Vendor session area in exhibition hall
|Tuesday 6 September|
|11.40–11.55||BLOCK Transformatoren Elektronik GmbH|
|12.00–12.15||SMA Solar Technology AG|
|12.20–12.35||Yokogawa Europe B.V.|
|Wednesday 7 September|
|Thursday 8 September|
|12.20–12.35||Chesco Center for Hybrid Electric Systems Cottbus|
|13.00–13.15||Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.|
Tuesday 6 September
BLOCK Transformatoren Elektronik GmbH
Solutions for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives Systems
Are you working on electric motors, battery systems, fuel cells, power electronics components, or charging systems and looking for powerful solutions which perfectly match your individual development and test requirements? This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of the dSPACE Solution portfolio. To master all challenges of green mobility, all sectors have to work together. We will explain how dSPACE systems contribute to achieving best results and working control systems for the whole range of e-mobility applications from energy generation to vehicle traction.
SMA Solar Technology AG
Your Power for a better world – working in the very center of energy transition @ SMA Solar Technology AG
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mike Meinhardt
Climate change is threatening. No sustainable future for mankind without radical, disruptive chances in the energy sector.
At SMA Solar Technology AG you can be part of a team of 3500 people dedicated to the energy transition.
Over 500 experts in R&D and product management in an international environment are working successfully in the fields of solar energy, energy storage (batteries, P2G) sector coupling, energy management, E-mobility and more.
Interesting, technological topics and challenges for engineers of various disciplines (e.g. power electronics, control theory).
Join SMA and make a difference, use your talents for a sustainable world for the sake of our kids
Be part of a sustainable and booming green economy. Meet us at booth #30 at EPE 2022 in Hannover.
Yokogawa Europe B.V.
Key Considerations for Precision Power Analysis of Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
Michael Rietvelt , Hastor, Elvis
From Desktop to real-time simulation with Simulink Real-Time
Modern electrification trends in almost all industries increase the need for powerful, scalable and flexible research and development toolchains. This session covers topics from HIL based testing of grid-side inverters on FPGAs to high fidelity models of motors on an FPGA all the way to power hardware-in-the-loop simulation.
Inverter development @VW GC– a consequent path towards in-house development of power electronics
Volkswagen group components is a company within the Volkswagen Group, developing and producing complete drivetrain systems for all Volkswagen Group brands. Coming from the conventional combustion engine driven vehicle parts such as manual or automated dual-clutch transmissions we transfer our products into those needed in electric driven vehicles. Volkswagen Group Components is already developing and manufacturing 1-gear eDrive transmissions and electric machines as well as the battery systems.
As a consequent next step, to provide a system-optimized drive unit with its main components inverter, gearbox and e-machine, the inverter formerly bought from Tier 1 suppliers will also be developed and produced in-house. As a key for our success the Software of our inverters will be as well developed in-house by Cariad, our independent automotive software company within the Volkswagen Group.
Within our interdisciplinary development teams, we conduct the entire design, development and testing process of electric drivetrains, especially for power electronics.
Our target is to provide best in class power electronics from technology and price point of view.
Do you want to know more about our in-house power electronics development, our monthly growing team and where you can support us? Then visit us within our vendor session and also take time to come to our EPE booth No. 63 (Group Components – Hardware) No. 64 (CARIAD – Software)!
Lenze – engineered to win
Prof. Dr. Holger Borcherding /Urs Obernolte
In the session, Lenze will be presented as a system provider of electric drive technology for the factory of the future. Examples are given to new products and Lenze research.
Software development for power electronics @CARIAD – a new approach for the Volkswagen Group
CARIAD is an independent automotive software company within the Volkswagen Group, consolidating and further expanding the Group’s software competencies to transform automotive mobility. We develop the leading tech stack for the automotive industry with the mission to make the automotive experience safer, more sustainable and more comfortable.
To power the future of electric mobility, CARIAD is developing cross-connected software for vehicle functions, as well as functions to drive electronic control units (ECUs) across the Volkswagen Group product portfolio. Within interdisciplinary software developer teams, we conduct the entire design, development and testing process of electric drivetrains, especially for power electronics.
Our vision is to provide leading edge technology in scalable power electronics software for all different electronic architectures of future cars.
Do you want to know more about our scalable architecture, agile organization and challenges? We are keen on telling you more about us within our vendor session!
Wednesday 7 September
Paving the way to type-examination certification with automated, precise and reliable energy measurement
The increasing number of registered electric vehicles is driving rapid growth in supporting infrastructure as well. The EU Green Deal targets 1 million charging points by 2025. These charging stations must bill according to strict requirements of, amongst others, the “Eichrecht”, in accordance with directive 2014/94/EU of the European Parliament on the development of infrastructure for alternative fuels. This directive mandates precise energy measurement by the charging stations, respectively their integrated energy meters. To ensure adherence to government/EU requirements for the finished product, it is advisable to already accompany the R&D process with a suitable way of verifying compliance in order to prepare for mandatory type examination certification.
Code Generation for Microcontrollers
PLEXIM will present a live demonstration of code generation using PLECS. Building a power electronic system usually involves writing controller software that runs on a microcontroller. PLECS allows users to design and simulate the controller using a simple block-based GUI. Then, PLECS programs the microcontroller based on the user design using code generation.
Effect of Phase Error in Power Measurement
Mr. Jaysheel Dave
Since the introduction of high power high frequency power electronic switches such as SiC and GaN semiconductors, precise power measurement has become more challenging. The smallest error in phase delay can result in large uncertainties in the power measurement. In this session, Jaysheel Dave will introduce the technology and advantages to compensate the phase delay error and other HIOKI solutions for the next generation power analysis.
While others struggle in measuring power with precision at high frequencies, HIOKI has introduced a technology, which helps users to measure the power without any error in phase delay. With the introduction of the brand-new power analyzer PW8001 and latest series of HIOKI’s own current sensors, this has become even easier.
ROHM’s New 4th Generation SiC MOSFETs
In this presentation we will present our new 4th Generation SiC Trench MOSFET.
In addition to component information and support tools some of the key benefits of the new generation of SiC MOSFETs will be discussed and a brief outlook on suitable gate drive ICs is also given.
Modern methods for the validation of grid-connected power generation units in the multi-megawatt power range
The connection of decentralised energy generation systems to the electricity grids requires compliance with the corresponding grid connection rules. In the past, this validation was often provided by field testing. Due to the increased power of the systems, especially wind turbines, the effort of a corresponding validation is becoming greater and more prolonged and it is increasingly difficult to find test locations.
With the transformation of the grids to converter-dominated power grids, new problems (TOVs, harmonics and varying grid impedances) arise, which must be taken into account in the converter design and under which these systems must guarantee safe operation. One tries to avoid these problems by means of extensive large EMT simulations and thus to determine requirements for the design and control.
Fraunhofer IWES is developing methods and test facilities that are capable of performing current tests reproducibly on test benches and answering future questions. Due to the multi-megawatt power class, there are inherent technological problems involved. The presentation gives an overview of the state of the art methodologies and infrastructure as well as an outlook on future challenges.
Nexperia SiC – Part of something bigger
Senior Director & Head of Product Group SiC diodes + FETs at Nexperia
In a world that is seeing ever increasing energy consumption, the contribution of power semiconductors is part of the solution to a responsible approach to feed our enormous power hunger.
Beyond the limits of silicon solutions, Silicon Carbide (SiC) technology is the next step towards an energy-efficient world. It will add significant value to a variety of applications such as electric vehicle charging, photovoltaic, or industrial power supplies.
Nexperia has ambitious growth plans for Silicon Carbide – not only in terms of expanding manufacturing capabilities, but also in developing a comprehensive WBG product portfolio combined with innovative packaging technologies.
TeamNexperia engineers are collaborating, doing ground-breaking work using leading-edge technologies and shape the mega trends of the semiconductor industry. Right now, in Hamburg, Munich, and numerous sites across the globe there are great opportunities for new talents to become an essential part of this growing team.
Having worked over 13 years in the industry, Katrin Glashauser recently took over the SiC product group and will outline how Nexperia is working on meaningful technologies that touch every aspect of modern life.
Overcoming challenges of HIL-Simulation of fast-switching Power Electronics
As a result of increasing power density and a strive for reduced harmonics the trend for ever faster switching frequencies continues. However, switching frequencies of hundreds of kHz as well as complex converter topologies such as Dual-Active Bridge converters and resonant converters bring challenges for accurate Hardware-in-the-Loop simulation. We present how these challenges are overcome with our latest generation FPGA-based solver running at time-steps significantly below 1µs.
BECOME A REAL TIME HIL PRO WITH HIL ACADEMY
In 10+ years of producing Hardware in The Loop Real Time Solutions, it became obvious that it all boils down to the quality education of future academic and industry workforce about the procedures and importance of the HIL testing. The way Typhoon HIL addresses this issue is providing a free, easily accessible online learning platform called HIL ACADEMY. The place where you can find high quality content to help your HIL journey be the one worth taking selfies.
Thursday 8 September
In-Depth Analysis of Power Conversion Circuits – A Comparison of Measuring Tools
Power Converters are complex electronic devices. To understand their behaviour under all operational conditions (static and dynamic), a large count of signals from different domains need to be acquired simultaneously and time-aligned with sufficient resolution, followed by extensive signal processing. This includes high voltage and high current signals as well as high speed logic and bus signals and, in some cases, physical sensor signals. Typical power analyzers and oscilloscopes can perform very well in many aspects, but what would be a good way to gain a full understanding of the complete system behaviour under varying operational and load conditions?
Chesco Center for Hybrid Electric Systems Cottbus
Center for Hybrid Electric Systems Cottbus – A Research Center for Green Mobility
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Möhlenkamp
A unique center for research into hybrid-electric and electric drive systems for the mobility sector is being created at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. The objective of the research activity is to reduce climate-damaging emissions. For this purpose, the chesco consists of three facilities to design, produce and test prototypes for electric systems and components. We will give an introduction of the project, the equipment, and possibilities of collaborations.
Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.
You CAN build on it
The overview of cutting edge power semiconductor products for different applications like renewables, power transmission, railway, automotive, industrial and home appliance will be presented. These products help the society to decarbonize the energy sector and reduce net greenhouse gas emissions.