Digitally Controlled High Availability Power Supply
This paper reports the design and test results on novel topology, high-efficiency, and low operating temperature, 1,320-watt power modules for high availability power supplies. The modules permit parallel operation for N+1 redundancy with hot swap capability. An embedded DSP provides intelligent start-up and shutdown, output regulation, general control and fault detection. PWM modules in the DSP drive the FET switches at 20 to 100 kHz. The DSP also ensures current sharing between modules, synchronized switching, and soft start up for hot swapping. The module voltage and current have dedicated ADCs (>200 kS/sec) to provide pulse-by-pulse output control. A Dual CAN bus interface provides for low cost redundant control paths. Over-rated module components provide high reliability and high efficiency at full load. Low on-resistance FETs replace conventional diodes in the buck regulator. Saturable inductors limit the FET reverse diode current during switching. The modules operate in a two-quadrant mode, allowing bipolar output from complimentary module groups. Controllable, low resistance FETs at the input and output provide fault isolation and allow module hot swapping.
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- Conference: Presented atLinac 2008, , 9/28/2008-10/2/2008
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- Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
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- United States
- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; AVAILABILITY; DESIGN; DETECTION; EFFICIENCY; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; POWER SUPPLIES; REDUNDANCY; RELIABILITY; SHUTDOWN; SOLENOIDS; START-UP; SWITCHES; TOPOLOGY; Accelerators,ACCSYS
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