Articles in journals or magazines
Y. Zhu, T. Ge, N. M. Ellis, L. Horowitz, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "The Switching Bus Converter: A High-Performance 48-V-to-1-V Architecture With Increased Switched-Capacitor Conversion Ratio ," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics , vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 8384-8403, July 2024.
Y. Zhu, J. Zou, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A 1500-A/48-V-to-1-V Switching Bus Converter for Next-Generation Ultra-High-Power Processors ," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics , vol. 39, June 2024.
Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Modeling and Analysis of Switched-Capacitor Converters With Finite Terminal Capacitances ," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics , vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 6640-6653, June 2024.
Articles in conference proceedings
Y. Zhu, N. M. Ellis, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Comparative Performance Analysis of Regulated Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Topologies for Direct 48 V to Point-of-Load Conversion ," in 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) , 2023, pp. 3313-3320.
R. S. Bayliss III, N. C. Brooks, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A Combined Power Factor Correcting and Active Voltage Balancing Control Technique for Buck-Type AC/DC Grid-Tied Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters," in 2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2023, pp. 1-5.
Y. Zhu, T. Ge, N. Ellis, J. Zou, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A 48-V-to-1-V Switching Bus Converter for Ultra-High-Current Applications ," in 2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2023, pp. 1-8.
Y. Zhu, T. Ge, N. Ellis, L. Horowitz, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A 500-A/48-to-1-V Switching Bus Converter: A Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Voltage Regulator with 94.7% Peak Efficiency and 464-W/in3 Power Density ," in 2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) , 2023, pp. 1989-1996.
R. Bayliss, N. Brooks, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "On the Role of Switch Output Capacitance on Passive Balancing within the Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter ," in 2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , IEEE, 2022, pp. 1--6.
J. Zou, N. C. Brooks, S. Coday, N. M. Ellis, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, "On the Size and Weight of Passive Components: Scaling Trends for High-Density Power Converter Designs ," in 2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2022, pp. 1-7.
N. C. Brooks, S. Coday, M. E. Blackwell, R. A. Abramson, N. M. Ellis, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Operation of Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters At and Above Resonance ," in 2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2022, pp. 1-7.
N. C. Brooks, R. K. Iyer, R. S. Bayliss, and R. C. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Fundamental State-Space Modeling Methodology for the Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter ," in 2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2022, pp. 1-7.
I. Z. Petric, R. K. Iyer, N. C. Brooks, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A Real-Time Estimator for Capacitor Voltages in the Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter ," in 2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2022, pp. 1-8.
Y. Zhu, T. Ge, Z. Ye, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A Dickson-Squared Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter for Direct 48 V to Point-of-Load Conversion ," in 2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) , 2022, pp. 1272-1278.
N. M. Ellis, R. Iyer, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A Synchronous Boot-strapping Technique with Increased On-time and Improved Efficiency for High-side Gate-drive Power Delivery," in 2021 IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Asia (WiPDA Asia) , 2021, pp. 462-466.
R. K. Iyer, N. M. Ellis, Z. Ye, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A High-Efficiency Charge-Pump Gate Drive Power Delivery Technique for Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters with Wide Operating Range," in 2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) , 2021, pp. 5360-5365.
Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Modeling and Analysis of Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters with Finite Terminal Capacitances ," in 2021 IEEE 22nd Workshop on Control and Modelling of Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2021.
Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, T. Ge, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Multi-Resonant Compensation Control for Terminal Capacitance Reduction in Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters ," in 2021 IEEE 22nd Workshop on Control and Modelling of Power Electronics (COMPEL) , 2021.
Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, T. Ge, R. Abramson, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A Multi-Phase Cascaded Series-Parallel (CaSP) Hybrid Converter for Direct 48 V to Point-of-Load Applications ," in 2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) , 2021, pp. 1973-1980.
N. Pallo, R. Bayliss, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "A Multi-Phase Segmented Drive Comprising Arrayed Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Modules ," in 2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) , IEEE, 2021, pp. 192--199.
Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Modeling and Analysis of Switched-Capacitor Converters with Finite Terminal Capacitances ," in 2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) , 2021, pp. 178-185.
D. Chou, K. Fernandez, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "An Interleaved 6-Level GaN Bidirectional Converter for Level II Electric Vehicle Charging," in 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) , 2019, pp. 594-600.
Ph.D. Theses
M. Blackwell, "Switching Schemes for Hybrid Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Power Converters ," R. Pilawa-Podgurski, Ed., EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2023-276, Dec. 2023.
N. Brooks and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter Design: State-Space Dynamical Modeling and Passive Device Characterization ," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2023-218, Aug. 2023.
S. Coday and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, "High Performance Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters for Aerospace Applications ," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2023-79, May 2023.
P. Assem, "Integrated Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters for Point of Load Power Delivery ," R. Pilawa-Podgurski, Ed., EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2022-243, Dec. 2022.
Z. Liao, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, S. R. Sanders, D. Callaway, and M. Chen, "Circuits and Control for High-Performance Grid-tied Ac-Dc Conversion Systems ," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2022-22, May 2022.
Y. Li, "Design, Modeling and Control of the Integrated Stacked Resonant Switched Capacitor DC-DC Converter ," S. R. Sanders, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, and L. Lin, Eds., EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2019-155, Dec. 2019.