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Exact Convex Relaxation of OPF for Radial Networks using Branch Flow Model

Li, Na and Chen, Lijun and Low, Steven H. (2012) Exact Convex Relaxation of OPF for Radial Networks using Branch Flow Model. In: IEEE Third International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 7-12. ISBN 978-1-4673-0910-3.

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The optimal power flow (OPF) problem is generally nonconvex. Recently a second-order cone relaxation for OPF has been proposed using the branch flow model. In this paper, we provide sufficient conditions under which the relaxation is exact, and demonstrate that these conditions hold for a wide class of practical power distribution systems.

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Additional Information:© 2012 IEEE. The authors would like to acknowledge Lingwen Gan for his insightful discussions on this topic. This work is supported by NSF NetSE grant CNS 0911041, ARPA-E grant DE-AR0000226, Southern California Edison, National Science Council of Taiwan, R.O.C. grant, NSC 101-3113-P-008-001, the Caltech Resnick Institute, and the Okawa Foundation.
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Official Citation:Na Li; Lijun Chen; Low, S.H., "Exact convex relaxation of OPF for radial networks using branch flow model," Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), 2012 IEEE Third International Conference on , vol., no., pp.7,12, 5-8 Nov. 2012 doi: 10.1109/SmartGridComm.2012.6485951
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