Single input, dual-output MEMS DC/DC converter

L. Li, M. Begbie, D.G. Uttamchandani

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Abstract

A novel design of a MEMS DC/DC converter that has single input and two outputs based on the tunable capacitor principle is reported. The multiple-output has been achieved by designing comb finger pairs with different gaps located in the same structure. The device prototype has been designed and fabricated by SOIMUMPs, which is 1 times 1 mm in size. Measurement results show that it takes around 50 ms for the converter to convert a 5 V signal to two different voltages simultaneously, which are 9 and 6.8 V, respectively.
LanguageEnglish
Pages809-810
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume43
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2007

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Keywords

  • DC-DC power convertors
  • capacitors
  • micromechanical devices

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Li, L. ; Begbie, M. ; Uttamchandani, D.G. / Single input, dual-output MEMS DC/DC converter. In: Electronics Letters. 2007 ; Vol. 43, No. 15. pp. 809-810.
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In: Electronics Letters, Vol. 43, No. 15, 19.07.2007, p. 809-810.

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