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Journal Publications

1. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., pH. Chapters in books. Geoscience Instrumentation,(E.A.Wolf and E.D.Mercanti eds). John Wiley & Sons, 819pp. 1974.

2. Ben-Yaakov, S., Electrochemical Instrumentation. Chapters in books. Marine Electrochemistry,(M.Whitefield and D.Jagner eds). John Wiley & Sons, 100-122, 1981. pdf

3. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., High pressure pH sensor for oceanographic application. Rev.Sci.Inst., 39, 1133-1138, 1968. pdf

4. Ben-Yaakov, S., Analog to frequency converter is accurate and simple. Electronic Design, 16, 96-101, July 1968.

5. Ben-Yaakov, S., Application of linear programming to the economical optimization of electric networks. Proc. IEEE, 56, 1619-1621, 1968. pdf

6. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., pH-temperature profiles in oceans and lakes using in situ probe. Limnol. andOceanogr., 13, 688-693, 1969. pdf

7. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., A versatile probe for in situ oceanographic measurements. J. Ocean Tech., 2, 3, 26-29, 1968.

8. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., Determination of carbonate saturation of seawater with a carbonate saturometer. Limnol. and Oceanogr., 14, 874-882, 1969. pdf

9. Wienman, J., Sapoznikov, S., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The application of photoplethysmography to the recording of the Valsalva maneuver response. Israel J. Med., 5, 534-536, 1969.

10. Ben-Yaakov, S., An analog to period converter. Electronic Design, 17, 240-241, August 1969.

11 Ben-Yaakov, S., A NIC Speed control for small DC motors. Electronics, 43, 24-29, 1970.

12. Ben-Yaakov, S., A CCO uses an IC voltage regulator as a comparator. Elect.Engr.,29, 67-74, October 1970.

13. Ben-Yaakov, S., A self-balancing photoconductive circuit. Rev. Sci. Inst., 41, 1718-1724, 1970.

14. Ben-Yaakov, S., A method for calculating the in situ pH of seawater. Limnol. Oceanogr., 15, 326-328, 1970. pdf

15. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., An oceanographic instrumentation system for in situ application. Mar. Tech. Soc. J., 5, 41-46, January 1971. pdf

16. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., Deep sea in situ calcium carbonate saturometry. J. Geophys., 76, 727-731, 1971. pdf

17. Ben-Yaakov, S., A multivariable regression analysis of the vertical distribution of TCO2 in Eastern Pacific. J. Geophys.Res., 76, 7417-7431, 1971. pdf

18. Ben-Yaakov, S., Comments on "Diffusion and accumulation of chloride and sodium in Lake Ontario sediment" by: A. Lerman and R. R. Weiler. Earth Planet, Sci Letters, 10 (1970), 150-156, Earth Planet, Sci Letters, 13, 1, 219, 1971. pdf

19. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Greene, P., A mini power drain clock oscillator. Elect. Design, 20, 84-90, 1972.

20. Ben-Yaakov, S., On the CO2-O2 system in North Eastern Pacific. Mar. Chem., 1, 3-26, 1972. pdf

21. Ben-Yaakov, S., Diffusion of seawater ions - I. Diffusion of seawater into a dilute solution. Geochem. et Cosmochim. Acta, 36, 1395-1406, 1972. pdf

22. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Goldhaber, M., The influence of seawater composition on the apparent constants of the carbonate system in seawaters. Deep Sea Res., 20, 87-99, 1973. pdf

23. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., Comments on "Redox potential by equilibrium" by W. Breck. J. Mar. Res., 32, 79-82, 1973. pdf

24. Ben-Yaakov, S., pH buffering of pore water recent anoxic marine sediments. Limnol Oceanogr., 18, 86-94, 1973. pdf

25. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I.R., Reply. J. Geophys.Res., 77, 2735-2737, 1972. pdf

26. Ben-Yaakov, S., The incremental concentration cell and its application for studying ionic diffusion in seawater. Marine Electrochemistry, (J. B. Berkowitz et al., eds.). The Electrochemical Society, New Jersey, 111-122, 1973. pdf

27. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, I. R., Design and application of a deep sea pH sensor. Marine Electrochemistry, (J. B. Berkowitz et al., eds.). The Electrochemical Society, New Jersey, 98-110, 1973. pdf

28. Cline, J. D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Nitrogen/Argon ratios by difference thermal conductivity. Deep Sea Res., 20, 763-768, 1973. pdf

29. Ben-Yaakov, S., Kaplan, I. R., and Ruth, E., Calcium carbonate saturation in northeastern Pacific: in situ determination of geochemical implications. Deep-Sea Res., 21, 229-243, 1974. pdf

30. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ruth, E., An improved in situ pH sensor for oceanographic and limnological applications. Limnol. Oceanogr., 19, 144-151, 1974.

31. Ben-Yaakov, S., Ruth, E., and Kaplan, I. R., Carbonate compensation depth: relation to carbonate solubility in ocean waters. Science, 184, 982-984, 1974. pdf

32. Ben-Yaakov, S., An improved voltage to frequency converter has automatic polarity. Electronic Design, 23, (11) 96, 1975.

33. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Sanandagi, Y., Use CMOS in chopper design. Electronic Design, 24 (February 4), 164-166, 1976. pdf

34. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Sanandagi, Y., Don't sweat with thermocouple thermometers. Electronic Design, 24, (November 22), 146-158, 1976.

35. Sass, E. and Ben-Yaakov, S., The carbonate system in hypersaline solutions: Dead Sea brines. Marine Chem., 5, 183-199, 1977. pdf

36. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Sass, E., An independent estimate of the pH of Dead Sea brine. Limnol. Oceanogr., 22, 374-376, 1977. pdf

37. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Chen., Y., An RC logarithmic converter-digitizer. IEEE Trans. Instrum. & Measu., IM-27, 24-26, 1978. pdf

38. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Sass, E., On the merit of defining and applying ionic medium activity scale - A reply to comment by Dyrssen, Johnsson and Wedborg. Marine Chem., 6, 181-188, 1978. pdf

39. Ben-Yaakov, S., Halogen analysis by membrane covered polarographic sensors. J. Electroanal. Chem., 98, 15-24, 1979. pdf

40. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Sanandagi, Y., An analogue isolator is simple and reliable. Electronic Engineering, 51, 625, 23-24, 1979.

41. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Cohen, A., A breathing rate monitor for neonatal intensive care. Med. and Biolog., Engr. and Comput. J., 16, 742-750, 1979. pdf

42. Ben-Yaakov, S., A portable dissolved oxygen analyzer for the fishfarming industry. Bamidgeh, 31, 69-77, 1979. pdf

43. Katz, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Diffusion of seawater ions. II - The role of activity coefficients and ion pairing. Marine Chem., 8, 263-280, 1980. pdf

44. Lazar, B. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Subtractive differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry at a stationary mercury coated glassy carbon electrode. J. Electroanal. Chem., 108, 143-151, 1980. pdf

45. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ruth, E., A method for reducing flow sensitivity of a polarographic dissolved oxygen sensor. Talanta, 27, 391-395, 1980. pdf

46. Ben-Yaakov, S., Diffusion of seawater ions: Significance and consequences of cross coupling effects. Amer. J. Science, 281, 974-980, 1981. pdf

47. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Lazar, B., Application of an autoranging amplifier in the simultaneous determination of trace heavy metals by anodic stripping voltammetry. Talanta, 27, 1061-1066, 1980. pdf

48. Lazar, B., Katz, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Copper complexing capacity of seawater: critical appraisal of the direct ASV method. Marine Chem., 10, 221-231, 1981. pdf

49. Lazar, B., Nishri, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Mutual interferences in the determination of Zn(II)and Cu(II) in seawater by anodic stripping voltammetry. J. Electroanal. Chem., 125, 295-306, 1981. pdf

50. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Guterman, H., Sensitivity of an integrating differential pulse polarograph to interfering signals. J. Electroanal. Chem., 125, 41-51, 1981. pdf

51. Ben-Yaakov, S., Raviv, R., Guterman, H., Dayan, A., and Lazar, B., Applications of personal microcomputers in the analytical laboratory, I. Potentiometric analysis. Talanta, 29, 267-274, 1982. pdf

52. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ben-Asher, Y., Continuous measurements of dissolved oxygen in water culture by a self-calibrating monitor. Water Res., 416, 169-172, 1982. pdf

53. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ben-Asher, Y., System and analysis of a continues monitoring of the environment in nutrient solution culture. J. Plant Nut., 5, 45-55, 1982. pdf

54. Guterman, H. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A dummy cell for differential-pulse polarographic analysis. Talanta, 29, 895-899, 1982. pdf

55. Lazar, B., Starinsky, A., Katz, A., Sass, E., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The carbonate system in hypersaline solutions: Alkalinity and CaCO3 solubility of evaporated seawater. Limnol. Oceanogr., 28, 978-986, 1983. pdf

56. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Lorch, Y., Alkalinity determination in hypersaline solutions: A method for overcoming glass electrode errors. Marine Chem., 13, 293-304, 1983. pdf

57. Guterman, H., Ben-Yaakov, S., and Abeliovich, A., Determination of total dissolved sulfide in the pH range 7.5 to 11.5 by ion selective electrodes. Anal. Chem., 55, 1731-1734, 1983. pdf

58. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ben-Asher, J., A method for estimating K and NO uptake rate in hydroponics by a four-electrode conductivity sensor. Sci. Horticulturae, 21, 113-122, 1983. pdf

59. Guterman, H. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Application of personal microcomputers in the analytical laboratory - II. Long term monitoring and control. Comp. Appl. in Lab., 3, 203-210, 1983. pdf

60. Raviv, R. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A simple algorithm for on-line prediction of BOD by a microprocessor-based system. Biotechnol. and Bioeng., 26, 1239-1245, 1984. pdf

61. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Guterman, H., A new experimental technique for validating exchange models of carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and sea-water. Talanta, 31, 1095-1099, 1985. pdf

62. Ben-Yaakov, S., Guterman, H., Vonshak, A., and Richmond A., An automatic method for on-line estimation of the photosynthetic rate in open algal ponds. Biotech. and Bioeng., 27, 1136-1145, 1985. pdf

63. Ben-Yaakov, S., Cohen, Y., and Roshansky, M., Microcomputer based system for the measurement of transpiration rate in trees by the heat pulse method. Rev. Sci. Inst., 56, 1652-1656, 1985. pdf

64. Burbea, Z. H., Chaimovitz, C., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Determination of Carbonate alkalinity and apparent dissociation constant in a multiprotolytic system. Talanta, 32, 1023-1026, 1985. pdf

65. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Guterman, H., On-line optimization of an arbitrary process by a personal microcomputer system: application in algae ponds. Microproc. and Microprogrm., 16, 319-324, 1985. pdf

66. Ben-Yaakov, S., Simplified analysis of a differential amplifier. IEEE Trans. Educ., E-29, 45-46, 1986.

67. Guterman, H. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Exchange rates of O2 and CO2 between an algal culture and atmosphere. Water Res., 21, 25-34, 1987. pdf

68. Kaplan, D., Abeliovich, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The fate of heavy metals in wastewater stabilization ponds: Changes in metal distribution along the treatment path. Water Res., 21, 1189-1194, 1987. pdf

69. Kaplan, D., Raphaeli, D., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Application of personal computers in the analytical laboratory. III. ASV Analysis. Talanta, 34, 709-714, 1987. pdf

70. Burbea, Z.H., Chaimovitz, C., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Acid-Base Balance: A quest for alkalinity data. Amer. J. Physiol.: Renal Fluid and Electr. Physiol. (Letter) 251 (Renal Fluid Electrolyte Physiol, 20): F197-F198, 1987. pdf

71. Acker, J. G., Byrne, R. H., Ben-Yaakov, S., Feely, R. A., and Betzer, P. B., The effect of pressure on aragonite dissolution rates in seawater. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 51, 2171-2175, 1987. pdf

72. Burbea, Z. H., Gullans, S. R., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Delta alkalinity: A simple method to measure cellular net acid-base fluxes. Amer. J. Physiol., 253 (Cell Physiol. 22): C525-C534, 1987 . pdf

73. Guterman, H., Vonshak, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Automatic on-line growth estimation method for outdoor algal biomass production. Biotechnol. and Bioeng., 34, 143-152, 1989. pdf

74. Ben-Yaakov, S., SPICE simulation of PWM DC-DC converter systems: voltage feedback continuous inductor conduction mode. Electr. Letters, 25, 1061-1063, 1989. pdf

75. Guterman, H., Vonshak, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A macro model for outdoor algal mass production. Biotech. and Bioeng., 35, 809-819, 1990. pdf

76. Guterman, H. and Ben-Yaakov, S., On-line optimization of biotechnological processes. I: Application to open algal ponds. Biotech. and Bioeng., 35, 417-426, 1990. pdf

77. Nishri, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Solubility of oxygen in the Dead Sea brine. Hydrobiologia, 197, 99-104, 1990. pdf

78. Avirav, A., Guterman, H., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Implementation of digital signal processing techniques in the design of thermal pulse flowmeter. IEEE Trans. Inst. Meas., 39, 761-766, 1990. pdf

79. Ben-Yaakov, S., SPICE simulation of quasi-resonant zero-current-switching DC-DC converters. Electr. Letters, 26, 847-848, 1990. pdf

80. Huliehel, F. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Low frequency sampled data models of switched mode DC-DC converters. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 6, 55-61, 1991. pdf

81. Ben-Yaakov, S., Rot, Y., Avirav, Y., and Cohen Z-A., Electronic circuit simulation in engineering education: Theoretical considerations and practical implementation. EC Newsletters, 2, 2, 7-14, 1990. pdf

82. Ben-Yaakov, S., A unified approach to teaching feedback in electronic circuit courses. IEEE Trans. on Education, 34, 310-316, 1991. pdf

83. Kimhi, D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A SPICE model of current mode PWM converters operating under continuous inductor current conditions. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 6, 281-286, 1991. pdf

84. Amran, Y., Huliehel, F., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A Unified SPICE compatible average model of PWM converters. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 6, 585-594, 1991. pdf

85. Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling the switch of PWM converters. IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 28, 921-925, 1992. pdf

86. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Gaaton, Z., Generic SPICE compatible model of current feedback in switch-mode converters. IEE Electronics Letters, 28, 1356-1358, 1992. pdf

87. Ben-Yaakov, S., Golan, Ch., and Kesler, S., A stand-alone ultrasonic ranging system for hydrological water stage measurements. IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurements, 41, 699-702, 1992. pdf

88. Ivensky, G., Abramovitz, A., Gulko, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A resonant DC-DC transformer. IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 29, 926-934, 1993. pdf

89. Edry, D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Capacitive-loaded push-pull parallel-resonant converter. IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 29, 1287-1296, 1993. pdf

90. Ben-Yaakov, S., Wulich, D., and Polivka, W. M., Resolution of an averaging paradox in the analysis of switched mode DC-DC converter. IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 30, 626-632, 1994. pdf

91. Gulko, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current-sourcing parallel-resonance inverter (CS-PPRI): Theory and application as a discharge lamp driver. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 451, 285-291, 1994. pdf

92. Ben-Yaakov, S., Average simulation of PWM converters by direct implementation of behavioral relationships. International J. of Electronics, 77, 731-746, 1994. pdf

93. Ivensky, G., Gulko, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current-fed multi-resonant DC-DC converter. IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 33, 53-63, 1997. pdf

94. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Rahav, G., Average modeling and simulation of series-parallel resonant converter by PSPICE compatible behavioural dependent sources. IEE Electronics Letters, 32, 4, 288-290, 1996. pdf

95. Ben-Yaakov, S., Ivensky, G., Levitin, O., and Treiner, A., Optimization of the auxiliary switch components in a flying capacitor ZVS PWM converters. International J. of Electronics, 81, 699-712, 1996. pdf

96. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Gulko, M., Design and performance of an electronic ballast for high pressure sodium (HPS) lamps. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 44, 4, 486-491, 1997. pdf

97. Adar, D., Rahav, G. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Behavioral average model of SEPIC converters with coupled inductors. IEE Electronics Letters, 32, 17, 1525-1526, 1996. pdf

98. Naim, R., Wiess., G. and Ben-Yaakov, S., H - control applied to boost converters. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 12, 677-683, 1997. pdf

99. Abramovitz, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current spectra translation in single phase rectifiers: implementation to active power factor correction. IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems: Fundamental Theory and Applications, 44, 8, 771-775, 1997. pdf

100. Ivensky, G., Sidi, D., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A soft switcher optimized for IGBTs in PWM topologies. International J. of Electronics, 83, 703-716, 1997. pdf

101. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., PWM Converters with resistive input. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 45, 3, 519-520, 1998. pdf

102. Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling the high frequency behavior of a fluorescent lamp: a comment on "A PSPICE circuit model..."by T.-F.Wu, J.-C.Hung and T.-H.Yu. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 45, 6, 947-950, 1998. pdf

103. Ivensky, G., Zeltser, I., Kats, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Reducing IGBT losses in ZCS series resonant converters. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 46, 67-74, 1999. pdf

104. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., The dynamics of a PWM boost converter with resistive input. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 46, 613-619, 1999. pdf

105. Ivensky, G., Kats, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., An RC load model of parallel and series-parallel resonant DC-DC converters with capacitive output filter. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 14, 3, 515-521, 1999. pdf

106. Ben-Yaakov, S., Glozman, S., and Rabinovici, R., Envelope simulation by SPICE-compatible models of electric circuits driven by modulated signals. IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 47, 1, 222-225, 2000. pdf

107. Ben-Yaakov, S., Glozman, S., and Rabinovici, R., Envelope simulation by SPICE-compatible models of linear electric circuits driven by modulated signals. IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, 37, 2, 527-533, 2001. pdf

108. Glozman, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Dynamic interaction analysis of HF ballast and fluorescent lamps based on envelope simulation. IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, 37, 5, 1531-1536, 2001. pdf

109. Zafrani, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Generalized switched inductor model (GSIM):accounting for conduction losses. IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 38, 681-687, 2002. pdf

110. Ivensky, G., Zafrani, I., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Generic operational characteristics of piezoelectric transformers. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 17, 6, 1049-1057, 2002. pdf

111. Ben-Yaakov, S., Shvartsas, M., and Glozman, S., Statics and dynamics of fluorescent lamps operating at high frequency: modeling and simulation. IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, 38, 6, 1486-1492, 2002. pdf

112. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Peretz, M.M., Simulation bits: A SPICE behavioral model of non-linear inductors. IEEE Power Electronics Society Newsletter, Fourth Quarter, 9-10, 2003. pdf

113. Ivensky, G., Shvartsas, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis and modeling of a voltage doubler rectifier fed by a piezoelectric transformer. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 19, 2, 542-549, 2004. pdf

114. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Toward a plug-and-play approach for active power factor correction. J. of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, 13, 3, 599-612, 2004. pdf

115. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Peretz, M.M., Simulation Bitsİ: Some less familiar features of PSpice. IEEE Power Electronics Society Newsletter, Second Quarter, 16-18, 2005. pdf

116. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis of thermoelectric coolers by a spice-compatible equivalent-circuit model. IEEE Power Electronics Letters, 3, 2, 63-66, 2005. pdf

117. Ivensky, G., Bronstein,S., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A comparison of piezoelectric transformer AC/DC converters with current doubler and voltage doubler rectifiers. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 19, 6, 1446-1453, 2004. pdf

118. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Feedback isolation by piezoelectric transformers: comparison of amplitude to frequency modulation. HAIT Journal of Science and Engineering, B 2, 5-6, 830-847, 2005. pdf

119. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., The self-adjusting current-fed push-pull parallel resonant inverter as a high frequency AC bus driver. HAIT Journal of Science and Engineering, B 2, 3-4, 352-364, 2005. pdf

120. Rozanov E. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis of current-controlled inductors by new SPICE behavioral model. HAIT Journal of Science and Engineering, B 2, 3-4, 558-570, 2005. pdf

121. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Lineykin, S., Maximum power tracking of piezoelectric transformer HV converters under load variations. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 21, 1, 73-78, 2006. pdf

122. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Unified SPICE compatible model for large and small-signal envelope simulation of linear circuits excited by modulated signals. IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, 53, 3, 745-751, 2006. pdf

123. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Peretz, M.M., A self-adjusting sinusoidal power source suitable for driving capacitive loads. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 21, 4, 890-898, 2006. pdf

124. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Peretz, M.M., Cold cathode fluorescent lamps driven by piezoelectric transformes:stability conditions and thermal effect. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 22, 3, 761-768, 2007. pdf

125. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., User-friendly and intuitive graphical approach to the design of thermoelectric cooling systems. International J. of refrigeration, 30, 5, 798-804, 2007 pdf

126. Ben-Yaakov, S., Shvartsas, M., and Ivensky, G., HF Multiresonant electronic ballast for fluorescent lamps with constant filament preheat voltage. IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, 44, 1, 61-67, 2008. pdf

127. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Digital control of resonant converters: resolution effects on limit cycles. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 25, 6, 1652-1661, 2010. pdf

128. Krihely, N. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Self-contained resonant rectifier for piezoelectric sources under variable mechanical excitation. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, 26, 2, 612-621, 2011. pdf

129. Krihely, N. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Simulation bits: adding the reverse recovery feature to a generic diode. IEEE Power Electronics Society Newsletter, 25, 2, 26-30, 2011. pdf

130. Ben-Yaakov, S., Behavioral average modeling and equivalent circuit simulation of switched capacitors converters. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics , 27, 2, 632-636, 2012. pdf

131. Ben-Yaakov, S., On the influence of switch resistances on switched-capacitor converter losses. IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, Letters, 59, 1, 638-640, 2012. pdf

132. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Time-domain design of digital compensators for PWM DC-DC converters. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics , 27, 1, 284-293, 2012. pdf

133. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Time domain identification of PWM converters. IET Power Electronics , 5, 2, 166-172, 2012. pdf

134. Krihely, N., Slonim M.A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Transient and steady-state analysis of three-phase PWM buck rectifier. IET Power Electronics , 5, 9, 1764-1775, 2012. pdf

135. Krihely, N., Ben-Yaakov, S., and Fish, A., Efficiency optimization of a step-down switched capacitor converter for subthreshold applications. IEEE Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 21, 12, 2353-2357, 2013. pdf

 

Patents ( S. Ben-Yaakov )

1. NL6616445, Ben-Yaakov, S., Improvements in or analog computing circuit arrangements, 1965 pdf

2. FR1518688, Ben-Yaakov, S., An analog multiplier and divider, 1966 pdf

3. CH447673, Ben-Yaakov, S., Analog computing circuit for multiplication and/or division, 1967 pdf

4. GB1152065, Ben-Yaakov, S., Improvement in or relating to analog computing circuit arrangements, 1969 pdf

5. US3652439, Ben-Yaakov, S.and Kaplan, I.R., Apparatus for measuring pH in high pressure environments, 1972 pdf

6. WO0025368, Ben-Yaakov, S., Driver for piezoelectric motors, 1998 pdf

7. WO0003473, Ben-Yaakov, S., Modular apparatus for regulating the harmonics of current drawn from power lines, 1998 pdf

8. EP1131853, Ben-Yaakov, S., Driver for piezoelectric motors, 2000 pdf

9. EP1097505, Ben-Yaakov, S., Modular apparatus for regulating the harmonics of current drawn from power lines, 2001 pdf

10. US6307361, Ben-Yaakov, S. and Hadar, M., Method and apparatus for regulating the input impedance of PWM converters, 2001 pdf

11. US6445600, Ben-Yaakov, S., Modular structure of an apparatus for regulating the harmonics of current drawn from power lines by an electronic load, 2002 pdf

12. US6469917, Ben-Yaakov, S., PFC apparatus for a converter operating in the borderline conduction mode, 2002 pdf

13. WO03/017453, Ben-Yaakov, S., PFC apparatus for a converter operating in the borderline conduction mode, 2003 pdf

14. GB2395577, Ben-Yaakov, S., PFC apparatus for a converter operating in the borderline conduction mode, 2004 pdf

15. US6728121, Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., Method and apparatus for active power factor correction with minimum input current distortion, 2004 pdf

16. US6737846, Ben-Yaakov, S., Method and voltage feedback circuitry for improving the performance of APFC converters, 2004 pdf

17. WO2004/055612, Ben-Yaakov, S., A method and voltage feedback circuitry for improving the performance of APFC converters, 2004 pdf

18. US6936973, Parra, J.M. Sr., Parra, J.M. Jr., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Self-oscillating constant-current gas discharge device lamp driver and method, 2004 pdf

19. US7084584, Ben-Yaakov, S., Low frequency inverter fed by a high frequency ac current source, 2005 pdf

20. US20060022648, Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser,I., Method and control circuitry for improved-performance switch-mode converters, 2005 pdf

21. WO2009/004613 A2, Ben-Yaakov, S., Method and circuitry for improving magnitude and shape of the output current of swithing power converters, 2007 pdf

22. US2010/0008012 A1, Ben-Yaakov, S., Electronic circuitry for incapacitating a living target, 2010 pdf

23. US2010/0026264 A1, Ben-Yaakov, S., and Shashoua M., Self-adjusting switched-capacitor converter with multiple target voltages and target voltage ratios, 2010 pdf

24. IL154808, Ben-Yaakov, S., Variable frequency sinusiodal resonant driver for electrical loads, 2008 pdf

Conference Papers and Abstracts

1. Wienman, J. and Ben-Yaakov, S., The physical basis for photoplethysmography. Sixth Convention of the Israel Society for the Advancement of Science, Tel-Aviv , Israel , 1965.

2. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Wienman, J., Photo-electric method for the measurement of the pulsed wave velocity. Sixth Convention of the Israel Society for the Advancement of Science, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1965.

3. Wienman, J. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Continuous recording of a pre-determined salinity point in a well. Proceedings of the Fifth National Convention of Electronic and Control Eng.,Haifa , Israel, 1965.

4. Wienman, J. and Ben-Yaakov, S., The physical and physiological basis of photo-plethysmogaphy. Sixth Int. Cong. on Medical Electronics and Biological Eng., Tokyo, 1965.

5. Wienman, J. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Photopletysmographic analysis of the normal human response to the Valsulva Maneuver. Sixth Int. Conf. on Medical and Biological Engr., Stockholm, 1967.

6. Ben-Yaakov, S., A data recording system for deep sea logging. Proc. ITC, 4, 149-160 1968.

7. Kaplan, D., Abeliovitch, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The fate of trace elements in an oxidation pond type wastewater treatment plant. Proc. Inter. Conf. on Heavy Metals in the Environment, Athens, 1985, 1, 122-125, CEP Consultant, Edinburgh, 1985. pdf

8. Guterman, H. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Application of microcomputers in biotechnology: I. On-line monitoring of a blue-green algae Spirulina Platensis. Proc. 4th Sympos. Microcomputer and Microprocessor Applications, Omikk-Techniform, Budapest, 1985.

9. Kaplan, D., Abeliovich, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The fate of metals in domestic treatment plant. Proc. International Symposium on Scientific Basis For Water Resources Management. International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Jerusalem, Israel, 1985.

10. Kaplan, D., Abeliovich, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The fate of trace elements in an oxidation ponds type wastewater treatment plant. In: Heavy Metal in the Environment., Bd. T. D. Lekkas,1, 122-125, CEP Consultant Ltd. 1985. pdf

11. Kaplan, D., Abeliovich, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Chelating of heavy metal by organic compounds in domestic waste water. In: Chemicals in the Environment.,Lisbon 1-3 July, Ed. G. M. Lester, R. Perry, R. M. Terriff. Selper Ltd., 462-469, 1986. pdf

12. Burbea, Z. H. Chaimovitz, C., and Ben-Yaakov, S., An increase of in urine osmolarity (Vasm) is the primary cause of high urinary PCO="FONT-SIZE: 7.5pt">2 (UpCP2). Clin.Res. 34(2), 591A, 1986.

13. Burbea, Z. H., Chaimovitz, C., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Net alkalinity balance (NAB). An improved method for measurement of net alkalinity excretion (NAE). Clin. Res. 34 (1),591A, 1986.

14. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kaplan, D., An ASV workstation for waste water treatment studies. International Symposium on Electroanalysis and Sensors in Biomedical, Environmental and Industrial Sciences., Cardiff, Wales, 1987. pdf

15. Ben-Yaakov, S., Implementation of electronic circuit simulation in a university curriculum (Abstract). Education and Application of Computer Technology, M. De Blasi, E. Luque and E. Scerri (Eds.), 279-280, Frantelli Lateraza Pub., Bari, Italy, 1988. pdf

16. Nishri, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Solubility of oxygen in Dead Sea brine. IV. International Symposium of Athalassic (Inland) Saline Lakes placetype. Barcelona, Spain, 1988.

17. Huliehel, F. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Low frequency sampled data models of switched mode DC-DC converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC-89, 492-499, 1989. pdf

18. Kaplan, D., Ben- Yaakov, S., and Abeliovitch, A., Metal binding proteins in domestic wastewater stabilization ponds. 5th Int. Symp.on Microbial Ecology. Kyoto, Japan, 1989.

19. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Amran, Y., Multiple output flyback converters: the role of output capacitors in shaping the currents of secondary windings currents. IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC-90, 690-697, 1990. pdf

20. Liebovich, B., Hardon, U., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Microcontroller based arbitrary waveform inverter. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-91, 499-505, 1991. pdf

21. Ben-Yaakov, S., A unified SPICE compatible model of PWM and quasi resonant converters. International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS-91, 1069-1072, Singapore , 1991. pdf

22. Ben-Yaakov, S., The unified switched inductor model. The 17th convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, 320-323, Kfar Hamaccabia, Israel, 1991 pdf

23. Abramovitz, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A novel self-oscillating synchronously-rectified DC-DC converter. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-91, 163-170, Cambridge, 1991. pdf

24. Ivensky, G., Abramovitz, A., Gulko, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A resonant DC-DC transformer. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-92, 731-737, Boston, 1992. pdf

25. Edry, D. and Ben-YaakovS., A SPICE compatible model of Magamp post regulator. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-92, 793-800, Boston, 1992. pdf

26. Tsafrin, H. and Ben-Yaakov S. The dynamic response of PWM DC-DC converters with input filters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-92, 764-771, Boston, 1991. pdf

27. Ben-Yaakov, S., Vardy, D., and Gaaton, Z., A unified model of current feedback in switch-mode converters. International Conference of Circuits and Systems, ISCAS-92, 1891-1894, San Diego, 1992.

28. Ben-Yaakov, S., Golan, Ch., and Kesler, S., A stand-alone ultrasonic ranging system for hydrological water stage measurements. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 437-441, 1992. pdf

29. Ben-Yaakov, S., Average simulation of PWM converters by direct implementation of behavioral relationships. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-93, 510-516, San-Diego, 1993. pdf

30. Edry, D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Capacitive-loaded push-pull parallel-resonant converter. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-93, 51-57, San-Diego, 1993. pdf

31. Ivensky, S., Gulko, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current-fed multi-resonant DC-DC converter. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-93, 58-64, San Diego, 1993. pdf

32. Gulko, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current-sourcing parallel-resonance inverter (CS-PPRI): Theory and application as a fluorescent lamp driver. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-93, 411-417, San-Diego, 1993. pdf

33. Abramovitz, A., Ivensky, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A resonant power factor conditioner. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-93, 995-1001, Seattle, 1993. pdf

34. Medini, D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A current controlled variable inductor for high frequency resonant power circuits. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-94, 219-225, Orlando, 1994. pdf

35. Gulko, M., Medini, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Inductor-controlled current-sourcing resonant inverter and its application as a high pressure discharge lamp driver. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-94, 434-440, Orlando, 1994. pdf

36. Edry, D., Hadar, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A SPICE compatible model of tapped-inductor PWM converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-94, 1021-1027, Orlando, 1994. pdf

37. Edry, D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Dynamics of the capacitive-loaded push-pull parallel-resonant converter: investigation by a SPICE compatible average model. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-94, 1035-1041, Orlando, 1994. pdf

38. Ivensky, G., Elkin, I., and Ben-Yaakov, S., An isolated DC-DC converter using two zero current switched IGBT's in a symmetrical topology. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-94, 1218-1225, Taipei, 1994. pdf

39. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Adar (Edry) D., Average models as tools for studying the dynamics of switch mode DC-DC converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-94, 1369-1376, Taipei, 1994. pdf

40. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Gulko, G., Design and performance of an electronic ballast for High Pressure Sodium (HPS) lamp. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-95, 665-669, Dallas, 1995. pdf

41. Ivensky, G., Sidi, D., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A soft switcher optimized for IGBTs in PWM topologies. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-95, 900-906, Dallas, 1995. pdf

42. Ben-Yaakov, S., Ivensky, G., Levitin, O., and Treiner, A., Optimization of the auxiliary switch components in a flying capacitor ZVS PWM converter. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-95, 503-509, Dallas, 1995. pdf

43. Naim, R., Wiess, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., H~ control of boost converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-95, 719-722, Dallas, 1995. pdf

44. Naim, R., Wiess, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., H~ control of boost converters: Comparison to voltage mode, feedforward and current mode control. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-95, 1327-1332, Atlanta, 1995. pdf

45. Zafrany, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A chaos model of subharmonic oscillations in current mode boost converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-95, 1111-1117, Atlanta, 1995. pdf

46. Abramovitch, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis and design of the feedback and feedforward paths of active power factor corrections systems for minimum input current distortion. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-95, 1009-1014, 1995. pdf

47. Kodner, N., Adar, D., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Neural network control of switch mode systems: off line training by an "Ideal Controller" data set. Proc. International Conference on Power Electronics, ICPE-95, 56-61, Seoul, 1995. pdf

48. Hachamov, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Reduction of reverse recovery losses in soft switched PWM converters saturable reactors. Proc. International Conference on Power Electronics, ICPE-95, 361-365, Seoul, 1995. pdf

49. Ivensky, G., Zeltser, I., Katz, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Reducing IGBT losses in ZCS series resonant converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-96, 475-481, San-Jose, 1996. pdf

50. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Rahav, G., Average modeling and simulation of series-parallel resonant converter by SPICE compatible behavioral dependent sources. IEEE Applied Power Electronics conference, APEC-96, 116-120, San-Jose, 1996. pdf

51. Ben-Yaakov, S., Gulko, M., and Giter, A., The simplest electronic ballast for HID lamps. IEEE Applied Power Electronics conference, APEC-96, 634-640, San-Jose, 1996. pdf

52. Abramovitch, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current spectra translation in single phase rectifiers: Implication to active power factor correction. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-96, 1342-1346, Boveno, 1996. pdf

53. Ben-Yaakov, S., Adar, D., and Rahav, G., A SPICE compatible model of SEPIC converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-96, 1668-1674, Boveno, 1996. pdf

54. Kats, A., Ivensky, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Application of integrated class magnetics in resonant converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-97, 634-640, Atlanta, 1997. pdf

55. Levy, H., Zafrany, I., Ivensky, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis and evaluation of a lossless turn on snubber. IEEE Applied Power Electronics conference, APEC-97, 757-763, Atlanta, 1997. pdf

56. Gulko, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A MHz electronic ballast for automotive-type HID lamps. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-97, 39-45, St. Louis, 1997. pdf

57. Ivensky, G., Kats, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A novel RC model of capacitive-loaded parallel and series-parallel resonant DC-DC converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-97, 958-964, St. Louis, 1997. pdf

58. Adar, A., Rahav, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A unified behavioral average model of SEPIC converters with coupled inductors. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-97, 441-446, St. Louis, 1997. pdf

59. Ben-Yaakov, S., Ivensky, G., Tantser, V., and Friedman, O., A dual IGBT soft switched active power factor corrector. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-97, Nurnberg, 217-224, 1997. pdf

60. Abramovitch, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Simplifies static and dynamic model of the 3-loop active power factor correction systems. European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE-97, 1354-1359, 1997. pdf

61. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., PWM converters with resistive input. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-98, Nurnberg, 87-95, 1998. pdf

62. Zafrany, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Average modeling, analysis and simulation of current shared DC-DC converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-98, 640-646, Fukuoka, Japan, 1998. pdf

63. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., The dynamics a PWM boost converter with resistive input. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-98, 885-891, Fukuoka, Japan , 1998. pdf

64. Ben-Yaakov, S., Shvartsas, M., and Glosman, S., Statics and dynamics of fluorescent lamps operating at high frequency: modeling and simulation. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-99, 467-472, Dallas, 1999. pdf

65. Ben-Yaakov, S., Zeltser, I., and Ivensky, G., A resonant local power supply with turn off snubbing features. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-99, 1093-1097, Dallas, 1999. pdf

66. Ben-Yaakov, S., Simulation of power conversion systems : from the state of the art to future trends. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-99, Nurnberg, 13-23, 1999. pdf

67. Ben-Yaakov, S., Rozanov, E., Wasserman, T., Rafaeli, T., Shiv, L., and Ivensky, G., A resonant driver for a piezoelectric motor. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-99, Nurnberg, 173-178, 1999. pdf

68. Berkovich, E., Ivensky, G., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A resonant inverter as a controlled reactance. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-99, 230-235, Charleston, 1999. pdf

69. Shvartsas, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A SPICE compatible model of high intensity discharge lamps. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-99, 1037-1042, Charleston , 1999. pdf

70. Rahav, G. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Forbidden state trajectories of PWM converters : implication to digital control. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-99, 1199-1203, Charleston , 1999. pdf

71. Glozman S., Rabinovici, R., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Envelope simulation by SPICE compatible models of electric circuits driven by modulated signals. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2000, 811-817, New Orleans, 2000. pdf

72. Ben-Yaakov, S., Rozanov, E., Wasserman, T., Rafaeli, T., Shiv, L., and Ivensky, G., A resonant driver for a piezoelectric motor with single transistor direction switches. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2000, 1037-1043, New Orleans, 2000. pdf

73. Ivensky, G., Shvartsas, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis and modeling of a piezoelectric transformer in high output voltage applications. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2000, 1081-1087, New Orleans, 2000. pdf

74. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Feedback isolation by piezoelectric class transformers:a feasibility study. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-2000, 175-181, Nurnberg, 2000 pdf

75. Ben-Yaakov, S., Shvartsas, M., and Ivensky, G., A piezoelectric cold cathode fluorescent lamp driver operating from a 5 volt bus. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-2000, 379-383, Nurnberg, 2000. pdf

76. Glozman S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Dynamic interaction of high frequency electronic ballasts and fluorescent lamps. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2000, 1363-1368, Galway, Ireland , 2000. pdf

77. Ivensky, G., Zafrany, I., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Generic operational characteristics of piezoelectric transformers. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2000, 1657-1662, Galway , Ireland, 2000. pdf

78. Adar, D. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Generic average modeling and simulation of discrete controllers. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2001, 535-541, Anaheim, California, 2001. pdf

79. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Shvartsas, M., An electronic ballast for fluorescent lamps with no series passive elements. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2001, 670-675, Anaheim, California, 2001. pdf

80. Ivensky, G. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A novel three-phase rectifier with reduced THD. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2001, 672-677, Vancouver, Canada, 2001. pdf

81. Zafrany, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., The generallized switched inductor model (GSIM): accounting for conduction losses. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-2001, 89-94, Nurnberg, 2001. pdf

82. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., Benefits of silicon carbide schottky diodes in boost APFC operating in CCM. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-2001, 101-105, Nurnberg, 2001. pdf

83. Ben-Yaakov, S., Shvartsas, M., and Ivensky, G., HF Multiresonant electronic ballast for fluorescent lamps with constant filament preheat voltage. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2002, 911-917, Dallas, Texas, 2002. pdf

84. Ben-Yaakov, S., Shvartsas, M., and Lester, J., A behavioral SPICE compatible model of an fluorescent lamp. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2002, 948-954, Dallas, Texas, 2002. pdf

85. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Modular design of APFC: A feasibility study. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion. PCIM-2002, 507-513, Nurnberg, 2002. pdf

86. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Lineykin, S., Frequency tracking to maximum power of piezoelectric transformer HV converters under load variations. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2002, 657-662, Cairns, Australia, 2002. pdf

87. Bronstein, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Design considerations for achieving ZVS in a half bridge inverter that drives a piesoelectric transformer with no series inductor. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2002, 585-590, Cairns, Australia, 2002. pdf

88. Ivensky, G., Bronstein, S., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis and design of a piezoelectric transformer AC/DC converter in a low voltage application. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2002, 409-414, Cairns, Australia, 2002. pdf

89. Ivensky, G., Bronstein, S., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A comparison of AC/DC piezoelectric transformer converters with current doubler and voltage doubler rectifiers. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2003, 365-370, Acapulco, Mexico, 2003. pdf

90. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A unified SPICE compatible model for large and small signal envelope simulation of linear circuits excited by modulated signals. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2003, 1205-1209, Acapulco, Mexico, 2003. pdf   slides

91. Ivensky, G., Zeltser, I., and Ben-Yaakov, S., New snubbers with energy recovery into a local power supply, PESC-2003, 1327-1332, Acapulco, Mexico, 2003. pdf

92. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Krihely, N., Modeling and driving piezoelectric resonant blade elements. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2004, 1733-1739, Anaheim, California, 2004. pdf

93. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Peretz, M.M., A self-adjusting sinusoidal power source suitable for driving capacitive loads. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2004, 1832-1837, Anaheim, California, 2004. pdf

94.Ben-Yaakov, S. and Peretz, M.M., Modeling and behavioral SPICE simulation of a self adjusting current-fed push-pull parallel resonant inverter (SA-CEPPRI). IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2004, 61-67, Aachen, Germany, 2004. pdf

95. Ivensky, G., Bronstein, S., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Parallel connection of piezoelectric transformers. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2004, 1779-1185, Aachen, Germany, 2004. pdf

96. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Feedback izolation by piezoelectric transformers:comparison of amplitude to frequency modulation. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2004, 1834-1840, Aachen, Germany, 2004. pdf

97. Ivensky, G., Bronstein, S., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Approximate analysis of the resonant LCL DC-DC converter. The 23rd IEEE Israel Convention, 44-48, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004. pdf

98. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Krihely, N., New resonant rectifier for capacitive sources. The 23rd IEEE Israel Convention, 48-51, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004. pdf

99. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., The self-adjusting current-fed push-pull parallel resonant inverter as a high frequency ac bus driver. The 23rd IEEE Israel Convention, 52-55, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004. pdf

100. Rozanov, E. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A spice behavioral model for current-controlled magnetic inductors. The 23rd IEEE Israel Convention, 338-341, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004. pdf

101. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Fridman, I., Spice compatible model of self-oscilating converter. The 23rd IEEE Israel Convention, 342-345, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004. pdf

102. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Spice compatible equivalent circuit of the energy conversion processes in thermoelectric modules. The 23rd IEEE Israel Convention, 346-349, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004. pdf

103.Ben-Yaakov, S. and Krihely, N., Resonant rectifier for piezoelectric sources. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2005, 249-253, Austin ,Texas, 2005. pdf

104. Ben-Yaakov, S., Peretz, M.M., and Hesterman B., A SPICE compatible behavioral electrical model of heated tungsten filament. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2005, 1079-1084, Austin, Texas, 2005. pdf

105. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling and analysis of thermoelectric modules. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2005, 2019-2023, Austin, Texas, 2005. pdf

106. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Fridman, I., A behavioral SPICE compatible model of a self-oscillating converter. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2005, 1990-1993, Austin, Texas, 2005. pdf

107. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., PSPICE-Compatible equivalent circuit of thermoelectric coolers. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2005, 608-612, Recife, Brazil, 2005. pdf

108. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis of the current-fed push-pull parallel resonant inverter implemented with unidirectional switches. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2005, 880-884, Recife, Brazil, 2005. pdf

109. Ben-Yaakov, S., Hadad, Y., and Diamantstein, N., A four quadrants HF AC chopper with no deadtime. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2006, 1461-1465, Dallas, Texas, 2006. pdf

110. Ben-Yaakov, S., Peretz, M.M., and Lineykin, S., Stability of gold cathode fluorescent lamps driven by piezoelectric transformers. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2006, 1517-1522, Dallas, Texas, 2006. pdf

111. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A simple and intuitive graphical approach to the design of thermoelectric cooling systems. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2006, 2043-2047, Jeju, Korea, 2006. pdf

112. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Thermal effects on the stability of piezoelectric transformers based ballasts for cold cathode fluorescent lamps. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2006, 2328-2334, Jeju, Korea, 2006. pdf

113. Lineykin, S. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Envelope impedance: theory and applications. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2006, 2923-2926, Jeju, Korea, 2006. pdf

114. Rabinovitz, E., Lev A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Design and applications of a universal power management mixed-signal SoC controller (UPMC) platform. Power Electronics Technology, PET06, Long Beach, 2006. pdf

115. Ben-Yaakov, S., Zeltser, I., Katz, A., and Golembo, G., NGPower Ltd. The best of two worlds:a mixed-mode front-end controller IC. Power Electronics Technology, PET06, Long Beach, 2006. pdf

116. Ben-Yaakov, S., Peretz, M.M., Parra, J.M.(Sr), and Parra, J.M.(Jr), Self-oscillating constant-current fluorescent lamp driver. 24th IEEE Israel Conference, IEEE-06, 32-36, Eilat, 2006. pdf

117. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Investigation of time domain design of digital controllers for PWM converters. 24th IEEE Israel Conference, IEEE-06, 300-304, Eilat, 2006. pdf

118. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Comparative analysis of the large and small signal responses of "AC inductor" and "DC inductor" based chargers. 24th IEEE Israel Conference, IEEE-06, 418-422, Eilat, 2006. pdf

119. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Time domain design of digital compensators for PWM DC-DC converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2007, 887-893, Anaheim, California, 2007. pdf

120. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Time domain identification of PWM converters for digital controllers design. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2007, 809-813, Orlando, Florida, 2007. pdf

121. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling, analysis and simulation of "AC inductor" based converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2007, 2128-2134, Orlando, Florida, 2007. pdf

122. Ben-Yaakov, S., Peretz, M.M., Parra, J.M.(Sr), and Parra, J.M.(Jr), Self-oscillating constant-current fluorescent lamp driver: theory and application. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2007, 3093-3099, Orlando, Florida, 2007. pdf

123. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., APF Borderline controller example. Power Electronics Technology, PET07, Dallas, TX, 2007. pdf

124. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Revisiting the closed loop response of PWM converters controlled by voltage feedback. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2008, 58-64, Austin, Texas, 2008. pdf

125. Abramobitz, A., Evzelman, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Investigation of an alternative APFC control with no sensing of line voltage based on a triangular modulation carrier. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2008, 709-714, Austin, Texas, 2008. pdf

126. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., An "AC Inductor" based grid connected inverter. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2008, 330-336, Rhodes, Greece, 2008. pdf

127. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A Novel time-domain based design of PWM controllers for switch-mode converters and its implementation by the C2000 DSP family. European DSP Education & Research Symposium, EDERS-2008, 89-96, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008. pdf

128. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Time-domain identification of PWM converters aided by the C2000 DSP family. European DSP Education & Research Symposium, EDERS-2008, 185-192, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008. pdf

129. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., DSP control of current sourcing inverters. European DSP Education & Research Symposium, EDERS-2008, 241-248, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008. pdf

130. Evzelman, M., Zeltser, I., and Ben-Yaakov, S., DSP control of gyrator-behaved switch mode converter. European DSP Education & Research Symposium, EDERS-2008, 249-256, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008. pdf

131. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Digital control of resonant converters: enhancing frequency resolution by dithering. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2009, 1202-1207, Washington, DC, 2009. pdf

132. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Digital control of resonant converters: frequency limit cycles conditions. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2009, 1704-1708, Washington, DC, 2009. pdf

133. Evzelman, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A generic model of a gyrator based APFC. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2009, 755-759, Washington, DC, 2009. pdf

134. Peretz, M.M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., A heuristic digital control method for optimal capacitor charging. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo, ECCE-2009, 1118-1125, San-Jose, Ca, 2009. pdf

135. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Kushnerov, A., Algebraic foundation of self adjusting switched capacitors converters. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo, ECCE-2009, 1582-1589, San-Jose, Ca, 2009. pdf

136. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Evzelman, M., Generic and unified model of switched capacitor converters. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo, ECCE-2009, 3501-3508, San-Jose, Ca, 2009. pdf

137. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Transformer's capacitance effect on the operation of triangular-current shaped soft-switched converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2010, 928-934, Palm Springs, CA,2010. pdf

138. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current sourcing isolated grid connected inverter. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS-2010, 2203-2206, Paris, France, 2010. pdf

139. Baimel, D., Rabinovici R., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Simulation of thyristor operated induction generator by simulink, psim and plecs. Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Electrical Machines, ICEM-2008, 1430-1435, Portugal, 2008. pdf

140. Krihely, N. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling and evaluation of diode reverse recovery in discrete-transition simulators, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo, ECCE-2010, 4514-4020, Atlanta, GA, 2010. pdf

141. Gertsman, A. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Zeroing transformer's DC current in resonant converters with no series capacitors, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo, ECCE-2010, 4028-4034, Atlanta, GA, 2010. pdf

142. Evzelman, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Optimal switch resistances in switched capacitor converters, IEEE 26th Convention of Electrical @ Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2010, 436-439, Eilat, Israel, 2010. pdf

143. Krihely, N. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Piezoelectric harvesting circuit with extended input voltage range, IEEE 26th Convention of Electrical @ Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2010, 670-674, Eilat, Israel, 2010. pdf

144. Zeltser, I. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Current sourcing ZCS magnetron driver for low input voltage application. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2011, 877-884, Fort Worth, TX, 2011. pdf

145. Ben-Yaakov, S., The benefits of planar magnetic in HF power conversion. Payton Planar Magnetics Ltd. pdf

146. Evzelman, M. and Ben-Yaakov, S., Average modeling technique for switched capacitor converters including large signal dymamics and small signal responses, IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems, COMCAS-2011, 1-5, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2011. pdf

147. Ben-Yaakov, S., and Evzelman, M., Generic average modeling and simulation of the static and dynamic behavior of switched capacitor converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2012, 2568-2575 , Orlando, FL, 2012. pdf

148. Krihely N., Ben-Yaakov, S., and Fish A., Optimization of a multi-target voltages switched capacitor converter. IEEE Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, OPTIM-2012, 759-763, Brashov, Romania, 2012. pdf

149. Ben-Yaakov, S., and Kushnerov, A., Analysis and implementation of output voltage regulation in multi-phase switched capacitor converters. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE-2011, 3350-3353, Phoenix, Arizona, 2011. pdf

150. Kushnerov, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Algebraic synthesis of Fibonacci switched capacitor converters. IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronics Systems, COMCAS-2011, 1-4, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2011. pdf

151. Kushnerov, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The best of both worlds: Fibonacci and binary switched capacitor converters combined. IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, PEMD-2012, 1-5, Bristol, UK, 2012. pdf

152. Kushnerov, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Unified algebraic synthesis of generalized Fibonacci switched capacitor converters. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE-2012, 774-778, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2012. pdf

153. Rubinshtein, Z., Riemer, R., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling and analysis of brushless generator based biomechanical energy harvesting system. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE-2012, 2784-2789, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2012. pdf

154. Ben-Yaakov, S., Blumenfeld, A., Cervera, A., and Evzelman, M., Design and evaluation of a modular resonant switched capacitors equalizer for PV panels. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE-2012, 4129-4136, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2012. pdf

155. Evzelman, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Modeling and analysis of hybrid converters. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE-2012, 1592-1598, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2012. pdf

156. Evzelman, M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., The Effect of Switching Transitions on Switched Capacitor Converters Losses. IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2012, 1-5, Eilat, Israel, 2012. pdf

157. Blumenfeld, A., Cervera, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Analysis and Design of DC-Isolated Gate Drivers. IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2012, 1-5, Eilat, Israel, 2012. pdf

158. Huleihel, Y., Cervera, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., A High Gain DC-DC Converter for Energy Harvesting of Thermal Waste by Thermoelectric Generators. IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2012, 1-5, Eilat, Israel, 2012. pdf

159. Hamo, E., Peretz, M., M., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Resonant Binary and Fibonacci Switched-Capacitor Bidirectional DC-DC Converter. IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2012, 1-5, Eilat, Israel, 2012. pdf

160. Chernichenko, D., Kushnerov, A., and Ben-Yaakov, S., Adiabatic Charging of Capacitors by Switched Capacitor Converters with Multiple Target Voltages. IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, IEEEI-2012, 1-5, Eilat, Israel, 2012. pdf

161. Ben-Yaakov, S., Hadar, G., Shainkopf, A., and Krihely, N., A friendly approach to increasing the frequency response of piezoelectric generators. IEEE 28th International Scientific Conference Electronics and Nanotechnology, ELNANO-2013, 349-353, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2013. pdf

162. Peretz, M., M., Hybrid Control Method for Optimal Transient Response and Output Filter Minimization for Buck-Boost type Converters. International Exhibition and Conference for Power Electronics, PCIM-2012, Nuremberg, Germany, 2013. pdf

Professional Education Seminars(Recent)

1. Ben-Yaakov, S., Advanced PSPICE simulation. Hi-Tech, Natania, 1994.

2. Ben-Yaakov, S., Advanced PSPICE simulation. Hi-Tech, Natania, 1995.

3. Ben-Yaakov, S., Electronic ballasts for high and low pressure discharge lamps. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-95, 1995.

4. Ben-Yaakov, S., Average modeling and simulation of PWM and resonant converters by generic behavioral dependent sources. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-96, 1996.

5. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ivensky, G., Analysis and design of IGBT DC-DC resonant converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-96, 1996.

6. Ben-Yaakov, S., The benefits of planar transformers in resonant converters. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-96, Nurnberg, 1996.

7. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Enjeti, P., Electronic ballasts for fluorescent high and intensity discharge lamps. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, Power System World, PCIM-96, Las Vegas, 1996.

8. Ben-Yaakov, S., Planar magnetics and power modules in power converters design. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-97, Nurnberg, 1997.

9. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ivensky, G., Passive lossless snubbers for high frequency PWM converters. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-97, t. Louis, 1997. pdf

10. Ben-Yaakov, S., Behavioral average modelling and spice simulation of PWM and resonant converters. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-Europe-98, Nurnberg, 1998.

11. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ivensky, G., Passive lossless snubbers for high frequency PWM converters. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-Europe-98, Nurnberg, 1998.

12. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ivensky, G., Passive lossless snubbers for high frequency PWM converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics conference, APEC-99, Dallas, 1999. pdf

13. Ben-Yaakov, S., Average behavioral modelling of PWM and resonant converters. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-Europe-99, Nurnberg, 1999.

14. Ben-Yaakov, S., Average behavioral modelling of PWM and resonant converters. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-Europe-2000, Nurnberg, 2000.

15. Ben-Yaakov, S., Average behavioral modelling of PWM and resonant converters. Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-Europe-2001, Nurnberg, 2001.

16. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Zeltser, I., Computer aided design of power factor correction systems, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC-2003, Florida, 2003. pdf

17. Ben-Yaakov, S. and Ivensky, G., Driver and rectifiers for piezoelectric elements , IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC-2005, Recife, Brazil, 2005. slides & English audio

18. Ben-Yaakov, S., Control Design of PWM Converters: The User Friendly Approach, Power Electronics Technology, PET06, Long Beach, 2006. pdf

19. Ben-Yaakov, S., Control Design of PWM Converters: From Analog to Digital, Power Electronics Technology, PET07, Dallas, 2007. pdf

20. Ben-Yaakov, S., Switched Capacitors Converters, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC09, Washington, DC, 2009. slides & English audio

 

Presentations And Lectures

Small Signal Envelope Simulation PESC-03. (slides)

Current Feedback Amp. (slides & English audio)

Active Cooling Systems. (slides & Hebrew audio)

Demystifying The Current Feedback Amplifier (CFA) - Tutorial. (English video)

PZ Tutorial Piezoelectric Transformers. (slides & English audio)

Piezoelectric Transformers (Power 2005). (slides & Hebrew audio)

Recent advances in Power Electronics Simulation. (slides & Hebrew audio)

Simulation Review 2006. (slides & English audio)

Engineering Education Improvement - E_learning . (slides & Hebrew audio)

Distance_learning . (slides & English audio)

Power Electronics of Piezoelectric Elements . (slides & Hebrew audio)

Time-Domain Design of Digital Controllers (Power 2007). (slides & Hebrew audio)

Sine Dimming. (slides & Hebrew audio)

Self adjusting switched capacitors DC-DC converter. (slides & Hebrew audio)

Self adjusting switched capacitors DC-DC converter_EXPRESS . (slides & English audio)

Self adjusting switched capacitors DC-DC converter_WMV . (slides & English audio)

Time domain design of digital controllers for switch mode converters . (slides & Hebrew audio)

The reasons for losses in switched capacitor converters and ways to reduce them . (slides & Hebrew audio)

Capacitor Charging Losses: A Revisit to a Seemingly Trivial Issue. (slides & Hebrew audio)

Theses

Piezoelectric transformers in power electronics.

Piezoelectric transformers in power electronics.

High-Efficiency self-Adjusting switched capacitor DC-DC converter with binary resolution.

Advanced power conversion systems.

Stabilizing self oscillating resonant converters(in Hebrew).

ElectronicBits (Short Video Lectures - English)

Ideal Operational Amplifier.

Operational Amplifiers as feedback systems.

Bandwidth of OpAmp based amplifiers.

Current Feedback Amplifiers (CFA).

Stability of Operational Amplifiers.

Closed loop response of CFA.

Gain bandwidth product of CFA.

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