2015 CPES Annual Report
Virginia Tech. Center for Power Electronics Systems
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In its efforts to develop power processing systems to take electricity to the next step, CPES has developed research expertise encompassing five technology areas: (1) power conversion technologies and architectures; (2) power electronics components; (3) modeling and control; (4) EMI and power quality; (5) high density integration. These technology areas target applications that include: (1) Power management for information and communications technology; (2) Point-of-load conversion for power supplies; (3) Vehicular power conversion systems; (4) Renewable energy systems. In 2015, CPES sponsored research totaled approximately $2.2 million. The following abstracts provide a quick insight to the current research efforts.