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Title: Integrated Charger with Wireless Charging and Boost Function for PHEV and EV Applications

Integrated charger topologies that have been researched so far with dc-dc converters and the charging functionality have no isolation in the system. Isolation is an important feature that is required for user interface systems that have grid connections and therefore is a major limitation that needs to be addressed along with the integrated functionality. The topology proposed in this paper is a unique and a first of its kind topology that integrates a wireless charging system and the boost converter for the traction drive system. The new topology is also compared with an on-board charger system from a commercial electric vehicle (EV). The ac-dc efficiency of the proposed system is 85.05% and the specific power and power density of the onboard components is ~455 W/kg and ~302 W/ .
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Conference: IEEE Transpostation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), Dearborn, MI, USA, 20150614, 20150617
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); National Transportation Research Center (NTRC); Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Facility
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ORNL work for others
Country of Publication:
United States
wireless power transfer; on-board charger; integrated charger; wireless charging