Multi-port converter structure for DC/DC power conversion

Peter W. Lehn (Inventor), Mike Ranjram (Inventor), Sebastián Rivera (Inventor), Yuanzheng Han (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A module for interconnecting a pair of DC sources or a pair of DC loads into a DC bus includes: a first port for each source or load; a switching cell for each first port, each cell having a pair of terminals and a switching node; a second port operatively connected to the DC bus and having a pair of terminals, one of the pair of terminals of the second port being connected to one of the terminals of one of the cells and the other of the pair of terminals of the second port being connected to one of the terminals of the other of the cells; and a filter inductor connected between the switching nodes of the cells. Systems including the module and methods utilizing the system are also disclosed
Original languageAmerican English
Patent numberUS10770893B2
Filing date20/10/17
StateAccepted/In press - 8 Sep 2020

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