Welcome to the 8th IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA 2020)

October 25-27, 2020

Crown Plaza Redondo Beach and Marina – 300 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, California, USA

 New abstract deadline is June 15, 2020

The IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices & Applications (WiPDA) provides a forum for device scientists, circuit designers, & application engineers from the Power Electronics & Electron Devices Societies to share technology updates, research findings, experience & potential applications.

Topics of interest

  • Heteroepitaxial & Bulk Materials Growth
  • Gate Dielectrics & Surface Passivation
  • Device Structures & Fabrication Techniques
  • Device Characterization & Modeling
  • Very-High Efficiency Or Compact Converters
  • Safe Operating Areas Of Wide Bandgap Devices, Including Short Circuit, Spike, &Transient Tolerance
  • Harsh Environment (High Temperature) Operation & Reliability
  • Packaging Power Modules & ICs
  • Hard-Switched & Soft-Switched Application Analysis
  • Gate Drive & Other Auxiliary Circuits
  • High-Performance Passive Components
  • Applications in Renewable Energy & Energy Storage, Transportation, Industrial Drives, & Grid Power Systems
  • Wide Band Gap System Design Philosophies & Strategies
  • Radio Frequency (RF) GaN (New)
  • Technology Roadmap of Wide Bandgap Including Devices, Applications and Packaging (New)

Key Dates

Two-page abstract: June 1, 2020 June 15, 2020

Notifications of acceptance: July 17, 2020

*Submission to mentor: August 28, 2020

Final paper submission: Sept 9, 2020 

Tutorial: October 25, 2020

Technical Presentations: October 26-27, 2020

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*Mentor submission is a first draft of the final manuscript to ensure paper quality as per IEEE guidelines