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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2005 vol. 22)
ISSN: 0740-7475
pp: 150-159
Chulsung Park , University of California, Irvine
Jinfeng Liu , University of California, Irvine
Pai H. Chou , University of California, Irvine
B# (B sharp) is a programmable power supply that emulates battery behavior. It measures current load, calls a battery simulation program to compute voltage in real time, and controls a linear regulator to mimic a battery's voltage output. The instrument enables validation of battery-aware power optimization techniques with accurate, controllable, reproducible results.

J. Liu, P. H. Chou and C. Park, "B#: A Battery Emulator and Power-Profiling Instrument," in IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 22, no. , pp. 150-159, 2005.
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