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Energy-Efficient Smart Window System

 

Energy-efficient windows incorporating spectrally selective optical elements capable of providing desirable optical characteristics (transmission, reflection,...

Power Processing for Optimizing Energy Production from Solar Cell or Panel Arrays

 

A solar power system for maximizing solar power conversion. The solar power system includes n power units connected in series and n-1 DC-DC converting units, and...

Parallel Interleaved Inverters for Efficient DC-AC Power Conversion and Low Distortion Current Output

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method to reduce the distortion in the output c urrent of multiple inverters used in DC to AC...

String Protection for Photovoltaic Cells

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a method and apparatus to protect solar cells from hot spotting and damage resulting from arc faults....

Virtual Oscillator Control of Power Electronic Inverters

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a device that will synchronize the output of DC/AC inverters for the purpose of combining them into a...