Scientific contributions 2019

Journal Articles

On-line micro-vibration measurement method for Lorentz-type magnetic-bearing space actuators

G. Borque Gallego; L. Rossini; E. Onillon; T. Achtnich; C. Zwyssig et al. 

Mechatronics. 2019. Vol. 64, p. 102283. DOI : 10.1016/j.mechatronics.2019.102283.

An optimized self-sensing piezoelectric cantilever for micro-robotic applications

L. Masson; X. Liu; Y. Perriard 

Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics. 2019. Vol. 15, num. 2, p. 91-103. DOI : 10.1007/s12213-019-00120-4.

General Sensorless Method with Parameter Identification and Double Kalman Filter Applied to a Bistable Fast Linear Switched Reluctance Actuator for Textile Machine

D. M. Araujo; F. T. Simo; Y. Perriard 

Ieej Journal Of Industry Applications. 2019-01-01. Vol. 8, num. 1, p. 33-40. DOI : 10.1541/ieejjia.8.33.

Current Control Strategy for Dynamic Winding Reconfiguration of Slotless Brushless DC Motors

F. Copt; D. Martins Araujo; C. Koechli; Y. Perriard 

IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 2019. Vol. 55, num. 1, p. 417-425. DOI : 10.1109/TIA.2018.2869102.

Conference Papers

Characterization of a radial cylindrical spring using an electromechanical test bench

V. Mottier; D. Moser; J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2019. 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Hong Kong, China, July 8-12, 2019. DOI : 10.1109/AIM.2019.8868897.

Topology Optimization for Coils of Electric Machine with Level-set Method

X. Ren; A. Thabuis; A. Belahcen; Y. Perriard 

2019. 22nd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS 2019), Harbin, China, August 11-14, 2019.

Density-Based Topology Optimization of Conductor Paths for Windings in Slotted Electrical Machines

A. Thabuis; X. Ren; G. Burnand; Y. Perriard 

2019. 22nd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS 2019), Harbin, China, August 11-14, 2019.

Towards an ultra-high voltage gain, compact, and energy recovering Flyback DC/DC Converter

R. Mottet; M. Almanza; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles,, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

Drastic breakdown field reduction in multilayer DEA

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

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

Multi-level high-voltage power supply for dea application

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

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

High voltage switch for compact bidirectional dc-dc converter driving dielectric electroactive polymer actuators

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

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

Improved modelling of a monomorph piezoelectric actuator for linear self-sensing applications

L. Masson; Y. Perriard 

2019-01-01. 12th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA), Neuchatel, SWITZERLAND, Jul 01-03, 2019.

Design Analysis of a Shape Memory Alloy Bias-Spring Linear Actuator

S. Thomas; M. Almanza; Y. Perriard 

2019-01-01. 12th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA), Neuchatel, SWITZERLAND, Jul 01-03, 2019.

Very-High-Speed Miniaturized Permanent Magnet Motors: Design and Optimization

G. Burnand; Y. Perriard 

2019. The 11th Annual Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE2019), Baltimore, MD, USA, September 29 – October 3, 2019. p. 1-7.

Very-High-Speed Miniaturized Permanent Magnet Motors: Modeling and Experimental Validation

G. Burnand; Y. Perriard 

2019. The 11th Annual Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE2019), Balimore, MD, USA, September 29 – October 3, 3019. p. 1-7.

Artificial Neural Networks for Impact Position Detection in Haptic Surfaces

C. Hernandez Mejia; P. Germano; S. Correa; Y. Perriard 

2019. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, October 6-9, 2019.

Linear Impact Generator for Automated Dataset Acquisition of Elastic Waves in Haptic Surfaces

C. Hernandez Mejia; J. Jayet; P. Germano; A. Thabuis; Y. Perriard 

2019. The 22nd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems – ICEMS 2019, Harbin, China, August 11-14, 2019.

Critical Parasitic Elements of Coupled Inductors for Ultra-High Voltage Flyback Converters Used to Drive Capacitive Actuators

R. Mottet; M. Almanza; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2019. The 22nd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems – ICEMS 2019, Harbin, China, August 11-14, 2019.

Magnetic Bearing Reaction Wheel Micro-vibration Signature Prediction

G. Borque Gallego; L. Rossini; E. Onillon; T. Achtnisch; C. Zwyssig et al. 

2019. The 18th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium (ESMATS 2019), Munich, Germany, September 18-20, 2019.

Development of a biologically inspired in-vitro platform for long-term assessment of commercial and innovative ureteral stents

F. Clavica; S. Zheng; D. Carugo; A. Mosayyebi; S. Waters et al. 

2019. Incontinence: the Engineering Challenge XII, London, Great Britain, November 13-14, 2019.

Impedance pumping as a non-invasive treatment for underactive bladder? An ex-vivo proof-of-concept-study in porcine bladders.

F. Clavica; J. Roth; M. P. Schneider; Y. Civet; F. Burkhard et al. 

2019. Incontinence: The Engineering Challenge XII, London, Great Britain, November 13 – 14, 2019.

Urine-Contactless Device to Empty Bladders: an Ex-Vivo Proof-of-Concept Study in Porcine Bladders

F. Clavica; J. Roth; M. P. Schneider; Y. Civet; F. Burkhard et al. 

2019. The 49th Annual Congress of the International Continence Society (ICS 2019), Gothenburg, Sweden, September 3-6, 2019. p. S44-S45.

Micro-vibration identification in active magnetic bearing systems

B. Borque Gallego; L. Rossini; T. Achtnich; C. Zwyssig; R. Seiler et al. 

2019. The 18th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium (ESMATS 2019), Munich, Germany, September 18-20, 2019.

Force and Torque Comparison of Ironless Passive Magnetic Bearing Structures

G. Borque Gallego; L. Rossini; T. Achtnich; C. Zwyssig; D. Martins Araujo et al. 

2019. The 2019 IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference (IEMDC 2019), San Diego, CA, USA, May 12-15, 2019.

Theses

Cylindrical Dielectric Elastomer Actuator for Cardiac Assist Device

J. A. J-M. Chavanne / Y. Perriard; Y. R. C. Civet (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Posters

To-Pee or not-to-Pee? A Non-invasive, Urine-Contactless Device to Empty Bladders

F. Clavica; J. Roth; M. P. Schneider; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard et al. 

Swiss Medtech Expo, Luzern, Switzerland, September 10-11, 2019.

Patents

Field grading in multilayer elastomer actuator

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

CH20190001382.

2019-11-01.

Spring with a plurality of elements, and actuator including such a spring

J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

WO2019102417.

2019-05-31.

Student Projects

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

L. Jacopo 

2019.

Design and fabrication of miniaturized shape memory alloy gripper prototype

M. Truong 

2019.

Development of a CNC Surface Vibration Scanning System

J. Jayet 

2019.

High Stiffness Bearingless Motor

E. Gajo 

2019.

Transcutaneous Wireless Power & Data Transfer for Medical Applications

X. Bailly 

2019.

Impedance Analyser – Non-Linear Inductors and Capacitors Measurement

V. Springmann 

2019.