Hybridizing power electronic systems using an energy storage unit has gained popularity in transportation and power system applications. This task has traditionally been performed by using several independent power electronic converters. Multi-input converters, due to their reduced part count and improved efficiency, seem to be an advantageous option to replace the conventional converters. A few multi-input converter topologies have been reported in the literature; however, there is not a systematic approach to derive them. Furthermore, all possible topologies are not completely explored and it is difficult to derive new converters from the existing topologies. Hence, in this paper, a systematic approach to derive multi-input converters by using single-pole triple-throw switches as building blocks is presented.
M. Ferdowsi and K. Gummi, "Synthesis of Double-Input DC-DC Converters using a Single-Pole Triple-throw Switch as a Building Block," Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2008.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PESC.2008.4592373
2008 IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
DC-DC Power Convertors; Switching Convertors
Article - Conference proceedings
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