Ripple correlation control (RCC) is a fast, robust online optimization technique. RCC is particularly suited for switching power converters, where the inherent ripple provides information about the system operating point. The present work examines a digital formulation that has reduced power consumption and greater robustness. A maximum power point tracker for a photovoltaic panel demonstrates greater than 99% tracking accuracy and fast convergence.
J. W. Kimball and P. T. Krein, "Digital Ripple Correlation Control for Photovoltaic Applications," Proceedings of the IEEE 38th Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2007. PESC'07, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2007.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PESC.2007.4342252
IEEE 38th Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2007. PESC'07
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Article - Conference proceedings
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