Technical Program

Monday 13 September

Modelling WorkshopShort Course
08:00

Registration to the workshop

Registration to the short course
08:15IntroductionIntroduction
08:30-09:15

FDTD modelling of microwave and RF heating of materials: stability criteria, coupled problems, rotating loads, modelling of loaded waveguide systems. FDTD vs FE (FETD/FEFD), grid size and accuracy.

Prof. Vadim Yakovlev

Principles of RF and microwave heating of dielectric materials

Presenter pending

09:20-10:05

Numerical FE modeling of microwave and RF heating: material models and reversible /irreversiable phase changes

Dr Magnus Olsson

From characterization to industrial applications of RF

Dr. Ricky Metaxas

10:05-10:30

Coffee BreakCoffee Break
10:30-11:15

Coupled thermal-electromagnetic modelling of microwave heating
– coupled effects, instabilities and runaway, modal analysis and multi-mode effects, hotspot formation, melting and plasma ejection

Prof. Eli Jerby

Introduction to EM modeling techniques

Dr Magnus Olsson

11:20-12:05

Case study #1. Modelling of multimode applicators for metallurgical applications

Prof Paolo Veronesi

Dielectric and calorimetric measurements in a wide temperature range

Presenter pending

12:05-13:00

LunchLunch
13:00-13:45

Case study #2. Modelling of resersible/irreversible phase changes during MW/RF heating: • Curie-temperature effect at induction hardening of ferrite to austenite

Dr. Magnus Olsson

Applied RF Measurements

Jens Koefoed

13:50-14:35

Case study #3 Experimental validation of the temperature development in the material in a microwave resonator

Presenter pending

Solid state technology /MW generators vs magnetron

Dr. Klaus Werner

14:35-15:00

Coffee BreakCoffee Break
15:00-15:45

Case study #4. Temperature fields in microwave thermal processing of conveyorized foods

Prof. Ferruh Erdogdu, University of Ankara

Low noise microwave amplifiers at cryogenic temperatures

Dr. Jörgen Stenarsson, Low Noise Factory

15:50-16:35

Case study 5# Modeling of Thermal Processes in a MMW Heat Exchanger with an AlN:Mo Susceptor

Prof. Vadim Yakovlev

“Numerical simulation of semiconductor devices – TCAD.” GaN technologies for microwave and power applications. Electrical performance of different semiconductor devices through the use of TCAD.

Assoc. Prof. Hans Hjelmgren

16:40-17:25

Case study #6. EM simulations and antennas

Presenter pending

Implementation of certain EM modes in wave guide systems

Presenter pending

17:25-17:45

Questions, comments and concluding remarks

Questions, comments and concluding remarks

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