Power Devices

Latest Innovations

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...