Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science
Author’s Name : M Pradeep Kumar | A Tamilpandian
Volume 02 Issue 09 Year 2015
ISSN no: 2348-3121
Page no: 16-19
Abstract— In this paper a single stage single switch is used in order to improve the performance of the compact florescent lamp (R-L Load). Input power factor and output crest factor is improved by means of this single stage single switch electronic ballast. This consists of a SEPIC converter for power factor correction and a current source inverter. These two components are combined in a single stage and used for the performance improvement. Compact florescent lamp is used as an R-L load of 10 watts. The single core inductor is analyzed and designed for the performance improvement.
Keywords— CFL; Electronic Ballast; Single core Inductor
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