# IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

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• ### [Front cover]

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C1
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics publication information

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C2
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Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1435 - 1436
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• ### A Modular Fuel Cell, Modular DC–DC Converter Concept for High Performance and Enhanced Reliability

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1437 - 1443
Cited by:  Papers (63)
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Fuel cell stacks produce a DC output with a 2:1 variation in output voltage from no-load to full-load. The output voltage of each fuel cell is about 0.4 V at full-load, and several of them are connected in series to construct a stack. An example 100 V fuel cell stack consists of 250 cells in series and to produce 300 V at full-load requires 750 cells stacked in series. Since fuel cells actively co... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Implementation of a Robust Current Controller for VSI Connected to the Grid Through an LCL Filter

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1444 - 1452
Cited by:  Papers (185)  |  Patents (1)
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This paper describes the design and implementation of a discrete controller for grid-connected voltage-source inverters with an LCL filter usually found in wind power generation systems. First, a theorem that relates the controllability of the discrete dynamic equation of the inverter with LCL filter and the sampling frequency is derived. Then, a condition to obtain a partial state f... View full abstract»

• ### A Novel Discrete Dimming Ballast for Linear Fluorescent Lamps

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1453 - 1462
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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A novel discrete dimming ballast for linear fluorescent lamps is proposed in this paper. A proposed dimming control circuit is combined with a ballast module for multiple lamps to realize control of three discrete lighting levels. Compared with conventional step dimming or ON-OFF control methods, the proposed discrete dimming method has the following advantages: 1) digital signal is generated by t... View full abstract»

• ### DC/DC Conversion Systems Consisting of Multiple Converter Modules: Stability, Control, and Experimental Verifications

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1463 - 1474
Cited by:  Papers (121)  |  Patents (4)
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This paper investigates DC/DC conversion systems constructed from connecting multiple converter modules in series and/or parallel at both the input and output sides. Control strategies aiming at achieving proper sharing of the voltage and/or current at the input or output sides are studied in detail. The relationship between sharing of input voltages/currents and that of output voltages/currents i... View full abstract»

• ### A Fully Integrated 660 MHz Low-Swing Energy-Recycling DC–DC Converter

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1475 - 1485
Cited by:  Papers (26)  |  Patents (2)
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A fully integrated 0.18 mum DC-DC buck converter using a low-swing ldquostacked driverrdquo configuration is reported in this paper. A high switching frequency of 660 MHz reduces filter components to fit on chip, but this suffers from high switching losses. These losses are reduced using: 1) low-swing drivers; 2) supply stacking; and 3) introducing a charge transfer path to deliver excess charge f... View full abstract»

• ### Measuring Terminal Capacitance and Its Voltage Dependency for High-Voltage Power Devices

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1486 - 1493
Cited by:  Papers (31)
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The switching behavior of semiconductor devices responds to charge/discharge phenomenon of terminal capacitance in the device. The differential capacitance in a semiconductor device varies with the applied voltage in accordance with the depleted region thickness. This study develops a C - V characterization system for high-voltage power transistors (e.g., MOSFET, insulated gate bipol... View full abstract»

• ### Voltage Regulator Optimization Using Multiwinding Coupled Inductors and Extended Duty Ratio Mechanisms

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1494 - 1505
Cited by:  Papers (16)
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This paper examines design optimization of voltage regulators (VRs) for microprocessor applications. Optimality of competing VR topologies, such as conventional (Conv) buck, coupled inductor, and extended duty ratio converters, is examined using efficiency norms and a new cost-per-watt metric to compare the amount of output capacitance (which is strongly correlated to the VR cost) to the efficienc... View full abstract»

• ### Capacitor Ripple Current in an Interleaved PFC Converter

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1506 - 1514
Cited by:  Papers (18)
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To achieve high-power density in power supplies, it is desirable to minimize the physical size of the energy storage capacitor. The capacitance is determined by the energy storage requirement for line outage ride-through and also the ripple current handling capability of the capacitor. Interleaving is well known as an effective method to reduce the capacitor ripple current and in cases where rippl... View full abstract»

• ### DFT-Based Repetitive Control of a Series Active Filter Integrated With a 12-Pulse Diode Rectifier

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1515 - 1521
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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This paper considers the transient performance and stability of a recurrent discrete Fourier transform (DFT) based control method for a series active filter integrated with a 12-pulse diode rectifier. The control method targets specific harmonics and/or the negative sequence fundamental component of the supply current, and is intended for use with nonsinusoidal/unbalanced supply voltages. The prop... View full abstract»

• ### An Efficient Active LC Snubber for Forward Converters

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1522 - 1531
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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An efficient active LC snubber for forward converters is proposed in this paper. The proposed active LC snubber can be used to reset transformer and suppress switching surge. Further, by storing surge energy in the proposed active LC snubber and then releasing it to the flyback auxiliary output, the converter can achieve high efficiency. For a forward converter with active ... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Discussions on a Shaft End-to-End Voltage Appearing in an Inverter-Driven Motor

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1532 - 1540
Cited by:  Papers (38)
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This paper addresses shaft end-to-end and shaft-to-frame voltages that appear in the 400-V, 15-kW induction motor driven by a voltage-source pulsewidth modulation (PWM) inverter. A shaft-to-frame voltage can be observed at either shaft end with respect to the grounded motor frame. A shaft end-to-end voltage can be observed as a voltage difference between the shaft-to-frame voltage at the drive end... View full abstract»

• ### A 0.2$-hbox{1.2}$ V DC/DC Boost Converter for Power Harvesting Applications

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1541 - 1546
Cited by:  Papers (45)
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In this paper, a dc/dc converter is presented that can boost very low voltages to the typical supply voltages of current integrated circuits (1.2 V-1.5 V). The converter is based on a new hybrid inductive and capacitive architecture and it is suitable for power harvesting applications too. The measured prototype can supply 1.2 V by converting an input voltage of 200 mV delivered by a thermopile ex... View full abstract»

• ### System in Package (SiP) With Reduced Parasitic Inductance for Future Voltage Regulator

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1547 - 1553
Cited by:  Papers (13)  |  Patents (2)
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A system in package (SiP) that integrates high-side and low-side MOSFETs and their driver IC has been developed for voltage regulators. Compared with the conventional discrete package, the SiP offers 25% lower power loss because it has low parasitic inductances. The peak drain voltage of the low-side MOSFET during turn- on of the high-side MOSFET is 45% lower than that of the discrete package, and... View full abstract»

• ### Natural Capacitor Voltage Balancing for a Flying Capacitor Converter Induction Motor Drive

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1554 - 1561
Cited by:  Papers (83)
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This paper presents an analysis of the natural voltage balancing dynamics of a three-phase flying capacitor converter when supplying an induction motor. The approach substitutes double Fourier harmonic series for the pulsewidth modulation switching waveforms and the frequency response of the motor, to create a linear state-space model of this type of load. The model requires the mid-frequency resp... View full abstract»

• ### Increasing Voltage Utilization in Split-Link, Four-Wire Inverters

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1562 - 1569
Cited by:  Papers (25)  |  Patents (3)
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Three-phase four-wire inverters, with either three-leg or four-leg topology, are useful for interfacing distributed generation to networks of unbalanced loads, but neither of the available circuit topologies is ideal. The split-link three-leg topology (with six switches) suffers from poor DC voltage utilization compared with the four-leg topology (with eight switches). The four-leg topology has an... View full abstract»

• ### Investigation on IGBT High-Frequency Plasma Extraction Transient Time Oscillation

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1570 - 1576
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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High-frequency voltage oscillations occasionally appear between insulated gate bipolar transistor's (IGBTpsilas) collector and emitter terminals during turn-off operation. Based on the plasma extraction transit-time theory, the turn-off oscillations were investigated experimentally and analytically using real-sized high-voltage IGBT modules. Generating mechanism of the turn-off oscillations was cl... View full abstract»

• ### Impact of EMC Filters on the Power Density of Modern Three-Phase PWM Converters

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1577 - 1588
Cited by:  Papers (43)
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Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) filters are typically included in offline power converters, controlling electromagnetic emissions, but adding volume to power electronic systems. During the last decades, one of the main objectives of the power electronics industry has been the increase of the power density. Thus, it is reasonable to analyze how filters affect power density values, imposing limi... View full abstract»

• ### A Novel Low-Loss Modulation Strategy for High-Power Bidirectional Buck ${bm +}$ Boost Converters

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1589 - 1599
Cited by:  Papers (69)  |  Patents (3)
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A novel, low-loss, constant-frequency, zero-voltage-switching (ZVS) modulation strategy for bidirectional, cascaded, buck-boost DC-DC converters, used in hybrid electrical vehicles or fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), is presented and its benefits over state-of-the-art converters and soft-switching solutions are discussed in a comparative evaluation. To obtain ZVS with the proposed modulation strategy, t... View full abstract»

• ### Current Self-Balance Mechanism in Multiphase Buck Converter

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1600 - 1606
Cited by:  Papers (24)
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Some of the recent applications in the field of the power supplies use multiphase converters to achieve fast dynamic response, smaller input/output filters, or better packaging. Typically, these converters have several paralleled power stages, with a current loop in each phase and a single voltage loop. The presence of the current loops avoids current imbalance among phases. The purpose of this pa... View full abstract»

• ### Adaptive Window Control (AWC) Technique for Hysteresis DC–DC Buck Converters With Improved Light and Heavy Load Performance

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1607 - 1617
Cited by:  Papers (25)  |  Patents (1)
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This paper presents a new adaptive window control (AWC) technique to adjust the hysteresis window to reduce the output ripple at heavy loads and keep the switching frequency higher than the acoustic frequency at light loads. Therefore, the driving capability and the power conversion efficiency of the hysteresis converter are improved at heavy loads. Besides, a new class AB current sensing circuit ... View full abstract»

• ### Sensorless Indirect Stator Field Orientation Speed Control for Single-Phase Induction Motor Drive

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1618 - 1627
Cited by:  Papers (39)
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The industrial requirements for the control of an induction machine without a mechanical sensor continue to be of interest, as evidenced by the most recent publications. The focus is on improvements of control without a mechanical sensor. A new method for the implementation of a sensorless indirect stator-flux-oriented control (ISFOC) of a single-phase induction motor (SPIM) drive is proposed in t... View full abstract»

• ### State-of-Charge (SOC)-Balancing Control of a Battery Energy Storage System Based on a Cascade PWM Converter

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1628 - 1636
Cited by:  Papers (201)  |  Patents (1)
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Renewable energy sources such as wind turbine generators and photovoltaics produce fluctuating electric power. The fluctuating power can be compensated by installing an energy storage system in the vicinity of these sources. This paper describes a 6.6-kV battery energy storage system based on a cascade pulsewidth-modulation (PWM) converter with focus on a control method for state-of-charge (SOC) b... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics covers fundamental technologies used in the control and conversion of electric power.

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