DC-DC converter for low voltage power source
Shen, B., Hendry, R., Watkins, C., & Venkatasubramanian, R. (2010). DC-DC converter for low voltage power source. (U.S. Patent No. 7706152). http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?patentnumber=7706152
A power conversion unit and method for converting DC power. The power conversion unit includes a self-oscillating device configured to convert a DC voltage into a self-oscillating alternating current AC signal, a transformer connected to the self-oscillating device and configured to transform the self-oscillating AC signal into a transformed AC signal, and an AC-to-DC converter configured to convert the transformed AC signal into a DC signal. The method generates a self-oscillating current, transforms the self-oscillating current into a transformed AC signal, and converts the transformed AC signal into a DC signal.