This paper presents a parallel-connected Single Active Bridge (SAB) dc-dc converter for high-power applications. Paralleling lower-power converters can lower the current rating of each modular converter and interleaving the outputs can significantly reduce the magnitudes of input and output current ripples without increasing switching losses or device stresses. Analysis of both the input and output current characteristics and design aspects of the transformer, the filter inductor, and the input and output filter capacitors will be presented. Considering the high maintenance cost and fault tolerant requirements, this modular converter concept is expected to be highly beneficial especially for the offshore wind farm application.
9781479901142, 9781479901166, 9781479901159
Proceedings of 15th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Epe 2013, 2013, p. 1-10
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European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE 2013