A SiC-based matrix converter topology for inductive power transfer system
Nguyen, Xuan Bac, Vilathgamuwa, D. Mahinda, & Madawala, Udaya K. (2014) A SiC-based matrix converter topology for inductive power transfer system. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 29(8), pp. 4029-4038.
Typical inductive power transfer (IPT) systems employ two power conversion stages to generate a high-frequency primary current from low-frequency utility supply. This paper proposes a matrix-converter-based IPT system, which employs high-speed SiC devices to facilitate the generation of high-frequency current through a single power conversion stage. The proposed matrix converter topology transforms a three-phase low-frequency voltage system to a high-frequency single-phase voltage, which, in turn, powers a series compensated IPT system. A comprehensive mathematical model is developed and power losses are evaluated to investigate the efficiency of the proposed converter topology. Theoretical results are presented with simulations, which are performed in MATLAB/Simulink, in comparison to a conventional two-stage converter. Experimental evident of a prototype IPT system is also presented to demonstrate the applicability of the proposed concept.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Efficiency, inductive power transfer (IPT), Matrix converter, Power loss, SiC|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||21 May 2014 01:20|
|Last Modified:||03 Jun 2014 22:46|
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