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A High Efficient Improved Soft Switched Interleaved Boost Converter

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Author(s): A High Efficient Improved Soft Switched Interleaved Boost Converter

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology
ISSN 2231-5381

Volume: 4;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 2535;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: power factor correction | boost PFC converter | interleaved techniques | soft switching | zero-voltage- transition

ABSTRACT
In this paper an improved ZVT interleaved boost PFC topology is introduced. The proposed ZVT interleaved boost converter is composed of two cell boost conversion units and an active auxiliary circuit. The proposed converter has two important advantages over the similar soft switching converters. The first one is that parallel to the main switches of the converter the auxiliary switch also operates under soft switching condition. Providing soft switching conditions for interleaved boost converters with more than one cells using only one auxiliary switch is another advantage of this topology. The prototype for the proposed converter was developed with an input of 110V ac power supply feeding a resistive output load of 600 watts. In addition, the proposed converter has the advantages of fewer structure complications, lower cost and ease of control.

Tango Jona
Tangokurs Rapperswil-Jona

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