approach for multiphase voltage regulator modules.
· A novel observer for driving of permanent magnet synchronous machine (PMSM) to improve the back electromotive force (BEMF) tracking performance and position estimation accuracy.
· Application of silicon carbide devices in PFC for EV chargers.
Topic: Advanced Power Devices
Coordinated by: Mr Norbert Pluschke, Technical Director of Greater China, Semikron (Hong Kong) Co Ltd
Overview: This session will introduce reliable parameters of SiC devices from a different angle. Furthermore, a simple spice model for SiC devices will be shown to integrate these models in simulations.
Topic: Power Devices and Reliability
Coordinated by: Mr Gaosheng Song, Great China Mitsubishi Electric Semiconductor
Overview: This session will focus on how to improve the application reliability of power semiconductors, which includes new materials and new assembly processing of power devices, mathematical modelling and driving optimisation design for parallel operation of discrete IGBTs, as well as how to realise transient current balance design for high voltage Full-SiC MOSFET modules in parallel. This will be an ideal session for power electronic R&D managers and hardware engineers to attend.
Topic: SiC and GaN Devices
Coordinated by: Enrique Dede, Smart Induction Converter Technologies
Overview: This session will showcase the latest advancements in WB devices and technologies, in particular SiC MOS transistors, especially in the HV range and SiC diodes as well as the use of GaN devices in motor applications. Design and development engineers who need to improve their products by using more effective semiconductor components and R&D managers interested in learning about the latest WB devices are the target audience.
Topic: Power Converters and Motion Control
Coordinated by: Mr Zhihong Wu, Tongji University
Overview: Industry experts in this field will share their latest findings and achievements, including new measurement techniques to analyse and improve the waveforms of wide bandgap devices, the application and reliability assessment of smart power module performance, the use of new modulation techniques and filter circuits in aviation, and CPU power supplies.
Held concurrently with the conference is the PCIM Asia fair which gathers industry professionals to showcase the latest trends and developments in the power electronics sector, covering a range of power electronics solutions and associated semiconductors, power devices, bus bars, capacitors and more. Recognised as a reputable platform, the exhibition and conference promote industry exchange and development in a professional, international and forward-thinking environment.
PCIM Asia will take place this year for the first time at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, and will be held concurrently with the debut edition of Formnext + PM South China. It is jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd and the Shanghai Pudong International Exhibition Corp, with Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH as a partner.
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Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The Messe Frankfurt Group employs around 2,500* people in a total of 30 subsidiaries. The company generated annual sales of approximately €250* million in 2020 after having recorded sales of €738 million the previous year. Even in difficult times caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we are globally networked with our industry sectors. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are expanding our digital expertise with new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
* preliminary figures 2020
- PCIM21_PR3_EN (pdf, 241 KB)