A DC/DC power converter provides high voltage gain using integrated boost and voltage multiplier (VM) stages. The boost cell operates according to a switching sequence to alternately energize and discharge a primary winding. A VM cell electrically coupled to the primary winding of the boost cell charges a multiplier capacitor to a DC output voltage greater than the input voltage when the primary winding is energized and discharges the multiplier capacitor when primary winding is discharged.
M. Ferdowsi and V. A. Prabhala, "High Voltage Gain DC/DC Power Electronic Converters," U.S. Patents, Mar 2018.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Center
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27 Mar 2018