Call for Papers - Space Passive Component Days, SPCD 3rd edition



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SPCD 2018 
3rd Space Passive Components Days 
International Symposium 

Call for Papers!

9 - 12 October 2018 | ESA\ESTEC
Noordwijk, Netherlands


Dear colleague,


It is our pleasure to announce the Call for Papers for the 3rd edition of the International Symposium: Space Passive Component Days (SPCD).

The 3rd SPCD will be held from 9h to 12th October 2018 at ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.


The SPCD international Symposium is the premier technical conference dedicated to Passive components for space applications. It is an exceptional venue to learn more about the latest advances in this field and meet recognized experts from industry, academia and agencies.


Abstract Submission:

We are pleased to announce that as of today, the online abstract submission form is now available. In order to submit your abstract, please use this form.

The deadline for abstract submission is 16 March 2018.

Technical Introduction of Components (TICs) :

In addition to the technical papers, the SPCD symposium will provide the opportunity for manufacturers to present themselves or to present their products through Technical Introduction of Components (TICs).

TICs are quick presentations (5 minutes) of one of the company products or a product family that is under-development or recently qualified or has been introduced to market.

In order to submit your TIC, please use this form.

Aim of SPCD 

Aim of the SPCD symposium is to promote the discussion of recent developments and trends and to encourage the exchange of technical expertise and information covering a broad range of EEE passive components for space applications:

Capacitors & Supercapacitors    

Circulators & Isolators 

Cable assemblies & Harnesses 

Connectors & Interconnections

Crystals & Oscillators 


Loads & Attenuators 


Power dividers & Couplers

Relays & Switches


RF switches & Phase shifters

SAW Devices (SAW Filters, SAW Sensors, etc.) 

Thermal Sensors & Heaters


  • Application, Trends and Needs

  • Evaluation & Qualification

  • Lessons Learned and In-flight Experiences

  • Materials and Processes

  • New Developments

  • Normative System & Standards

  • Procurement, Distribution

  • Technology Roadmaps

  • Test, Reliability and Evaluation for space

You are most cordially invited to attend this meeting.


Kind regards,

The SPCD organising committee

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