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Title: Synthesis of impedance using switching converters
Authors: Liu, JCP
Tse, CKM 
Poon, NK
Pong, BMH
Lai, YM 
Keywords: Capacitors
Electric currents
Electric power generation
Power converters
Switching circuits
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: IEEE
Source: 2005 IEEE lnternational Conference on lndustrial Technology (IEEE ICIT2005, Hong Kong) : 14-17 December 2005, City University of Hong Kong : conference proceedings, p. 7-10 How to cite?
Abstract: A general impedance synthesizer using a minimum number of switching converters is studied in this paper. We begin with showing that any impedance can be synthesized by a circuit consisting of only two simple power converters, one storage element (e.g., capacitor), and one dissipative element (e.g., resistor) or power source. The implementation of such a circuit for synthesizing any desired impedance can be performed by (i) programming the input current given the input voltage such that the desired impedance function is achieved; (ii) controlling the amount of power dissipation (generation) in the dissipative element (source) so as to match the required active power of the impedance to be synthesized. Then, the instantaneous power will automatically be balanced by the storage element. Such impedance synthesizers find a lot of applications in power electronics. For instance, a resistance synthesizer can be used for power factor correction (PFC), a programmable capacitor or inductor synthesizer (comprising of small high-frequency converters) can be used for control applications.
ISBN: 0-7803-9484-4
DOI: 10.1109/ICIT.2005.1600601
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