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A Study of Flyback Microinverter Topologies for Photovoltaic Applications

Gayathri Vijayan, Raji Krishna

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Abstract

The microinverter system plays an imperative role in photovoltaic applications. Nowadays a central inverter system is substituted by a microinverter. The flyback inverter has the following advantages such as transformer separation, high voltage step-up ratio, low volume, high reliability, and provides high efficiency and relatively simple control. This paper proposes a collation of different flyback inverter topologies operating under various control schemes. A single phase current source inverter with hybrid mode is presented here and analogizes with single phase voltage source inverter with front end DC-DC transfiguration stage followed by a synchronized push pull system. The performance of the suggested model is simulated in MATLAB/Simulink environment.

Keywords: Total harmonic distortion (THD), Transparent Conductive Oxide (TCO), Maximum power point tracking (MPPT)

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Gayathri Vijayan, Raji Krishna. A study of flyback microinverter topologies for photovoltaic applications. Journal of Microelectronics and Solid State Devices. 2018; 5(2): 1–10p.



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