Publisher : The Korean Institute of Power Electronics
DOI : 10.6113/JPE.2015.15.6.1480
Title & Authors
A Simple Structure of Zero-Voltage Switching (ZVS) and Zero-Current Switching (ZCS) Buck Converter with Coupled Inductor Wei, Xinxin; Luo, Ciyong; Nan, Hang; Wang, Yinghao;
In this paper, a revolutionary buck converter is proposed with soft-switching technology, which is realized by a coupled inductor. Both zero-voltage switching (ZVS) of main switch and zero-current switching (ZCS) of freewheeling diode are achieved at turn on and turn off without using any auxiliary circuits by the resonance between the parasitic capacitor and the coupled inductor. Furthermore, the peak voltages of the main switch and the peak current of the freewheeling diode are significantly reduced by the coupled inductor. As a result, the proposed converter has the advantages of simple circuit, convenient control, low consumption and so on. The detailed operation principles and steady-state analysis of the proposed ZVS-ZCS buck converter are presented, and detailed power loss analysis and some simulation results are also included. Finally, experimental results based on a 200-W prototype are provided to verify the theory and design of the proposed converter.
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