# IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

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Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):C1 - 3177
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics publication information

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): C2
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• ### Guest Editorial

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3178 - 3179
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• ### Digital Control of a Low-Frequency Square-Wave Electronic Ballast With Resonant Ignition

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3180 - 3191
Cited by:  Papers (34)
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This paper proposes a two-stage low-frequency square-wave (LFSW) electronic ballast with digital control. The first stage of the ballast is a power factor correction (PFC) stage, and the second is a full-bridge (FB) converter used for both lamp ignition and LFSW drive. As a novelty for LFSW ballasts, ignition is achieved without an additional igniter circuit by operating the FB during start-up as ... View full abstract»

• ### Smart-Optical Detector CMOS Array for Biochemical Parameters Analysis in Physiological Fluids

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3192 - 3200
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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This paper describes the implementation of a smart-optical detector array for detection and concentration measurement of biochemical parameters in physiological fluids. Its application is in the low-cost microchip size analytical laboratories that use colorimetric detection, by optical absorption, as the analytical technique. The microlaboratory structure is composed of a microplate cuvette array ... View full abstract»

• ### Comparative Analysis and Experiments of Resonant Tanks for Magnetically Controlled Electronic Ballasts

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3201 - 3211
Cited by:  Papers (35)
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This paper presents a comparative analysis and experiments of resonant tanks for magnetically controlled electronic ballasts, focusing on their behavior and performance when driving hot cathode fluorescent lamps. Four different resonant tanks are analyzed: LC, LCC, capacitive impedance inverter, and CLL. The analysis is performed using a 36-W fluorescent lamp, which has been previously tested and ... View full abstract»

• ### A Predictive Control With Flying Capacitor Balancing of a Multicell Active Power Filter

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3212 - 3220
Cited by:  Papers (59)  |  Patents (3)
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Unlike traditional inverters, multicell inverters have the following advantages: lower switching frequency, high number of output levels, and less voltage constraints on the insulated-gate bipolar transistors. Significant performances are provided with this structure which is constituted with flying capacitors. This paper deals with a predictive and direct control applied to the multicell inverter... View full abstract»

• ### Practical Implementation of a High-Frequency Current-Sense Technique for VRM

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3221 - 3230
Cited by:  Papers (30)  |  Patents (1)
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To track the inductor current in high-frequency dc/dc converters is not effortless, particularly when high output currents and low output voltages are demanded by the load. This paper proposes a simple technique to obtain a good accuracy in the inductor current measurement in voltage regulator module (VRM) applications. The main idea is to obtain an equivalent voltage image which can be used for t... View full abstract»

• ### Effect of the Output Impedance in Multiphase Active Clamp Buck Converters

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3231 - 3238
Cited by:  Papers (18)
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Passive current sharing in multiphase converters, where resistive losses are not dominant, is a quite complex goal. In this paper, an averaged model of an active clamp buck converter was obtained. It has been checked that this topology presents high output impedance. This property is used like a lossless passive equalization. The principle of operation, theoretical analysis, simulation, and experi... View full abstract»

• ### Simple Unified Approach to Develop a Time-Domain Modulation Strategy for Single-Phase Multilevel Converters

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3239 - 3248
Cited by:  Papers (63)
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Single-phase power converters are widely used in power applications as photovoltaics and fuel-cell power conditioners. In addition, multilevel converters are a well-known solution in order to achieve high-quality output waveforms in power systems. In this paper, a time-domain duty-cycle computation technique for single-phase multilevel converters named 1DM is presented. The proposed technique is b... View full abstract»

• ### Power-Conditioning Circuitry for a Self-Powered System Based on Micro PZT Generators in a 0.13-$muhbox{m}$ Low-Voltage Low-Power Technology

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3249 - 3257
Cited by:  Papers (47)
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The concept and design of a power-conditioning circuit for an autonomous low-power system-in-package (SiP) is presented in this paper. The SiP's main power source is based on the use of micropiezoelectric generators. The electrical model of the power source, which has been obtained based on experimental measurements and implemented on Cadence Analog Artist's Spectre simulation environment, is expl... View full abstract»

• ### EMI Radiated Noise Measurement System Using the Source Reconstruction Technique

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3258 - 3265
Cited by:  Papers (33)  |  Patents (2)
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One of the requirements that electronics circuits must satisfy comprises conducted and irradiated noise specifications. Whereas conducted noise is well covered in the literature, radiated noise is not. Radiated noise regulations impose limits on the noise measured 3 or 10 m away from electronic equipment. These measurements are usually made in anechoic rooms, which are very expensive. Moreover, th... View full abstract»

• ### Control and Implementation of a Real-Time Liquid Spotting System for Microarray Applications

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3266 - 3272
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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This paper discusses the control and implementation of a real-time spotting system. It is intended for high-density high- yield microarray fabrication to facilitate diagnostic and research effort in genomics and proteomics. The method is based on a self-sensing fully automated aspiring/dispensing pin. System performance is evaluated by several batch runs with deionized water solutions of 0.3% fluo... View full abstract»

• ### A High-Throughput Bioreactor System for Simulating Physiological Environments

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3273 - 3280
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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The optimization of in vitro cell culture for tissue engineering, pharmacological, or metabolic studies requires a large number of experiments to be performed under varying conditions. In this paper, we describe a high-throughput bioreactor system that allows the conduction of parallel experiments in a simulated in vivo-like environment. Our bioreactors consist of tissu... View full abstract»

• ### Zappa, a Quasi-Passive Biped Walking Robot With a Tail: Modeling, Behavior, and Kinematic Estimation Using Accelerometers

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3281 - 3289
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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In this paper, we describe a biped mechanism model, as well as the biped robot Zappa based on it, that is able to walk using only one actuator that moves its tail. The model has 13 joints and 3 parallel link mechanisms that reduce the passive degrees of freedom to three. We present the behavior of this system when we vary the main parameters that define its gait, and the tail follows a chirp funct... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Analysis of an Internet-Based Bilateral Teleoperation System With Motion and Force Scaling Using a Model Predictive Controller

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3290 - 3299
Cited by:  Papers (54)
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This paper presents an experimental investigation of a bilateral generalized predictive controller for scaled teleoperation systems subject to slave force feedback, variable transmission-time delays, and packet losses. The originality of the approach proposed mainly lies in its capacity to take into account explicitly the slave force feedback in the predictive algorithm. Experimental results show ... View full abstract»

• ### Integrated PM Machine Design for an Aircraft EMA

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3300 - 3306
Cited by:  Papers (77)
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This paper looks at the requirements and challenges of designing a permanent-magnet (PM) motor for a directly driven electromechanical actuator for aerospace applications. Having a directly driven system, the intermediate gearbox is eliminated, bringing advantages in terms of lower component count and reduced jamming probability. The design of a low-speed high pole number PM motor will be investig... View full abstract»

• ### Extending Vehicular CAN Fieldbuses With Delay-Tolerant Networks

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3307 - 3314
Cited by:  Papers (27)
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In this paper, we propose and evaluate the possibility of extending vehicular controller-area network (CAN) fieldbuses with delay-tolerant networks (DTNs) based on the multihop car2car (C2C)-or vehicle2vehicle-paradigm. Previous research has focused on single-hop wireless communications, which are inadequate in many real-life scenarios [1]. We demonstrate that efficient network layers, such as DTN... View full abstract»

• ### Level Shifters and DCVSL for a Low-Voltage CMOS 4.2-V Buck Converter

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3315 - 3323
Cited by:  Papers (10)  |  Patents (5)
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In this paper, high-voltage (HV)-tolerant level shifters with combinational functionality are proposed based on differential cascode voltage switch logic (DCVSL). These level shifters are tolerant to supply voltages higher than the process limit for individual CMOS transistors. The proposed HV DCVSL level shifters are particularly useful when it is mandatory to constrain the output using a logic f... View full abstract»

• ### Vision-Based 2-D Automatic Micrograsping Using Coarse-to-Fine Grasping Strategy

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3324 - 3331
Cited by:  Papers (30)
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In this paper, we propose a visual-servo-control approach and a two-stage grasping strategy and, then, develop control software to perform micrograsping tasks, i.e., to control a passive microgripper to automatically grasp a micropart, in a 2-D plane with high accuracy. In the proposed control scheme, we employ closed-loop control with the use of two position feedback signals: relative positions o... View full abstract»

• ### Sliding Modes in Constrained Systems Control

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3332 - 3339
Cited by:  Papers (44)
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In this paper, a sliding-mode-based design framework for fully actuated mechanical multibody system is discussed. The framework is based on the possibility to represent complex motion as a collection of tasks and to find effective mapping of the system coordinates that allows decoupling task and constraint control so one is able to enforce concurrently, or in certain time succession, the task and ... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis and Synthesis of Novel Hybrid Integrated Soft-Switching Cells for Power Converter Systems With Two Switching Poles

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3340 - 3351
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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This paper proposes a methodology for developing integrated auxiliary soft-switching cells for power converter systems with two or more switching poles. The integrated cells obtained are a combination of cells from the same soft-switching technique or even of cells from different techniques, giving rise to hybrid cells. The resulting cells have fewer components, are lighter, and have a smaller vol... View full abstract»

• ### Algebraic Parameter Identification and Asymptotic Estimation of the Load of a Boost Converter

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3352 - 3360
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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A comparison between an algebraic parameter identification algorithm for the load of a boost converter and classical asymptotic observers for the same purpose is provided. Two asymptotic observers are presented, and an algebraic identification algorithm is derived. For the latter, two implementations in the software for a digital signal processor are discussed, and experimental results are given w... View full abstract»

• ### Coupled-Filter-Inductor Soft-Switching Techniques: Principles and Topologies

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3361 - 3373
Cited by:  Papers (35)
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Pulsewidth-modulation inverters and rectifiers are required in widespread applications such as energy-storage power plants, telecommunication systems, and electric-vehicle propulsion systems. Some of the stringent requirements of these applications can be achieved by high switching frequency. On the other hand, the use of high switching frequency may degrade the overall system efficiency, which ca... View full abstract»

• ### Optimization Using a Modified Second-Order Approach With Evolutionary Enhancement

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3374 - 3380
Cited by:  Papers (13)
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An optimization algorithm is presented which effectively combines the desirable characteristics of both gradient descent and evolutionary computation into a single robust algorithm. The method uses a population-based gradient approximation which allows it to recognize surface behavior on both large and small scales. By adjusting the population radius between iterations, the algorithm is able to es... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics encompasses the applications of electronics, controls and communications, instrumentation and computational intelligence for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing systems and processes.

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Leopoldo Garcia Franquelo
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