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Analysis and Design of a Higher Current ZVS-PWM Converter for Industrial Applications
ECE Department, Western University, London N6A 5B9, Ontario, Canada
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Received: 14 September 2012; in revised form: 22 February 2013 / Accepted: 25 February 2013 / Published: 8 March 2013
Abstract: A new auxiliary circuit that can be implemented in DC-DC and AC-DC ZVS-PWM converters is proposed in the paper. The circuit is for ZVS-PWM converters used in applications where high-frequency operation is needed and the load current is higher than that of typical ZVS-PWM converters. In the paper, the operation of a new ZVS-PWM converter is described, its steady-state operation is analyzed, and a procedure for its design is derived and then demonstrated. The feasibility of the new converter is confirmed by experimental results obtained from a prototype.
Keywords: DC-DC converter; zero voltage switching; boost converter; pulse width modulation
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Golbon, N.; Moschopoulos, G. Analysis and Design of a Higher Current ZVS-PWM Converter for Industrial Applications. Electronics 2013, 2, 94-112.
Golbon N, Moschopoulos G. Analysis and Design of a Higher Current ZVS-PWM Converter for Industrial Applications. Electronics. 2013; 2(1):94-112.
Golbon, Navid; Moschopoulos, Gerry. 2013. "Analysis and Design of a Higher Current ZVS-PWM Converter for Industrial Applications." Electronics 2, no. 1: 94-112.