Published in 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 10, 2007, pages T2C-1-T2C-2.
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This paper presents an undergraduate student research project which involved a new power diode called the super barrier rectifier (SBR) diode. Several projects incorporating SBR diodes in dc-dc converters performed by undergraduate students will be described. Challenges in conducting these projects along with results will also be discussed.
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