A Multifunctional Isolated and Non-Isolated Dual Mode Converter for Renewable Energy Conversion Applications
AbstractIn this paper, a multifunctional isolated and non-isolated dual-mode low-power converter was designed for renewable energy conversion applications such as photovoltaic power generation to achieve different operating modes under bi-directional electrical conversion. The proposed topology consists of a bidirectional non-isolated DC/DC circuit and an isolated converter with a high-frequency transformer, which merge the advantages of both the conventional isolated converter and non-isolated converter with the combination of the two converter technologies. Compared with traditional converters, the multifunctional converter can not only realize conventional bi-directional functions, but can also be applied for many different operation modes and meet the high output/input ratio demands with the two converter circuits operating together. A novel control algorithm was proposed to achieve the various functions of the proposed converter. An experimental platform based on the proposed circuit was established. Both the simulation and experimental results indicated that the proposed converter could provide isolated and non-isolated modes in different applications, which could meet different practical engineering requirements. View Full-Text
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Wang, Y.; Gan, C.; Ni, K.; Li, X.; Tang, H.; Yang, Y. A Multifunctional Isolated and Non-Isolated Dual Mode Converter for Renewable Energy Conversion Applications. Energies 2017, 10, 1980.
Wang Y, Gan C, Ni K, Li X, Tang H, Yang Y. A Multifunctional Isolated and Non-Isolated Dual Mode Converter for Renewable Energy Conversion Applications. Energies. 2017; 10(12):1980.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Yiwang; Gan, Chun; Ni, Kai; Li, Xinhua; Tang, Houjun; Yang, Yong. 2017. "A Multifunctional Isolated and Non-Isolated Dual Mode Converter for Renewable Energy Conversion Applications." Energies 10, no. 12: 1980.
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