Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy


Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials


Battery systems have become essential roles in our daily life from portable devices to renewable energy generation systems. In order to fulfil the requirements in different battery included practical applications, to use batteries more efficiently, and to ensure its long-term safe operation, specific technologies, especially the power electronics technology, are required to regulate the power supplied by batteries. Hence, the research work in this thesis is focused on the improvement and enhancement of the boost and buck-boost converters used in battery applications.



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