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Advances in Switched-Mode Power Conversion Part I

Ćuk, Slobodan and Middlebrook, R. D. (1983) Advances in Switched-Mode Power Conversion Part I. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IE-30 (1). pp. 10-19. ISSN 0278-0046. doi:10.1109/TIE.1983.356697.

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Abstract-A new concept in the design of switched-mode power conversion circuitry is presented. Because of its extreme simplicity, flexibility, and efficiency, it has the potential to replace some conventional electrical power processing methods currently in use. A thorough discussion of the background, development, and operation of the Ćuk converter and several of its extensions is included. The coupled-inductor technique further improves efficiency and reduces size and weight. The basic converter and its extensions to two-quadrant and four-quadrant operation are attractive for many applications, i.e., solar (dc) to utility line (ac) power conversion, variable speed dc or ac motor drives, switching power supplies, uninterruptible power supplies, and many others.

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Additional Information:© 1983 IEEE. Manuscript received October 15, 1982. This article is reprinted from Robotics Age Magazine. Special thanks go to R. Erickson and W. Behen, members of the Power Electronics Group at the California Institute of Technology, for many devoted hours spent in building the first prototype of the new switching power amplifier and the later improvements.
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