Professor Bernard H Stark

M.A.(E.T.H.Zurich), Ph.D.(Cantab.)

  • BS8 1UB

19972019

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 41 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)
  • 36 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 3 Conference Paper
  • 2 Chapter in a book
2019

A new design technique for sub-nanosecond delay and 200 V/ns power supply slew-tolerant floating voltage level shifters for GaN SMPS

Liu, D., Hollis, S. & Stark, B., 1 Mar 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - I: Regular Papers. 66, 3, p. 1280-1290 11 p., 8535039.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)
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93 Downloads (Pure)

Direct Approach of Simultaneously Eliminating EMI-Critical Oscillations and Decreasing Switching Losses for Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductors

Middelstaedt, L., Wang, J., Stark, B. H. & Lindemann, A., 25 Apr 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 34, 11, p. 10376-10380 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic characterization of SiC and GaN devices with BTI stresses

Ortiz Gonzalez, J., Hedayati, M., Jahdi, S., Stark, B. H. & Alatise, O., 23 Sep 2019, In : Microelectronics Reliability. 100-101, 7 p., 113389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Stretching in Time of GaN Active Gate Driving Profiles to Adapt to Changing Load Current

Dalton, J., Dymond, H. C. P., Wang, J., Hedayati, M., Liu, D., Drury, D. & Stark, B. H., Feb 2019, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018): Proceedings of a meeting held 23-27 September 2018, Portland, Oregon, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 3497-3502 6 p. 8557531

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
114 Downloads (Pure)
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136 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A 10 nW, 10 mV Signal Detector Using a 2 pA Standby Voltage Reference, for Always-on Sensors and Receivers

Adami, S-E., Yang, G., Zhang, C., Proynov, P. & Stark, B., May 2018, 2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2018): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 March 2018, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1065-1070 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
241 Downloads (Pure)

A 6.7-GHz Active Gate Driver for GaN FETs to Combat Overshoot, Ringing, and EMI

Dymond, H. C. P., Wang, J., Liu, D., Dalton, J. J. O., McNeill, N., Pamunuwa, D., Hollis, S. J. & Stark, B. H., Jan 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 33, 1, p. 581-594 14 p., 7880639.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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45 Citations (Scopus)
420 Downloads (Pure)

A Flexible 2.45-GHz Power Harvesting Wristband with Net System Output from -24.3 dBm of RF Power

Adami, S. E., Proynov, P., Hilton, G. S., Yang, G., Zhang, C., Zhu, D., Li, Y., Beeby, S. P., Craddock, I. J. & Stark, B. H., 1 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 66, 1, p. 380-395 16 p., 7955016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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32 Citations (Scopus)
389 Downloads (Pure)

Efficient base driver circuit for silicon carbide bipolar junction transistors

McNeill, N., Stark, B. H., Finney, S. J., Holliday, D. & Dymond, H., Dec 2018, In : Electronics Letters. 54, 25, p. 1450-1452 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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204 Downloads (Pure)

Fabrication Techniques for Manufacturing Flexible Coils on Textiles for Inductive Power Transfer

Grabham, N. J., Li, Y., Clare, L. R., Stark, B. H. & Beeby, S. P., 15 Mar 2018, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 18, 6, p. 2599-2606 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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14 Citations (Scopus)
237 Downloads (Pure)

Infinity Sensor: Temperature Sensing in GaN Power Devices using Peak di/dt

Wang, J., Hedayati, M., Liu, D., Adami, S-E., Dymond, H., Dalton, J. & Stark, B., 6 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 884-890 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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5 Citations (Scopus)
347 Downloads (Pure)

Investigation of a parasitic-inductance reduction technique for through-hole packaged power devices

Dymond, H. & Stark, B. H., 6 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1964-1968 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
325 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-Level Active Gate Driver of SiC MOSFETs

Dymond, H., Liu, D., Wang, J., Dalton, J. & Stark, B. H., Feb 2018, 2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2017): Proceedings of a meeting held 1-5 October 2017, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 5107-5112 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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17 Citations (Scopus)
308 Downloads (Pure)

Rapid Co-Optimisation of Turn-On and Turn-Off Gate Resistor Values in DC:DC Power Converters

Dymond, H., Dalton, J. & Stark, B. H., 6 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 5357-5364 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
200 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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4 Citations (Scopus)
221 Downloads (Pure)

Crosstalk Suppression in a 650 V GaN FET Bridge-leg Converter using 6.7-GHz Active Gate Driver

Wang, J., Dalton, J., Dymond, H., Liu, D. & Stark, B., 2017, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Modeling and simulation of a pico-hydropower off-grid network

Williamson, S., Griffo, A., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., 8 Mar 2017, Modeling and Dynamic Behaviour of Hydropower Plants. Kishor, N. & Fraile-Ardanuy, J. (eds.). Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), p. 225–253 29 p. (IET Energy Engineering Series; vol. 100).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

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102 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-level active gate driver for SiC MOSFETs

Dymond, H., Liu, D., Dalton, J., Wang, J. & Stark, B., 2017, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Reduction of oscillations in a GaN bridge leg using active gate driving with sub-ns resolution, arbitrary gate-impedance patterns

Dymond, H. C. P., Liu, D., Wang, J., Dalton, J., McNeill, N., Pamunuwa, D., Hollis, S. & Stark, B., Apr 2017, 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 18-22 September 2016, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 5116-5122 7 p. 7855385

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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10 Citations (Scopus)
347 Downloads (Pure)

Shaping Switching Waveforms in a 650 V GaN FET Bridge-Leg Using 6.7 GHz Active Gate Drivers

Dalton, J. J. O., Wang, J., Dymond, H. C. P., Liu, D., Pamunuwa, D., Stark, B. H., McNeill, N. & Hollis, S. J., Aug 2017, 2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017): Proceedings of a meeting held 26-30th March 2017, Tampa, FL, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1983-1989 7 p. 7930970

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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13 Citations (Scopus)
322 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A controller for single-phase parallel inverters in a variable-head pico-hydropower off-grid network

Williamson, S. J., Griffo, A., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., Mar 2016, In : Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 5, p. 114-124 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
269 Downloads (Pure)

Design of 370-ps Delay Floating-Voltage Level Shifters With 30-V/ns Power Supply Slew Tolerance

Liu, D., Hollis, S. J., Dymond, H. C. P., McNeill, N. & Stark, B. H., 23 Jun 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. 63, 7, p. 688-692 5 p., 7410045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
860 Downloads (Pure)

Energy Neutral Activity Monitoring: Wearables Powered by Smart Inductive Charging Surfaces

Fafoutis, X., Clare, L. R., Grabham, N., Beeby, S., Stark, B. H., Piechocki, R. J. & Craddock, I. J., Dec 2016, 2016 13th IEEE International Conferernce on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 27-30 June 2016, London, UK. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 144-152 9 p. 7732986

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
263 Downloads (Pure)
2015

A 2.45 GHz rectenna screen-printed on polycotton for on-body RF power transfer and harvesting

Adami, S. E., Zhu, D., Li, Y., Mellios, E., Stark, B. H. & Beeby, S. P., Aug 2015, 2015 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC): Proceedings of a meeting held 13-15 May 2015, Boulder, Colorado, USA. Colorado, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 4 p. 7140161

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
314 Downloads (Pure)

Design of an Inductive Power Transfer System with Flexible Coils for Body-worn Applications

Clare, L. R., Burrow, S. G., Stark, B. H., Grabham, N. J. & Beeby, S. P., 10 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 660, 1, 012135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Energy harvesting study on single and multilayer ferroelectret foams under compressive force

Luo, Z., Zhu, D., Shi, J., Beeby, S., Zhang, C., Proynov, P. & Stark, B., 1 Jun 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 22, 3, p. 1360-1368 9 p., 7116323.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Energy harvesting study on single and multilayer ferroelectret foams under compressive force

Luo, Z., Zhu, D., Beeby, S., Zhang, C., Proynov, P. & Stark, B., Jun 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 22, 3, p. 1360-1368 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Inductive power transfer for on-body sensors defining a design space for safe, wirelessly powered on-body health sensors

Worgan, P., Clare, L., Proynov, P., Stark, B. H. & Coyle, D., 8 Dec 2015, 2015 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth): Proceedings of a conference held 20-23 May 2015 at Istanbul, Turkey. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 177-184 8 p. 7349395

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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6 Citations (Scopus)
159 Downloads (Pure)

Inductive Power transfer in E-Textile Applications: Reducing the Effects of Coil Misalignment

Zhu, D., Grabham, N. J., Clare, L., Stark, B. H. & Beeby, S. P., Aug 2015, 2015 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC 2015): Proceedings of a meeting held 13-15 May 2015, Boulder, Colorado, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 4 p. 7140116

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

10 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of exposure guidelines on the design of on-body inductive power transfer

Clare, L., Worgan, P., Stark, B., Coyle, D. & Adami, S-E., Aug 2015, 2015 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC): Proceedings of a meeting held 13-15 May 2015, Boulder, Colorado, USA. Colorado, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 4 p. 7140171

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
247 Downloads (Pure)

Near field wireless power transfer using curved relay resonators for extended transfer distance

Zhu, D., Clare, L., Stark, B. H. & Beeby, S. P., 10 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 660, 1, 012136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

A new circuit topology for floating high voltage level shifters

Liu, D., Hollis, S. J. & Stark, B. H., 1 Jan 2014, Conference Proceedings - 10th Conference on Ph. D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, PRIME 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 06872653

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges for Energy Harvesting Systems Under Intermittent Excitation

Yang, G., Stark, B. H., Hollis, S. J. & Burrow, S. G., 1 Sep 2014, In : IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems. 4, 3, p. 364-374 11 p., 6866249.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Control of parallel single-phase inverters in a low-head pico-hydro off-grid network

Williamson, S. J., Griffo, A., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., Mar 2014, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society: Proceedings of a meeting held 10-13 November 2013, Vienna, Austria. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1571-1576 6 p. 6699367. (Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study of RF energy transfer system in indoor environment

Adami, S. E., Proynov, P. P., Stark, B. H., Hilton, G. S. & Craddock, I. J., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 557, 1, 012005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)

Low Head Pico Hydro Turbine Selection using a Multi-Criteria Analysis

Williamson, S. J., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., 2014, In : Renewable Energy. 61, p. 43–50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Low-power methods of power sensing and frequency detection for wideband vibration energy harvesting

Proynov, P., Stark, B. H. & McNeill, N., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 557, 1, 012127.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Maximum Power Transfer Tracking for Ultralow-Power Electromagnetic Energy Harvesters

Szarka, G. D., Burrow, S. G., Proynov, P. P., Stark, B. H. & Burrow, S. G., Jan 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 29, 1, p. 201-212 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of Passive Voltage Multipliers for Fast Start-up and Multi-voltage Power Supplies in Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Systems

Yang, G., Stark, B. H., Burrow, S. G. & Hollis, S. J., 27 Nov 2014, 14th International Conference on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2014): 18–21 November 2014, Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan. IOP Publishing, (Journal of Physics: Conference Series; vol. 557, no. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

15 Downloads (Pure)

Site Implementation of a Low-Head Pico-Hydro Turgo Turbine

Williamson, S. J., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., 2014, World Renewable Energy Congress XIII, London, 3-8 August.. 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2013

A comparison of power output from linear and nonlinear kinetic energy harvesters using real vibration data

Beeby, S. P., Wang, L., Zhu, D., Weddell, A. S., Merrett, G. V., Stark, B., Szarka, G. & Al-Hashimi, B. M., Jul 2013, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 22, 7, 15 p., 075022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

34 Citations (Scopus)

An Experimental Investigation of the Trade-Off between Switching Losses and EMI Generation with Hard-Switched All-Si, Si-SiC and All-SiC Device Combinations

Oswald, N. F., Anthony, P. H., McNeill, J. N. & Stark, B. H., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. PP, 99, p. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

205 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Low-Power Single-Stage Boost Rectifiers for Sub-Milliwatt Electromagnetic Energy Harvesters

Szarka, G. D., Proynov, P. P., Stark, B. H. & Burrow, S. G., 2013, SMART SENSORS, ACTUATORS, AND MEMS VI. Schmid, U., Aldavero, JLSD. & LeesterSchaedel, M. (eds.). BELLINGHAM: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 12 p. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 8763).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Performance of a low-head pico-hydro Turgo turbine

Williamson, S. J., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., Feb 2013, In : Applied Energy. 102, p. 1114-1126 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

57 Citations (Scopus)

Resistive Matching with a Feed-Forward Controlled Non-Synchronous Boost Rectifier for Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting

Proynov, P. P., Szarka, G. D., Stark, B. H. & McNeill, N., 2013, 2013 TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL IEEE APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION (APEC 2013). NEW YORK: IEEE Computer Society, p. 3081-3086 6 p. (Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Switched-capacitor power sensing in low-power energy harvesting systems

Proynov, P., Szarka, G. D., McNeill, N. & Stark, B. H., 17 Jan 2013, In : Electronics Letters. 49, 2, p. 151-U18 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Efficient Single-Phase Grid-Tie Inverter for Small Domestic Photovoltaic Installations

McNeill, JN., Anthony, PH., Stark, BH. & Mellor, PH., 2012, 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Efficient single-phase grid-tie inverter for small domestic photovoltaic scheme

McNeill, N., Anthony, P., Stark, B. H. & Mellor, P. H., 2012, 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, PEMD 2012. 592 CP ed. Vol. 2012.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Optimisation of a Low-Head Pico Hydro Turgo Turbine

Williamson, S. J., Stark, B. H. & Booker, J. D., 27 Sep 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

6 Citations (Scopus)