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Title: Power converter circuitry for photovoltaic devices

Abstract

Power converter circuitry includes a direct current (DC) input comprising a first DC input node and a second DC input node, an alternating current (AC) output comprising a first AC output node coupled to the first DC input node and a second AC output node, a first boost switch coupled between the second DC input node and a boost intermediate node, a second boost switch coupled between the boost intermediate node and a common node, a boost inductor coupled between the boost intermediate node and the first DC input node, a link capacitor coupled between the second DC input node and the common node, a first half-bridge switch coupled between the second DC input node and a half-bridge intermediate node, a second half-bridge switch coupled between the half-bridge intermediate node and the common node, and a half-bridge inductor coupled between the half-bridge intermediate node and the second AC output node.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Arizona State Univ., Scottsdale, AZ (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1771778
Patent Number(s):
10879839
Application Number:
15/780,840
Assignee:
Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University (Scottsdale, AZ)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02J - CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02M - APPARATUS FOR CONVERSION BETWEEN AC AND AC, BETWEEN AC AND DC, OR BETWEEN DC AND DC, AND FOR USE WITH MAINS OR SIMILAR POWER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006521
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 12/05/2016
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ayyanar, Rajapandian, Xia, Yinglai, and Roy, Jinia. Power converter circuitry for photovoltaic devices. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Ayyanar, Rajapandian, Xia, Yinglai, & Roy, Jinia. Power converter circuitry for photovoltaic devices. United States.
Ayyanar, Rajapandian, Xia, Yinglai, and Roy, Jinia. Tue . "Power converter circuitry for photovoltaic devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1771778.
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