Scientific contributions 2020

Journal Articles

Untethered Feel‐Through Haptics Using 18‐µm Thick Dielectric Elastomer Actuators

X. Ji; X. Liu; V. Cacucciolo; Y. R. C. Civet; A. El Haitami et al. 

Advanced Functional Materials. 2020-10-07. Vol. 30, num. 41, p. 1-10, 2006639. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.202006639.

Force Reduction in a Short-Stroke Vibration Tubular Generator for Vehicle Energy Harvesting Application

M-T. Duong; Y. Perriard; Y-D. Chun 

Applied Sciences 2020. 2020-08-24. Vol. 10, num. 17, p. 5847. DOI : 10.3390/app10175847.

Design of Compact Bearingless Disc Drive Systems

J. P. T. Peralta Fierro; D. Martins Araujo; Y. Perriard 

IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 2020-07-10. Vol. 56, num. 5, p. 4870-4881. DOI : 10.1109/TIA.2020.3008368.

Ultra High Voltage Switch for Bidirectional DC-DC Converter Driving Dielectric Elastomer Actuator

L. Pniak; M. Almanza; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 2020-05-15. Vol. 35, num. 12, p. 13172-13181. DOI : 10.1109/TPEL.2020.2995047.

Towards the material limit and field concentration smoothing in multilayer dielectric elastomer actuators

M. Almanza; J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

Smart Materials And Structures. 2020-04-01. Vol. 29, num. 4, p. 045044. DOI : 10.1088/1361-665X/ab72e7.

Novel Optimized Shape and Topology for Slotless Windings in BLDC Machines

G. Burnand; A. Thabuis; D. M. Araujo; Y. Perriard 

Ieee Transactions On Industry Applications. 2020-03-01. Vol. 56, num. 2, p. 1275-1283. DOI : 10.1109/TIA.2019.2956717.

Conference Papers

Control Strategy for the Discharge Phase of an Ultra-High Voltage (>7kV) Bi-Directional Flyback Converter Driving Capacitive Actuators

R. J. C. Mottet; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2020-12-22. ICEMS 2020 – The 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu, Japan, November 24-27, 2020. p. 1326-1330. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS50442.2020.9290814.

Integrated, Eddy-Current-Based Sensing of Rotor Position for Magnetic Levitation

J. P. T. Peralta Fierro; S. Thomas; Y. Perriard 

2020-10-30. 12th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (IEEE ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, October 11-15, 2020 . DOI : 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235945.

Rotor Position Estimation with Hall-Effect Sensors in Bearingless Drives

J. P. T. Peralta Fierro; L. Jacopo; Y. Perriard 

2020-10-07. EPE’20 ECCE Europe 22nd European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Lyon, France (virtual), September 7-11, 2020. DOI : 10.23919/EPE20ECCEEurope43536.2020.9215928.

Design optimization of Miniature Magnetorheological Valves with Self-Sensing Capabilities Used for a Wearable Medical Application

S. L. Ntella; M. T. Duöng; Y. R. C. Civet; Z. Pataky; Y. Perriard 

2020-08-05. 2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Boston, USA, July 6-9, 2020 (Virtual Conference). p. 409-414. DOI : 10.1109/AIM43001.2020.9158847.

Multi-Output Compliant Shape Memory Alloy Bias-Spring Actuators

S. Thomas; A. Thabuis; T. G. Martinez; Y. Perriard 

2020-08-05. 2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Boston, USA, (Virtual Conference), July 6-9, 2020 . p. 795-800. DOI : 10.1109/AIM43001.2020.9158997.

Shape Memory Effect of Benchmark Compliant Mechanisms Designed With Topology Optimization

A. Thabuis; S. Thomas; T. G. Martinez; Y. Perriard 

2020-08-05. 2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Boston, USA, (Virtual Conference), July 6-9, 2020. p. 571-576. DOI : 10.1109/AIM43001.2020.9158984.

Identification of material parameters of a tubular dielectric elastomer actuator for a cardiac assist device

T. G. Martinez; J. Chavanne; Y. R. C. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2020. ICEMS – 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu, Japan, November 24-27, 2020. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS50442.2020.9290821.

Effect of the Impact Contact Duration on Machine Learning Models for Impact Position Detection

C. Hernandez Mejia; J. Chavanne; P. Germano; Y. Perriard 

2020. ICEMS – International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu – Japan, November 24-27, 2020. p. 2063-2068. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS50442.2020.9290919.

Optimization of Radial Magnetorheological Valves with Constraints of Volume, Pressure Drop and Power Consumption

S. L. Ntella; M. T. Duöng; P. Mohaghegh; Y. R. C. Civet; Z. Pataky et al. 

2020. ICEMS – International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu – Japan, November 24-27, 2020. p. 1578-1582. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS50442.2020.9290870.

Investigating Optimal Settings for Distance Calculation with a Low Frequency Low-Power RF system

P. Mohaghegh; D. Privca; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2020. ICEMS – International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu, Japan, November 24-27, 2020. p. 401-405. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS50442.2020.9291156.

Manufacturing and Tests of a Tubular Multilayer Dielectric Elastomer Actuator for an Impedance Pump

J. Chavanne; J. Haenni; T. G. Martinez; D. Moser; A. M. Walter et al. 

2020. ICEMS – International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu, Japan, November 24-27, 2020. p. 380-383. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS50442.2020.9290904.

Theses

Sensorless Quasi-static Piezoelectric Actuator for Micro-Robotics

L. A. Masson / Y. Perriard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Small scale very high speed slotless permanent magnet motors

G. P-A. Burnand / Y. Perriard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Posters

Application of a Low Frequency, Low Power Radio Frequency Positioning System for Real Time Indoor Positioning

P. Mohaghegh; D. Privca; J. S. Botero-Valencia; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

ICEMS2020 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Hamamatsu, Japan, November 24-27, 2020.

Student Projects

Characterization of a DEA actuated Impedance Pump

J. Haenni 

2020-06-05.

Development of a Framework for Topology Optimisation of Compliant Mechanisms

E. Graham 

2020-06-05.

Simulation and Modelization of Kirigami Inspired Metamaterial

G. Lang 

2020-06-04.

Electromagnetic Keyboard/Mouse Switch Profile Tuning

K. Jeanmonod 

2020.

Design of an inverter for high-speed synchronous generators using SiC FETs

L. Bosson 

2020.

Test Bench Construction for the Validation of Rotor Position Measurement in Magnetic Bearings

J. Leo 

2020.

Alternative, Magnetically-Levitated Motor Topologies for High Speed

Y. Lapijover 

2020.

Active access card and non-blocking access gates

F. Genilloud 

2020.