# Faculty Publications - Seth R. Sanders

## Articles in journals or magazines

- M. K. Senesky and S. R. Sanders, "A millimeter-scale electric generator,"
*IEEE Trans. Industry Applications*, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 1143-1149, July 2008. - G. Eirea and S. R. Sanders, "Adaptive output current feedforward control in VR applications,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1880-, July 2008. - G. Eirea and S. R. Sanders, "High precision load current sensing using on-line calibration of trace resistance,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 907-914, March 2008. - M. D. Seeman and S. R. Sanders, "Analysis and optimization of switched-capacitor DC-DC converters,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 841-851, March 2008. - G. Eirea and S. R. Sanders, "Phase current unbalance estimation in multiphase buck converters,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 137-143, Jan. 2008. - J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Power supply rejection for RF amplifiers: Theory and measurements,"
*IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 55, no. 10, pp. 2043-1052, Oct. 2007. - J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Optimum biasing for parallel hybrid switching-linear regulators,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 1978-1985, Sep. 2007. - R. J. Wood, S. Avadhanula, E. Steltz, M. Seeman, J. Entwistle, A. Bachrach, G. Barrows, S. R. Sanders, and R. S. Fearing, "An autonomous palm-sized gliding micro air vehicle: Design, fabrication, and results of a fully integrated centimeter-scale MAV,"
*IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine*, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 82-91, June 2007. - A. V. Peterchev and S. R. Sanders, "Digital multimode buck converter control with loss-minimizing synchronous rectifier adaptation,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1588-1599, Nov. 2006. - A. V. Peterchev and S. R. Sanders, "Load-line regulation with estimated load-current feedforward: Application to microprocessor voltage regulators,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1704-1717, Nov. 2006. - J. Xiao, A. Peterchev, J. Zhang, and S. R. Sanders, "A 4-mu A quiescent-current dual-mode digitally controlled buck converter IC for cellular phone applications,"
*IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 2342-2348, Dec. 2004. - P. Tsao, M. Senesky, and S. R. Sanders, "An integrated flywheel energy storage system with homopolar inductor motor/generator and high-frequency drive,"
*IEEE Trans. Industry Applications*, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1710-1725, Nov. 2003. - A. C. Fernandez-Pello, A. Pisano, K. Fu, D. C. Walther, A. Knobloch, F. Martinez, M. Senesky, C. Stoldt, R. Maboudian, S. R. Sanders, and D. Liepmann, "MEMS rotary engine power system,"
*Trans. IEE Japan*, vol. 123-E, no. 9, pp. 326-330, Sep. 2003. - A. V. Peterchev and S. R. Sanders, "Quantization resolution and limit cycling in digitally controlled PWM converters,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 18, no. 1, pt. 2, pp. 301, Jan. 2003. - L. Daniel, C. R. Sullivan, and S. R. Sanders, "Design of microfabricated inductors,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 709-723, July 1999. - S. R. Sanders, J. M. Noworolski, X. Z. Liu, and G. C. Verghese, "Generalized averaging method for power conversion circuits,"
*IEEE Trans. Power Electronics*, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 251-259, April 1991.

## Articles in conference proceedings

- A. Madduri, J. Rosa, S. R. Sanders, E. Brewer, and P. Matthew, "Design and verification of smart and scalable DC microgrids for emerging regions," in
*Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2013 IEEE*, 2013, pp. 73--79. - P. A. Madduri, J. Rosa, S. R. Sanders, E. Brewer, and M. Podolsky, "Design and verification of smart and scalable DC microgrids for emerging regions," in
*Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2013 IEEE*, 2013, pp. 73--79. - M. Seeman, V. Ng, H. Le, M. John, E. Alon, and S. R. Sanders, "A Comparative Analysis of Switched-Capacitor and Inductor-Based DC-DC Conversion Technologies," in
*Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), 2010 IEEE 12th Workshop on*, 2010, pp. 1 -7. - H. Le, M. Seeman, S. R. Sanders, V. Sathe, S. Naffziger, and E. Alon, "A 32nm Fully integrated Reconfigurable Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter Delivering 0.55W/mm^2 at 81% Efficiency," in
*Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), 2010 IEEE International*, 2010, pp. 210 -211. - A. Der Minassians and S. R. Sanders, "Multi-phase Stirling engines," in
*Proc. 6th Intl. Energy Conversion Engineering Conf. (IECEC 2008)*, Reston, VA: AIAA, 2008, pp. 17 pg. - J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Pulse-density modulation for RF applications: The radio-frequency power amplifier (RF PA) as a power converter," in
*Proc. 39th IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conf. (PESC 2008)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 3563-3568. - M. D. Seeman, S. R. Sanders, and J. M. Rabaey, "An ultra-low-power power management IC for energy-scavenged wireless sensor nodes (PESC 2008 Conference Prize Paper)," in
*Proc. 39th IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conf. (PESC 2008)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 925-931. - Y. Chee, M. Koplow, M. Mark, N. Pletcher, M. Seeman, F. Burghardt, D. Steingart, J. M. Rabaey, P. Wright, and S. R. Sanders, "PicoCube: A $1 cm sup 3$ sensor node powered by harvested energy," in
*Proc. 45th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC 2008)*, New York, NY: The Associaton for Computing Machinery, Inc., 2008, pp. 114-119. - S. R. Sanders, "Embedded Power Management for IC Designers: Power/Energy for Autonomous and Ultra-Portable Devices (Short Course)," in
*2008 IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC '08) Digest of Technical Papers*, L. C. Fujino, M. Amiri, G. Gulak, S. Mirabbasi, K. Pagiamztis, K. C. Smith, and R. Spencer, Eds., Vol. 51, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 648-649. - M. D. Seeman, S. R. Sanders, and J. M. Rabaey, "An ultra-low-power power management IC for wireless sensor nodes," in
*Proc. 29th IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC 2007)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 567-570. - A. Der Minassians and S. R. Sanders, "A magnetically-actuated resonant-displacer free-piston Stirling machine," in
*Proc. 5th Intl. Energy Conversion Engineering Conf. and Exhibit (IECEC 2007)*, Reston, VA: AIAA, 2007, pp. 16 pg. - A. Der Minassians and S. R. Sanders, "Multiphase free-piston Stirling engine for solar-thermal-electric power generation applications," in
*Proc. 5th Intl. Energy Conversion Engineering Conf. and Exhibit (IECEC 2007)*, Reston, VA: AIAA, 2007, pp. 12 pg. - G. Eirea and S. R. Sanders, "Adaptive output current feedforward control in VR applications," in
*Proc. 38th IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conf. (PESC 2007)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 9-14. - J. Zhang and S. R. Sanders, "An analog CMOS double-edge multi-phase low-latency pulse width modulator," in
*Proc. 22nd IEEE Annual Applied Power Electronics Conf. and Exhibition (APEC 2007)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 355-360. - J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Optimum bias calculation for parallel hybrid switching-linear regulators," in
*Proc. 22nd Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conf. and Exposition (APEC 2007)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 569-574. - J. Zhang and S. R. Sanders, "A digital multi-mode multi-phase IC controller for voltage regulator application," in
*Proc. 22nd Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conf. and Exhibition (APEC 2007)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 719-726. - M. D. Seeman and S. R. Sanders, "Analysis and optimization of switched-capacitor DC-DC converters," in
*Proc. 2006 IEEE Workshop on Computers in Power Electronics (COMPEL '06)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 216-224. - J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Power supply rejection for common-source linear RF amplifiers: Theory and measurements," in
*2006 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '06) Digest of Papers*, D. Ngo, Ed., Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 4 pg. - G. Eirea and S. R. Sanders, "Phase current unbalance estimation in multi-phase buck converters," in
*Proc. 37th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conf. (PESC 2006)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 6 pg. - G. Eirea and S. R. Sanders, "High precision load current sensing using on-line calibration of trace resistance in VRM applications," in
*Proc. 37th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conf. (PESC 2006)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 6 pg. - R. J. Wood, S. Avadhanula, E. Steltz, M. Seeman, J. Entwistle, A. Bachrach, G. Barrows, S. R. Sanders, and R. S. Fearing, "Design, fabrication and initial results of a 2g autonomous glider," in
*Proc. 31st Annual Conf. of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2005)*, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2005, pp. 1870-1877. - N. Cowan, O. Shakernia, R. Vidal, and S. R. Sanders, "Vision-based follow-the-leader," in
*Proc. 2003 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '03)*, Vol. 2, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2003, pp. 1796-1801.

## Technical Reports

- D. Wolf and S. R. Sanders, "Connecting Infinity: Complex Encirclement for Finding All Circuit Solutions," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/ERL M95/87, 1995.
- D. Wolf and S. R. Sanders, "Multi-Parameter Homotopy Methods for Finding DC Operating Points of Nonlinear Circuits," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/ERL M95/86, 1995.

## Patents

- J. M. Noworolski and S. R. Sanders, "Electrostatic microresonant power conversion," U.S. Patent 6,317,342. Nov. 2001.
- N. Rossetti and S. Sanders, "Lossless current sensing in buck converters working with low duty cycles and high clock frequencies," U.S. Patent 6,166,528. Dec. 2000.
- P. Lin, S. R. Sanders, and H. P. Takiar, "Lead frame including an inductor or other such magnetic component," U.S. Patent 5,428,245. June 1995.

## Ph.D. Theses

- V. W. Ng and S. R. Sanders, "Switched Capacitor DC-DC Converter: Superior where the Buck Converter has Dominated," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2011-94, Aug. 2011. [abstract]
- J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Energy Efficient Wireless Transmitters: Polar and Direct-Digital Modulation Architectures," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2009-22, Feb. 2009.
- J. Zhang and S. R. Sanders, "Advanced Pulse Width Modulation Controller ICs for Buck DC-DC Converters," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2006-175, Dec. 2006.
- A. V. Peterchev and S. R. Sanders, "Digital Pulse-Width Modulation Control in Power Electronic Circuits: Theory and Applications," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2006-22, March 2006. [abstract]

## Masters Reports

- V. W. Ng and S. R. Sanders, "A 98% peak efficiency 1.5A 12V-to-1.5V Switched Capacitor dc-dc converter in 0.18um CMOS technology," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2008-5, Jan. 2008. [abstract]
- A. V. Peterchev and S. R. Sanders, "Digital Control of PWM Converters: Analysis and Application to Voltage Regulation Modules," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2006-146, Nov. 2006. [abstract]
- J. T. Stauth and S. R. Sanders, "Dynamic Power Supply Design for High-Efficiency Wireless Transmitters," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2006-72, May 2006. [abstract]