Present EMC research activities

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Present EMC research activities


Project proposal

Farhad RACHIDI

Abraham RUBINSTEIN

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Lausanne

Email: abraham.rubinstein@epfl.ch


Lightning Electromagnetic Effects



Field
-
to
-
Transmission Line Interaction



EMC Aspects of Power Line Communication Systems



Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields


ELF (16
2/3

and 50 Hz) and HF(mobile communication)



EMC in vehicles (GEMCAR European Project)



Present EMC Research activity

1. Lightning electromagnetic effects


University of Bologna, Rome (Italy)


University of Florida (USA)


University of Toronto (Canada)

Funding


Swiss National Science Foundation


Electrical Utilities


Swisscom


EDF

International Collaboration

1. Lightning electromagnetic effects (cont’)



Development of a new model
specifying the spatial
-
temporal
distribution of lightning return
stroke current.


Characterization of lightning
return stroke electric and
magnetic fields at close range.



Experimental validation of
models



Major Achievements

Artificially
-
initiated

lightning


University of Toronto


University of Bologna

Lightning to Tall Towers

Funding


Swiss National Science Foundation


Swiss Defence Procurement Agency

International Collaboration

Goal


Re
-
evaluation of lightning current
statistics and extraction of the
primary data (undisturbed by the
struck object)

2. Field
-
to
-
Transmission Line Interaction


University of Bologna, Italy


EDF, France

International Collaboration

Funding


Swiss National Science Foundation


EDF

Major achievements


Development of a field
-
to
-
transmission line coupling
model


Development of an efficient
hybrid HF model taking into
account line radiation.


Experimental validation
using triggered lightning
and EMP simulators

SEMIRAMIS

2. Field
-
to
-
Transmission Line Interaction (cont’)

2. Field
-
to
-
Transmission Line Interaction (cont’)

Major achievements (Cont’)

www.ing.unibo.it/die/liov


University of Lausanne (Plant Cell Genetics Lab.)


Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Biological Effects of electromagnetic fields

Collaboration

Funding


Forschungskooperation Nachhaltiger Mobilfunk

Goal

Study the impact of ELF and HF fields
on the moss
Physcomitrella Patens

and on the
nematode
Caenorhabditis
elegans



Telecom Laboratory, EPFL


Ascom Technologies

Power Line Communications

Emmanuel Marthe

Collaboration

Funding


PSEL


CREE
-
RDP

Goal


Evaluation of EMC impact


of PLC sytems


9 Partners from France, UK, Belgium, Sweden including
Volvo, ONERA and EADS

GEMCAR European Project

Emmanuel Petrache, Abraham Rubinstein

Collaboration

Funding


European Union

Goal


Modeling of EM field coupling
to automotive cable harness and
experimental validation

EMC in Complex Systems

25’000 segments

Nb processors

Run Time

Total Memory in GB

1
-

PC

?

Stopped after 168 h


36

32


T1

68 minutes

8.9

(280 MB per processor)

GEMCAR European Project

Emmanuel Petrache, Abraham Rubinstein

Field Penetration inside the Vehicle

-2
0
2
4
6
8
10
10
100
P3 - Simple Test Case - Side
Measurement
NEC
Ez (V/m/Hz)
freq (MHz)