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Publications of F. Dorfler
Theses
  1. F. Dorfler. Dynamics and Control in Power Grids and Complex Oscillator Networks. PhD thesis, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, September 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

Journal articles
  1. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Voltage Stabilization in Microgrids via Quadratic Droop Control. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62(7):1239-253, 2017. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  2. F. Dorfler, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and F. Bullo. Breaking the Hierarchy: Distributed Control & Economic Optimality in Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 3(3):241-253, 2016. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  3. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Voltage Collapse in Complex Power Grids. Nature Communications, 7(10790), 2016. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  4. M. Todescato, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, R. Carli, and F. Bullo. Voltage Stress Minimization by Optimal Reactive Power Control. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, February 2016. Note: Submitted. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  5. F. Pasqualetti, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Control-Theoretic Methods for Cyber-Physical Security: Geometric Principles for Optimal Cross-Layer Resilient Control Systems. IEEE Control Systems, 35(1):110-127, 2015. Keyword(s): Secure Control Systems, Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  6. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. On Resistive Networks of Constant Power Devices. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, 62(8):811-815, 2015. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  7. J. W. Simpson-Porco, Q. Shafiee, F. Dorfler, J. M. Vasquez, J. M. Guerrero, and F. Bullo. Secondary Frequency and Voltage Control of Islanded Microgrids via Distributed Averaging. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 62(11):7025-7038, 2015. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  8. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Synchronization in Complex Networks of Phase Oscillators: A Survey. Automatica, 50(6):1539-1564, 2014. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  9. F. Dorfler, M. Jovanovic, M. Chertkov, and F. Bullo. Sparsity-Promoting Optimal Wide-Area Control of Power Networks. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 29(5):2281-2291, 2014. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  10. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Kron Reduction of Graphs with Applications to Electrical Networks. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, 60(1):150-163, 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  11. F. Dorfler, M. Chertkov, and F. Bullo. Synchronization in Complex Oscillator Networks and Smart Grids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(6):2005-2010, 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  12. F. Dorfler, F. Pasqualetti, and F. Bullo. Continuous-Time Distributed Observers with Discrete Communication. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 7(2):296-304, 2013. Keyword(s): Distributed Computing. [bibtex-entry]

  13. F. Pasqualetti, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Attack Detection and Identification in Cyber-Physical Systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 58(11):2715-2729, 2013. Keyword(s): Secure Control Systems, Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  14. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Synchronization and Power Sharing for Droop-Controlled Inverters in Islanded Microgrids. Automatica, 49(9):2603-2611, 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  15. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Synchronization and Transient Stability in Power Networks and Non-Uniform Kuramoto Oscillators. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 50(3):1616-1642, 2012. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  16. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. On the Critical Coupling for Kuramoto Oscillators. SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, 10(3):1070-1099, 2011. Keyword(s): Power Networks, Nonlinear Control. [bibtex-entry]

Book chapters and conference articles
  1. F. Pasqualetti, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. A Divide-and-Conquer Approach to Distributed Attack Identification. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pages 5801-5807, December 2015. Keyword(s): Secure Control Systems. [bibtex-entry]

  2. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. A Solvability Condition for Reactive Power Flow. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pages 2013-2017, December 2015. [bibtex-entry]

  3. M. Todescato, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, R. Carli, and F. Bullo. Optimal Voltage Support and Stress Minimization in Power Networks. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pages 6921-6926, December 2015. [bibtex-entry]

  4. F. Dorfler, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and F. Bullo. Plug-and-play control and optimization in microgrids. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, pages 211-216, December 2014. [bibtex-entry]

  5. B. Gentile, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, S. Zampieri, and F. Bullo. On reactive power flow and voltage stability in microgrids. In American Control Conference, Portland, OR, USA, pages 759-764, June 2014. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  6. H. Bouattour, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Further results on distributed secondary control in microgrids. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pages 1514-1519, December 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  7. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Novel insights into lossless AC and DC power flow. In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2013. [bibtex-entry]

  8. F. Dorfler, M. Jovanovic, M. Chertkov, and F. Bullo. Sparse and optimal wide-area damping control in power networks. In American Control Conference, Washington, DC, USA, pages 4295-4300, June 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  9. D. Romeres, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Novel results on slow coherency in consensus and power networks. In European Control Conference, Zürich, Switzerland, pages 742-747, July 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  10. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Voltage stabilization in microgrids via quadratic droop control. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pages 7582-7589, December 2013. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  11. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, Q. Shafiee, J. M. Guerrero, and F. Bullo. Stability, power sharing, & distributed secondary control in droop-controlled microgrids. In IEEE Int. Conf. on Smart Grid Communications, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pages 672-677, October 2013. [bibtex-entry]

  12. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Exploring synchronization in complex oscillator networks. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, USA, pages 7157-7170, December 2012. Keyword(s): Power Networks, Oscillator Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  13. F. Dorfler, M. Chertkov, and F. Bullo. Synchronization assessment in power networks and coupled oscillators. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, USA, pages 4998-5003, December 2012. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  14. F. Pasqualetti, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Cyber-physical security via geometric control: Distributed monitoring and malicious attacks. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, USA, pages 3418-3425, December 2012. Keyword(s): Secure Control Systems. [bibtex-entry]

  15. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Droop-controlled inverters are Kuramoto oscillators. In IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, pages 264-269, September 2012. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  16. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. On the critical coupling strength for Kuramoto oscillators. In American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, pages 3239-3244, June 2011. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  17. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Topological equivalence of a structure-preserving power network model and a non-uniform Kuramoto model of coupled oscillators. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, pages 7099-7104, December 2011. [bibtex-entry]

  18. F. Dorfler, F. Pasqualetti, and F. Bullo. Distributed detection of cyber-physical attacks in power networks: A waveform relaxation approach. In Allerton Conf. on Communications, Control and Computing, Allerton, IL, USA, pages 1486-1491, September 2011. Keyword(s): Secure Control Systems. [bibtex-entry]

  19. F. Pasqualetti, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Cyber-physical attacks in power networks: Models, fundamental limitations and monitor design. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, pages 2195-2201, December 2011. Keyword(s): Power Networks, Secure Control Systems. [bibtex-entry]

  20. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Spectral analysis of synchronization in a lossless structure-preserving power network model. In IEEE Int. Conf. on Smart Grid Communications, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, pages 179-184, October 2010. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  21. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Synchronization and transient stability in power networks and non-uniform Kuramoto oscillators. In American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA, pages 930-937, June 2010. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  22. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Synchronization of power networks: Network reduction and effective resistance. In IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Annecy, France, pages 197-202, September 2010. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

Miscellaneous
  1. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Exploring Synchronization in Complex Oscillator Networks, 2012. Note: Extended version including proofs. Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1209.1335. Keyword(s): Power Networks, Oscillator Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  2. F. Dorfler, M. Chertkov, and F. Bullo. Synchronization in Complex Oscillator Networks and Smart Grids, July 2012. Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1208.0045. [bibtex-entry]

  3. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Droop-controlled inverters are Kuramoto oscillators, June 2012. Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1206.5033. [bibtex-entry]

  4. F. Pasqualetti, F. Dorfler, and F. Bullo. Cyber-Physical Attacks in Power Networks: Models, Fundamental Limitations and Monitor Design, September 2011. Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1103.2795. [bibtex-entry]

  5. F. Dorfler and F. Bullo. Synchronization and Transient Stability in Power Networks and Non-Uniform Kuramoto Oscillators, October 2009. Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/0910.5673. Keyword(s): Power Networks. [bibtex-entry]

  6. F. Dorfler. Geometric Analysis of the Formation Problem for Autonomous Robots. Diploma Thesis, University of Toronto, Canada, August 2008. [bibtex-entry]

  7. F. Dorfler. Port-Hamiltonian Systems -- Stability Analysis and Application in Process Control. Student Thesis, University of Stuttgart, Germany, July 2007. [bibtex-entry]


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