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Organization profile

Organisation profile

The section of Power Electronic Systems carries out research in mainly three areas all closely related to the use of power electronics. The section focuses on:

- power electronic components
- power electronic converters
- power electronic systems, including drives.

Power Electronic Components
This area includes both power semiconductors and passive components which together constitute the basic building blocks for construction of power electronic converters. The main focus is modelling and characterisation of silicon-based components such as power diodes, IGBT’s, and MOSFET’s, but emerging technologies also have our attention.

Passive components subjected to high currents, voltages and frequencies such as inductors for use in resonance converters are also studied both theoretically and experimentally.

Power Electronic Converters
Research activities classified in this category concern power electronic converter topologies. The section works with a variety of classical topologies for conversion of electrical power such as ac/dc and dc/ac converters, but innovative work on topologies such as multi level converters, medium voltage converters also forms a vital part of the research.

Some of the key disciplines in this area are: analysis and design of power circuits, design of auxiliary circuits (gate drivers, measuring circuitries etc.) and hardware-near control (modulation techniques) of switching converters.

Power Electronic Systems
Here, we focus on complete systems in which a power electronic converter interacts with other components such as connected loads and feeding systems. Major research efforts lie within modelling, simulation and practical design of such systems, including their control implemented digitally in e.g. micro controllers, digital signal processors or FPGA’s.

Examples of studied systems include: electrical drives, single- and three-phase grid interfaces, active filters, uninterruptible power supplies and custom power converters for use in medium-voltage utility grids.

Research Mission
The overall research mission for the section is to contribute with innovative research on an international level securing the use of power electronics with focus on both high technical performance and reduced energy consumption for the benefit of our environment.

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Projects 2001 2023

Research Output 1989 2019

211 Downloads (Pure)

A 1-MHz Series Resonant DC-DC Converter With a Dual-Mode Rectifier for PV Microinverters

Shen, Y., Wang, H., Shen, Z., Yang, Y. & Blaabjerg, F., Jul 2019, In : I E E E Transactions on Power Electronics. 34, 7, p. 6544-6564 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
DC-DC converters
Electric potential
Zero voltage switching
Phase shift
Voltage control
6 Citations (Scopus)

A communication-free economical-sharing scheme for cascaded-type microgrids

Li, L., Ye, H., Sun, Y., Han, H., Li, X., Su, M. & Guerrero, J. M., Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. 104, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Electric potential

A Condition of Equivalence Between Bus Injection and Branch Flow Models in Radial Networks

Ding, T., Lu, R., Yang, Y. & Blaabjerg, F., 10 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : I E E E Transactions on Circuits and Systems. Part 2: Express Briefs. PP, 99, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access


Best Paper Award - Renewable Energy Global (REG) Innovations Ltd.

Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Fuel cells

Best Paper on Ecologial Vehicles

Jorge Varela Barreras (Recipient), Claudio Pinto (Recipient), Ricardo de Castro (Recipient), Erik Schaltz (Recipient), Søren Juhl Andreasen (Recipient), Peter Omand Rasmussen (Recipient) & Rui Esteves Araujo (Recipient), 5 Mar 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

renewable energy sources

Best Presented paper in ICEEE 2016

Yahya Naderi Zarnaghi (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Activities 2007 2019

17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE-ECCE Europe 2015

Pooya Davari (Speaker)
8 Sep 201510 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

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

Jing Yuan (Participant)
25 Jun 201828 Jun 2018

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

Huai Wang (Speaker)
14 Sep 201419 Sep 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Press / Media

Fuld opladning skader din mobils batteri

Frede Blaabjerg


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Det bæredygtige batteri til elbiler har lange udsigter, mener ekspert

Erik Schaltz


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Hæder til ung energiforsker

Ariya Sangwongwanich


4 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media