Design and Implement of a High-Frequency Bridge Type AC-AC Direct Converter for Contactless Power Transfer Systems

  • Xiaomei Chen
  • Wangqiang Niu
  • Xiong Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 99)


Focusing on the defects of traditional contactless power transfer systems with an AC-DC-AC power transition type, a high-frequency bridge type bidirectional switch AC-AC direct converter was presented to generate the high-frequency current in the primary circuit. Applying the principle of energy injection and free oscillation, the operating state of IGBTS were designed and the high frequency current in the primary circuit was obtained. The operation principle and control strategy of the converter was further analyzed in detail by the ac impedance analysis method. The converter was simulated by the software of MATLAB/SIMULINK, and the simulation results verify the correctness of analysis and the feasibility of the control strategy.


Contactless Power Transfer High frequency AC-AC Converter Bridge Type Converter SIMULINK simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaomei Chen
    • 1
  • Wangqiang Niu
    • 1
  • Xiong Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Academy of Science & TechnologyShanghai Maritime UniversityChina

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