A comparative study on D converter based on control schemes of maximum extracted power

Ahmad Elkhateb, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Barry W Williams

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This paper presents analysis and control of D converter, which has continuous input and output current to obtain maximum power transfer from a photovoltaic (PV) system. Examining the maximum power involves optimization and control techniques that ensure maximum power extraction enhancement. Traditional converters have rather high input ripple current that originates considerable loss of power extraction when linked to photovoltaic panels. Operating with zero input ripple current enlarges the power obtained from the PV panel without employing electrolytic capacitor. Experiment and simulation of the converter performance support and extol the system concept and establish a balanced view among several types of used controllers as well.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting
Publisher IEEE
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4799-8397-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-8398-8
Publication statusPublished - 03 Nov 2016
EventIEEE IAS annual meeting 2016 - Portland, United States
Duration: 02 Oct 201606 Oct 2016

Publication series

NameIEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting


ConferenceIEEE IAS annual meeting 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • DC/DC converter
  • control system
  • photovoltaic


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