IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Constant Effective Duty Cycle Control for Flying Capacitor Balancing in flying Capacitor Multi-Level Converters

2018 IEEE 19th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)

Author(s): Andrew Stillwell ; Enver Candan ; Robert C. N. Pilawa-Podgurski
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2018
Conference Location: Padua, Italy
Conference Date: 25 June 2018
Page(s): 1 - 8
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5386-5541-2
DOI: 10.1109/COMPEL.2018.8460000
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One of the challenges of utilizing Flying Capacitor Multi-Level (FCML) converters is the flying capacitor balancing. Poorly balanced flying capacitors increase the switch voltage stress, which is... View More

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