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EPIC-Energy Processing and Integrated Circuits

 

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  • Analog microelectronic design:

- Nonlinear controllers for switching power processors
- Switching converters integration
- Switched Power RF Amplifers for 3G mobile communications
- Tuning-on-chip continuous-time analog filters
- Communication circuits

  • Switching power converters control

Modelling, design and control (linear and nonlinear) of DC-DC and DC-AC power conversion systems. Application to renewable energy based distributed generation:
- Grid-connected photovoltaic systems
- Modular power conversion architectures: series-parallel association of power processors.
- Photovoltaic reconfigurable systems for energy extraction optimization.

  • Facilities:

- EPIC research labs:
- Photovoltaic systems and power electronics
- IC design: CAD tools/ Europractice foundry access
- Technical support for grant applications
- Cooperation with other research groups
- Large experience in courses and tutorships at Master and Ph.D. levels

  • Group research page:
  • Publications of the group in the Futur web page
  • Contact address:

Campus Nord UPC. Jordi Girona 1-3. Edificio C4. 08034 Barcelona
Phone: +34 934 017 482, +34 934 017 485
Coordinatig Professors: Alberto Poveda Lopez, Francesc Guinjoan Gispert
E-mail : alberto.poveda@(upc.edu), francesc.guinjoan@(upc.edu)