Publications

Journal Publications

[J.22] Y. Lei, W-C Liu, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Analytical Method to Evaluate and Design Hybrid Switched-Capacitor and Multilevel Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, in press

[J.21] J. Oh, P. Birbarah, T. Foulkes, S.L Yin, M. Rentauskas, J. Neely, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, N. Miljkovic, “Jumping-Droplet Electronics Hot-Spot Cooling,” Physics Review Letter, accepted for publication

[J. 20] J.Y. Tsao, S. Chowdhury, M.A. Hollis, D. Jena, N.M. Johnson, K.A. Jones, R.J. Kaplar, S. Rajan, C.G. Van de Walle, E. Bellotti, C.L. Chua, R. Collazo, M.E. Coltrin, J.A. Cooper, K.R. Evans, S. Graham, T.A. Grotjohn, E.R. Heller, M. Higashiwaki, M.S. Islam, P.W. Juodawlkis, M.A. Khan, A.D. Koehler, J.H. Leach, U.K. Mishra, R.J. Nemanich, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, J.B. Shealy, Z. Sitar, M.J. Tadjer, A.F.Witulski, M. Wraback, J.A. Simmons, “Ultrawide-Bandgap Semiconductors: Research Opportunities and Challenges,” Advanced Electronic Materials, accepted for publication.

[J. 19] Y. Lei, C. Barth, S. Qin, W-C Liu, I. Moon, A. Stillwell, D. Chou, T. Foulkes, Z. Ye, Z. Liao, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A 2 kW, Single-Phase, 7-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter with an Active Energy Buffer,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, in press.

[J.18] E. Candan, P. Shenoy and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Hot-swapping Analysis and Implementation of Series-Stacked Server Power Delivery Architectures” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, in press.

[J.17] S. Qin, Y. Lei, C. Barth, W-C. Liu and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High Power Density Series-stacked Energy Buffer for Power Pulsation Decoupling in Single-Phase Converters” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, in press.

[J.16] M. Schuck, A. Ho and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Asymmetric Interleaving in Low-Voltage CMOS Power Management with Multiple Supply Rails,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, No.
1, pp. 715-722, January 2017.

[J.15] S. Qin, C. Barth, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Enhancing Micro-inverter Energy Capture with Sub- module Differential Power Processing,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 3575-3585, May 2016.

[J.14] E. Candan, P. Shenoy and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Series-Stacked Power Delivery Architecture with Isolated Differential Power Conversion for Data Centers,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 3690-3703, May 2016.

[J.13] R. Bell, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Decoupled and Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking of Series-Connected Photovoltaic Sub-Modules Using Differential Power Processing,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 881-891, December 2015. [official pdf]

[J.12] S. J. Kim, R. K. Nandwana, Q. Khan, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, P. K. Hanumolu “A 1.8V 30-to-70MHz 87% Peak-Efficiency 0.32 mm^2 4-Phase Time-Based Buck Converter Consuming 3μA/MHz Quiescent Current in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits,  Vol. 50., No. 12, pp. 2814 – 2824, December 2015. [official pdf]

[J.11] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, W. Li, I. Celanovic, D.J. Perreault, “Integrated CMOS Energy Harvesting Converter with Digital Maximum Power Point Tracking for a Portable Thermophotovoltaic Power Generator,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 1021-1035, December 2015. [official pdf]

[J.10] Y. Lei, R. May, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Split-Phase Control: Achieving Complete Soft-Charging Operation of a Dickson Switched-Capacitor Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 770-782, January 2016. [official pdf]

[J.9] M. Schuck, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Ripple Minimization through Harmonic Elimination in Asymmetric Interleaved Multiphase dc-dc Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 12, pp. 7202-7214, December 2015. [official pdf]

[J.8] Y. Lei, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A General Method for Analyzing Resonant and Soft-charging Operation of Switched-Capacitor Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 5650-5664, October 2015. [official pdf]

[J.7] C. Barth, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control for Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 8, pp. 4548-4559, August 2015. [official pdf]

[J.6] S. Qin, S.T Cady, A.D. Dominguez-Garcia, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Distributed Approach to Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Sub-Module Differential Power Processing,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No.4, pp. 2024-2040, April 2015. [official pdf]

[J.5] W.R. Chan, P. Bermel, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, C.H. Marton, K.F. Jensenf, J.J. Senkevich, J.D. Joannopoulos, M. Soljacic and I. Celanovic “Toward high-energy-density, high-efficiency, and moderate-temperature chip-scale thermophotovoltaics”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, February 25, 2013. [official PDF]

[J.4] R.C.N Pilawa-Podgurski, D.J Perreault “Sub-Module Integrated Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking for Solar Photovoltaic Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 6, June 2013. [official PDF]

[J.3] A. Latham, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, K.F. Odame, C.R. Sullivan, “Analysis and Optimization of Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithms in the Presence of Noise,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 7, July 2013. [official PDF]

[J.2] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, D.J. Perreault, “Merged Two-Stage Power Converter with Soft Charging Switched-Capacitor Stage in 180 nm CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 47, No 7, pp. 1557-1567, 2012. [official PDF]

[J.1] R.C.N Pilawa-Podgurski, A.D. Sagneri, J.M. Rivas, D.I Anderson, and D.J. Perreault, “Very High Frequency Resonant Boost Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 24, No 6, pp. 1654-1665, 2009. [official PDF]

Conference Publications

[C.62] N. Brooks, S. Qin, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design of an Active Power Pulsation Buffer Using an Equivalent Series-Resonant Impedance Model,” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Stanford, CA, 2017 [Best Paper Award].

[C.61] Z. Ye, Y. Lei, Z. Liao, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Investigation of Capacitor Voltage Balancing in Practical Implementations of Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Stanford, CA, 2017 [Best Paper Award].

[C.60] P. Tannous, S. Peddada, J. Allison, T. Foulkes, R. Pilawa, A.G. Alleyne, “Dynamic Temperature Estimation of Power Electronics Systems,” American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, 2017, accepted for publication

[C.59] C. B. Barth, J. Colmenares, T. Foulkes, K. Coulson, J. Sotelo, T. Modeer, N. Miljkovic, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Experimental Evaluation of a 1 kW, Single Phase, 3-Level Gallium Nitride Inverter in Extreme Cold Environment,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017 [Best Presentation Award].

[C.58] I. Moon, C.F. Haken, E.K. Saathoff, E. Bian, Y. Lei, S. Qin, D. Chou, S. Sedig, W.H. Chung, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Implementation of a 1.3 kW, 7-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel AC-DC Converter with Power Factor Correction,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017.

[C.57] E. Candan, P.S. Shenoy, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Unregulated Bus Operation of Server-to-Virtual Bus Differential Power Processing for Data Centers,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017 [Best Presentation Award].

[C.56] T. Foulkes, J. Oh, P. Birbarah, J. Neely, N. Miljkovic, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Active Hot Spot Cooling of GaN Transistors With Electric Field Enhanced Jumping Droplet Condensation,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017 [Best Presentation Award].

[C.55] T. Modeer, C.B. Barth, N. Pallo, W.H. Chung, T. Foulkes, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design of a GaN-based, 9-level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter with Low Inductance Layout,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017.

[C.54] Z. Ye, W-C. Liu, P.S Shenoy, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Implementation of a Low-cost and Compact Floating Gate Drive Power Circuit for GaN-based Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017.

[C.53] A. Stillwell and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 5-level Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converter with Integrated Auxiliary Power Supply and Start-up,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Tampa, FL, 2017 [Best Presentation Award].

[C.52] W-C Liu, P. Assem, Y. Lei, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 94.2% peak efficiency 1.53A direct battery hook-up hybrid Dickson switched-capacitor DC-DC converter with wide continuous conversion ratio in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2017.

[C.51] S. Qin, Y. Lei, I. Moon, C. Haken, E. Bian, E. Saathoff, W. Chung, D. Chou, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High Power Density Power Factor Correction Front End Based on a 7-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” IEEE Southern Power Electronics Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 2016

[C.50] Z. Ye and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Power Supply Circuit for Gate Driver of GaN-based Flying Capacitor Multi-level Converters,” IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA), Fayetteville, AR, 2016

[C.49] J. Colmenares, T. Foulkes, C. Barth, T. Modeer, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Experimental Characterization of Enhancement Mode GaN Power FETs at Cryogenic Temperatures,” IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA), Fayetteville, AR, 2016

[C.48] E. Candan, A. Stillwell, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Reliability Assessment of Series-Stacked Servers with Server-to-Bus Differential Power Processing” IEEE INTELEC, Austin, TX , 2016.

[C.47] D. Skarlatos, R. Thomas, A. Agrawal, S. Qin, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, U.R. Karpuzcug, R. Teodorescu, N.S. Kim, and J. Torrellas “Snatch: Opportunistically Reassigning Power Allocation between Processor and Memory in 3D Stacks”, MICRO, 2016 [C.46] S. Qin and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Power Density Optimization for Active Decoupling Buffer in Single-phase Converters,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI 2016.

[C.45] Z. Liao, Y. Lei and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A GaN-based Flying-Capacitor Multilevel Boost Converter for High Step-up Conversion,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI 2016. [Best Paper Award]

[C.44] A. Stillwell, D. Heeger and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Interleaved 1-to-6 Step-Up Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter Utilizing Split-Phase Control,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI 2016.

[C.43] C. Barth, T. Foulkes and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Design and Control of a GaN-based, 13-level, Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter”, IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Trondheim, Norway 2016. [Best Paper Award]

C.42] A. Stillwell, Y. Lei and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Method to Extract Low-Voltage Auxiliary Power from a Flying Capacitor Multi-level Converter”, IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Trondheim, Norway 2016.

[C.41] T. Modeer, C. Barth, Y. Lei and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “An Analytical Method for Evaluating the Power Density of Multilevel Converters”, IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Trondheim, Norway 2016.

[C.40] Y. Lei, C. Barth, S. Qin, W.-C. Liu, I. Moon, A. Stillwell, D. Chou, T. Foulkes, Z. Ye, Z. Liao and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A 2 kW, Single-Phase, 7-Level, GaN Inverter with an Active Energy Buffer Achieving 216 W/in^3 Power Density and 97.6% Peak Efficiency”, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Long Beach, CA, 2016.

[C.39] C. Barth, I. Moon, Y. Lei, S. Qin and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Experimental Evaluation of Capacitors for Power Buffering in Single-Phase Power Converters,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.38] Y. Cao, Y. Lei, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski and P. Krein “Modular Switched-Capacitor Dc-Dc Converters Tied with Lithium-ion Batteries for Use in Battery Electric Vehicles,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.37] E. Candan, D. Heeger, P.S. Shenoy and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Series-Stacked Power Delivery Architecture with Hot-Swapping for High-Efficiency Data Centers,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.36] S. Qin, R. Serna and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Data-driven Approach to the Design of Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking Techniques Using Field Transient Data,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.35] S. Qin, Y. Lei, C. Barth, W.C. Liu and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A High-Efficiency High Energy Density Buffer Architecture for Power Pulsation Decoupling in Grid-Interfaced Converters,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.34] Y. Lei, Z. Ye and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A GaN-based 97% Efficient Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter with Lossless Regulation Capability,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.33] A. Stillwell and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter with GaN Transistors for Series-Stacked Processors with 99.8% Power Delivery Efficiency,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.32] Y. Lei, W-C, Liu and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “An Analytical Method to Evaluate Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters and Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters for Large Voltage Conversion Ratios,” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL),
Vancouver, BC 2015. [official pdf]

[C.31] S. Qin, Y. Lei, C.B. Barth, W-C, Liu and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Architecture and Control of a High Energy Density Buffer for Power Pulsation Decoupling in Grid-Interfaced Applications” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Vancouver, BC 2015 [Best Paper Award] [official pdf]

[C.30] E. Candan, P. Shenoy and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Distributed Bi-directional Hysteresis Control Algorithm for Server-to-Virtual Bus Differential Power Processing” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Vancouver, BC 2015. [official pdf]

[C.29] B. Macy, Y. Lei, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 1.2 MHz, 25 V to 100 V GaN-based Resonant Dickson Switched-Capacitor Converter with 1011 W/in^3 (61.7 kW/L) Power Density,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Charlotte, NC, 2015. [official pdf]

[C.28] S. J. Kim, R. K. Nandwana, Q. Khan, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, P. K. Hanumolu “A 1.8V 30-to-70MHz 87% Peak-Efficiency 0.32 mm^2 4-Phase Time-Based Buck Converter Consuming 3μA/MHz Quiescent Current in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) 2015. [official pdf]

[C.27] E. Candan, P. Shenoy and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Series-Stacked Power Delivery Architecture with Isolated Differential Power Conversion for Data Centers,” IEEE INTELEC, Vancouver, BC, 2014. [official pdf]

[C.26] J. McClurg, P. Shenoy and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Series-Stacked Architecture for High-Efficiency Data Center Power Delivery,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014. [official pdf]

[C.25] A. Ho, M. Schuck and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Asymmetric Interleaving in Low-Voltage CMOS Power Management with Multiple Supply Rails,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014. [official pdf]

[C.24] R.C. Bell and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Asynchronous and Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking of Series-Connected Photovoltaic Sub-Modules Using Differential Power Processing,” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Santander, Spain 2014. [official pdf]

[C.23] Y. Lei, R. May and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Split-Phase Control: Achieving Complete Soft-Charging Operation of a Dickson Switched-Capacitor Converter,” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) Santander, Spain, 2014 [1 st Prize Best Paper Award]. [official pdf]

[C.22] Y. Lei and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Soft-charging Operation of Switched-capacitor DC-DC Converters with an Inductive Load,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Fort Worth, TX, 2014. [official pdf]

[C.21] S. Qin, A. Morrison, and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Enhancing Micro-inverter Energy Capture with Sub-module Differential Power Processing,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Fort Worth, TX, 2014 [1 st Prize Student Demonstration Winner] [official pdf]

[C.20] C. Barth and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control with Digitally-Assisted Windowed Sensing for Solar Photovoltaic MPPT,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Fort Worth, TX, 2014 [Best Presentation Award] [official pdf]

[C.19] M. Schuck and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Ripple Minimization in Asymmetric Multiphase Interleaved dc-dc Switching Converters,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO 2013. [official pdf]

[C.18] S. Qin, S.T. Cady, A.D Dominguez-Garcia and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “A Distributed Approach to MPPT for PV Sub-Module Differential Power Processing,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, 2013. [official pdf]

[C.17] M. Schuck and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Input current ripple reduction through interleaving in single-supply multiple-output dc-dc converters” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) 2013. [official pdf]

[C.16] Y. Lei and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Analysis of Switched-capacitor DC-DC Converters in Soft-charging Operation” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) 2013. [official pdf]

[C.15] C. Barth and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Implementation of Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control for PV Maximum Power Point Tracking” IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) 2013. [Best Paper Award] [official PDF]

[C.14] S. Qin, K.A. Kim and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Laboratory Emulation of A Photovoltaic Module for Controllable Insolation and Realistic Dynamic Performance” IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI 2013). [official PDF]

[C.13] M. Schuck and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Current Ripple Cancellation for Asymmetric Multiphase Interleaved dc-dc Switching Converters” IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI 2013). [official PDF] [Best Paper Award].

[C.12] J. McClurg, Y. Zhang, J. Wheeler, and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Re-Thinking Data Center Power Delivery: Regulating Series-Connected Voltage Domains in Software” IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI 2013). [official PDF]

[C.11] C. Barth and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski “Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control for Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking” IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI 2013). [official PDF]

[C.10] S. Qin, and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Sub-Module Differential Power Processing for Photovoltaic Applications” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Long Beach, CA, 2013. [official PDF]

[C.9] R. Serna, B.J. Pierquet, J. Santiago, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Field Measurements of Transient Effects in Photovoltaic Panels and its Importance in the Design of Maximum Power Point Trackers” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Long Beach, CA, 2013. [official PDF]

[C.8] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, D.J. Perreault “Sub-Module Integrated Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking for Solar Photovoltaic Applications” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Raleigh, NC, 2012. [official PDF]

[C.7] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, D.J. Perreault “Integrated Two-Stage Power Converter with Soft Charging Switched-Capacitor Operation in 180 nm CMOS,” IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference Helsinki, Finland, 2011. [official PDF]

[C.6] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, W. Li, I. Celanovic, D.J. Perreault “Integrated CMOS DC-DC Converter with Digital Maximum Power Point Tracking for a Portable Thermophotovoltaic Power Generator,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Phoenix, AZ, 2011. [official PDF]

[C.5] W. Chan, P. Bermel, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, C. Marton, K. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. Joannopoulos, I. Celanovic “A High-Efficiency Millimeter-Scale Thermophotovoltaic Generator,” TPV-9 World Conference at the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Valencia, Spain, 2010.

[C.4] R.C.N Pilawa-Podgurski, N. Pallo, W. Chan, D.J. Perreault, and I. Celanovic, “Low Power Maximum Power Point Tracker with Digital Control for Thermophotovoltaic Generators,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Palm Springs, CA, 2010. [official PDF]

[C.3] D.J. Perreault, J. Hu, J.M. Rivas, Y. Han, O. Leitermann, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, A. Sagneri, and C.R. Sullivan, “Opportunities and Challenges in Very High Frequency Power Conversion,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Washington, D.C. 2009. [official PDF]

[C.2] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, D.M. Giuliano, and D.J. Perreault “Merged Two-Stage Power Converter Architecture with Soft Charging Switched-Capacitor Energy Transfer,” IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Rhodes, Greece, 2008. [official PDF]

[C.1] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, A.D. Sagneri, J.M. Rivas, D.I. Anderson, and D.J. Perreault, “Very High Frequency Resonant Boost Converters,” IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Orlando, FL, 2007. [official PDF]