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Energies 2018, 11(10), 2693; https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102693

A Novel Step-Up Converter with an Ultrahigh Voltage Conversion Ratio

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State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, School of Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
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School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
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Xi’an Institute of Space Radio Technology, Xi’an 710100, China
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Received: 11 September 2018 / Revised: 4 October 2018 / Accepted: 8 October 2018 / Published: 10 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Control and Nonlinear Dynamics on Energy Conversion Systems)
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A new step-up converter with an ultrahigh voltage conversion ratio is proposed in this paper. Two power switches of such a converter, which conduct synchronically, and its output voltage, which has common ground and common polarity with its input voltage, lead to the simple control circuit. No abrupt changes in the capacitor voltage and the inductor current of the proposed step-up converter mean that it does not suffer from infinite capacitor current and inductor voltage. Two input inductors with different values can still allow the proposed step-up converter to work appropriately. An averaged model of the proposed step-up converter was built and one could see that it was still fourth-order even with its five storage elements. Some theoretical derivations, theoretical analysis, Saber simulations, and circuit experiments are provided to validate the effectiveness of the proposed step-up converter. View Full-Text
Keywords: new step-up converter; ultrahigh voltage conversion ratio; small-signal model; average-current mode control new step-up converter; ultrahigh voltage conversion ratio; small-signal model; average-current mode control
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Wang, F.; Iu, H. .-C.; Li, J. A Novel Step-Up Converter with an Ultrahigh Voltage Conversion Ratio. Energies 2018, 11, 2693.

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