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PhDs

CONTACT INFORMATION

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., prof. AGH

  https://bpp.agh.edu.pl/autor/stala-robert-04003      


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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

Recent papers

Waradzyn, Z.; Stala, R.; Mondzik, A.; Skała, A.; Penczek, A. GaN-Based DC-DC Resonant Boost Converter with Very High Efficiency and Voltage Gain Control. Energies 2020, 13, 6403
doi: 10.3390/en13236403

R. Stala,  'Natural DC-link voltage balance in a single-phase NPC inverter with four-level legs and novel modulation method',  IET Power Electronics, 2020, 13, (16), p. 3764-3776
doi:
10.1049/iet-pel.2020.0050

A. Kawa; R. Stala, SiC-Based Bidirectional Multilevel High-Voltage Gain Switched-Capacitor Resonant Converter with Improved Efficiency. Energies 2020, 13, 2445.
doi:
10.3390/en13102445
 
R. Stala, Z. Waradzyn, A. Mondzik, A. Penczek and A. Skała, "DC–DC High Step-up Converter with Low Count of Switches Based on Resonant Switched-Capacitor Topology," 2019 21st European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE '19 ECCE Europe), Genova, Italy, 2019, pp. P.1-P.10.
doi:
10.23919/EPE.2019.8914785 
 
R. Stala, Z. Waradzyn, A. Penczek, A. Mondzik and A. Skała, "A Switched-Capacitor DC–DC Converter With Variable Number of Voltage Gains and Fault-Tolerant Operation," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 5, pp. 3435-3445, May 2019.
doi:
10.1109/TIE.2018.2851962

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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
Recent patents

Robert Stala, „Sposób i układ kontroli napięć na szeregowo połączonych kondensatorach lub akumulatorach” — [Method and the circuit for controlling voltages on series connected capacitors or batteries]. Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie.
Details: bpp.agh.edu.pl
Text: PL232336B1.pdf

Robert Stala, Zbigniew Waradzyn, Andrzej Mondzik, Adam Penczek, Aleksander Skała, Adam Kawa, Stanisław Piróg, “Przekształtnik rezonansowy DC-DC i sposób sterowania przekształtnika rezonansowego DC-DC” — [Resonant DC-DC converter and method of control of the resonant DC-DC converter]. Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie.
Details: bpp.agh.edu.pl
Text: PL231870B1.pdf


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


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