Elimination of Zero-Crossing Distortion in a Power Factor Correction Circuit
The focus of this paper is on zero-crossing current distortion that commonly occurs in active power factor correction (PFC) circuits. Initially, it derives several equations which quantify the zero-crossing error. Then it proposes a new switching scheme which drastically mitigates the problem. Finally, it shows the effectiveness of the proposed method using simulation results. An H-bridge PFC topology is used.
D. L. Paschedag and M. Ferdowsi, "Elimination of Zero-Crossing Distortion in a Power Factor Correction Circuit," Proceedings of the 4th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (2012, Raleigh, NC), pp. 4049-4052, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Sep 2012.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/ECCE.2012.6342273
4th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (2012: Sep. 15-20, Raleigh, NC)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Active Power Factor Corrections; Current Distortion; H-Bridges; Power Factor Correction Circuits; Switching Scheme; Zero-Crossings; Energy Conversion; Exhibitions; Electric Power Factor; Inductors; Switches; Topology; Reactive Power; Hystersis; Inductance; Zero Current Switching; Distortion; Interference Suppression; Power Factor Correction
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