Credits: 1

Schedule: 27.02.2019 - 29.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV-V 2018 - 2019 (spring)
IV-V 2019 - 2020 (spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Expand technical know-how to new fields of circuit technics.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Variable. A postgraduate-level seminar course.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

Topic: Power Converters and Regulators

How to do the course:

  1.  Presentation with duration of 1x45 minutes on a selected topic. Presentation slides will be delivered to other students.
  2. Homework exercise from each presentation. Student will prepare a homework exercise  related to the presentation all other students will do the homework, the student will grade the answers.

Topic for the presentations:

  1. Buck converters, inductor reduction techniques and charge pump topologies. (Pilawa, Ma&Bondade, etc.) 27.03.2019
  2. Switched-Capacitor power converters and power loss on switched-capacitor power converters (Pilawa, Ma&Bonade, etc) 03.04.2019
  3. Reconfigurable Switched-capacitor power converters (Ma&Bonade) 10.04.2019
  4. Interleaving regulation in switched-capacitor power converters (Ma&Bonadade) 17.04.2019
  5. Hybrid SC, soft charging operation(Pilawa, etc.) 24.04.2019
  6. Hybirid SC, resonant operation(Pilawa, etc.) 08.05.2019
  7. Flying capacitor multi-level converters (Pilawa, etc.) 15.05.2019
  8. Wireless power transfer techniques 22.05.2019

Kindly write your topic in general discussion section so that everybody will see already selected topics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

One seminar presentation and homeworks. Mandatory attendance in seminars.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Varies in accordance with the course content 26-208h. Mandatory attendance in seminars.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be announced later.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Advanced studies in electronic circuit design.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 3: English

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 


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