IJMTES – PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BY SINGLE-STAGE SINGLE-SWITCH ELECTRONICBALLAST FOR COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMP(R-L LOAD)

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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