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54th IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts
 

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HOLM 2008 - Call for Papers

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27 29 October, 2008

Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando, Florida

The 54th IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts will be held 27 29 October, 2008 at the Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando, Florida USA.

Prospective authors should submit a brief abstract (200 words maximum) online before January 25, 2008.  Authors will be notified concerning acceptance of abstracts in mid-March 2008.  Please include complete contact information for all correspondence to be sent.

Abstracts are to be submitted through the IEEE Conference eXpress website:

http://www.ieee.org/conferencepublishing

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Authors' final paper submission should not exceed 8 pages

SPECIFIC TECHNICAL AREAS

AUTOMOTIVE CONTACTS AND SENSORS
42V power Net, Lead Free, Hot Plugging, Series Arc Faults, Environmental Effects, Electroplating, Switches and Relays.

COMMUNICATIONS
High frequency, Telecommunications, High-Speed Data Degradation Effects

POWER
Crimp Terminals, Lubricants, Busbar, Glowing Contacts

CONTACT MATERIALS
High Frequency Relays, Ultra Miniature Relays, Reed Relays, Material Development, AgCdO, AgSnO2, Sliding Contacts, Fretting, Thermal Analysis, Air and Vacuum Materials, Carbon Fiber,

 

DEGRADATION MECHANISMS
Switching Performance, Welding, Lubrication, Environmental Effects, Reliability and Diagnostics

ARC INTERRUPTION
Circuit Breakers, Hybrid Switches, Micro-Arcing, Contactors, Vacuum Interrupters, High Speed Film/Video, Superconducting Limiters

MODELING
3D FEA, Arc Motion, Dielectric Breakdown, Dynamic Welding

NEW TECHNOLOGY
MEM, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Switches & Relays, Nano-technology in connections, RF connectors, Superconductor connections, Arc Fault Safety

IMPORTANT DATES

 

January 25, 2008    

Abstract Deadline

 

March 7, 2008

Notification of Acceptance

 

May 16, 2008

Completed Paper Deadline

 

October 27, 2008

Conference Begins

For additional information go to the Holm Website:

www.ewh.ieee.org/soc/cpmt/tc1/

Updated 6-30-2008