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A Novel Modular Multiport Converter for Enhancing the Performance of Photovoltaic-Battery Based Power Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Fares, A. M., Klumpner, C., & Sumner, M. (2019). A Novel Modular Multiport Converter for Enhancing the Performance of Photovoltaic-Battery Based Power Systems. Applied Sciences, 9(19), https://doi.org/10.3390/app9193948

This paper introduces a novel multiport power converter with modular architecture for photovoltaic (PV)-battery based power systems. Compared to conventional centralized multiport converters, the proposed converter significantly improves the utilizat... Read More

Optimising the structure of a cascaded modular battery system for enhancing the performance of battery packs (2019)
Journal Article
Fares, A. M., Klumpner, C., & Sumner, M. (2019). Optimising the structure of a cascaded modular battery system for enhancing the performance of battery packs. Journal of Engineering, 2019(17), 3862-3866. doi:10.1049/joe.2018.8228

The overall performance of battery packs may be affected by imbalances between the series connected cells which is more likely in packs with high number of cells needed to provide a high voltage as needed for example in electric vehicles. In this cas... Read More

Design considerations to optimise supercapacitor-based energy storage systems for aerospace applications (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Fares, A., Klumpner, C., & Rashed, M. (2019). Design considerations to optimise supercapacitor-based energy storage systems for aerospace applications. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Systems for Aircraft, Railway, Ship Propulsion and Road Vehicles & International Transportation Electrification Conference (ESARS-ITEC)https://doi.org/10.1109/ESARS-ITEC.2018.8607796

This paper investigates the design optimization of a supercapacitor-based energy storage system for aerospace applications which may be needed to complement the operation of a high power pulsed load such as electromechanical actuators have been propo... Read More