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LABORATORY OF POWER ELECTRONICS

POWER ELECTRONIC AND CONTROL

RESEARCH, ENGINEERING AND EDUCATION

  

AGH

 AGH University of Science and Technology

EAIiIB  Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics,  Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
KEASPE
 Department of Power Electronics and Energy  Control Systems
Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków Poland

 Tel: +48 12 617 4056
 E-mail: pelab@agh.edu.pl

 

LABORATORY DIRECTOR: Robert Stala, dr hab. inż., profesor nadzw. AGH

-          Deputy Dean of Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering AGH UST University

-          Associate member of Section of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives Committee on Electrical Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences

-         Associate Editor of Power Electronic And Drive Journal (PE&D)

 

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 The switched-capacitor DC-DC boost converter
From:
A. Mondzik, Z. Waradzyn, R. Stala and A. Penczek, "High efficiency switched capacitor voltage doubler with planar core-based resonant choke," 2016 10th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics and Power Engineering (CPE-POWERENG), Bydgoszcz, 2016, pp. 402-409. doi: 10.1109/CPE.2016.7544222





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The switched-capacitor DC-DC cost-effective convereter
From: Z. Waradzyn, R. Stala, A.  Skała, A.  Mondzik, A. Penczek: "A cost-effective resonant switched-capacitor DC-DC boost converter - experimental results and feasibility model", SENE 2017, Łódź, 22–24 Nov. 2017

 

SCOPE OF COMPETENCE:

-           Design and control of SMPS converter    

-           MOSFET, IGBT, SiC, GaN and thyristor-based converters

-           Digital control focusing on DSP and FPGA

-           Laboratory setup of power converters for research and testing

-            SPICE simulations

-            PCB design for power circuits and control

SWITCHED-CAPACITOR POWER CONVERTERS - Top papers

R. Stala, Z. Waradzyn, A. Penczek, A. Mondzik and A. Skala, "A Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter with Variable Number of Voltage Gains and Fault-tolerant Operation," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.

doi: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2851962
 
Z. Waradzyn, R. Stala, A. Mondzik, A. Penczek, A. Skala and S. Pirog, "Efficiency Analysis of MOSFET-Based Air-Choke Resonant DC–DC Step-Up Switched-Capacitor Voltage Multipliers," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 8728-8738, Nov. 2017.
doi:10.1109/TIE.2017.2698368
 
A. Kawa, R. Stala, A. Mondzik, S. Piróg, A. Penczek, “High-power thyristor-based DC-DC switched-capacitor voltage multipliers: basic concept and novel derived topology with reduced number of switches,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016 vol. 31 no. 10, s. 6797–6813.
doi:10.1109/TPEL.2015.2505906
 
R. Stala, S. Piróg, A. Penczek, A. Kawa, Z. Waradzyn, A. Mondzik, A. Skała, “A family of high-power multilevel switched capacitor-based resonant DC-DC converters – operational parameters and novel concepts of topologies”, Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences Technical Sciences, 65(5), pp. 639-651, Oct. 2017.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/bpasts-2017-0069
 
A. Penczek, A. Mondzik, Z. Waradzyn, R. Stala, A. Skała and S. Pirog, "Switching strategies of a resonant switched-capacitor voltage multiplier," 2017 19th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'17 ECCE Europe), Warsaw, Poland, 2017, pp. P.1-P.10.
URL: 
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8099151&isnumber=8098914
 
A. Kawa and R. Stala, "Bidirectional multilevel switched-capacitor resonant converter based on SiC MOSFET switches," 2017 19th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'17 ECCE Europe), Warsaw, Poland, 2017, pp. P.1-P.10.
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8099148&isnumber=8098914

Z. Waradzyn, R. Stala, A. Mondzik, A. Piróg S. (2017) Switched Capacitor-Based Power Electronic Converter—Optimization of High Frequency Resonant Circuit Components. In: Kabziński J. (eds) Advanced Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronic Converters. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, vol 75. Springer, Cham

doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-45735-2_15
 
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The switched-capacitor DC-DC converter with tenfold voltage gain
From: Z. Waradzyn, R. Stala, A. Mondzik, A. Penczek, A. Skala and S. Pirog, "Efficiency Analysis of MOSFET-Based Air-Choke Resonant DC–DC Step-Up Switched-Capacitor Voltage Multipliers," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 8728-8738, Nov. 2017. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2017.2698368







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DC-DC switched capacitor converter for tests of variable voltage gain and fault tolerant operation.
From: R. Stala, Z. Waradzyn, A. Penczek, A. Mondzik and A. Skala, "A Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter with Variable Number of Voltage Gains and Fault-tolerant Operation," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2851962

   

SWITCHED-CAPACITOR POWER CONVERTERS – Patents

Robert Stala, Stanisław Piróg, Adam Kawa, Zbigniew Waradzyn, Andrzej Mondzik, Adam Penczek, „Przekształtnik rezonansowy DC-DC o przełączanych kondensatorach” — [High efficiency switched-capacitor DC-DC resonant converter]. Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie.
Details: https://bpp.agh.edu.pl/autor/?idA=04003&idform=1&afi=1&f1Search=1&fodR=2018&fdoR=2018&fagTP=0
Text: http://patenty.bg.agh.edu.pl/pelneteksty/PL227999B1.pdf

Robert Stala, Stanisław Piróg, Adam Kawa, Zbigniew Waradzyn, Andrzej Mondzik, Adam Penczek, „Przekształtnik rezonansowy DC-DC o przełączanych kondensatorach o podwyższonej sprawności” — [High efficiency switched-capacitor DC-DC resonant converter]. Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie.
Details: https://bpp.agh.edu.pl/autor/?idA=04003&idform=1&afi=1&f1Search=1&fodR=2018&fdoR=2018&fagTP=0
Text: http://patenty.bg.agh.edu.pl/pelneteksty/PL228000B1.pdf


Stanisław Piróg, Robert Stala, „Układ przekształtnika rezonansowego o przełączanych kondensatorach” — [Diagram of resonance converter with switched capacitors], Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie.
Details: http://bpp.agh.edu.pl/autor/?idA=04003&idform=1&afi=1&f1Search=1&fodR=0&fdoR=2017&fagTP=5
Text: http://patenty.bg.agh.edu.pl/pelneteksty/PL226210B1.pdf

Robert Stala, Stanisław Piróg, Adam Kawa, Zbigniew Waradzyn, Andrzej Mondzik, Adam Penczek, „Sposób sterowania rezonansowego przekształtnika DC-DC o przełączanych kondensatorach” — [Method for controlling the resonance converter of DC-DC with switched capacitors]. Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie.
Details: http://bpp.agh.edu.pl/autor/?idA=04003&idform=1&afi=1&f1Search=1&fodR=0&fdoR=2017&fagTP=5
Text: http://patenty.bg.agh.edu.pl/pelneteksty/PL225082B1.pdf