DOI: 10.3390/en17061368 ISSN: 1996-1073

A Soft-Switching Proportional Dimming LED Driver Based on Switched Capacitor

Jie Zhang, Lu Jiang, Weichong Xie
  • Energy (miscellaneous)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Control and Optimization
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Building and Construction

This paper proposes a switched capacitor-based soft-switching proportional dimming LED driver to address color-mixing LED applications. The driver utilizes a half-bridge switch structure and incorporates a switched capacitor to regulate the dual resonant network. This configuration facilitates current sharing across each resonant network and enables fixed proportion dimming between them. The common inductance leveraged in this design results in fewer switching devices, thereby enhancing efficiency. Furthermore, all switches and diodes achieve soft switching, contributing to high efficiency. Finally, this paper built a 19 W experimental prototype, and the maximum efficiency reached 95.56%, which verified the correctness and feasibility of the driver.

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