An Overview of Different Topologies of DC/DC Bidirectional Converter for Different Applications

  • S. SathishkumarEmail author
  • G. Preethi
  • V. Kamatchi Kannan
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 169)


DC/DC bidirectional converter is nowadays gain importance in various fields such as automobiles, microgrid and energy storage systems. More researches are carried on these converters to improve efficiency, reliability and soft switching. Bidirectional converters are mostly used in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and grid-to vehicle applications (G2V). Multiport converters are also designed to operate as bidirectional converter. In future most of the applications are based on bidirectional converter. There are many topologies of DC/DC bidirectional converter has been proposed. Some of the bidirectional DC/DC converters working and their advantages are discussed in this paper.


Bidirectional converter Resonant circuit Transformer Charging and discharging mode 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sathishkumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. Preethi
    • 1
  • V. Kamatchi Kannan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringBannari Amman Institute of TechnologySathyamangalamIndia

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