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Title: Synthesis of input-rectifierless ac-dc converters
Authors: Liu, Joe C. P.
Tse, C. K. Michael
Poon, N. K.
Lai, Y. M.
Pong, Bryan M. H.
Subjects: AC/DC converter
DC/DC converter
Circuit topology
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: IEEE
Source: PESC 2001 : 2001 IEEE 32nd Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference : Vancouver, Canada, June 17-21, 2001, p. 410-415.
Abstract: This paper discusses the basic construction procedure and topological possibilities of creating ac/dc converters out of simple dc/dc conveners. It is shown that two separately controlled dc/dc conveners are sufficient for producing a regulated dc output and shaping the input current, from an ac voltage source, without the need for input rectifiers. Some design constraints are discussed, emanating from the limitation of the conversion ratios that can be achieved by particular dc/dc converters. Selected topologies are verified experimentally.
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Type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 0-7803-7067-8
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