# Publications

## Journal Publications

[J.65] Y. Zhu, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Analysis of Switched-Capacitor Converters With Finite Terminal Capacitances,” in *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, in press.

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[J.64] S. Coday, N.M. Ellis, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Analysis of Shutdown Dynamics in Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters”, *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, in press.

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[J.63] N. M. Ellis, N.C. Brooks, M.E. Blackwell, R.A. Abramson, S. Coday, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A General Analysis of Resonant Switched Capacitor Converters Using Peak Energy Storage and Switch Stress Including Ripple” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, in press.

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[J.62] T. Gebrael, A.R. Gamboa, A. Joseph, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, N. Miljkovic, “Modeling and design of monolithically coated thermal components”,* International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer* Vol. 205, 2023.

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[J.61] T. Ge, Z. Ye, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Geometrical State-Plane Analysis of Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters: Demonstration on the Cascaded Multi-Resonant Converter,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, pp. 1–17, 2023.

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[J.60] N. M. Ellis, R. A. Abramson, R. Mahony, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “The Symmetric Dual Inductor Hybrid (SDIH) Converter for Direct 48V-to-PoL Conversion,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, pp. 1–13, 2023.

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[J.59] S. Coday, N. M. Ellis, N. Stokowski, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Flight Qualification of a Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter for Electric Aircraft Applications,” *IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification*, pp. 1–1, 2023.

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[J.58] S. Coday and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Characterization and Modeling of Ceramic Capacitor Losses Under Large Signal Operating Conditions,” *IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronic*s, vol. 4, pp. 24–33, 2023.

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[J.57] W. C. Liu, T. Ge, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Bi-Lateral Energy Resonant Conversion (BERC) Technique for Improved Passive Utilization in Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters,” *IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronic*s, vol. 3, pp. 772–786, 2022.

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[J.56] M. E. Blackwell, A. Stillwell, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Dynamic Level Changing for Full Range ZVS in Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters,” *IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronics*, vol. 3, pp. 574–586, 2022.

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[J.55] Z. Ye, R. A. Abramson, T. Ge, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Multi-Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter: Achieving High Conversion Ratio With Reduced Component Number,” *IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronics*, vol. 3, pp. 492–507, 2022.

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[J.54] T. Gebrael, J. Li, A.R. Gamboa, J. Ma, J. Schaadt, L. Horowitz, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, N. Miljkovic, “*High-Efficiency Cooling via the Monolithic Integration of Copper on Electronic Devices*”, Nature Electronics, 2022.

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[J.53] Z. Ye, S. R. Sanders, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Comparison of Passive Component Volume of Hybrid Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 10903–10919, 2022.

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[J.52] E. Candan, N. C. Brooks, A. Stillwell, R. A. Abramson, J. Strydom, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Six-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter for Single-Phase Buck-Type Power Factor Correction,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 6335–6348, 2022.

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[J.51] Z. Ye, Y. Lei, Z. Liao, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Investigation of Capacitor Voltage Balancing in Practical Implementations of Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronic*s, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 2921–2935, 2022.

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[J.50] N. Pal, A. Fish, W. McIntyre, N. Griesert, G. Winter, T. Eichhorn, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, P. K. Hanumolu, “A 91.15% Efficient 2.3–5-V Input 10–35-V Output Hybrid Boost Converter for LED-Driver Applications,”* IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 3499–3510, 2021.

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[J.49] P. Wang, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, P. T. Krein, and M. Chen, “Stochastic Power Loss Analysis of Differential Power Processing,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 81–99, 2022.

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[J.48] M. G. Taul, N. Pallo, A. Stillwell, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Theoretical Analysis and Experimental Validation of Flying-Capacitor Multilevel Converters Under Short-Circuit Fault Conditions,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 12292–12308, 2021.

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[J.47] Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High Power Density Multilevel Bipolar Active Single-Phase Buffer With Full Capacitor Energy Utilization and Controlled Power Harmonics,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 13067–13079, 2021.

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[J.46] M.J. Hoque, A. Günay, A. Stillwell, Y. Gurumukhi, R.Pilawa-Podgurski, N. Miljkovic, “*Modular Heat Sinks for Enhanced Thermal Management of Electronics*”, ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 143, Issue 2, June 2021.

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[J.45] P. Wang, Y. Chen, J. Yuan, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, and M. Chen, “Differential Power Processing for Ultra-Efficient Data Storage,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronic*s, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 4269–4286, 2021. **[Second Place Prize Paper Award]**

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[J.44] T. Foulkes, T. Modeer, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Quantifying Dynamic On-State Resistance of GaN HEMTS for Power Converter Design via a Survey of Low and High Voltage Devices”, *IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics*, Vol. 9, Issue 4, August 2021.

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[J.43] P. Assem, W.-C. Liu, Y. Lei, P. K. Hanumolu, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Hybrid Dickson Switched-Capacitor Converter With Wide Conversion Ratio in 65-nm CMOS,” *IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 55, no. 9, pp. 2513–2528, 2020.

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[J.42] T. Foulkes, J. Oh, P. Sokalski, L. Li, S. Sett, J. Sotelo, X. Yan, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, A. Castaneda, M. Steinlauf, N. Miljkovic, “Jumping droplets electronics cooling: Promise versus reality”, *Applied Physics Letters*, Vol. 116, Issue 20, pp. 203701, May 2020.

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[J.41] C. B. Barth, T Foulkes, O Azofeifa, J Colmenares, K Coulson, N Miljkovic, and R. CN Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design, Operation, and Loss Characterization of a 1-kW GaN-Based Three-Level Converter at Cryogenic Temperatures,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 35, no. 11, pp. 12040–12052, 2020.

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[J.40] T. Modeer, N. Pallo, T. Foulkes, C. B. Barth, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design of a GaN-Based Interleaved Nine-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter for Electric Aircraft Applications,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 35, no. 11, pp. 12153–12165, 2020. **[First Place Prize Paper Award]**

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[J.39] Z. Liao, D. J. Lohan, N. C. Brooks, J. T. Allison, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Systematic Design Methodology for Series-Stacked Energy Decoupling Buffers Based on Loss–Volume Pareto Optimization,” *IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics*, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 2192–2205, 2020.

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[J.38] P. Birbarah, T. Gebrael, T. Foulkes, A. Stillwell, A. Moore, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, and N. Miljkovic, “Water Immersion Cooling of High Power Density Electronics,” *International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*, vol. 147, Feb. 2020, Art. no. 118918.

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[J.37] W. C. Liu, P. H. Ng, and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Three-Level Boost Converter With Full-Range Auto-Capacitor-Compensation Pulse Frequency Modulation,” *IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 744–755, 2020.

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[J.36] C. B. Barth et al., “Design and Control of a GaN-Based, 13-Level, Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter,” *IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics*, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 2179–2191, 2020.

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[J.35] Z. Ye, Y. Lei, W.-C. Liu, P. S. Shenoy, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Improved Bootstrap Methods for Powering Floating Gate Drivers of Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters and Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronic*s, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 5965–5977, 2020.

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[J.34] Z. Ye, Y. Lei, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “The Cascaded Resonant Converter: A Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Topology With High Power Density and Efficiency,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronic*s, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 4946–4958, 2020.

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[J.33] A. Stillwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter With GaN Transistors for High-Efficiency Power Delivery to Series-Stacked Processors,” *IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics*, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 3139–3150, 2020.

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[J.32] D. Chou, Y. Lei, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Zero-Voltage-Switching, Physically Flexible Multilevel GaN DC–DC Converter,”* IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 1064–1073, 2020.

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[J.31] P.J. Tannous, S.R.T. Peddada, J.T. Allison, T. Foulkes, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, A.G. Alleyne, “Model-Based Temperature Estimation of Power Electronics Systems”, Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 85, pp. 206-215, Apr. 2019.

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[J.30] T. Foulkes, J. Oh, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, and N. Miljkovic, “Self-assembled liquid bridge confined boiling on nanoengineered surfaces,” *International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*, vol. 133, pp. 1154–1164, Apr. 2019.

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[J.29] A. Stillwell, E. Candan, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Active Voltage Balancing in Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters With Valley Current Detection and Constant Effective Duty Cycle Control,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 11429–11441, 2019.

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[J.28] C. B. Barth, T. Foulkes, 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 Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 7887–7899, 2019.

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[J.27] S. Qin, Y. Lei, Z. Ye, D. Chou, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High-Power-Density Power Factor Correction Front End Based on Seven-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics*, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 1883–1898, 2019.

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[J.26] Z. Liao, Y. Lei, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Analysis and Design of a High Power Density Flying-Capacitor Multilevel Boost Converter for High Step-Up Conversion,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 4087–4099, 2019.

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[J.25] A. Stillwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Five-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter With Integrated Auxiliary Power Supply and Start-Up,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 2900–2913, 2019.

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[J.24] Z. Liao, N. C. Brooks, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design Constraints for Series-Stacked Energy Decoupling Buffers in Single-Phase Converters,”* IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 33, no. 9, pp. 7305–7308, 2018.

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[J.23] Y. Lei, W.-C. Liu, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Analytical Method to Evaluate and Design Hybrid Switched-Capacitor and Multilevel Converters,”* IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 2227–2240, 2018. **[First Place Prize Paper Award]**

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[J.22] S. J. Kim, W.-S. Choi, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, and P. K. Hanumolu, “A 10-MHz 2–800-mA 0.5–1.5-V 90% Peak Efficiency Time-Based Buck Converter With Seamless Transition Between PWM/PFM Modes,” *IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 814–824, 2018.

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[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,” *Applied Physics Letters*, Vol. 110, No. 12, 2017, Art. no. 123107.

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[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*, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1600501, 2018.

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[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 Seven-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter With an Active Energy Buffer,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 32, no. 11, pp. 8570–8581, 2017.

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[J.18] E. Candan, D. Heeger, P. S. Shenoy, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Hot-Swapping Analysis and Implementation of Series-Stacked Server Power Delivery Architectures,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 8071–8088, 2017.

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[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*, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 4905–4924, 2017.

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[J.16] M. Schuck, A. D. 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, 2017.

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[J.15] S. Qin, C. B. Barth, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Enhancing Microinverter Energy Capture With Submodule Differential Power Processing,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 3575–3585, 2016.

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[J.14] E. Candan, P. S. 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, 2016.

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[J.13] R. Bell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Decoupled and Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking of Series-Connected Photovoltaic Submodules Using Differential Power Processing,” *IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics*, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 881–891, 2015.

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[J.12] S. J. Kim, R. K. Nandwana, Q. Khan, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, and P. K. Hanumolu, “A 4-Phase 30–70 MHz Switching Frequency Buck Converter Using a Time-Based Compensator,” *IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 50, no. 12, pp. 2814–2824, 2015.

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[J.11] R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, W. Li, I. Celanovic, and 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, 2015.

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[J.10] Y. Lei, R. May, and R. 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, 2016.

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[J.9] M. Schuck and 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, 2015.

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[J.8] Y. Lei and 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, 2015.

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[J.7] C. Barth and 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, 2015.

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[J.6] S. Qin, S. T. Cady, A. D. Domínguez-García, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Distributed Approach to Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Submodule Differential Power Processing,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics*, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 2024–2040, 2015.

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[J.5] W.R. Chan, P. Bermel, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, C.H. Marton, K.F. Jensen, 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.

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[J.4] R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and D. J. Perreault, “Submodule Integrated Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking for Solar Photovoltaic Applications,” *IEEE Transactions on Power Electronic*s, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 2957–2967, 2013.

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[J.3] A. M. Latham, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, K. M. Odame, and 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, pp. 3479–3494, 2013.

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[J.2] R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and 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.

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[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.

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## Conference Publications

[C.162] S. Krishnan, M. Blackwell, R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An EMI-Compliant and Automotive-Rated 48V to Point-of-Load Dickson-Based Hybrid Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter”, * 2023 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC), *Detroit, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-7.

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[C.161] R. A. Abramson, S. Krishnan, M. E. Blackwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Active Split-Phase Control Technique for Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters Using Capacitor Voltage Discontinuity Detection,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-7.

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[C.160] L. Horowitz, N. Brooks, N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “The Flying Capacitor LLC Converter: A Hybrid Switched Capacitor Converter with Galvanic Isolation for Large Step-Down Applications,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-7.

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[C.159] N. Biesterfeld, Y. Zhu, R. K. Iyer, N. M. Ellis and C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Steady-State Analysis of Series-Capacitor Buck Converters in Discontinuous Capacitor Voltage Mode,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-6.

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[C.158] H. B. Sambo, Y. Zhu and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Autotuning of Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters for Zero Voltage Switching,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-8.

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[C.157] N. M. Ellis, H. Sambo and C. N. Robert Pilawa-Podgurski, “Closed-Loop Split-Phase Control Applied to the Symmetric Dual Inductor Hybrid (SDIH) Converter,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-6.

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[C.156] R. S. Bayliss, N. C. Brooks and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Combined Power Factor Correcting and Active Voltage Balancing Control Technique for Buck-Type AC/DC Grid-Tied Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-5.

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[C.155] Y. Zhu, T. Ge, N. M. Ellis, J. Zou and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 48-V-to-1-V Switching Bus Converter for Ultra-High-Current Applications,” *2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2023, pp. 1-8. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.154] K. Fernandez and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 1-to-10 Fixed-Ratio Step-up Multi-Resonant Cascaded Series-Parallel (CaSP) Switched-Capacitor Converter with Zero-Current Switching,” *2023 11th International Conference on Power Electronics and ECCE Asia (ICPE 2023 – ECCE Asia)*, Jeju Island, Korea, Republic of, 2023, pp. 729-735. IEEE Xplore Link | OA Link

[C.153] N. Stokowski, S. Coday, L. Horowitz and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Mechanically Ultra-thin Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter with Embedded Passive Components,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 2625-2629.

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[C.152] L. Horowitz and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “High Power Density Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter for Electric Aircraft with a Stacked PCB Interleaved Hybrid Commutation Loop Design,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1065-1069.

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[C.151] R. S. Bayliss, R. K. Iyer, R. Liou and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Segmented Electric Aircraft Drivetrain Employing 10-Level Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Dual- Interleaved Power Modules,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 225-230.

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[C.150] R. K. Iyer, I. Z. Petric, R. S. Bayliss, N. C. Brooks and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High-Bandwidth Parallel Active Balancing Controller for Current-Controlled Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 775-781.

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[C.149] T. Ge, Y. Zhu and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Regulated Cascaded Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter with Soft-Charging and Zero Voltage Switching for 48-to-12-V Applications,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1-7.

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[C.148] Y. Zhu, T. Ge, N. M. Ellis, L. Horowitz and R. C. N. 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,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1989-1996.

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[C.147] L. Horowitz, N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Decoupling Device for Small Commutation Loop and Improved Switching Performance with Large Power Transistors,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 2620-2624. **[Best Presentation Award, Horowitz]**

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[C.146] S. Coday, E. Krause, M. E. Blackwell, N. M. Ellis, A. Barchowsky and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Implementation of a GaN-based Capacitively-Isolated Hybrid Dickson Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter for Space Applications,” 2*023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 3154-3159.

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[C.145] H. B. Sambo, Y. Zhu, T. Ge, N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Autotuning of Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters for Zero Current Switching and Terminal Capacitance Reduction,” *2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1217-1224. **[Best Presentation Award, Sambo]**

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[C.144] R. A. Abramson, S. Coday, N. C. Brooks, M. E. Blackwell, N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Multi-Ratio Operation of Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters At and Above Resonance,” *2022 IEEE 7th Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC)*, Nadi, Fiji, 2022, pp. 1-7.

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[C.143] N. M. Ellis, L. H. Horowitz, R. K. Iyer, N. C. Brooks and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Actively Balanced Distributed Regenerative Snubber with Reduced Part Count in Multi-Level Power Converters,” *2022 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Detroit, MI, USA, 2022, pp. 1-4.

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[C.142] M. Zhang, Q. Xu, S. Magnússon, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and G. Guo, “Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning for Decentralized Voltage-Var Control in Distribution Power System,” *2022 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Detroit, MI, USA, 2022, pp. 1-5.

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[C.141] L. Horowitz and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “On Decoupling Capacitor Size in GaN-Based Power Converters,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-5.

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[C.140] 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,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-7.

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[C.139] R. S. Bayliss, N. C. Brooks and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “On the Role of Switch Output Capacitance on Passive Balancing within the Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-6.

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[C.138] I. Z. Petric, R. K. Iyer, N. C. Brooks and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Real-Time Estimator for Capacitor Voltages in the Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-8.

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[C.137] 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,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-7.

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[C.136] N. C. Brooks, R. K. Iyer, R. S. Bayliss and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Fundamental State-Space Modeling Methodology for the Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-7.

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[C.135] F. Giardine, N. C. Brooks, K. Fernandez and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Utilizing Harmonic Injection to Reduce Energy Storage and Required Capacitance in an Active Series-Stacked Energy Buffer for Single-Phase Systems,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-7.

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[C.134] M. E. Blackwell, S. Krishnan, N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Direct 48 V to 6 V Automotive Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter with Reduced Conducted EMI,” *2022 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2022, pp. 1-8.

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[C.133] T. Ge, R. Abramson, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Core Size Scaling Law of Two-Phase Coupled Inductors – Demonstration in a 48-to-1.8 V Hybrid Switched-Capacitor MLB-PoL Converter,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 1500-1505. **[Best Presentation Award, Abramson]**

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[C.132] K. Fernandez, N. Brooks, T. Ge, Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Charge Injection Loss Compensation Method for a Series-Stacked Buffer to Reduce Current and Voltage Ripple in Single-Phase Systems,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 855-861.

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[C.131] L. Horowitz and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modular Switching Cell Design for High-Performance Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 342-347.

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[C.130] A. Jackson, N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Capacitively-Isolated Dual Extended LC-tank Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 1279-1283. **[Best Presentation Award, Jackson]**

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[C.129] Y. Zhu, T. Ge, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Dickson-Squared Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter for Direct 48 V to Point-of-Load Conversion,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 1272-1278.

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[C.128] N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Symmetric Dual-Inductor Hybrid Dickson Converter for Direct 48V-to-PoL Conversion,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 1267-1271.

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[C.127] K. Fernandez, R. Iyer, T. Ge, J. Zou, D. Chou, Z. Liao, V. Agarwal, T. Gebrael, N. Miljkovic, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Bidirectional Liquid-Cooled GaN-based AC/DC Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converter with Integrated Startup and Additively Manufactured Cold-Plate for Electric Vehicle Charging,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 548-554. **[Best Presentation Award, Fernandez]**

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[C.126] S. Coday, N. Ellis, N. Stokowski and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Implementation of a (Flying) Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 542-547. **[Best Presentation Award, Coday]**

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[C.125] N. M. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modified Split-Phase Switching with Improved Fly Capacitor Utilization in a 48V-to-POL Dual Inductor Hybrid-Dickson Converter,” *2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 1735-1740.

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[C.124] Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, T. Ge, R. Abramson and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Multi-Phase Cascaded Series-Parallel (CaSP) Hybrid Converter for Direct 48 V to Point-of-Load Applications,” *2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 1973-1980.

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[C.123] Y. Zhu, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Analysis of Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters with Finite Terminal Capacitances,” *2021 IEEE 22nd Workshop on Control and Modelling of Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Cartagena, Colombia, 2021, pp. 1-6.

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[C.122] S. Coday, N. Ellis and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Analysis of Shutdown Dynamics in Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2021 IEEE 22nd Workshop on Control and Modelling of Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Cartagena, Colombia, 2021, pp. 1-6.

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[C.121] R. C. N. Pilawa–Podgurski, “Emerging Circuit Techniques to Utilize Wide-Bandgap Semiconductors in Compact, Lightweight, and Efficient Power Converters,” *2021 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM)*, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2021, pp. 5.6.1-5.6.4. **[Invited Paper]**

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[C.120] A. Jackson, N. Pallo, R. S. Bayliss and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Modular Multi-Phase Actively Controlled Resistive Load Bank with Zero-Current Switching Capability and Integrated Snubbers,” *2021 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Urbana, IL, USA, 2021, pp. 1-6.

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[C.119] T. Ge, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 48-to-12 V Cascaded Multi-Resonant Switched Capacitor Converter with 4700 W/in3 Power Density and 98.9% Efficiency,” *2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 1959-1965.

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[C.118] N. M. Ellis, R. Iyer and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Synchronous Boot-strapping Technique with Increased On-time and Improved Efficiency for High-side Gate-drive Power Delivery,” *2021 IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Asia (WiPDA Asia)*, Wuhan, China, 2021, pp. 462-466.

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[C.117] S. Coday, N. Ellis, Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Lightweight Multilevel Power Converter for Electric Aircraft Drivetrain,” *2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 1507-1513.

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[C.116] R. K. Iyer, N. M. Ellis, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High-Efficiency Charge-Pump Gate Drive Power Delivery Technique for Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters with Wide Operating Range,” *2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 5360-5365.

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[C.115] Y. Zhu, Z. Ye, T. Ge and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Multi-Resonant Compensation Control for Terminal Capacitance Reduction in Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters,” *2021 IEEE 22nd Workshop on Control and Modelling of Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Cartagena, Colombia, 2021, pp. 1-6.

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[C.114] P. Assem and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Quad Gate-Driver Controller with Start-Up and Shutdown for Cascaded Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter,” *2021 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)*, Austin, TX, USA, 2021, pp. 1-2.

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[C.113] R. A. Abramson, Z. Ye, T. Ge and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High Performance 48-to-6 V Multi-Resonant Cascaded Series-Parallel (CaSP) Switched-Capacitor Converter,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 1328-1334.

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[C.112] Y. -L. Syu, Z. Liao, N. -T. Fu, Y. -C. Liu, H. -J. Chiu and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Control of A High Power Density Three-Phase Flying Capacitor Multilevel Power Factor Correction Rectifier,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 613-618.

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[C.111] S. Coday, A. Barchowsky and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 10-level GaN-based Flying Capacitor Multilevel Boost Converter for Radiation-Hardened Operation in Space Applications,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 2798-2803. **[Best Presentation Award, Coday]**

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[C.110] Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Eliminating Input Electrolytic Bulk Capacitors in Flyback-Based Universal Chargers with a Half-Bridge Series-Stacked Buffer,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 278-283.

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[C.109] N. C. Brooks, L. Horowitz, R. Abramson and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Low-Inductance Asymmetrical Hybrid GaN HEMT Switching Cell Design for the FCML Converter in High Step-Down Applications,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 9-15.

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[C.108] Y. Zhu, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Analysis of Switched-Capacitor Converters with Finite Terminal Capacitances,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 178-185.

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[C.107] N. Pallo, R. S. Bayliss and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Multi-Phase Segmented Drive Comprising Arrayed Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Modules,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 192-199. **[Best Presentation Award, Pallo]**

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[C.106] T. Ge, Z. Ye, R. A. Abramson and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 48-to-12 V Cascaded Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter Achieving 4068 W/in3 Power Density and 99.0% Peak Efficiency,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 1335-1342.

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[C.105] D. Chou, Z. Liao, K. Fernandez, T. Gebrael, G. Popovic, R. Mahony, N. Miljkovic, and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Interleaved 6-Level GaN Bidirectional Converter with an Active Energy Buffer for Level II Electric Vehicle Charging,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 1203-1208.

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[C.104] L. Horowitz, N. Pallo, S. Coday and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Method of Partial Inductances to Evaluate and Optimize Switching Cells,” *2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 1549-1554. **[Best Presentation Award, Horowitz]**

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[C.103] Z. Liao, D. Chou, K. Fernandez, Y. -L. Syu and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Architecture and Control of An Interleaved 6-Level Bidirectional Converter With an Active Energy Buffer for Level-II Electric Vehicle Charging,” *2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Detroit, MI, USA, 2020, pp. 4137-4142.

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[C.102] P. Wang, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, P. T. Krein and M. Chen, “Performance Limits of Differential Power Processing,” *2020 IEEE 21st Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Aalborg, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-8.

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[C.101] W. C. Liu and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Bi-lateral Energy Resonant Converter (BERC) with Merged Two-Stage Inductor for 48-to-12V Applications,” *2020 IEEE 21st Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Aalborg, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-6.

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[C.100] Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Power Harmonic Elimination Technique for Using Non-linear Ceramic Capacitors under Large Voltage Swings for Single-Phase Active Power Decoupling,” *2020 IEEE 21st Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Aalborg, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-7.

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[C.99] Y. -L. Syu, Z. Liao, P. Assem, D. Chou and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Phase-Shifted PWM with Dynamic Phase Shift Control and Zero Sequence Injection to Minimize Inductor Current Ripple in Three-Phase Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2020 IEEE 21st Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Aalborg, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-7.

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[C.98] Z. Ye, R. A. Abramson, Y. -L. Syu and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “MLB-PoL: A High Performance Hybrid Converter for Direct 48 V to Point-of-Load Applications,” *2020 IEEE 21st Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Aalborg, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-8.

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[C.97] N. Pallo, M. G. Taul, A. Stillwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Short-Circuit Fault Ride-Through of Flying-Capacitor Multilevel Converters through Rapid Fault Detection and Idle-mode Operation,” *2020 IEEE 21st Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Aalborg, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-8.

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[C.96] R. A. Abramson, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High Performance 48-to-8 V Multi-Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter for Data Center Applications,” *2020 22nd European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’20 ECCE Europe)*, Lyon, France, 2020, pp. 1-10.

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[C.95] N. Pal, A. Fish, W. McIntyre, N. Griesert, G. Winter, T. Eichhorn, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, and P. K. Hanumolu, “A 91% efficient 30V hybrid boost-SC converter based backlight LED driver in 180nm CMOS,” *2020 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)*, Boston, MA, USA, 2020, pp. 1-4.

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[C.94] Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Implementation of a High Power Density Bipolar Multi-Level Active Power Pulsation Buffer for Single-Phase Converters,” *2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 1279-1284.

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[C.93] N. Pallo, S. Coday, J. Schaadt, P. Assem and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 10-Level Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Dual-Interleaved Power Module for Scalable and Power-Dense Electric Drives,” *2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 893-898.

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[C.92] W. C. Liu, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 97% Peak Efficiency and 308 A/in3 Current Density 48-to-4 V Two-Stage Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter for Data Center Applications,” *2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 468-474.

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[C.91] S. Coday and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “High Accuracy Calorimetric Measurements and Modeling of Ceramic Capacitor Losses Under Large Ripple Operation,” *2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 188-194.

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[C.90] Z. Ye, R. A. Abramson and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 48-to-6 V Multi-Resonant-Doubler Switched-Capacitor Converter for Data Center Applications,” *2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 475-481.

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[C.89] R. Murphree, S. Roy, A. Abbasi, P. Assem, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and A. Mantooth, “A Flip-Chip Capable Low-Side and High-Side SOI Gate Driver with Variable Drive Strength for GaN Power FETs,” *2019 IEEE 7th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA)*, Raleigh, NC, USA, 2019, pp. 113-120.

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[C.88] Y. Cao, J. A. Magerko, R. Serna, S. Qin, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and P. T. Krein, “One Year Submillisecond Fast Solar Database: Collection, Investigation, and Application,” *2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2019, pp. 2047-2053.

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[C.87] A. Stillwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design Optimization of a 1500 V GaN-Based Solar Inverter Using Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converter Stages,” *2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2019, pp. 4605-4612.

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[C.86] Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Control and Modulation of a Bipolar Multi-Level Active Power Pulsation Buffer for Single-Phase Converters,” *2019 20th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019, pp. 1-7.

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[C.85] Z. Ye, S. R. Sanders and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modeling and Comparison of Passive Component Volume of Hybrid Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converters,” *2019 20th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019, pp. 1-8.

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[C.84] W. C. Liu, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Comparative Analysis on Minimum Output Impedance of Fixed-Ratio Hybrid Switched Capacitor Converters,” *2019 20th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019, pp. 1-7.

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[C.83] W. C. Liu, P. H. Ng and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An 83mA 96.8% Peak Efficiency 3-Level Boost Converter with Full-Range Auto-Capacitor-Calibrating Pulse Frequency Modulation,” *2019 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)*, Austin, TX, USA, 2019, pp. 1-4.

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[C.82] E. Candan, A. Stillwell, N. C. Brooks, R. A. Abramson, J. Strydom and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 6-level Flying Capacitor Multi-level Converter for Single Phase Buck-type Power Factor Correction,” *2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2019, pp. 1180-1187.

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[C.81] Z. Ye, Y. Lei and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 48-to-12 V Cascaded Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter for Data Centers with 99% Peak Efficiency and 2500 W/in3 Power Density,” *2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2019, pp. 13-18.

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[C.80] D. Chou, K. Fernandez and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Interleaved 6-Level GaN Bidirectional Converter for Level II Electric Vehicle Charging,” *2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2019, pp. 594-600.

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[C.79] Z. Liao, N. C. Brooks, Z. Ye and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A High Power Density Power Factor Correction Converter with a Multilevel Boost Front-End and a Series-Stacked Energy Decoupling Buffer,” *2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Portland, OR, USA, 2018, pp. 7229-7235.

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[C.78] M. E. Blackwell, A. Stillwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Dynamic Level Selection for Full Range ZVS in Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters,” *2018 IEEE 19th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Padua, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-8. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.77] S. Coday, C. B. Barth and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Characterization and Modeling of Ceramic Capacitor Losses under Large Signal Operating Conditions,” *2018 IEEE 19th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Padua, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-8.

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[C.76] N. C. Brooks, Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Digital Implementation of PLL-Based Control for the Series-Stacked Buffer in Front-End PFC Rectifiers,” *2018 IEEE 19th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Padua, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-7.

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[C.75] Z. Liao, D. J. Lohan, N. C. Brooks, J. T. Allison and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Multi-Objective Optimization of Series-Stacked Energy Decoupling Buffers in Single-Phase Converters,” *2018 IEEE 19th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Padua, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-8.

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[C.74] A. Stillwell, E. Candan and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Constant Effective Duty Cycle Control for Flying Capacitor Balancing in flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters,” *2018 IEEE 19th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Padua, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-8.

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[C.73] N. Pallo, Kharangate, T. Modeer, J. Schaadt, M. Asheghi, K. Goodson, R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Modular Heat Sink for Chip-Scale GaN Transistors in Multilevel Converters,” *2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018, pp. 2798-2805.

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[C.72] T. Foulkes, T. Modeer and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Developing a Standardized Method for Measuring and Quantifying Dynamic on-State Resistance Via a Survey of Low Voltage GaN HEMTs,” *2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018, pp. 2717-2724.

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[C.71] N. Pallo, T. Foulkes, T. Modeer, S. Coday and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Power-Dense Multilevel Inverter Module Using Interleaved GaN-based Phases for Electric Aircraft Propulsion,” *2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018, pp. 1656-1661.

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[C.70] A. Stillwell, M. E. Blackwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design of a 1 kV Bidirectional DC-DC Converter with 650 V GaN Transistors,” *2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018, pp. 1155-1162. **[Best Presentation Award, Stillwell]**

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[C.69] S. Qin, Z. Liao, Z. Ye, D. Chou, N. Brooks and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 99.1% Efficient, 490 W/in3 Power Density Power Factor Correction Front End Based on a 7-level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converter,” *2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018, pp. 729-736.

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[C.68] Z. Ye, Y. Lei and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Resonant Switched Capacitor Based 4-to-1 Bus Converter Achieving 2180 W/In3 Power Density and 98.9% Peak Efficiency,” *2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2018, pp. 121-126.

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[C.67] N. Pallo, T. Modeer and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Electrically Thin Approach to Switching Cell Design for Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2017 IEEE 5th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA)*, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 2017, pp. 411-416.

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[C.66] Y. Zhang, E. Candan and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Series-Stacked Architecture with 4-to-1 GaN-based Isolated Converters for High-Efficiency Data Center Power Delivery,” *2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 2017, pp. 4467-4474.

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[C.65] D. Chou, Y. Lei and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Zero-Voltage Switching, Physically Flexible Multilevel Gan DC-DC Converter,” *2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 2017, pp. 3433-3439.

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[C.64] Z. Ye, Y. Lei, Z. Liao and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Investigation of Capacitor Voltage Balancing in Practical Implementations of Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2017 IEEE 18th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Stanford, CA, USA, 2017, pp. 1-7. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.63] N. C. Brooks, S. Qin and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design of an Active Power Pulsation Buffer Using an Equivalent Series-Resonant Impedance Model,” *2017 IEEE 18th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Stanford, CA, USA, 2017, pp. 1-7. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.62] N. Pallo, T. Foulkes, T. Modeer, E. Fonkwe, P. Gartner and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Hardware-in-the-Loop Co-design Testbed for Flying Capacitor Multilevel Converters,” *2017 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Champaign, IL, USA, 2017, pp. 1-8.

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[C.61] D. Chou, E. K. Saathoff and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Implementation of a GaN-based Multilevel Converter Testbed,” *2017 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Champaign, IL, USA, 2017, pp. 1-8.

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[C.60] P. J. Tannous, S. R. T. Peddada, J. T. Allison, T. Foulkes, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and A. G. Alleyne, “Dynamic Temperature Estimation of Power Electronics Systems,” *2017 American Control Conference (ACC)*, Seattle, WA, USA, 2017, pp. 3463-3469.

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[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,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 717-723.

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[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,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 67-73.

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[C.57] E. Candan, P. S. Shenoy and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Unregulated Bus Operation of Server-to-Virtual Bus Differential Power Processing for Data Centers,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 1632-1639. **[Best Presentation Award, Candan]**

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[C.56] T. Foulkes, J. Oh, P. Birbarah, J. Neely, N. Miljkovic and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Active Hot Spot Cooling of Gan Transistors with Electric Field Enhanced Jumping Droplet Condensation,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 912-918. **[Best Presentation Award, Foulkes]**

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[C.55] T. Modeer, C. B. Barth, N. Pallo, W. H. Chung, T. Foulkes and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design of a GaN-based, 9-Level Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter with Low Inductance Layout,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 2582-2589.

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[C.54] Z. Ye, Y. Lei, W. -C. Liu, P. S. Shenoy and 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,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 2925-2931.

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[C.53] A. Stillwell, C. N. Robert and Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 5-level Flying Capacitor Multi-level Converter with Integrated Auxiliary Power Supply and Start-Up,” *2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017, pp. 2932-2938.** [Best Presentation Award, Stillwell]**

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[C.52] W. -C. Liu, P. Assem, Y. Lei, P. K. Hanumolu and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “10.3 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,” *2017 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)*, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017, pp. 182-183.

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[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,” *2016 IEEE 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC)*, Auckland, New Zealand, 2016, pp. 1-6.

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[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,” *2016 IEEE 4th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA)*, Fayetteville, AR, USA, 2016, pp. 53-58.

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[C.49] J. Colmenares, T. Foulkes, C. Barth, T. Modeert and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Experimental Characterization of Enhancement Mode Gallium-Nitride Power Field-Effect Transistors at Cryogenic Temperatures,” *2016 IEEE 4th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA)*, Fayetteville, AR, USA, 2016, pp. 129-134.

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[C.48] E. Candan, A. Stillwell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Reliability Assessment of Series-Stacked Servers with Server-to-Bus Differential Power Processing,” *2016 IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC)*, Austin, TX, USA, 2016, pp. 1-7.

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[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,” *2016 49th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO)*, Taipei, Taiwan, 2016, pp. 1-12.

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[C.46] S. Qin and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Power Density Optimization Method for a Power Pulsation Decoupling Buffer in Single-Phase DC-AC Converters,” *2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2016, pp. 1-8.

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[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,” *2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2016, pp. 1-7. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.44] A. Stillwell, D. Heeger, C. Meyer, S. Bedair and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Interleaved 1-to-6 Step-Up Resonant Switched-Capacitor Converter Utilizing Split-Phase Control,” *2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2016, pp. 1-8.

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[C.43] C. B. Barth, T. Foulkes W.H. Chung, T. Modeer, P. Assem, Y. Lei and R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Design and Control of a GaN-Based, 13-Level, Flying Capacitor Multilevel Inverter,” *2016 IEEE 17th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Trondheim, Norway, 2016, pp. 1-6. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[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,” *2016 IEEE 17th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Trondheim, Norway, 2016, pp. 1-8.

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[C.41] T. Modeer, C. Barth, Y. Lei and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “An Analytical Method for Evaluating the Power Density of Multilevel Converters,” *2016 IEEE 17th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Trondheim, Norway, 2016, pp. 1-5.

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[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”, *2016 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Long Beach, CA, USA, 2016, pp. 1512-1519. **[Best Presentation Award, Lei]**

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[C.39] C. B. Barth, I. Moon, Y. Lei, S. Qin, C. N. Robert and Pilawa-Podgurski, “Experimental Evaluation of Capacitors for Power Buffering in Single-Phase Power Converters,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 6269-6276.

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[C.38] Y. Cao, Y. Lei, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and P. T. Krein, “Modular Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converters Tied with Lithium-Ion Batteries for Use in Battery Electric Vehicles,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 85-91.

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[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,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 571-578.

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[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,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 6629-6634.

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[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,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 149-157.

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[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,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 4264-4270.

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[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,” *2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015, pp. 563-570.

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[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,” *2015 IEEE 16th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2015, pp. 1-7.

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[C.31] S. Qin, Y. Lei, C. 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,” *2015 IEEE 16th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2015, pp. 1-8. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.30] E. Candan, P. S. Shenoy and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Distributed Bi-Directional Hysteresis Control Algorithm for Server-to-Virtual Bus Differential Power Processing,” *2015 IEEE 16th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2015, pp. 1-8.

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[C.29] B. B. Macy, Y. Lei and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A 1.2 MHz, 25 V to 100 V GaN-Based Resonant Dickson Switched-Capacitor Converter with 1011 W/In3 (61.7 kW/L) Power Density,” *2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Charlotte, NC, USA, 2015, pp. 1472-1478.

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[C.28] S. J. Kim, R. K. Nandwana, Q. Khan, R. Pilawa-Podgurski and P. K. Hanumolu, “12.2 A 1.8V 30-to-70MHz 87% Peak-Efficiency 0.32mm2 4-Phase Time-Based Buck Converter Consuming 3μa/MHz Quiescent Current in 65nm CMOS,” *2015 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference – (ISSCC) Digest of Technical Papers*, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015, pp. 1-3.

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[C.27] E. Candan, P. S. Shenoy and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Series-Stacked Power Delivery Architecture with Isolated Differential Power Conversion for Data Centers,” *2014 IEEE 36th International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC)*, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2014, pp. 1-8.

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[C.26] J. McClurg, R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and P. S. Shenoy, “A Series-Stacked Architecture for High-Efficiency Data Center Power Delivery,” *2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2014, pp. 170-177.

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[C.25] A. D. Ho, M. Schuck and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Asymmetric Interleaving in Low-Voltage CMOS Power Management with Multiple Supply Rails,” *2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2014, pp. 365-372.

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[C.24] R. Bell and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Asynchronous and Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking of Series-Connected Photovoltaic Sub-Modules Using Differential Power Processing,” *2014 IEEE 15th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Santander, Spain, 2014, pp. 1-8.

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[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,” *2014 IEEE 15th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Santander, Spain, 2014, pp. 1-7.** [1st Prize Best Paper Award]**

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[C.22] Y. Lei and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Soft-Charging Operation of Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converters with an Inductive Load,” *2014 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition – APEC 2014*, Fort Worth, TX, USA, 2014, pp. 2112-2119.

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[C.21] S. Qin, A. J. Morrison and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Enhancing Micro-Inverter Energy Capture with Sub-Module Differential Power Processing,” *2014 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition – APEC 2014*, Fort Worth, TX, USA, 2014, pp. 621-628. **[1st Prize Student Demonstration Winner]**

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[C.20] C. B. Barth and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control with Digitally-Assisted Windowed Sensing for Solar Photovoltaic MPPT,” *2014 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition – APEC 2014*, Fort Worth, TX, USA, 2014, pp. 1738-1746.

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[C.19] M. Schuck and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Ripple Minimization in Asymmetric Multiphase Interleaved DC-DC Switching Converters,” *2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition* *(ECCE)*, Denver, CO, USA, 2013, pp. 133-139.

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[C.18] S. Qin, S. T. Cady, A. D. Domínguez-García and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “A Distributed Approach to MPPT for PV Sub-Module Differential Power Processing,” *2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition* *(ECCE)*, Denver, CO, USA, 2013, pp. 2778-2785.

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[C.17] M. Schuck and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Input Current Ripple Reduction Through Interleaving in Single-Supply Multiple-Output DC-DC Converters,” *2013 IEEE 14th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2013, pp. 1-5.

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[C.16] Y. Lei and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Analysis of Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converters in Soft-Charging Operation,” *2013 IEEE 14th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2013, pp. 1-7.

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[C.15] C. Barth and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Implementation of Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control for PV Maximum Power Point Tracking,” *2013 IEEE 14th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)*, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2013, pp. 1-7.

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[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,” *2013 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Urbana, IL, USA, 2013, pp. 23-29.

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[C.13] M. Schuck and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Current Ripple Cancellation for Asymmetric Multiphase Interleaved Dc-Dc Switching Converters,” *2013 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Urbana, IL, USA, 2013, pp. 162-168. **[Best Paper Award]**

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[C.12] J. McClurg, Y. Zhang, J. Wheeler and R. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Re-Thinking Data Center Power Delivery: Regulating Series-Connected Voltage Domains in Software,” *2013 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Urbana, IL, USA, 2013, pp. 147-154.

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[C.11] C. Barth and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Dithering Digital Ripple Correlation Control for Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking,” *2013 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)*, Urbana, IL, USA, 2013, pp. 36-41.

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[C.10] S. Qin and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Sub-Module Differential Power Processing for Photovoltaic Applications,” *2013 Twenty-Eighth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Long Beach, CA, USA, 2013, pp. 101-108.

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[C.9] R. J. Serna, B. J. Pierquet, J. Santiago and R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, “Field Measurements of Transient Effects in Photovoltaic Panels and Its Importance in the Design of Maximum Power Point Trackers,” *2013 Twenty-Eighth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Long Beach, CA, USA, 2013, pp. 3005-3010.

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[C.8] R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski and D. J. Perreault, “Sub-Module Integrated Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking for Solar Photovoltaic Applications,” *2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Raleigh, NC, USA, 2012, pp. 4776-4783.

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[C.7] R.C.N. Pilawa-Podgurski, D.J. Perreault “Merged Two-Stage Power Converter with Soft Charging Switched-Capacitor Operation in 180 nm CMOS,” *2011 Proceedings of the ESSCIRC (ESSCIRC)*, Helsinki, Finland, 2011, pp. 479-482.

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[C.6] R. C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski, W. Li, I. Celanovic, and D. J. Perreault, “Integrated CMOS DC-DC Converter with Digital Maximum Power Point Tracking for a Portable Thermophotovoltaic Power Generator,” *2011 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition*, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2011, pp. 197-204. **[Best Presentation Award, Pilawa]**

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[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. A. Pallo, W. R. Chan, D. J. Perreault, and I. L. Celanovic, “Low-Power Maximum Power Point Tracker with Digital Control for Thermophotovoltaic Generators,” *2010 Twenty-Fifth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)*, Palm Springs, CA, USA, 2010, pp. 961-967. **[Best Presentation Award, Pilawa]**

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[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,” *2009 Twenty-Fourth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition*, Washington, DC, USA, 2009, pp. 1-14.

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[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,” *2008 IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference*, Rhodes, Greece, 2008, pp. 4008-4015.

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[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,” *2007 IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference*, Orlando, FL, USA, 2007, pp. 2718-2724.

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