Practical Performance Analysis of Complex Switched-Capacitor Converters
This paper introduces a new analysis technique for complex switched-capacitor (SC) converters. It uses conventional circuit analysis methods to derive state-space models of each switching mode. Steady-state performance is derived and expressed as an equivalent resistance. Whereas previous techniques have provided either the detailed performance of a simple SC converter or the limiting performance of a complex SC converter, this new method is flexible enough to provide detailed performance for any practical converter. Nonuniform component choices, asymmetric duty cycle, and other deviations from an ideal converter can be readily included. Dynamics can also be analyzed. The model has been validated through simulation techniques and experimental data collected from laboratory testing.
J. M. Henry and J. W. Kimball, "Practical Performance Analysis of Complex Switched-Capacitor Converters," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 127-136, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2011.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/TPEL.2010.2052634
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Leonard Wood Institute
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
University of Missouri Research Board
Keywords and Phrases
DC-DC Converter; Switched-Capacitor (SC) Converter; Analysis Techniques; Conventional Circuits; Duty Cycles; Equivalent Resistance; Experimental Data; Laboratory Testing; Limiting Performance; Nonuniform; Performance Analysis; Simulation Technique; State-Space Models; Steady State Performance; Switched Capacitor Converter; Switching Modes; Capacitors; Computer Simulation; Electric Network Analysis; HVDC Power Transmission; DC-DC Converters
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