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Research Output 2002 2020

2013
21 Citations (Scopus)

Arc fault and flash detection in DC photovoltaic arrays using wavelets

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

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

Fault detection
Wavelet transforms
Fast Fourier transforms
Pattern recognition
Signal to noise ratio
36 Citations (Scopus)

Coupled-inductor filter: A basic filter building block

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Networks (circuits)
Topology
Electric inductors
Power converters
Switching frequency

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

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

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

supply
energy
Homelands
communications
electronics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental verification of energy harvest from non-planar photovoltaic surfaces

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

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

Geometry
Sun
Roofs
Solar energy
Electricity
18 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. & Enjeti, P., 25 Jul 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, e70206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Switched filters
Smart power grids
Electricity
electricity
Noise
55 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Costs
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Electricity
Loss of load probability
Optimal systems
Incident solar radiation
Distributed power generation

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

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

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

Multiobjective optimization
Costs
Design optimization
7 Citations (Scopus)

Photovoltaic hybrid power harvesting system for emergency applications

Zhang, H., Liu, X., Kedia, M. & Balog, R., 2013, 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2902-2907 6 p. 6745075

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

Harvesters
Energy harvesting
DC-DC converters
Developing countries
Light emitting diodes
127 Citations (Scopus)
Topology
Electrolytic capacitors
Incident solar radiation
Capacitors
Electronic equipment
47 Citations (Scopus)

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

Harb, S., Mirjafari, M. & Balog, R., Nov 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 49, 6, p. 2692-2698 7 p., 6517343.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacitance
Electrolytic capacitors
Topology
Maximum power point trackers
Film capacitor
25 Citations (Scopus)

Single-phase PWM rectifier with power decoupling ripple-port for double-line-frequency ripple cancellation

Harb, S. & Balog, R., 2013, 2013 28th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2013. p. 1025-1029 5 p. 6520425

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

Pulse width modulation
Electrolytic capacitors
Networks (circuits)
Light emitting diodes
Capacitance
11 Citations (Scopus)

What is the evidence of utility for intraosseous blood transfusion in damage-control resuscitation?

Harris, M., Balog, R. & Devries, G., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 75, 5, p. 904-906 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Intraosseous Infusions
Critical Illness
Resuscitation
Blood Transfusion
2012
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Electric inverters
Electric potential
Multiple zones
Reactive power
Controllers
33 Citations (Scopus)

A new multilevel converter for megawatt scale solar photovoltaic utility integration

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

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

Electric potential
Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT)
Capacitors
Switches
Topology
283 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

converters
Networks (circuits)
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Solar energy
modules

Decision making framework for photovoltaic cell technologies using six sigma

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

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

Photovoltaic cells
Decision making
Quality function deployment
Innovation
Six sigma
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

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

Decision making
Topology
Quality function deployment
Energy conversion
Innovation
7 Citations (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., 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 1368-1372 5 p. 6317854

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

Finite element method
Photovoltaic cells
Power electronics
Costs
Capacitance
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Shadmand, M. B. & Balog, R., 2012, 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI 2012. 6184580

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

Capacitance
Finite element method
7 Citations (Scopus)

Independent control of series connected utility scale multilevel photovoltaic inverters

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

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

Electric inverters
Electric potential
Multiple zones
Incident solar radiation
Reactive power
306 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy storage
Capacitance
Capacitors
Electric potential
Electric lamps
9 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., 2012, APEC 2012 - 27th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition. p. 2002-2007 6 p. 6166097

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

Multiobjective optimization
Cost reduction
Power electronics
Costs
15 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., 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 531-536 6 p. 6317671

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

Hybrid systems
Incident solar radiation
Costs
Wind turbines
Depreciation
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Harb, S. & Balog, R., 2012, Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 1756-1761 6 p. 6317934

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

Electrolytic capacitors
Incident solar radiation
Electronic equipment
Temperature
Hot Temperature
20 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of candidate photovoltaic module-integrated-inverter topologies

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

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

Topology
Capacitors
Temperature
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Capacitance
Electrolytic capacitors
Topology
Maximum power point trackers
Film capacitor
3 Citations (Scopus)

Smart PV modules-Design considerations

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

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

Electric potential
Incident solar radiation
Feedforward control
Photovoltaic cells
Pixels
88 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Controllers
Electric potential
System of systems
2011
20 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis and mitigation of common mode voltages in photovoltaic power systems

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

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

Electric potential
Topology
DC-DC converters
Signal interference
Shielding
61 Citations (Scopus)

Bus selection in multibus DC microgrids

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diodes
Electric potential
Redundancy
Controllers
39 Citations (Scopus)

Charge it!

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incandescent lamps
Industrial plants
Electricity
Air
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Power electronics
Semiconductor switches
Constrained optimization
Power converters
Multiobjective optimization
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Power electronics
Geometry
Incident solar radiation
Scavenging
Diodes
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., 2011, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition: Energy Conversion Innovation for a Clean Energy Future, ECCE 2011, Proceedings. p. 3626-3632 7 p. 6064261

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

Hybrid systems
Depreciation
Economics
Taxation
Wind turbines
2010
7 Citations (Scopus)

Capacitor-less VAR compensator based on matrix converter

Balakrishnan, D. & Balog, R., 2010, North American Power Symposium 2010, NAPS 2010. 5619592

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

Capacitors
Reactive power
Service life
Costs
Wear of materials
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Capacitors
Electrolytic capacitors
Costs
Power electronics
Temperature
2009
32 Citations (Scopus)

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., Kuai, Y. & Uhrhan, G., 2009, 2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009. p. 3343-3349 7 p. 5316107

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

Incident solar radiation
Temperature control
Temperature
Photovoltaic cells
Power electronics
76 Citations (Scopus)

A system design approach for unattended solar energy harvesting supply

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy harvesting
Energy storage
Solar energy
Primary batteries
Systems analysis
156 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., 2009, 24th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2009. p. 620-625 6 p. 4802723

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

Energy storage
Light emitting diodes
Capacitance
Lighting
Costs
2008
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Sensors
National security
Power electronics
Energy storage
Computer hardware
2007
11 Citations (Scopus)

Bus selection in multibus DC power systems

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

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

Diodes
Electric potential
Redundancy
Ships
Controllers
2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Blue-box approach to power electronics and machines educational laboratories

Balog, R., Sorchini, Z., Kimball, J. W., Chapman, P. L., Krein, P. T. & Sauer, P. W., 2005, 2005 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting. Vol. 2. p. 1176-1184 9 p.

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

Power electronics
Hardware
Electric machinery
Schematic diagrams
Education
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric commutation
Switches
AC-AC power converters
57 Citations (Scopus)

Modern laboratory-based education for power electronics and electric machines

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric machinery
Power electronics
Education
Students
Integrated circuit layout
15 Citations (Scopus)

The load as an energy asset in a distributed architecture

Balog, R., Weaver, W. W. & Krein, P. T., 2005, 2005 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium. Vol. 2005. p. 261-267 7 p. 1524686

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

Energy resources
Ships
Controllers
2004
95 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulse width modulation
Fuel cells
Electric network topology
Electric current control
Electric potential
2003
6 Citations (Scopus)

A modular power electronics instructional laboratory

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power Electronics
Power electronics
boxes
Module
MOSFET
2002
17 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic tuning of coupled inductor filters

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Active Filters
Active filters
inductors
Tuning
tuning
14 Citations (Scopus)

High-frequency link inverter based on multiple-carrier PWM

Krein, P. T., Geng, X. & Balog, R., 2002, Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC. Vol. 2. p. 997-1003 7 p.

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

Pulse width modulation
Electric potential
Fuel cells
Costs