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Research Output

2002

Automatic tuning of coupled inductor filters

Balog, R. & Krein, P. T., 1 Jan 2002, In : PESC Record - IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference. 2, p. 591-596 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

17 Citations (Scopus)

High-frequency link inverter based on multiple-carrier PWM

Krein, P. T., Geng, X. & Balog, R., 1 Jan 2002, p. 997-1003. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

14 Citations (Scopus)

Life extension through charge equalization of lead-acid batteries

Krein, P. T. & Balog, R. S., 1 Dec 2002, In : INTELEC, International Telecommunications Energy Conference (Proceedings). p. 516-523 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

51 Citations (Scopus)

Low cost inverter suitable for medium-power fuel cell sources

Krein, P. T. & Balog, R., 1 Jan 2002, In : PESC Record - IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference. 1, p. 321-326 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

42 Citations (Scopus)
2003

A modular power electronics instructional laboratory

Balog, R. & Krein, P. T., 25 Aug 2003, In : PESC Record - IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference. 2, p. 932-937 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

6 Citations (Scopus)
2004

High-frequency link inverter for fuel cells based on multiple-carrier PWM

Krein, P. T., Balog, R. S. & Geng, X., 1 Sep 2004, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 19, 5, p. 1279-1288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Blue-box approach to power electronics and machines educational laboratories

Balog, R. S., Sorchini, Z., Kimball, J. W., Chapman, P. L., Krein, P. T. & Sauer, P. W., 31 Oct 2005, 2005 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting. p. 1176-1184 9 p. (2005 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)

Commutation technique for high-frequency link cycloconverter based on state-machine control

Balog, R. S. & Krein, P. T., 1 Sep 2005, In : IEEE Power Electronics Letters. 3, 3, p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Modern laboratory-based education for power electronics and electric machines

Balog, R. S., Sorchini, Z., Kimball, J. W., Chapman, P. L. & Krein, P. T., 1 May 2005, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 20, 2, p. 538-547 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

The load as an energy asset in a distributed architecture

Balog, R. S., Weaver, W. W. & Krein, P. T., 1 Dec 2005, 2005 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium. p. 261-267 7 p. 1524686. (2005 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium; vol. 2005).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Bus selection in multibus DC power systems

Balog, R. S. & Krein, P. T., 27 Sep 2007, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, ESTS 2007. p. 281-287 7 p. 4233835. (IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, ESTS 2007).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Design considerations for long-term remote photovoltaic-based power supply

Kuhn, B. T. & Balog, R. S., 18 Aug 2008, 2008 23rd Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC. p. 154-159 6 p. 4522715. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A photovoltaic module thermal model using observed insolation and meteorological data to support a long life, highly reliable module-integrated inverter design by predicting expected operating temperature

Balog, R. S., Kuai, Y. & Uhrhan, G., 28 Dec 2009, 2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009. p. 3343-3349 7 p. 5316107. (2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

32 Citations (Scopus)

A system design approach for unattended solar energy harvesting supply

Kimball, J. W., Kuhn, B. T. & Balog, R. S., 14 May 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 24, 4, p. 952-962 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-Effective hundred-year life for single-phase inverters and rectifiers in solar and LED lighting applications based on minimum capacitance requirements and a ripple power port

Krein, P. T. & Balog, R. S., 2 Jun 2009, 24th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2009. p. 620-625 6 p. 4802723. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

157 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Capacitor-less VAR compensator based on matrix converter

Balakrishnan, D. & Balog, R. S., 17 Dec 2010, North American Power Symposium 2010, NAPS 2010. 5619592. (North American Power Symposium 2010, NAPS 2010).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting capacitor reliability in a module-integrated photovoltaic inverter using stress factors from an environmental usage model

Castillo, S. J., Balog, R. S. & Enjeti, P., 17 Dec 2010, North American Power Symposium 2010, NAPS 2010. 5618955. (North American Power Symposium 2010, NAPS 2010).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

23 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Analysis and mitigation of common mode voltages in photovoltaic power systems

Essakiappan, S., Enjeti, P., Balog, R. S. & Ahmed, S., 1 Jan 2011, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 28-35 8 p. 6063745. (IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

22 Citations (Scopus)

Bus selection in multibus DC microgrids

Balog, R. S. & Krein, P. T., 30 May 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 26, 3, p. 860-867 8 p., 5643159.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Charge it!

Fahimi, B., Kwasinski, A., Davoudi, A., Balog, R. S. & Kiani, M., 1 Jul 2011, In : IEEE Power and Energy Magazine. 9, 4, p. 54-64 11 p., 5899017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-objective design optimization of renewable energy system inverters using a Descriptive language for the components

Mirjafari, M. & Balog, R. S., 13 May 2011, 2011 26th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2011. p. 1838-1845 8 p. 5744846. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

Novel non-flat photovoltaic module geometries and implications to power conversion

Karavadi, A. & Balog, R. S., 28 Nov 2011, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings. p. 7-13 7 p. 6063742. (IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

Photovoltaic-wind hybrid system with battery back-up optimized for apartment complexes and other community living environments

Shadmand, M. B., Pasupuleti, M. & Balog, R., 28 Nov 2011, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings. p. 3626-3632 7 p. 6064261. (IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A new control strategy for megawatt scale multilevel photovoltaic inverters under partial shading

Essakiappan, S., Krishnamoorthy, H. S., Enjeti, P., Balog, R. S. & Ahmed, S., 5 Oct 2012, Proceedings - 2012 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, PEDG 2012. p. 336-343 8 p. 6254023. (Proceedings - 2012 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, PEDG 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

A new multilevel converter for megawatt scale solar photovoltaic utility integration

Krishnamoorthy, H. S., Essakiappan, S., Enjeti, P. N., Balog, R. S. & Ahmed, S., 30 Apr 2012, APEC 2012 - 27th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition. p. 1431-1438 8 p. 6166008. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

33 Citations (Scopus)

Control and circuit techniques to mitigate partial shading effects in photovoltaic arrays

Bidram, A., Davoudi, A. & Balog, R. S., 9 Jul 2012, In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2, 4, p. 532-546 15 p., 6232427.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

297 Citations (Scopus)

Decision making framework for photovoltaic cell technologies using six sigma

Mazumdar, P., Krishnamoorthy, H. S., Manickam, I., Balog, R. S. & Enjeti, P. N., 26 Nov 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 2449-2454 6 p. 6318091. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision making framework for solar photovoltaic power conditioning unit topologies using Six Sigma

Krishnamoorthy, H. S., Mazumdar, P., Manickam, I., Balog, R. S. & Enjeti, P. N., 26 Nov 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 1352-1356 5 p. 6317851. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Determination of parasitic parameters in a high frequency magnetic to improve the manufacturability, performance, and efficiency of a PV inverter

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R. S., 26 Nov 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 1368-1372 5 p. 6317854. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

FEA tool approach for determination of parasitic capacitance of the windings in high frequency coupled inductors filters

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R. S., 17 May 2012, 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI 2012. 6184580. (2012 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Independent control of series connected utility scale multilevel photovoltaic inverters

Essakiappan, S., Krishnamoorthy, H. S., Enjeti, P., Balog, R. S. & Ahmed, S., 17 Dec 2012, 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2012. p. 1760-1766 7 p. 6342599. (2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

Minimum energy and capacitance requirements for single-phase inverters and rectifiers using a ripple port

Krein, P. T., Balog, R. S. & Mirjafari, M., 3 Jul 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 27, 11, p. 4690-4698 9 p., 6145693.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

315 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-objective optimization of the energy capture and boost inductor mass in a module-integrated converter (MIC) photovoltaic energy system

Mirjafari, M. & Balog, R. S., 30 Apr 2012, APEC 2012 - 27th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition. p. 2002-2007 6 p. 6166097. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of photovoltaic-wind hybrid system for apartment complexes and other community living environments by minimizing excess capacity

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R. S., 26 Nov 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 531-536 6 p. 6317671. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of a PV-module integrated inverter (PV-MII): A usage model approach

Harb, S. & Balog, R. S., 26 Nov 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 1756-1761 6 p. 6317934. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of candidate photovoltaic module-integrated-inverter topologies

Harb, S. & Balog, R. S., 30 Apr 2012, APEC 2012 - 27th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition. p. 898-903 6 p. 6165925. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

20 Citations (Scopus)

Ripple-port module-integrated inverter for grid-connected PV applications

Harb, S., Mirjafari, M. & Balog, R. S., 17 Dec 2012, 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2012. p. 1115-1120 6 p. 6342693. (2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

Smart PV modules-Design considerations

Mazumdar, P., Enjeti, P. N. & Balog, R. S., 1 Dec 2012, PEDES 2012 - IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems. 6484408. (PEDES 2012 - IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

The load as an energy asset in a distributed DC smartgrid architecture

Balog, R. S., Weaver, W. W. & Krein, P. T., 1 Mar 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 3, 1, p. 253-260 8 p., 6064918.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Citations (Scopus)
2013

AC-link, single-phase, photovoltaic Module Integrated Inverter

Harb, S., Zhang, H. & Balog, R. S., 1 Jul 2013, 2013 28th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2013. p. 177-182 6 p. 6520204. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Citations (Scopus)

A finite-element analysis approach to determine the parasitic capacitances of high-frequency multiwinding transformers for photovoltaic inverters

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R. S., 21 May 2013, 2013 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI 2013. p. 114-119 6 p. 6506044. (2013 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis and design of smart PV modules

Mazumdar, P., Enjeti, P. N. & Balog, R. S., 1 Jul 2013, 2013 28th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2013. p. 84-91 8 p. 6520189. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Citations (Scopus)

Arc fault and flash detection in DC photovoltaic arrays using wavelets

Wang, Z. & Balog, R. S., 1 Jan 2013, 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1619-1624 6 p. 6744455. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

24 Citations (Scopus)

Coupled-inductor filter: A basic filter building block

Balog, R. S. & Krein, P. T., 1 Jan 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 28, 1, p. 537-546 10 p., 6145773.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Design considerations for long-term remote photovoltaic-based power supply using non-planar photovoltaic surfaces

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R. S., 1 Dec 2013, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, HST 2013. p. 677-682 6 p. 6699085. (2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, HST 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experimental verification of energy harvest from non-planar photovoltaic surfaces

Zhang, H. & Balog, R. S., 31 Dec 2013, 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2013. p. 4481-4487 7 p. 6647300. (2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

Information Theoretically Secure, Enhanced Johnson Noise Based Key Distribution over the Smart Grid with Switched Filters

Gonzalez, E., Kish, L. B., Balog, R. S. & Enjeti, P., 25 Jul 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 7, e70206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Microinverter and string inverter grid-connected photovoltaic system - A comprehensive study

Harb, S., Kedia, M., Zhang, H. & Balog, R. S., 1 Jan 2013, 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2885-2890 6 p. 6745072. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

58 Citations (Scopus)

Mitigating variability of high penetration photovoltaic systems in a community smart microgrid using non-flat photovoltaic modules

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R. S., 31 Dec 2013, 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2013. p. 554-560 7 p. 6646750. (2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-objective optimization of the DC-DC stage of a Module-Integrated Inverter based on an efficiency usage model

Mirjafari, M., Balog, R. S. & Turan, R., 1 Jan 2013, 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2914-2920 7 p. 6745077. (Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution