Mini-Course on

High Power Microwaves


Collocated with EAPPC & BEAMS 2018
September 20-21, 2018
Changsha, China



  • Introduction and Fundamentals
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Beamless Systems
  • Typical HPM Devices I
  • Typical HPM Devices II
  • Applications and Future Directions; Discussions




Registration Fee: 1,200 RMB (including course materials and meals)

Mini-Course Lecturers: 










 Prof. Edl Schamiloglu
Edl Schamiloglu was born in the Bronx, New York. He received his BS in 1979 (Applied Physics) and his MS in 1981 (Plasma Physics) from Columbia University, New York, NY. He received his PhD in 1988 (Engineering, minor in Mathematics) from Cornell University, Ithaca New York.  His career thereafter has been at the University of New Mexico where he is currently Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Research.   He is a Fellow of the IEEE and has received numerous honors and awards, most recently the 2015 IEEE NPSS PPST Peter Haas Award “For Research in the Area of Pulsed Power, Beams, and Microwaves, and for his Dedicated Service to the Current and Future Pulsed Power Community through his Leadership and Educational Endeavors.” He has published over 140 refereed journal articles, over 230 reviewed conference papers, 6 patents, and he has graduated over 50 PhD and MS students. He has the following books to his credit: R.J. Barker and E. Schamiloglu, High Power Microwave Sources and Technologies (IEEE Press/John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, 2001); J. Benford, J. Swegle, and E. Schamiloglu, High-Power Microwaves, 3rd Ed. (CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2016); and he is currently working on J. Luginsland, J. Marshall, A. Nachman, and E. Schamiloglu, High Power Microwave Sources and Technologies using Metamaterials (IEEE Press/John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, in preparation for 2019 publication).
 Prof. Weihua Jiang
Weihua Jiang was born in Beijing, China. He received his BS in 1982 (Applied Physics) from National University of Defense Technology and his MS in 1985 (Plasma Physics) from China Institute of Atomic Energy. He received his PhD in 1991 (Energy and Environmental Engineering) from Nagaoka University of Technology. Since then, he has been with Nagaoka University of Technology where he is now a full professor and the Chair of Department of Nuclear System Safety Engineering. He and C. Zhang have published a Chinese translation of High-Power Microwaves, 2nd Ed. (by J. Benford, J. Swegle and E. Schamiloglu, 2007, Taylor & Francis) in 2009.   He has been IEEE Fellow since 2014.


Mini-course schedule





08:30-09:30 a.m.

Conference period

Conference period

Session 3

09:30-10:00 a.m.

Tea break

10:30-12:00 a.m.

Session 4

12:00-14:00 p.m.

Noon break

Noon break

14:00-15:30 p.m.

Session 1

Session 5

15:30-16:00 p.m.

Tea break

Tea break

16:00-17:30 p.m.

Session 2

Session 6


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