Technology Department

Electrical Power Converters group (EPC)

The TE-EPC group is in charge of the design, development, procurement, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical power systems for all accelerators, transfer lines, experimental areas and tests facilities at CERN. This mandate includes:

  • Power converters for normal conducting and superconducting magnets

  • Solid state klystron modulators

  • Static VAR compensators

The group provides expertise in the fields of: power electronics, power quality, analog and digital electronics, control system, high-precision current and voltage measurements.