....The primary mission of MPEL is to develop advanced power-conversion technologies aimed at assuring the continuation of Delta's technological competence, as well as the preservation of Delta's leadership position in the power conversion marketplace. The R&D activities in MPEL have been historically focused in the area of performance optimization of AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies for computer and telecom applications. By developing state-of-the art topologies, efficiency optimization methods, and power management techniques, MPEL research staff have made major contributions to improving performance of modern power converters for server, telecom, and portable data-processing equipment.
.... In recent years, MPEL has expanded its research into the development of innovative power conversion technologies, especially for automotive applications, including but not limited to AC/DC on-board chargers, DC/DC converters, DC fast charging stations, and solid-state transformers. To realize the full benefits of wide-band-gap devices in achieving significant breakthroughs in power density and efficiency, MPEL is conducting extensive research on novel resonant converters, topologies and control, soft-switching technology, advanced magnetics and packaging layout optimization for the next generation of power conversion systems.