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# IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):C1 - 2
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics publication information

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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• ### Editorial for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, January 2014

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3 - 5
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• ### A Hybrid Symmetrical Voltage Multiplier

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):6 - 12
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Voltage multiplier circuits are widely used in many high-voltage/low-current applications. A conventional symmetrical voltage multiplier (SVM) has much better performance, when compared with its half-wave counterpart. However, it requires a high-voltage transformer (HVT) with center-tapped secondary to perform its push-pull kind of operation. The design of an HVT with center-tapped secondary is re... View full abstract»

• ### The $k$-Q Analysis for an LLC Series Resonant Converter

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):13 - 16
Cited by:  Papers (28)
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The k-Q analysis of the resonant tank for an LLC series-resonant converter (SRC) is presented in this letter. In order to guarantee the LLC-SRC operating region, the k-Q design guideline of the resonant tank is proposed. View full abstract»

• ### Current Sensorless Power Balance Strategy for DC/DC Converters in a Cascaded Multilevel Converter Based Solid State Transformer

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):17 - 22
Cited by:  Papers (26)
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This letter proposes a current sensorless controller for balancing the power in the dc/dc stage of a cascaded multilevel converter based solid state transformer. It is revealed that the equalization of the active power component of duty cycles in the cascaded multilevel rectifier stage can be a good indicator of power balance in the dc/dc stage. Additionally, the power balance of the dc/dc stage c... View full abstract»

• ### AC Power Losses Model for Planar Windings With Rectangular Cross-Sectional Conductors

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):23 - 28
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In this letter, a method to calculate the ac losses, including skin effect and proximity losses, in planar windings with rectangular cross-sectional conductors is proposed. The aim is proposing proper ac losses expressions similar to the formulas available for round cross-sectional wires, to be used for the calculation of the ac losses and the optimization of planar magnetic windings implemented i... View full abstract»

• ### MPPT and Voltage Balancing Control With Sensing Only Inductor Current for Photovoltaic-Fed, Three-Level, Boost-Type Converters

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):29 - 35
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In the literature, both photovoltaic voltage and PV current need to be sensed to perform maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control. For three-level boost converter, both capacitor voltages need to be sensed and an additional voltage balancing control loop is required to balance the capacitor voltages. In this paper, the MPPT control and the voltage balancing control with sensing only inductor cu... View full abstract»

• ### Parameterization of Three-Phase Electric Machine Models for EMI Simulation

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):36 - 41
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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A systematic and practical method to parameterize three-phase electric machine models for electromagnetic interference (EMI) simulation is presented. The proposed behavioral model consists of multiple sections of linear RLC circuits and is intended for time-domain simulation with inverters and other power electronic circuits found in typical motor drive systems. The proposed parameterization metho... View full abstract»

• ### A DC Transformer

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):42 - 44
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A component level dc transformer is described in which no alternating currents or voltages are present. It operates by combining features of a homopolar motor and a homopolar generator, both dc devices, such that the output voltage of a dc power supply can be stepped up (or down) with a corresponding step down (or up) in the current. The basic theory for this device is developed, performance predi... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Characterization of an Eight-Phase-137-kW Intercell Transformer Dedicated to Multicell DC–DC Stages in a Modular UPS

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):45 - 55
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Recent uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, in the medium power range (a few 100 kW), are based on a three-power stage topology including a rectifier, an inverter, and a dc-dc converter. The dc-dc converter ensures the charger/discharger function necessary for battery management. The monolithic intercell transformer (ICT) described in this paper is dedicated to such a charger/discharger, of... View full abstract»

• ### Three-Phase Three-Level DC/DC Converter for High Input Voltage and High Power Applications-Adopting Symmetrical Duty Cycle Control

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):56 - 65
Cited by:  Papers (18)
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Three-phase dc/dc converters have the superior characteristics including lower current rating of switches, the reduced output filter requirement, and effective utilization of transformers. To further reduce the voltage stress on switches, three-phase three-level (TPTL) dc/dc converters have been investigated recently; however, numerous active power switches result in a complicated configuration in... View full abstract»

• ### A Control Method for Voltage Balancing in Modular Multilevel Converters

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):66 - 76
Cited by:  Papers (112)
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The modular multilevel converter (MMC) is attractive for medium- or high-power applications because of the advantages of its high modularity, availability, and high power quality. The voltage balancing of the floating capacitors in the cascaded submodules of the MMC is a key issue. In this paper, a voltage-balancing control method is proposed. This method uses the phase-shifted carrier-based pulse... View full abstract»

• ### On Energy Storage Requirements in Modular Multilevel Converters

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):77 - 88
Cited by:  Papers (69)
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The modular multilevel converter is a promising topology for high-voltage and high-power applications. By using submodules equipped with dc-capacitors excellent output voltage waveforms can be obtained at low switching frequencies. The rated energy storage of the submodule capacitors is a driving factor of the size, cost, and weight of the submodules. Although the modular multilevel converter has ... View full abstract»

• ### DC Islands in AC Smart Grids

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):89 - 98
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The advantages arising from dc distribution networks are related to the possibilities of achieving higher quality supply and easier reconfigurability of the system. This paper presents the concept of introducing some dc islands interconnected with the ac distribution network. This will make it easier to connect storage systems, electrical drives, power converters, and renewable sources (i.e., phot... View full abstract»

• ### A DC-Side Current Injection Method for Improving AC Line Condition Applied in the 18-Pulse Converter System

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):99 - 109
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In this paper, a new compensation strategy for receiving clean power of a conventional 18-pulse ac/dc converter formed by three 6-diode bridges is proposed. According to the proposed strategy, a three-phase current-controlled inverter injects the compensation currents into the three positive terminals of the three six-diode bridges. The goal of injecting currents at dc side is to improve the quali... View full abstract»

• ### Resonance Issues and Damping Techniques for Grid-Connected Inverters With Long Transmission Cable

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):110 - 120
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An infinite source with series inductance is usually employed as a grid emulator in grid-connected distributed generation systems. Thus, high capacitance of a transmission cable (i.e., underground cable) is too significant to be neglected. As a result, the capacitance and inductance may cause system resonance, which, in turn, challenges system stability. This paper takes offshore wind farm as an e... View full abstract»

• ### Active Mitigation of Subsynchronous Interactions Between PWM Voltage-Source Converters and Power Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):121 - 134
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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Pulse-width-modulated (PWM) voltage-source converters (VSCs) are gaining widespread acceptance in modern power systems. It has been shown recently that full-scale high-power PWM VSCs can induce negative electrical damping at subsynchronous frequencies. However, active reshaping of the VSC incremental output impedance to minimize the negative impacts of a VSC on subsynchronous damping is not report... View full abstract»

• ### 3-D Electromagnetic Modeling of Parasitics and Mutual Coupling in EMI Filters

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):135 - 149
Cited by:  Papers (28)
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The electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) analysis of electromagnetic interference (EMI) filter circuits using 3-D numerical modeling by the partial element equivalent circuit (PEEC) method represents the central topic of this paper. The PEEC-based modeling method is introduced as a useful tool for the prediction of the high frequency performance of EMI input filters, which is affected by PCB compon... View full abstract»

• ### High-Voltage Gain Boost Converter Based on Three-State Commutation Cell for Battery Charging Using PV Panels in a Single Conversion Stage

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):150 - 158
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This paper presents a novel high-voltage gain boost converter topology based on the three-state commutation cell for battery charging using PV panels and a reduced number of conversion stages. The presented converter operates in zero-voltage switching (ZVS) mode for all switches. By using the new concept of single-stage approaches, the converter can generate a dc bus with a battery bank or a photo... View full abstract»

• ### A Fuel Cell Power Conditioning System With Low-Frequency Ripple-Free Input Current Using a Control-Oriented Power Pulsation Decoupling Strategy

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):159 - 169
Cited by:  Papers (38)
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This paper proposes a fuel cell power conditioning system based on the current-fed dual-half-bridge (CF-DHB) dc-dc converter that can achieve low-frequency ripple-free input current using a control-oriented power pulsation decoupling strategy when an inverter load is connected to the fuel cell system. Without adding any extra circuit components, the proposed power pulsation decoupling strategy can... View full abstract»

• ### Swinging Bus Technique for Ripple Current Elimination in Fuel Cell Power Conversion

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):170 - 178
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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A swinging bus scheme is investigated in this paper to eliminate undesirable low-frequency ripple current reflection in fuel cells. The swinging bus is thoroughly characterized under various loading conditions to establish a behavioral model. As a result, a general control scheme and signal processing for buck- and boost-derived power converters are obtained. A digital filter in the form of a movi... View full abstract»

• ### Influence of Multijunction Ga/As Solar Array Parasitic Capacitance in S3R and Solving Methods for High-Power Applications

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):179 - 190
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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This paper deals with the influence produced by the solar array parasitic capacitance and its solving methods in the sequential switching shunt regulator (S3R). Nowadays, the usage of triple-junction Ga/As solar cells with larger parasitic capacitance has prompted new problems about power losses, steady state, and dynamic response in the S3R, especially for high section current, voltage applicatio... View full abstract»

• ### Design for Efficiency Optimization and Voltage Controllability of Series–Series Compensated Inductive Power Transfer Systems

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):191 - 200
Cited by:  Papers (93)
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Inductive power transfer (IPT) is an emerging technology that may create new possibilities for wireless power charging and transfer applications. However, the rather complex control method and low efficiency remain the key obstructing factors for general deployment. In a regularly compensated IPT circuit, high efficiency and controllability of the voltage transfer function are always conflicting r... View full abstract»

• ### Maximum Power Transfer Tracking for Ultralow-Power Electromagnetic Energy Harvesters

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):201 - 212
Cited by:  Papers (13)
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This paper describes the design and operation of power conditioning system with maximum power transfer tracking (MPTT) for low-power electromagnetic energy harvesters. The system is fully autonomous, starts up from zero stored energy, and actively rectifies and boosts the harvester voltage. The power conditioning system is able to operate the harvester at the maximum power point against varying ex... 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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