Chair of Power Electronics


The hardware laboratory of the chair offers 14 workplaces. For tests, there are 10 different inverter fed machines in the power range of 2 kW… 90 kW. Self built systems enable the emulation of different grid conditions and varying grid conditions.


For the real time control of the systems, there are 6 dSpace systems available. Further control systems are Tricore, Atmel, C166 and Xylinx-FPGA. The measurement equipment includes a Dewetron long time measurement system, several digital oscilloscopes, EMC measurement equipment (partial), power analyzer and torque measures.


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Lab Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee
High Efficiency DC-DC Converter                  Double-Pulse Test Setup
Lab Lab
Quadruple Active Bridge                      Real Time Digital Simulator
Lab Lab
Capacitor Thermal Characterization              GaN based DC-DC Converter
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Microgrid Setup                                           Thermal Characterization Setup

  • Our research is focused on the design of high efficient and reliable PWM-based power converter architectures (single-cell, multi-cell, multilevel), their modelling and control to exploit commercial as well as new power semiconductor devices with minimum over design.
    We develop controllers for electric drives and we are particularly skilled in the integration of renewable energy systems into the electric grid.
    Please discover our expertise looking to our recent projects.

    HEART - The Highly Efficient And Reliable smart Transformer
    Further Research Projects