AMPERE 2019 Preliminary Technical Program

This year’s technical program of AMPERE 2019 is designed to cover a wide range of technical sessions, plenary talks, short courses, student competition, as well as numerous exhibits in the three-day conference. Industrial sessions (Wednesday, September 11th), addressing key topical applications will also be of significant interest during the conference.

Monday 9th September Tuesday 10th September Wednesday 11th September Thursday 12th September
 

For detailed information about the schedule and sessions, please refer to this page.

 

September 9 (Monday)

 

Modelling Workshop

Short Course

9:00

Registration to the workshop

Registration to the short course

9:15

Introduction

Introduction

9:30

Introduction to EM modeling techniques

Dr. Marzena Olszewska-Placha

Principles of microwave-heating technology

Prof. Juan Monzó-Cabrera
10:15

Getting started I. EM modelling of microwave applicators

Prof. José M. Catalá Civera
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00

Getting started I. EM modelling of microwave applicators

Prof. José M. Catalá Civera

Advanced Microwave Measurements

Dr. Beatriz García-Baños
12:00

Electromagnetic simulations in MW and RF processing

Prof. Paolo Veronesi
12:30

Experimental verification of the temperature evolution of the material in a microwave resonator

Dr. Pedro Plaza
13:00 Lunch
14:30

Case study #1. Modelling of rotating loads in a microwave oven

Dr. Marzena Olszewska-Placha

Multiphysics modeling – Goals, options, and state-of-the-art

Prof. Vadim Yakovlev
15:00

Case study #2. Modelling of multimode applicators for metallurgical applications

Prof. Paolo Veronesi
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00

Case study #3. Temperature fields in microwave thermal processing of SiC fabric

Prof. Vadim Yakovlev

Coupling and matching source/applicator configurations and design criteria for RF and microwave heating

Dr. Ricky Metaxas
16:30

Case study #4. Thermal processes in an AlN:Mo susceptor of a MMW heat exchanger

Prof. Vadim Yakovlev
17:00

Questions, comments and concluding remarks

Questions, comments and concluding remarks

19:00 Welcome reception
 

September 10 (Tuesday)

 
BLUE ROOM
8:15 Opening Ampere 2019
8:45 Plenary I
"Leveraging microwave heating in gas-solid contactors. New opportunities in reaction engineering"

Prof. Jesús Santamaría Ramiro, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Aragon Nanoscience Institute. University of Zaragoza.
9:20 Plenary II
"New evidences on non-thermal microwave effects in Chemical Energy Storage"

Prof. José M. Serra, Instituto de Tecnología Química (ITQ), CSIC-Universitat Politècnica de València
9:55 Plenary III
"Elucidation of electromagnetic wave effect and outgoing of future trend in microwave chemistry and biology"

Prof. Satoshi Horikoshi, Sophia University, Japan
10:30 Coffee Break
BLUE ROOM RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
11:00 Microwave-matter interaction Experimental methods I Medical and biological applications I
12:15 Dielectric material properties measurements I Microwave processing of composites Medical and biological applications II
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Poster session I
BLUE ROOM RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
15:30 EM modelling and numerical techniques I Microwave chemistry - Catalytic reactions I Microwave chemistry - Sintering I
16:45 Coffee break
BLUE ROOM RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
17:15 Techniques for monitoring microwave processes Microwave chemistry - Synthesis I Microwave chemistry - Sintering II
 

September 11 (Wednesday)

 
BLUE ROOM
8:30 Plenary IV
"Industrial radio frequency and microwave heating: a personal perspective"

Dr. AC (Ricky) Metaxas, AC Metaxas and Associates
9:00 Keynote I
"Microwave plasma sources for high-rate applications"

M. Gorath, Muegge GmbH
9:30 Keynote II
"Microwave plasma enhanced CVD processes as a tool for diamond synthesis"

Philippe Bergonzo, VP at Seki Diamond Systems, CA, USA, Visiting Professor at University College London, UK.
10:00 Keynote II
"Industrial microwave plants used in thermal process technology"

Peter-A. Püschner, General Manager of PÜSCHNER Microwave Power Systems
10:30 Round Table
11:00 Coffee Break
BLUE ROOM RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
11:30 Microwave processing in organic chemistry I Microwave chemistry - Synthesis II Microwave industrial equipment and scale-up I
12:30 Microwave chemistry - Synthesis III Plasma processing induced by microwaves I Microwave industrial equipment and scale-up II
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Poster session II
BLUE ROOM RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
15:30 Design of microwave applicators I Microwave processing in organic chemistry II Microwave industrial equipment and scale-up III
16:45 Coffee break
BLUE ROOM RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
17:15 Design of microwave applicators II Microwave hybrid heating processes Applications in food processing
 

September 12 (Thursday)

 
BLUE ROOM
8:30 Keynote IV
"Generation and modelling of gaseous plasmas using microwave power"

Prof. Michel Moisan, Department of Physics, Université de Montréal, Canada
9:05 Keynote V
"High pressure microwave curing technologies and equipment for aerospace composite manufacturing"

Prof. Yingguang Li, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
9:40 Keynote VI
"High-power RF laboratory at IFIC for linear accelerators used in hadronterapy medical applications"

D. Esperante, Instituto de Física Corpuscular (IFIC) - University of Valencia, CSIC
10:15 Plenary V
"Field assisted manufacturing of materials"

Prof. Bala Vaidhyanathan, Loughborough University, UK
11:00 Coffee Break
RED ROOM YELLOW ROOM
11:30 Microwave chemistry - Synthesis IV Plasma processing induced by microwaves II
12:45 Dielectric material properties measurements II Microwave chemistry - Catalytic reactions II
14:00 Lunch
15:00 Experimental methods II EM modelling and numerical techniques II
16:15 Coffee break
BLUE ROOM
16:45 Ampere OGA
17:45 Closing ceremony