X-Y converter family: A new breed of buck boost converter for high step-up renewable energy applications

Mahajan, S.B. and Sanjeevikumar, Padmanaban and Wheeler, Patrick and Blaabjerg, Frede and Rivera, Marco and Kulkarni, Rishi (2016) X-Y converter family: A new breed of buck boost converter for high step-up renewable energy applications. In: IEEE International Conference on Automatica (ICA-ACCA 2016), 19/10/16-21/10/16, University of Talca, Curicó, Chile.

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Abstract

A new breed of a buck boost converter, named as the XY converter family is proposed in this article. In the XY family, 16 topologies are presented which are highly suitable for renewable energy applications which require a high ratio of DC-DC converter; such as a photovoltaic multilevel inverter system, high voltage automotive applications and industrial drives. Compared to the traditional boost converter and existing recent converters, the proposed XY converter family has the ability to provide a higher output voltage by using less number of power devices and reactive components. Other distinct features of the XY converter family are i) Single control switch ii) Provide negative output voltage iii) Non-isolated topologies iv) High conversion ratio without making the use of high duty cycle and v) modular structure. XY family is compared with the recent high step-up converters and the detailed description of XY converter family and its topologies are presented. The simulation results are provided and it confirms the feasibility, functionality and validity of the concepts of the proposed XY converter family.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automatica (ICA-ACCA), IEEE, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-5090-1147-6, pp. 1-8, doi:10.1109/ICA-ACCA.2016.7778458
Keywords: DC-DC converter toplogies; High Conversion ratio; Non-isolated; Renewable Energy
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Depositing User: Burns, Rebecca
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2017 13:33
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 18:39
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/41143

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