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Dynamics and Stability Issues of a Single-Inductor Dual-Switching DC–DC Converter

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5 Author(s)
Vanessa Moreno-Font ; Dept. of Appl. Phys., Univ. Politec. de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain ; Abdelali El Aroudi ; Javier Calvente ; Roberto Giral
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A single-inductor two-input two-output power electronic dc-dc converter can be used to regulate two generally nonsymmetric positive and negative outputs by means of a pulsewidth modulation with a double voltage feedback. This paper studies the dynamic behavior of this system. First, the operation modes and the steady-state properties of the converter are addressed, and, then, a stability analysis that includes both the power stage and control parameters is carried out. Different bifurcations are determined from the averaged model and from the discrete-time model. The Routh-Hurwitz criterion is used to obtain the stability regions of the averaged (slow-scale) dynamics in the design parameter space, and a discrete-time approach is used to obtain more accurate results and to detect possible (fast-scale) subharmonic oscillations. Experimental measurements were taken from a system prototype to confirm the analytical results and numerical simulations. Some possible nonsmooth bifurcations due to the change in the switching patterns are also illustrated.

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IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers  (Volume:57 ,  Issue: 2 )