A Digital Self-Sustained Phase Shift Modulation Control Strategy for Full-Bridge LLC Resonant Converters

Zheng, Kai;Zhou, Dongfang;Li, Jianbing;Li, Li;Zhao, Yujing

  • Received : 2015.09.30
  • Accepted : 2016.01.16
  • Published : 2016.05.20


A digital self-sustained phase shift modulation (DSSPSM) strategy that allows for good soft switching and dynamic response performance in the presence of step variations is presented in this paper. The working principle, soft switching characteristics, and voltage gain formulae of a LLC converter with DSSPSM have been provided separately. Furthermore, the method for realizing DSSPSM is proposed. Specifically, some key components of the proposed DSSPSM are carefully investigated, including a parameter variation analysis, the start-up process, and the zero-crossing capture of the resonant current. The simulation and experiment results verify the feasibility of the proposed control method. It is observed that the zero voltage switching of the switches and the zero current switching of the rectifier diodes can be easily realized in presence of step load variations.


Dynamic response;LLC resonant converter;Phase shift modulation;Soft switching;Step load variations;Traveling-wave tube microwave transmitter


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