Field of Research:
Integrated Circuits

Under the direction of: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Wicht

 

Research key aspects

  • Design of integrated circuits with emphasis on power management, gate drivers, motor control, energy efficiency, low power and electro-magnetic compatibility.

 

Alexis SchindlerPeter RenzJohannes GrögerChristoph RindfleischTobias FunkBernhard WichtSamuel Quenzer-HohmuthJürgen WittmannDaniel LutzAchim Seidel

 

Recent projects

 

Research Staff

Freshest Publications

  • A. Seidel, M. Costa, J. Joos, B. Wicht: Bootstrap Circuit with High-Voltage Charge Storing for Area Efficient Gate Drivers in Power Management Systems. In ESSCIRC 2014, Proc. 40th European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Venice, Italy, p. 159 - 162, Sept. 22-26, 2014.
  • J. Wittmann, Th. Rosahl, B. Wicht: High Speed Level Shifter for Multi-MHz Converters with High Input Voltage. In ESSCIRC 2014, Proc. 40th European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Venice, Italy, p. 151 - 154, Sept. 22-26, 2014.
  • J. Wursthorn, H. Knapp, B. Wicht: A Millimeter-Wave Power Amplifier Concept in SiGe BiCMOS Technology for Investigating HBT Physical Limitations, In 51th MPC Workshop, Künzelsau, Germany, July 11, 2014, in press.
  • Chr. Rindfleisch, J. Wittmann, B. Wicht: Substratkoppeln in schnell schaltenden integrierten Leistungsendstufen, In 51th MPC Workshop, Künzelsau, Germany, July 11, 2014, in press.

Overview of all publications

Patents

  • St. Herzer, S. Kulkarni, J. Neidhardt, B. Wicht: Geschaltete Spannungsversorgung mit Stromabtastung, Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt, Patentschrift, DE102009012767B4, 23. Mai 2013.
  • M. Augustyniak, B. Wicht: Charge pump with self-timing and method, United States Patent, Pat.-No. 8217711, 10 July 2012.
  • St. Herzer, F. Stettner, B. Wicht: Apparatus and method for efficient level shift. United States Patent, Pat.-No. 8203373, 19 June 2012.

Overview of all patents


Completed and Current Master Theses

Stefan Fundinger (2014)

Spannungswandler in SEPIC-Topology für 3.8-30 V Eingangsspannung mit synchronem Freilauf und integrierter Frequenzkompensation für Automotive-Anwendungen

Stephan Storm (2014)Analysis, Optimization and Regulation of an Energy and Signal Transmission Using an Integrated Transformer for an Isolated 600 V Gate Driver
Christoph Rindfleisch (2014)Analysis and Reduction of Substrate Coupling in Fast-Switching Power Stages
Martin Kilian (2014)Optimierung eines DC-DC-Wandlers auf Verluste und EMV durch AVT und Ansteuerverfahren
Yasin Karinca (2014)Integrierter kapazitiver 1mW Low-Power DC-DC Wandler mit variabler Eingangsspannung bis 10V
Thomas Bach (2014)

Schaltungsdesign und Betriebsstrategien von Ultra-Low-Power Umgebungssensoren