This paper explores a novel three-port series-partial-power converter structure to enable electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers. Besides handling a fraction of the power being delivered to the battery, the converter provides both step up and step down of its output voltage, hence being able to interface legacy 400-V as well as state-of-the-art 800-V EVs. Compared to existing partial power converters with both buck and boost capability, the proposed three-port structure is shown to be able to operate over a wider range of operation. Simulation results show the effectivness of the proposed converter, reaching 98.65% maximum efficiency. The proposed topology is finally verified to be an interesting alternative for the dc-dc stages in EV charging stations.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition - Asia, ECCE Asia 2021|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - 13 Jul 2021|
|Event||12th IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition - Asia, ECCE Asia 2021 - Virtual, Singapore, Singapore|
Duration: 24 May 2021 → 27 May 2021
|Name||Proceedings of the Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition - Asia, ECCE Asia 2021|
|Conference||12th IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition - Asia, ECCE Asia 2021|
|Period||24/05/21 → 27/05/21|
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work was supported by AC3E (ANID/Basal/FB0008), by SERC Chile (ANID/FONDAP15110019), and by Fondecyt 1191532.
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