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Sjef Settels received the MSc degree from Eindhoven University of Technology in 2012 with a focus on power electronics and signal processing. Following his graduation he started working at ASML, a semiconductor lithography company. He rejoined the university in 2015 where he received the PhD degree in 2019 at the Electromechanics and Power Electronics group. His current research interests include multilevel topologies for high-power high-accuracy power electronics. 

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Power amplifiers Engineering & Materials Science
Capacitors Engineering & Materials Science
Zero voltage switching Engineering & Materials Science
Poles Engineering & Materials Science
Electric potential Engineering & Materials Science
Mechatronics Engineering & Materials Science
Switching frequency Engineering & Materials Science
Electric commutation Engineering & Materials Science

Research Output 2015 2019

  • 9 Citations
  • 7 Conference contribution
  • 5 Poster
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Phd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)
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A 2kV charge-based ZVS three-level inverter

Settels, S., Duarte, J., van Duivenbode, J. & Lomonova, E., 14 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Zero voltage switching
Electric potential
Modulation
Power converters
Switching frequency

Fast switching of high voltage with a multilevel power amplifier

Settels, S. J., 9 Dec 2019, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 166 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)

Open Access
File
3 Downloads (Pure)

Flying capacitor resonant pole inverter with direct inductor current feedback

Settels, S., Duarte, J. & van Duivenbode, J., 8 May 2019, In : IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications. 8, 3, p. 444-451 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Zero voltage switching
Poles
Capacitors
Feedback
Bandwidth
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Flying capacitor resonant pole inverter with direct inductor current feedback

Settels, S. J., Duarte, J. L. & van Duivenbode, J., 25 Oct 2018, 2018 International Power Electronics Conference, IPEC-Niigata - ECCE Asia 2018. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 3840-3847 8 p. 8507426

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Zero voltage switching
Poles
Capacitors
Feedback
Bandwidth

High voltage power amplifier for high precision mechatronic systems

Settels, S. J., Duarte, J. L., van Duivenbode, J. & Wijnands, C. G. E., 30 Oct 2018, 2018 20th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'18 ECCE Europe) . Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 10 p. 8515617

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Mechatronics
Power amplifiers
Electric potential
Zero voltage switching
Electric current control

Prizes

Best Poster Award 2017

Sjef Settels (Recipient), 10 Oct 2017

Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Activities 2015 2018

  • 11 Contributed talk
  • 2 Poster presentation

20th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'18 ECCE Europe)

Sjef Settels (Speaker)
19 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Soft-switching multi-level power amplifier for High Voltage

Sjef Settels (Speaker)
14 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

International Power Electronics Conference 2018 (IPEC–ECCE Asia), 20-24 May 2018, Niigata, Japan

Sjef Settels (Speaker)
24 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Flying Capacitor Resonant Pole Inverter Applying Five Voltage Levels

Sjef Settels (Speaker)
10 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition 2017 (ECCE America), 1-5 October 2017, Cincinnati, USA

Sjef Settels (Speaker)
4 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Student theses

Efficiency improvement of a class-D audio amplifier using variable carrier frequency

Author: Settels, S., 31 Jul 2012

Supervisor: Hegt, J. (Supervisor 1) & Buter, B. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

PFC rectifier with high DC output voltage and trapezoidal current modulation

Author: Groen, R., 15 Dec 2016

Supervisor: Everts, J. (Supervisor 1) & Settels, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master