Li, L. and Begbie, M. and Uttamchandani, D.G. (2007) Single input, dual-output MEMS DC/DC converter. Electronics Letters, 43 (15). pp. 809-810.Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
A novel design of a MEMS DC/DC converter that has single input and two outputs based on the tunable capacitor principle is reported. The multiple-output has been achieved by designing comb finger pairs with different gaps located in the same structure. The device prototype has been designed and fabricated by SOIMUMPs, which is 1 times 1 mm in size. Measurement results show that it takes around 50 ms for the converter to convert a 5 V signal to two different voltages simultaneously, which are 9 and 6.8 V, respectively.
|Keywords:||DC-DC power convertors, capacitors, micromechanical devices, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Subjects:||Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||07 Dec 2011 14:33|
|Last modified:||30 Apr 2016 00:03|