Dual Mode Controller Based Boost Converter Employing Soft Switching Techniques
International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013, Pages: 90-96
Received: May 1, 2013; Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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J. Velmurugan, Dept. Of EEE, Associate Professor, PSNACET, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
R. M. Sekar, Dept. Of EEE, Associate Professor, PSNACET, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
Jojina anna varghese, Dept. Of EEE, PSNACET, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
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Abstract
This paper proposes a dual mode used to control a single phase soft switching boost power factor correction Converter (PFC) developed with a new active snubber circuit. The soft switched boost power factor correction converter has merits of less voltage and current stresses, improved efficiency and reduced switching losses. Thus the cost and complexity of the converter is reduced. The dual mode controller combines both continuous conduction mode (CCM) and critical conduction mode (CRM). The simulation results declare high efficiency and optimum power factor for wide range of varying loads.
Keywords
Power Factor Correction(PFC), Soft Switching(SS), Zero-Current Switching(ZCS), Zero-Voltage Switching(ZVS), Zero-Current Transition(ZCT), Zero-Voltage Transition(ZVT)
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J. Velmurugan, R. M. Sekar, Jojina anna varghese, Dual Mode Controller Based Boost Converter Employing Soft Switching Techniques, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2013, pp. 90-96. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20130203.11
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