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# IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

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• ### [Front cover]

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): C1
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics publication information

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): C2
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Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):795 - 796
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• ### A Pseudorandom Carrier Modulation Scheme

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):797 - 805
Cited by:  Papers (26)
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This paper describes a pseudorandom carrier modulation scheme and its harmonic spectra spread effect. The pseudorandom carrier of the proposed scheme are produced through the random synthesis of the two triangular carriers, each of the same fixed frequency, but of opposite phase. The random selection of the two triangular carriers is decided by 0'' or 1'' states of the pseudorandom binary sequ... View full abstract»

• ### Controlled Auxiliary Circuit to Improve the Unloading Transient Response of Buck Converters

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):806 - 819
Cited by:  Papers (37)
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In this paper, a controlled auxiliary circuit is presented to improve the transient response of a Buck converter. It is well established that for converter applications with a large input/output voltage ratio, voltage overshoots (due to step-down load transients) are much larger than corresponding voltage undershoots (due to step-up load transients). Therefore, the goal of the proposed method is t... View full abstract»

• ### Generation of Equivalent-Circuit Models From Simulation Data of a Thermal System

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):820 - 828
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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In this paper, we develop a methodology to obtain medium-order electrical equivalent circuits (ECs) of the thermal behavior of electronic systems. The method combines several elements: 1) the use of detailed finite-element (FE) simulations of steady-state thermal behavior; 2) graph partitioning of FE meshes to decompose the geometry at intermediate levels of detail; and 3) physically guided estima... View full abstract»

• ### Quadratic Differential and Integration Technique in $V^{2}$ Control Buck Converter With Small ESR Capacitor

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):829 - 838
Cited by:  Papers (43)
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This paper proposes a quadratic differential and integration (QDI) technique for the design of V 2 control buck converters with small equivalent series resistance (ESR) of the output capacitor. The QDI technique, which eliminates the use of large ESR in the V 2 control structure, achieves the fast transient response with the small output voltage variation in tra... View full abstract»

• ### Spectral Analysis of a Class of DC–AC PWM Inverters by Kapteyn Series

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):839 - 849
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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The pulsewidth modulation (PWM) technique for single-phase bipolar switching inverters has been revisited and analyzed on the basis of the isomorphism between the implicit equation of the unknown PWM switching instants, when the input to the modulator is a sinusoidal signal of period multiple of the carrier period, and the Kepler's equation governing the trajectory of a planet around the sun. The ... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis and Design of High-Frequency Isolated Dual-Bridge Series Resonant DC/DC Converter

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):850 - 862
Cited by:  Papers (97)  |  Patents (7)
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Bidirectional dual-bridge dc/dc converter with high frequency isolation is gaining more attentions in renewable energy system due to small size and high-power density. In this paper, a dual-bridge series resonant dc/dc converter is analyzed with two simple modified ac equivalent circuit analysis methods for both voltage source load and resistive load. In both methods, only fundamental components o... View full abstract»

• ### Phase Margin Degradation of a Peak Current Controlled Converter at Reduced Duty Cycle

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):863 - 874
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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An inner current loop is frequently used in many switching power supplies to achieve higher stability and a good current sharing. Nevertheless, some problems derived from its practical implementation can be encountered. One problem is related to the need of filtering of the sensed current and was discovered by the authors in the implementation of a 500 W converter, when peak current control was ap... View full abstract»

• ### A Sensorless Drive by Applying Test Pulses Without Affecting the Average-Current Samples

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):875 - 888
Cited by:  Papers (43)
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The rotor position of a salient-pole permanent-magnet synchronous machine (PMSM) at standstill or rotating at low speed is often estimated by measuring the responses on high-frequency test signals. In some drives, the rotor position is computed by measuring important current ripples that are generated by supplying the PMSM periodically with high-frequency voltage test pulses. Besides these ripples... View full abstract»

• ### Three-Switch Active-Clamp Forward Converter With Low Switch Voltage Stress and Wide ZVS Range for High-Input-Voltage Applications

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):889 - 898
Cited by:  Papers (17)  |  Patents (1)
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In low-to-medium power applications, an active-clamp forward (ACF) converter is popular for its simple structure and zero-voltage switching (ZVS) capability. However, the high voltage stress on switches can be a burden in high-input-voltage applications. To relieve this, a three-switch ACF (TS-ACF) converter, which employs two main switches for a forward converter and one auxiliary switch for an a... View full abstract»

• ### A Proportional ${bm +}$ Multiresonant Controller for Three-Phase Four-Wire High-Frequency Link Inverter

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):899 - 906
Cited by:  Papers (33)
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A new solution for unbalanced and nonlinear loads in terms of power circuit topology and controller structure is proposed in this paper. A three-phase four-wire high-frequency ac-link inverter is adopted to cater to such loads. Use of high-frequency transformer results in compact and light-weight systems. The fourth wire is taken out from the midpoint of the isolation transformer in order to avoid... View full abstract»

• ### Rotor Position Feedback Over an RF Link for Motor Speed Control

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):907 - 913
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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In this paper, we demonstrate the feasibility of controlling the speed of an induction motor using a wireless position feedback over an RF link, and compare its performance under dynamic- and steady-state conditions with those obtained by using a wire-based position feedback control. The wireless scheme precludes the need for the cable that feeds the position from the sensor to the controller, the... View full abstract»

• ### A Three-Phase Adaptive Notch Filter-Based Approach to Harmonic/Reactive Current Extraction and Harmonic Decomposition

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):914 - 923
Cited by:  Papers (35)
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This paper introduces a new three-phase adaptive notch filtering approach for the extraction of harmonic and reactive current components for use in grid-connected converters. The main function of this phase-locked loop-less method is to provide synchronized harmonic and reactive current components for control purposes. Moreover, this method is capable of detecting a selective order of harmonics. T... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of Class DE Amplifier With Nonlinear Shunt Capacitances at Any Grading Coefficient for High $displaystyle Q$ and 25 $displaystyle$ % Duty Ratio

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):924 - 932
Cited by:  Papers (25)
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This paper gives analytical expressions for the class disruptive effect (DE) amplifier with nonlinear shunt capacitances at any grading coefficient m of the MOSFET body junction diode at a high value of the loaded quality factor Q of the output resonant circuit, zero equivalent series resistance of all the components, and switch-on duty ratio D=0.25. No external shunt capacita... View full abstract»

• ### Direct Torque Control of an IPM-Synchronous Motor Drive at Very Low Speed Using a Sliding-Mode Stator Flux Observer

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):933 - 942
Cited by:  Papers (76)
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Direct torque control of interior permanent-magnet synchronous motors is known to deliver fast torque and flux dynamic responses. However, the poor flux estimation at very low speeds has been its largest drawback. A multitude of flux observers have been proposed for flux estimation, but most of them fail to fare in the low-speed region. This paper proposes a sliding-mode stator flux observer for i... View full abstract»

• ### High-Efficient Multilevel Half-Bridge Converter

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):943 - 951
Cited by:  Papers (16)
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A new high-efficient multilevel half-bridge converter is proposed in this paper. The proposed converter regulates the output voltage by adjusting applied voltage on the main transformer with an auxiliary circuit while main switches are operated at both fixed duty ratio and switching frequency. Therefore, no magnetizing dc offset current exists on the main transformer and all switches can be operat... View full abstract»

• ### An Improved Zero-Voltage Switching Inverter Using Two Coupled Magnetics in One Resonant Pole

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):952 - 961
Cited by:  Papers (41)
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A novel soft-switching inverter using two small coupled magnetics in one resonant pole is proposed to ensure the main switches operating at zero-voltage switching from zero load to full load and the auxiliary switches at zero-current switching with load adaptability and small current stress. Since independent coupled magnetics structure avoids the unwanted magnetizing current freewheeling loop, th... View full abstract»

• ### A Resonant Gate-Drive Circuit Capable of High-Frequency and High-Efficiency Operation

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):962 - 969
Cited by:  Papers (46)
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This paper deals with a new resonant gate-drive circuit for power MOSFETs. The proposed gate-drive circuit is characterized by a resonant inductor connected in series with the gate terminal of the driven MOSFET. The inductor and the input capacitance of the MOSFET form a series resonant circuit, which enables to charge or discharge the gate-to-source input capacitance of the MOSFET without any ele... View full abstract»

• ### Turn-on Performance of Reverse Blocking IGBT (RB IGBT) and Optimization Using Advanced Gate Driver

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):970 - 980
Cited by:  Papers (28)
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Turn-on performance of a reverse blocking insulated gate bipolar transistor (RB IGBT) is discussed in this paper. The RB IGBT is a specially designed IGBT having ability to sustain blocking voltage of both the polarities. Such a switch shows superior conduction but much worst switching (turn- on) performances compared to a combination of an ordinary IGBT and blocking diode. Because of that, optimi... View full abstract»

• ### Power Management of Wideband Code Division Multiple Access RF Power Amplifiers With Antenna Mismatch

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):981 - 991
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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This paper focuses on a combination of adaptive power supply and adaptive impedance tuning for WCDMA RF power amplifiers (RFPA) in wireless handsets in order to improve the system efficiency under different transmit power levels and antenna mismatch. The adaptive power supply is a noninverting buck-boost power converter. It is shown that precise output voltage positioning and low output voltage ri... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Analysis of a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power System

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):992 - 1000
Cited by:  Papers (204)
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A grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power system with high voltage gain is proposed, and the steady-state model analysis and the control strategy of the system are presented in this paper. For a typical PV array, the output voltage is relatively low, and a high voltage gain is obligatory to realize the grid-connected function. The proposed PV system employs a ZVT-interleaved boost converter with wi... View full abstract»

• ### Switching Control Technique of Phase-Shift-Controlled Full-Bridge Converter to Improve Efficiency Under Light-Load and Standby Conditions Without Additional Auxiliary Components

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):1001 - 1012
Cited by:  Papers (96)
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The main theme of this paper is to propose a switching method to reduce the loss of phase-shift-controlled full-bridge converter under light-load and standby conditions. It will be shown that the efficiency can be improved using the proposed switching control technique. The presented switching control technique controls the full-bridge converter by pulsewidth-modulated (PWM) switching mode under l... View full abstract»

• ### A Technique for Estimating the State of Health of Lithium Batteries Through a Dual-Sliding-Mode Observer

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):1013 - 1022
Cited by:  Papers (141)
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A new state-of-health (SOH) estimation method for lithium batteries that uses a dual-sliding-mode observer is presented. The capacity fade and resistance deterioration were estimated by the dual-sliding-mode observer. The dual-sliding-mode observer consists of a fast-paced time-varying observer and a slow-paced time-varying observer. The fast-paced time-varying observer estimates parameters, such ... 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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