Coexistence & Electromagnetic Compatibility (CEMC)

The research unit CEMC is going to change the way electronic based systems (EBS) are designed regarding Electromagnetic Compatibility & Coexistence. Right now, physical prototypes need to be at hand to gain knowledge on the CEMC behavior of the Device Under Test. By employing Model Based design starting from single components’ up to complex systems CEMC mature models, estimation of the CEMC behavior by simulation is the big goal. As a second important part, we use Model Based Design to explore the Multiphysics behavior of EBS, eg. influences on the parameters of magnetic materials.

Research foci

  • Simulation and Model Based Design to reach “Design for CEMC” (DfCEMC) first time right
  • All kind of modeling activities:
    • Model creation procedures of single components. CEMC maturity of all models is important.
    • sub-systems and complex printed circuit boards
    • system modeling
    • 3D field models of electromechanical setups
    • Cable and cable harness modeling (e.g. automotive cable harnesses)
    • Radiating structures – wanted and unwanted
    • Power Integrity and Signal Integrity
    • Magnetic materials
    • Thermomechanics and Reliability (planned)
  • Test setup creation & model verification & validation
  • applied Model Order Reduction and complexity reduction
  • Sophisticated lab measurement verification of the models


Research competencies

  • CEMC model creation and verification & validation
  • Strong theoretical background from electromagnetics over electronics to numerical calculations and model order reduction
  • Profound practical experience and capabilities for the development and design of CEMC test scenarios
  • 3D field simulation execution
    • Commercial software toolsHandling of fully accessible open source field simulation tool, e.g. for simulation methods improvement and method validation
  • RF & microwave measurement
    • Complex vector network analysis
    • Highly precise impedance analysis ranging from several Hz to several GHz
  • Magnetic materials characterization



  • Modeling of the Bulk Current Injection (BCI) Test method with parametrizable models for cable harnesses following ISO 11452
  • Magnetic material characterization for Wireless Power Transfer
  • Automotive cable harness characterization and modeling
  • Automated model- and netlist generation

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Dr. DI Bernhard Auinger

Coexistence & Electromagnetic Compatibility (CEMC)


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