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Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference Report

The Centre for Power Electronics (CPE) and IMAPS-UK organised the Annual CPE Conference on 13 – 15 July 2021 The Conference featured state of the art presentations from academic and industrial speakers, oral and poster presentations from Early Career Researchers, exhibitor videos and panel sessions on the status of adoption of wide bandgap devices and opportunities for working in this growing industry.

Download the Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference 13 - 15 July 2021 (23 downloads) .

Extra Time Session – Double Pulse Testing by Dr Markus Herdin, Rohde and Schwarz Ltd

Download the Presentation on Double Pulse Testing (34 downloads) .

View the Presentation on You Tube.

If you need any further information, please contact Centre for Power Electronics or IMAPS-UK Office

Free Seminar on Additive Manufactured Electronics – 18 May 2021

The AME Academy is running a seminar on Additive Manufacturing of Electronics with leading industry experts, including IDTechEx, Fraunhofer IPA, University of Texas, Devcom ARL and Nano-Dimension on Tuesday 18 May 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00 US Eastern Standard Time (15:00 to 19:00 UK Time). This online event will cover the future of additive manufacturing, software, hardware and automation for electronic devices.

Please register here

Designing the Future of Additive Manufactured Electronics – Online Workshop Report

The EPSRC supported Design for Additive Manufacturing Network and IMAPS-UK organised Designing the Future of Additive Manufactured Electronics Workshop held on 21st and 22nd April 2021 featured state of the art presentations and interactive sessions to identify the main challenges faced in introducing additive manufacturing within the electronics sector.

Download the Designing the Future of Additive Manufactured Electronics Workshop Event Report (84 downloads) .

Please click on the links in the Report to access the presentation videos on You Tube.

If you need any further information, please contact Design for AM Network or IMAPS-UK Office

IMAPS-UK MicroTech 2021 Online Conference Report

The IMAPS-UK organised MicroTech 21 Online Conference on Heterogeneous Integration explored many aspects of Heterogeneous Integration covering packaging developments for ICs, power modules and photonics, materials, processes and including wider considerations of sustainability, equality, diversity and inclusivity within the electronics industry.

Download the MicroTech 2021 - Conference Report (72 downloads)

If you need any further information, please contact office@imaps.org.uk

Research Showcase: Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics – 11-12 January 2021 – Downloads

The IMAPS-UK Research Showcase – Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics addressed several of the key issues critical to the increased adoption of Wide Bandgap (WBG) Semiconductors within the growing power electronics industry.

This event was supported by The Centre for Power Electronics and sponsored by Inseto Ltd.

Programme Literature

Download the Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics (105 downloads)

Conference Presentations

If you require copies of the presentations, you can download here (click on presentation title):

Day One: Monday 11 January 2021

Day Two: Tuesday 12 January 2021

A recording of Day 1 is available. Please click on the link below.

Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics Day 1 – 2 hours 19 mins (You Tube)

A recording of Day 2 is available. Please click on the link below.

Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics Day 2 (96 downloads) – 2 hours 24 mins – 164MB

For further information, please contact IMAPS-UK Office

IMAPS-UK announce Call for Abstracts for MicroTech 2021 – Heterogeneous Integration – Packaging Future Microsystems

IMAPS-UK are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for MicroTech 2021 on the theme of Heterogeneous Integration – Packaging Future Microsystems. MicroTech 2021 will be held Online on Thursday 25 March 2021.

The main conference topics are based on the Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap produced by the IEEE-EPS, covering the following chapters:

  • High Performance Computing and Data Centres
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Medical, Health and Wearables
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Mobile
  • Single-Chip and Multi-Chip Integration
  • Integrated Photonics
  • Integrated Power Electronics
  • MEMS and Sensor Integration
  • 5G Communication
  • Co-Design for Heterogeneous Integration
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Materials and Emerging Research Materials
  • Emerging Research Devices
  • Test Technologies
  • Supply Chain
  • Security
  • Thermal
  • SiP and Module System Integration
  • Interconnects for 2D and 3D Architectures
  • Wafer Level Packaging

For more information, please click on the following link Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap

For further details please download MicroTech 2021 - Call for Abstracts (199 downloads)

Abstracts are due by Friday 18th December 2020.

Please submit your Abstract to office@imaps.org.uk

Fundamentals of Electronic Packaging Tutorial – A Survey of Failure Analysis Techniques for Packaging by Greg Johnson, Zeiss Microscopy – 23 October 2020

This Packaging Tutorial was supported by Zeiss Microscopy

In order to access a copy of the Audio Version of the presentation, please subscribe to Zeiss Microscopy News.

If you require a copy of the presentation, you can download here:

A Survey of Failure Analysis Techniques for Packaging by Greg Johnson, Zeiss Microscopy (153 downloads) – 21MB

RelQual 2020: Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly Workshop Event Report

This IMAPS-UK organised RelQual 2020: Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly Workshop and sponsored by Nordson Dage was held at TWI, Abington, Cambridge on 6 February 2020 explored many aspects of New Product Introduction and the challenges faced by the micro-electronics industry in satisfying more demanding customer needs.

Download a copy of the event report

RelQual 2020: Workshop Report (127 downloads)

For those interested in an in-depth course to drive failure rate reduction in electronic products, Martin Shaw of Reliability Solutions is organising a 2 day Seminar entitled “Set Up and Manage World Class Reliability Programme” in Manchester on 12-13th May 2020. Discounts are available for early-bird (before 15th March 2020) and multiple bookings.

Please click HERE for more details on the seminar or download the course brochure below.

Reliability Solutions – Manchester Seminar

Manchester Reliability Seminar (103 downloads)