US 9,812,954 B1
Secure converter-gating, reconfiguration, and regulation
Selcuk Kose, Tampa, FL (US); and Orhun Aras Uzun, Tampa, FL (US)
Assigned to UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, Tampa, FL (US)
Filed by Selcuk Kose, Tampa, FL (US); and Orhun Aras Uzun, Tampa, FL (US)
Filed on Jun. 30, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/788,027.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/051,618, filed on Sep. 17, 2014.
Int. Cl. H02M 3/07 (2006.01)
CPC H02M 3/07 (2013.01) 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A switched capacitor voltage converter, comprising:
a plurality of switched capacitor stages configured to provide power from a power source to a circuit load;
a feedback loop electrically coupled to an output of the plurality of switched capacitor stages;
stage control logic configured to determine a number of the plurality of switched capacitor stages to be activated based on an output signal from the feedback loop; and
to disrupt a correlation between the power provided from the power source to the circuit load, scrambling logic configured to randomly adjust an activation pattern for which subset of the plurality of switched capacitor stages is to be active over time based on the number of the plurality of switched capacitor stages to be activated.