Design of Class DE Inverter with Second Order Constant K Band-Pass Filter

Motoki KATAYAMA  Hiroyuki HASE  Hiroo SEKIYA  Jianming LU  Takashi YAHAGI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E90-A   No.10   pp.2132-2140
Publication Date: 2007/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e90-a.10.2132
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications)
Category: Nonlinear Circuits
Keyword: 
class DE inverter,  second order constant K band-pass filter,  class E switching,  zero voltage switching,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, class DE inverter with second order constant K band-pass filter is proposed. In the proposed inverter, the band-pass filter is used instead of the resonant filter in class DE inverter presented at the previous papers. By using band-pass filter, two important results can be gotten. One is the sensitivity of the output voltage to the operating frequency is suppressed by using band-pass filter. The other is that zero voltage switching operation appears when the operating frequency is lower than the nominal frequency. Moreover, it keeps the advantage of class DE inverter with resonant filter, that is, high power conversion efficiency under high frequency operation because of class E switching. The laboratory experiments achieve 90.4% power conversion efficiency under 1.98 W output power and 1.0 MHz operation.