Power Devices

Latest Innovations

High bandwidth Data/Power Transfer Using Sound Waves

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a technology that enables ultra high bandwidth data communication as well as power transfer over short...

Feedforward Active Filter for Output Ripple Cancellation in Switching Power Converters

 

This innovative system combines two remarkable technologies, power control and ripple cancellation, in a cost-effective package. This system optimizes the...

A Method for Compensating Wave Reflections in Transmission Lines

 

This technology is a method to eliminate voltage overshoot in cables used to connect AC electric motors and pulse width modulation (PWM) inverters. As a function...

Control Methods and Circuits for Extremely Fast Response in Switching Power Converters

 

A method for accomplishing energy changes for a power converter to minimize an impact of a disturbance. The power converter includes energy storage and switches....

Efficient Low Power DC-DC Converter

Dr. Phil Krein is known at UIUC as “the power guy”. Dr. Krein has recently developed a scheme for efficiently converting low power DC up or down, and bi-directionally very...