Integrated Voltage Regulator and Power Converter Topologies for Efficient Power Delivery
Novel Integrated voltage regulator and power converter topologies enable various new applications by powering the devices in an efficient way, in the meanwhile, providing fast transient response and power supply ripple rejection at the point-of-load. With the ever-increasing demand on high power delivery, large voltage conversion ratio hybrid DC-DC topologies are crucial for reducing the I2R loss on the power distribution bus and the size of the bulky power inductor on the circuit board, while distributed voltage regulators with scalable load capability are favorable for delivering high current over a large area on chip. On the other track, wireless powering is an attractive feature for portable and wearable devices, which require wireless fast charging or long-distance wireless charging in the next-generation solutions. In this talk, we will introduce our recent advancements on the directions of fully-integrated voltage regulators, hybrid DC-DC power converters, and wireless power transfer circuits and systems.
Dr. Yan Lu received his BEng and MSc degrees in Microelectronics from South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, in 2006 and 2009, respectively, and the PhD degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, China, in 2013.
In 2014, he joined the State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI, University of Macau, Macao, China, where he is currently an Associate Professor. Yan has authored/co-authored 50+ SCI (mostly IEEE) journals and 40+ conference papers (including 10 ISSCC papers), 2 books and 4 book chapters, and filed 3 China patents and 2 US patents. His research interests include wireless power transfer circuits and systems, highly-integrated power management solutions, and low-power analog circuits.
Dr. Lu serves as a Technical Program Committee Member of ISSCC (2019-), CICC (2018-), and ISCAS ( 2016-), a Guest Editor of IEEE TCAS-I (2019) and TCAS-II (2018-19), as a Track Co-Chair of IEEE APCCAS and ICECS 2018-2020. Yan is a recipient/co-recipient of the Macao Science and Technology Award 2nd Prize in 2018 and 2020 (with the 1st Prize vacancy in 2018), the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Pre-Doctoral Achievement Award 2013-2014, the IEEE CAS Society Outstanding Young Author Award 2017, and the ISSCC 2017 Takuo Sugano Award for Outstanding Far-East Paper.