59th IEEE HOLM Conference on Electrical Contacts - Call for Papers

22-25 September 2013

Hotel Viking, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Prospective authors should submit a brief abstract (200 words maximum) online before January 20, 2013.  Authors will be notified concerning acceptance of abstracts in late February 2013.  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/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/holm13.html

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SPECIFIC TECHNICAL AREAS

AUTOMOTIVE CONTACTS AND SENSORS
Hybrid Power, Lead Free, Hot Plugging, Series Arc Faults, Environmental Effects, Electroplating

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

POWER
Crimp Terminals, Lubricants, Busbar, Glowing Contacts

CONTACT MATERIALS
Air and Vacuum, 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, High DC Voltage Switching

IMPORTANT DATES

20 January 2013

Abstract Deadline

26 February, 2013

Notification of Acceptance

22 June, 2013

Completed Paper Deadline

22 September, 2013

Conference Begins

For additional information go to the Holm Website:

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