This event will be held on Wednesday 20th May 2020 on the first floor of the Newbury Racecourse Grandstand, starting at 17.30 for refreshments and the presentation starting at 18.00.
The event is free for all to attend. Registration details to be advised.
Electromagnetic Compatibility for Wireless Power Transfer
Wireless power transfer (WPT) is one of the most promising technologies opening the huge market currently in mobile devices and electric vehicles, and it expends the future applications to biomedical implants, wearable devices, IoT sensors, and so on. The WPT technology provides convenience and safety with its wireless connection, however, it is true that our electromagnetic environment is threatened by the unwanted electromagnetic field from the WPT system, and the concerns on the electromagnetic interference to other electronic devices or human bodies are consequently increasing.
This talk covers the electromagnetic issues related with the electromagnetic compatibility and harmful electromagnetic field of WPT technology. Beginning with the basic concept and applications of the WPT system, recent advances in technical solutions for electromagnetic safety aspects of wireless power transfer system are reviewed. The current issues on standardization including the human body safety and the future technologies will be discussed, to eventually find out the directions to get answers for the questions on the electromagnetic compatibility of the future WPT systems.
Seungyoung Ahn received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, in 1998, 2000, and 2005, respectively. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor with the Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation, KAIST. His research interests include wireless power transfer (WPT) system, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) for digital systems, high-frequency modeling of through-silicon via (TSV) for high density package and implantable biomedical device using wireless power transfer technology. He has published over 70 journal and 100 international conference papers, and has been granted over 10 patents. He has given extensive invited talks on Wireless Power Transfer.