Neville McNeill

Dr

  • United Kingdom

20032022
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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 23 Article
  • 22 Conference contribution book
  • 6 Paper
  • 2 Conference Contribution
2019
43 Downloads (Pure)
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Diodes
Electric potential
Power converters
Rails
Capacitance
6 Downloads (Pure)

DC–DC converter with a high step-down ratio for water desalination applications

Pollock, R. C., McNeill, N., Holliday, D. & Williams, B. W., 30 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of Engineering. 2019, 17, p. 4545 – 4549 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

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Desalination
Water
Electric potential
Networks (circuits)
Recovery
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Power converters
Networks (circuits)
Electric potential
Electric instrument transformers
Rails
2018
33 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

A 6.7-GHz active gate driver for GaN FETs to combat overshoot, ringing, and EMI

Dymond, H. C. P., Wang, J., Liu, D., Dalton, J. J. O., McNeill, N., Pamunuwa, D., Hollis, S. J. & Stark, B. H., 1 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 33, 1, p. 581-594 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Field effect transistors
Power converters
Switches
Bandwidth
Data storage equipment
2 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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DC-DC converters
Recovery
Diodes
Capacitance
Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Efficient base driver circuit for silicon carbide bipolar junction transistors

McNeill, N., Stark, B. H., Finney, S. J., Holliday, D. & Dymond, H., 13 Dec 2018, In : Electronics Letters. 54, 25, p. 1450-1452 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bipolar transistors
Silicon carbide
Networks (circuits)
Electric potential
Rails
5 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)
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Signal interference
Power quality
Passive filters
Electric network topology
Switching frequency
2017
35 Downloads (Pure)

Deploying SiC BJTs in an 800-V switched-mode power supply for hybrid & electric vehicles

Hopkins, A., McNeill, N., Drury, W. D. & Atkins, A., 30 Jun 2017, p. 1431-1438. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Switched mode power supplies
Electric vehicles
Hybrid vehicles
Switching frequency
DC-DC converters
11 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

High-frequency EMI attenuation at source with the auxiliary commutated pole inverter

Charalambous, A., Yuan, X. & McNeill, N., 22 Aug 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Signal interference
Poles
Electric potential
Aircraft
Passive filters
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A high efficiency voltage-fed quasi Z-source inverter with discontinuous input current using super-junction MOSFETs

Kitson, J. & McNeill, N., 19 Apr 2016, 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016). Stevenage

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Diodes
Electric potential
Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
Capacitance
Cooling
3 Citations (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

Circuit for clamping bridge over-voltages in a voltage-fed quasi Z-source converter

Kitson, J. & McNeill, N., 1 Apr 2016, In : Electronics Letters. 52, 7, p. 551-553 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Networks (circuits)
Electric potential
Electric commutation
Inductance
1 Citation (Scopus)

Controlling the output voltage frequency response of the auxiliary commutated pole inverter

Charalambous, A., Yuan, X., McNeill, N., Walder, S., Yan, Q. & Frederickson, C., 23 Oct 2016, IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Frequency response
Poles
Electric potential
Passive filters
Signal interference
6 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)

Design of 370-ps delay floating voltage level shifters with 30 V/ns power supply slew tolerance

Liu, D., Hollis, S. J., Dymond, H. C. P., McNeill, N. & Stark, B. H., 31 Jul 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. 63, 7, p. 688-692 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Electric potential
Rails
Energy dissipation
Energy conservation
Mirrors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Drain current injection circuitry for enabling the deployment of super-junction MOSFETs in a 5kW bidirectional DC-DC converter

Hopkins, A., McNeill, N. & Mellor, P., 19 Apr 2016, 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016). Stevenage

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Drain current
DC-DC converters
Conversion efficiency
Electric vehicles
Diodes
9 Citations (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

High-efficiency NPC multilevel converter using super-junction MOSFETs

McNeill, N., Yuan, X. & Anthony, P., 31 Jan 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 63, 1, p. 25-37 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Diodes
Capacitance
Cooling
Recovery
Energy utilization
3 Citations (Scopus)

Proportional regenerative base driver circuit with negative off-state voltage for SiC bipolar junction transistors

McNeill, N., Jin, B. & Yuan, X., 19 Apr 2016, 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016). Stevenage

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Bipolar transistors
Electric instrument transformers
Networks (circuits)
Electric potential
Rails
10 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of oscillations in a GaN bridge leg using active gate driving with sub-ns resolution, arbitrary gate-impedance patterns

Dymond, H., Liu, D., Wang, J., Dalton, J., McNeill, N., Pamunuwa, D., Hollis, S. & Stark, B., 18 Sep 2016, 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Electric potential
Power electronics
Energy gap
Switches
Data storage equipment
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

A holistic approach to optimise the power density of a silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET based three-phase inverter

Laird, I., Yuan, X. & McNeill, N., 12 Jun 2015, 2015 IEEE 11th International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS). Piscataway N.J.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
Switching frequency
Silicon carbide
Power converters
Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
Capacitors
9 Citations (Scopus)

EMI reduction with a soft-switched auxiliary commutated pole inverter

Charalambous, A., Yuan, X., McNeill, N., Yan, Q., Oswald, N. & Mellor, P., 2015, 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Signal interference
Poles
Electric potential
Aircraft
Power converters
6 Citations (Scopus)

Figure of merit for selecting super-Junction MOSFETs in high efficiency voltage source converters

Hopkins, A., McNeill, N., Anthony, P. & Mellor, P., 24 Sep 2015, 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Capacitance
Electric potential
Silicon
Switching frequency
Diodes
7 Citations (Scopus)

High efficiency bidirectional 5kW DC-DC converter with super-junction MOSFETs for electric vehicle super-capacitor systems

Hopkins, A., McNeill, N., Anthony, P. & Mellor, P., 24 Sep 2015, 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

DC-DC converters
Electric vehicles
Capacitors
Power converters
Diodes
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

Active current transformer circuits for low distortion sensing in switched mode power converters

McNeill, N., Gupta, N. & Armstrong, W. G., 31 Jul 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 19, 4, p. 908 - 917 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric instrument transformers
Power converters
Electric inductors
Networks (circuits)
Hall effect
1 Citation (Scopus)

A design method for isolated resonant gate drivers

Anthony, P. & McNeill, N., 10 Apr 2014, 7th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Networks (circuits)
188 Citations (Scopus)
Signal interference
Silicon carbide
Silicon
Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
Diodes

High current interleaved power converter for metal processing applications

Hopkins, A., McNeill, N. & Grant, D., 8 Apr 2014, 7th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014). Stevenage

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Electrowinning
Power converters
Capacitance
Current density
Copper

High-efficiency multilevel converter technology for electric vehicle applications using super-junction MOSFETs

McNeill, N., Yuan, X. & Anthony, P., 5 Nov 2014, 5th IET Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference (HEVC 2014). London

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Electric vehicles
Topology
Energy storage
Diodes
Capacitance
37 Citations (Scopus)

High-speed resonant gate driver with controlled peak gate voltage for silicon carbide MOSFETs

Anthony, P., McNeill, N. & Holliday, D., 16 Jan 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 50, 1, p. 573-583 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon carbide
Electric potential
Inductance
Resistors
Damping
6 Downloads (Pure)

Low-power methods of power sensing and frequency detection for wideband vibration energy harvesting

Proynov, P., Stark, B. & McNeill, N., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 557, 1, 6 p., 012127.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

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Energy harvesting
Vibrations (mechanical)
broadband
vibration
Networks (circuits)

The efficient deployment of silicon super-junction MOSFETs as synchronous rectifiers

Anthony, P. & McNeill, N., 10 Apr 2014, 7th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Diodes
Capacitance
Silicon
Recovery
Networks (circuits)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ultra-high efficiency machine drive inverter using super-junction MOSFETs

McNeill, N., Anthony, P. & Oswald, N., 10 Apr 2014, 7th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Fans
Diodes
Capacitance
Recovery
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Resistive matching with a feed-forward controlled non-synchronous boost rectifier for electromagnetic energy harvesting

Proynov, P., Szarka, G., Stark, B. & McNeill, N., 17 Mar 2013, 2013 Twenty-Eighth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, p. 3081-3086 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Energy harvesting
Electromagnetic waves
Harvesters
Feedforward control
Power converters
7 Citations (Scopus)

Switched-capacitor power sensing in low-power energy harvesting systems

Proynov, P., Szarka, G. D., McNeill, N. & Stark, B. H., 13 Jan 2013, In : Electronics Letters. 49, 2, p. 151-152 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacitor storage
Energy harvesting
Capacitors
Voltage measurement
Microcontrollers
2012
23 Citations (Scopus)

A first approach to a design method for resonant gate driver architectures

Anthony, P., McNeill, N. & Holliday, D., Aug 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 27, 8, p. 3855 - 3868 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Networks (circuits)
Topology
Energy transfer

Efficient single-phase grid-tie converter for small domestic photovoltaic installations

McNeill, N., Anthony, P., Stark, B. & Mellor, P., Mar 2012, The 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives - PEMD 2012. [Stevenage]

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

19 Citations (Scopus)

High-speed resonant gate driver with controlled peak gate voltage for silicon carbide MOSFETs

Anthony, P., McNeill, N. & Holliday, D., 15 Sep 2012, 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, p. 2961-2968 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Silicon carbide
Electric potential
Inductance
Resistors
Damping
5 Citations (Scopus)

IGBT gate voltage profiling as a means of realising an improved trade-off between EMI generation and turn-on switching losses

Oswald, N., Stark, B. & McNeill, N., 27 Mar 2012, 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2012). Stevenage

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
Electric potential
Networks (circuits)
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of switching frequency, duty ratio, and dead times on a synchronous boost rectifier for low power electromagnetic energy Harvesters

Proynov, P. P., Szarka, G. D., Stark, B. H. & McNeill, N., 9 Mar 2012, p. 667-674. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Harvesters
Switching frequency
Electromagnetic waves
Conversion efficiency
Networks (circuits)
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Half-bridge power device gate driver circuit with isolation using integrated magnetic component and carrier signal phase switching

McNeill, N., Holliday, D. & Mellor, P., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011-14th european conference on power electronics and applications (EPE 2011). New York: IEEE, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Networks (circuits)
Power semiconductor devices
9 Citations (Scopus)

High-bandwidth, high-fidelity in-circuit measurement of power electronic switching waveforms for EMI generation analysis

Oswald, N., Stark, B., McNeill, N., Holliday, D. & McNeill, N., Sep 2011, 2011 IEEE energy conversion congress and exposition (ECCE) . New York: IEEE, p. 3886-3893 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

waveforms
bandwidth
electronics
accumulators
power converters
8 Citations (Scopus)

High-fidelity low-cost electronic current sensor for utility power metering

McNeill, N., Dymond, H. & Mellor, P., 31 Oct 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. 26, 4, p. 2309-2317 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensors
Costs
Electric instrument transformers
Hall effect
Magnetic fields
13 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of a prototype travelling wave actuator made from a dielectric elastomer

Poole, A. D., Booker, J. D., Wishart, C. L., McNeill, N. & Mellor, P. H., 28 Feb 2011, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 17, 3, p. 525-533 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
Actuators
Silicones
Fabrication
Friction
2010
27 Citations (Scopus)

Performance analysis and thermal modeling of a high-energy-density prebiased inductor

Wrobel, R., McNeill, N. & Mellor, P. H., 18 Aug 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 57, 1, p. 201-208 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric inductors
Sensitivity analysis
Copper
Networks (circuits)
Hot Temperature
8 Citations (Scopus)

Synchronous rectification technique for high-voltage single-ended power converters

McNeill, N., Wrobel, R. & Mellor, P., 12 Sep 2010, 2010 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, p. 264-271 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Power converters
Diodes
Electric potential
Time delay
Recovery

Thermal analysis of a high energy density pre-biased choke

Wrobel, R., McNeill, N. & Mellor, P., 14 Sep 2010, In : COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 29, 5, p. 1276-1284 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric inductors
Thermal Analysis
Energy Density
Thermoanalysis
Biased
54 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal Performance of an open slot modular wound machine with external rotor

Wrobel, R., Mellor, P. & McNeill, N., 20 May 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion . 25, 2, p. 403-411 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotors
Heat transfer
Thermoanalysis
Stators
Permanent magnets
2009

Current pulse transformer circuit with reset voltage feedback implemented using discrete MOSFET

McNeill, N., Gupta, N. K., Burrow, S., Holliday, D. & Mellor, P. H., 10 Sep 2009, In : Electronics Letters. 45, 19, p. 997-999 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulse transformers
Electric instrument transformers
Feedback
Networks (circuits)
Electric potential
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

Alleviating common-mode interference effects in phase-switched power device gate driver circuit

McNeill, N., Holliday, D., Mellor, P. & McNeill, N., 3 Jul 2008, In : Electronics Letters. 44, 14, p. 880-881 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacitance
Topology
Networks (circuits)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Application of reset voltage feedback for droop minimisation in the unidirectional current pulse transformer

McNeill, N., Gupta, N., Burrow, S., Holliday, D. & Mellor, P., 1 Mar 2008, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 23, 2, p. 591-599 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulse transformers
Feedback
Electric potential
Power converters
Electric instrument transformers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the error in the average current sensed by the unidirectional current pulse transformer

McNeill, N. & Gupta, N., 18 Apr 2008, In : IET Circuits, Devices & Systems. 2, 2, p. 265-276 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulse transformers
Electric instrument transformers
Power converters
Diodes
Bandwidth
9 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a high-temperature pre-biased line choke for power electronics applications

Wrobel, R., McNeill, N. & Mellor, P., 15 Jun 2008, PESC 2008. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2008. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, p. 3171-3177 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Electric inductors
Power electronics
Temperature
Permanent magnets
Fluxes