DOE Power Electronics and Electric Machinery R&D Review Set for June 7-9
June 4, 2004
A review of the DOE FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program Advanced Power Electronics research and development program will be held June 7 through June 9 at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's National Transportation Research Center (NTRC) in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The review will consist of presentations of current projects and open discussions to help guide the future direction of DOE's research and development in power electronics and electric machinery.
National laboratories represented include Ames Research Center, Argonne National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratory. Topics important to automotive development will be covered and include:
- Power Electronics
- Inverter/converter architecture and topologies
- Packaging concepts
- Capacitor technologies
- Electric Motors and Generators
- Magnetic materials
- Motor technologies
- Power Management and Integration
- Thermal management for vehicle systems, motors, and inverters