Workshop on
 Pulsed Power Generators and related Technologies

February 12th and 13th, 2024
Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg HSU and Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

Hosted by the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, this year’s annual workshop of the ISP will focus on pulsed power generators and related technologies. This workshop is intended to provide the possibility of networking within the pulsed power community and to support the scientific/technical exchange between scientists, representatives of industry and students. The frame of the workshop provides an opportunity for closer social and technical interactions than a large conference. The workshop will be accompanied by a visit of the Free-electron laser DESY Flash and the annual member meeting of the ISP.

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Preliminary Agenda

Day Time Event
Monday February 12: 12h00 Registration & Welcome coffee
Venue: HSU at "Aula" (Functional Building) 13h00 Welcome
13h20 Session I
15h00 Group photo & coffee break
15h30 Session II
17h30 End of sessions day 1
19h00 Dinner at Restaurant Körri Speisekontor
Tuesday February 13: 09h00 ISP member meeting
Venue: DESY Hamburg 10h30 Coffee break
11h00 Lab tour DESY Flash
13h00 Lunch
14h00 Session III
15h30 End


Oral presentations of 10 to 20 minutes + Questions are foreseen during 3 sessions. The presenters will be asked to share the slides with the workshop attendees. Please contact us, if you are interested in giving a presentation or for any other question at Please indicate the name of the presenter, the title and if you agrre that this information is announced on this website.


Day one will take place at the Helmut-Schmidt University/University of the Bundeswehr, Holstenhofweg 85, 22043 Hamburg, Germany. Directions see here.
Day two will take place at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Notkestraße 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany. Directions see here.


Accommodation is basically the responsibility of the participants. A contingent of rooms at the «IntercityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof» and the «Hotel ibis Hamburg Alster Centrum» were reserved for workshop participants. The Hotels are close to the main train station od Hamburg and, thus, the location of the social event ( Restaurant Körri Speisekontor). This reservation will remain until the mentioned dates, after which the rooms will be released. Prompt booking is recommended as rooms are limited. Please refer to «ISP» when booking. An additional culture and tourism tax of 4 € per night will be charged by the Hotels.

IntercityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof (Glockengießerwall 14/15, 20095 Hamburg)
Price per night (single/double room): 101 € / 131 €
Breakfast: 17 €
Number of available rooms: 35 / 5
Reservated until: 28.01.2024
Phone: +49 40 24870-0
Booking: Contact the Hotel by using the following keyword!
Keyword: "ISP"
Cancellation policy: free until 7 days prior arrival

Hotel ibis Hamburg Alster Centrum (Holzdamm 4-12 + 16, 20099 HAMBURG)
Price per night (single / double room): 72 € / 87 €
Breakfast: 15 €
Number of available rooms: 40
Reservated until: 15.01.2024
Phone: +49-40-248290
Booking: Please contact the Hotel directly by email and use this form
Keyword: "ISP"
Cancellation policy: free until 1 day prior arrival


Oliver LIEBFRIED Michael Meissner
Workshop organization and ISP treasurer Local workshop organization
Researcher at French-German Research Institute of Saint -Louis Manager of Power Electronics Laboratory at the Helmut-Schmidt-University/ University of the Federal Armed Forces
Phone: +33 389 69 51 96 Phone: +49 40 6541 3584
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