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Analysis, Design and Construction of an LLC Resonant Converter
The trend in DC/DC converters development is toward higher frequency, power density and efficiency. The traditional hard-switched converter is limited in switching frequency and power density. The phase-shift full-bridge ...
Circuit Simulator Based Mextram Parameter Extraction of SiGe HBTs
(2016-05-02) ETD File Embargoed
This work implements Mextram 504 parameter extraction using ICCAP and ADS simulator. A 50 GHz SiGe HBT is used. Results show a whole procedure of parameter extraction with temperature scaling.
High Quality CT Image Reconstruction from Limited Projections Obtained from MiSpinner
Computed tomography (CT) technology is widely used in the medical and industrial fields. However, a traditional CT machine costs too much for many researchers to afford it and prevents them from doing related research. To ...
Robot Navigation for RFID-based Inventory Counting
A mathematical model for a robot navigation system searching for RFID tags in a retail store is constructed. It is based on the Traveling Salesman Problem optimization algorithm. A software simulation is performed in MATLAB. ...
Ag Sintering Die and Passive Components Attach for High Temperature Applications
With an increasing demand for SiC and GaN high power devices and high temperature electronics operating in extreme environments, traditional solder materials are reaching their limitations in performance. Compatible, high ...
A 2.45 GHz Frequency-Selective Rectenna for Wireless Energy Harvesting
(2016-05-16) ETD File Embargoed
As the emphasis placed on renewable energies has grown over recent years, a necessity for innovative methods of providing alternative energy sources has emerged. With most modern communication systems utilizing radio ...
Reliability and Modeling of 32nm SOI Transistors at Cryogenic Temperatures
With conventional transistor scaling rules and performance trends coming to an end, new methods are being explored to continue the advancements of electronic devices. One such method is to operate the devices in cryogenic ...
Electrical Breakdown of Gases in Subatmospheric Pressure
In this study, I present my research on the breakdown phenomenon and discharge characteristics of gaseous dielectrics under DC voltages with different pressures. All of the experiments conducted utilized a point-to-point ...
Carbon Nanotube Based Vacuum Diode Characteristics at Elevated Temperatures
Since the discovery of carbon nanotubes twenty years ago, they have been studied heavily. Carbon nanotubes are known to have excellent mechanical, electrical, and thermal conductivity properties as well as for having a ...
Stress Analysis in Bipolar Transistors
(2016-05-03) ETD File Embargoed
Stress effects in semiconductor devices have gained significant attention in semiconductor industry nowadays. Stress effect in semiconductor devices is used as a beneficial effect in sensor applications and strain engineering ...