High energy density capacitors for power electronic applications using nano-structure multilayer technology

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Power electronics applications are currently limited by capacitor size and performance. Only incremental improvements are anticipated in existing capacitor technologies, while significant performance advances are required in energy density and overall performance to meet the technical needs of the applications which are important for U.S. economic competitiveness. One application, the Power Electronic Building Block (PEBB), promises a second electronics revolution in power electronic design. High energy density capacitors with excellent electrical thermal and mechanical performance represent an enabling technology in the PEBB concept. We propose a continuing program to research and develop LLNL`s nano-structure multilayer technologies for making high voltage, ... continued below

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Barbee, T.W. Jr. & Johnson, G.W. September 1, 1995.

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Power electronics applications are currently limited by capacitor size and performance. Only incremental improvements are anticipated in existing capacitor technologies, while significant performance advances are required in energy density and overall performance to meet the technical needs of the applications which are important for U.S. economic competitiveness. One application, the Power Electronic Building Block (PEBB), promises a second electronics revolution in power electronic design. High energy density capacitors with excellent electrical thermal and mechanical performance represent an enabling technology in the PEBB concept. We propose a continuing program to research and develop LLNL`s nano-structure multilayer technologies for making high voltage, high energy density capacitors. Our controlled deposition techniques are capable of synthesizing extraordinarily smooth sub-micron thick layers of dielectric and conductor materials. We have demonstrated that, with this technology, high voltage capacitors with an order of magnitude improvement in energy density are achievable.

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  • Other: DE96003630
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--121972
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/258017 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 258017
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc663862

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Barbee, T.W. Jr. & Johnson, G.W. High energy density capacitors for power electronic applications using nano-structure multilayer technology, report, September 1, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663862/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.