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Simulation of Active Power Factor Correction Using Boost Type Converter

@inproceedings{Rao2014SimulationOA,
  title={Simulation of Active Power Factor Correction Using Boost Type Converter},
  author={Krishna Rao},
  year={2014}
}
With the vast development in the usage of Power electronic devices like Rectifiers (non- linear loads) the current drawn from the line is distorted resulting in a High Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) and Low Power Factor (PF). Hence there is a continuous need for Power factor improvement and reduction of line current harmonics. The most popular topology for Active PFC is a boost converter as it draws continuous input current. This input current can be manipulated by Average current mode (ACM… 

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