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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 8

Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

The multi-topology converter for the solar panel

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2016F576

Citation: Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 8, pages 11071110 ()

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Abstract. In this paper, we propose voltage converter with high efficiency over wide input voltage. This converter is suitable for the solar panel for WSN applications where the only power source is a solar cell that outputs highly variable voltage. The aim is to achieve this by using multiple converter topologies in parallel. Use of such converter has a meaning in renewable resources that in the long term operation significantly change their output voltage. The efficiency of particular topologies is estimated in simplified loss model, which is later experimentally tested.


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