Alon Cervera

Teaching Assistant @

Power Electronics Laboratory

 

 

Office: Building 64, Room 10

08-6477155

cervera@bgu.ac.il

 

Office Hours: Mondays 11:00 – 12:00

 

Research Topics

®  Switch-mode powers supplies

o   Switched capacitor converters

o   Voltage regulation

o   Digital control

®  Renewable energy

Affiliated courses

®  Introductory Laboratory | Website

®  Analog Circuits Laboratory | Website

®  Digital Electronic Circuits | Recorded Practices

®  Switch Mode Power Supplies | Website

Journal Publications

1.  A. Blumenfeld, A. Cervera, and M. M. Peretz. “Enhanced Differential Power Processor for PV Systems: Resonant Switched-Capacitor Gyrator Converter with Local MPPT,” in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Sel. Top. in Power Elect., vol.2, no.4, pp.883,892, Dec. 2014

2.  A. Cervera, M. Evzelman, M.M. Peretz and  S. Ben-Yaakov, “A high efficiency resonant switched capacitor converter with continuous conversion ratio,” in IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, vol.30, no.3, pp.1373-1382, March 2015.
Abstract | Paper

3.  E. Hamo, A. Cervera, and M.M. Peretz, “Multiple conversion ratio resonant switched-capacitor converter with active zero current detection,” in IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, vol.30, no.4, pp.2073-2083, April 2015

4.  A. Cervera and M. M. Peretz. “Resonant switched-capacitor voltage regulator with ideal transient response,” in IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, (early access)

 

Conference Publications

1.      S. Ben-Yaakov, A. Blumenfeld, A. Cervera and M. Evzelman, “Design and evaluation of a modular resonant switched capacitors equalizer for PV panels,” in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2012 IEEE, 2012, pp. 4129-4136.
Abstract | Paper | Presentation

2.      A. Blumenfeld, A. Cervera and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Analysis and design of DC-isolated gate drivers,” in Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), 2012 IEEE 27th Convention of, 2012, pp. 1-5.
Abstract | Paper | Presentation

3.      Y. Huleihel, A. Cervera and S. Ben-Yaakov, “A high gain DC-DC converter for energy harvesting of thermal waste by thermoelectric generators,” in Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), 2012 IEEE 27th Convention of, 2012, pp. 1-5.
Abstract | Paper

4.      A. Cervera, M. Evzelman, M. M. Peretz, S. Ben-Yaakov, “A High Efficiency Resonant Switched Capacitor Converter with Continuous Conversion Ratio,” in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2013 IEEE, 2013, pp. 4969-4976.
Abstract | Paper

5.      E. Hamo, A. Cervera, M.M. Peretz, “Multiple conversion ratio resonant switched-capacitor converter with active zero current detection,” in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2013 IEEE, 2013, pp. 805-812.
Abstract | Paper

6.      A. Cervera, M.M. Peretz, “Resonant Switched-Capacitor Voltage Regulator with Ideal Transient Response,” in Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2014 IEEE, pp. 867-872.
Abstract | Paper | Presentation

7.      A. Blumenfeld, A. Cervera, M.M. Peretz, “Enhanced Differential Power Processor for PV Systems: Resonant Switched-Capacitor Gyrator Converter with Local MPPT,” in Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2014 IEEE, pp. 2972-2979.
Abstract | Paper

8.      A. Cervera and M. M. Peretz. “Resonant switched-capacitor voltage regulator with ideal transient response,” in IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), 2014.
Abstract | Paper | Presentation

9.      T. Vekslender, E. Abramov, Y. Bezdenezhnykh, A. Cervera, and M. M. Peretz, “Full IC design of a PWM controller with integrated high-resolution ADC and DPWM peripherals using digital backend tools,” in IEEE Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), 2014, pp. 1-5.
Abstract | Paper

10.  Y. Bezdenezhnykh, T. Vekslender, E. Abramov, A. Cervera, and M. M. Peretz, “Design and IC implementation of a fully digital power management delay-line ADC,” in IEEE Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), 2014, pp. 1-5.
Abstract | Paper

11.  O. Kirshenboim, A. Cervera, and M. M. Peretz. “Improving Loading and Unloading Transient Response of a Voltage Regulator Module Using a Load-Side Auxiliary Gyrator Circuit,” in IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 2015.

Links

Power Electronics Laboratory

Switch-Mode Power Supplies course

Analog Circuits course