Effect of the ripple current on power factor of crm boost APFC

Alexender Abramovitz, Mor Mordechai Peretz

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Boost Active Power Factor Corrector operating in a Borderline or Critical Conduction Mode is reexamined. Approximate analytical expressions of the inductor RMS current as well as estimation of Power Factor of the APFC are obtained. Based on the proposed theory, the paper suggests simple design criteria for the line filter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-398
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Circuits, Systems and Computers
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2008


  • APFC
  • Borderline
  • CRM
  • PFC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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