AC-Link Universal Power Converters: A New Class of Power Converters for Renewable Energy and Transportation Chapter uri icon


  • 2014 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. All rights reserved. AC-link Universal power converters are a new class of power converters with numerous advantages. Being universal the input and output of this converter may be connected to dc, single phase ac or multi-phase ac sources or loads. Therefore, this converter may be employed in a variety of applications. The ac-link universal power converter can also interface multiple loads and sources and still remain a single-stage converter. The link in this converter has high frequency alternating current and voltage and by adding a small capacitor to the link, the converter can benefit from the soft switching.

author list (cited authors)

  • Amirabadi, M., & Toliyat, H. A.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Amirabadi, Mahshid||Toliyat, Hamid A

Book Title

  • Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Systems, Transportation and Industrial Applications

publication date

  • July 2014