Publications

Publications before joining ASU

Energy Conversion SystemDC fast charger, PV Inverter, Energy Storage

  1. W. Xu, S. Rajendran, Z. Guo, A. Vetrivelan and A. Q. Huang, “13.8kV/400kW Solid State Transformer DC Fast Charger (SST-DCFC) Based on 15kV SiC AC Switch,” 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Nashville, TN, USA, 2023, pp. 905-912, doi: 10.1109/ECCE53617.2023.10362631.
  2. S. Rajendran, W. Xu, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “A Hybrid Solid State Transformer (HSST) Based on a Two Stage Isolated Solid State Transformer (SST): Control and Modulation,” 2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 2280-2286, doi: 10.1109/APEC43580.2023.10131531.
  3. W. Xu, S. Rajendran, Z. Guo, A. Vctrivelan and A. Q. Huang, “7.2kV/100kVA Solid State Transformer Based on Half Bridge LLC Resonant Converter and 15kV SiC AC Switch,” 2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1516-1522, doi: 10.1109/APEC43580.2023.10131549.
  4. S. Rajendran, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “A Hybrid Solid State Transformer (HSST) based on Two-Stage Medium Voltage SST,” IECON 2022 – 48th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Brussels, Belgium, 2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/IECON49645.2022.9968847.
  5. S. Rajendran, S. Sen, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “500kVA Hybrid Solid State Transformer (HSST): Modelling and Control,” 2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 1135-1141, doi: 10.1109/ECCE47101.2021.9595105.
  6. W. Xu, A. Vetrivelan, Z. Guo, R. Yu and A. Q. Huang, “Efficiency Optimization of Dual Active Bridge Converter Based on dV/dt Snubber Capacitors,” 2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 647-653, doi: 10.1109/APEC42165.2021.9487159.
  7. W. Xu, Z. Guo, A. Vetrivelan, R. Yu and A. Q. Huang, “Hardware Design of a 13.8-kV/3-MVA PV Plus Storage Solid-State Transformer (PVS-SST),” in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 3571-3586, Aug. 2022, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2021.3082033.
  8. S. Rajendran, S. Sen, L. Zhang, Z. Guo, Q. Huang and A. Q. Huang, “500kVA Hybrid Solid State Transformer (HSST): Design and Implementation of the SST,” 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, 2020, pp. 1642-1649, doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235804.
  9. Q. Huang, S. Rajendran, S. Sen, Z. Guo, L. Zhang and A. Q. Huang, “500kVA Hybrid Solid State Transformer (HSST): Architecture, Functionality and Control,” 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, 2020, pp. 4864-4871, doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235435.
  10. W. Xu, R. y. Yu, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “Design of 1500V/200kW 99.6% Efficiency Dual Active Bridge Converters Based on 1700V SiC Power MOSFET Module,” 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, 2020, pp. 6000-6007, doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235903.
  11. S. M. Tayebi, W. Xu, H. Wang, R. Yu, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “A Single-Stage Isolated Resonant SiC DC/AC Inverter for Efficient High-Power Applications,” 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 399-404, doi: 10.1109/APEC39645.2020.9124343.
  12. W. Xu et al., “Hardware Design and Demonstration of a 100kW, 99% Efficiency Dual Active Half Bridge Converter Based on 1700V SiC Power MOSFET,” 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 1367-1373, doi: 10.1109/APEC39645.2020.9124401.
  13. G. Cao, Z. Guo, Y. Wang and K. Sun, “A high step-up modular DC/DC converter for photovoltaic generation integrated into DC grids,” IECON 2017 – 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Beijing, China, 2017, pp. 4421-4426, doi: 10.1109/IECON.2017.8216761.
  14. G. Cao, Z. Guo, Y. Wang, K. Sun and H. -J. Kim, “A DC-DC conversion system for high power HVDC-connected photovoltaic power system,” 2017 20th International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2017, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICEMS.2017.8056021.
  15. Tsai-Fu Wu, Tzu-Chieh Chou, Zhi-Cheng Guo, Chun-Sheng Wu and Chun-Wei Huang, “D-Σ digital control based modular multilevel converter,” 2016 IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC-ECCE Asia), Hefei, 2016, pp. 3501-3507, doi: 10.1109/IPEMC.2016.7512857.

High/Medium Frequency Magnetics

  1. Z. Guo, C. Chen, Z. Chen and A. Q. Huang, “A High Power High Isolation Medium Frequency Transformer With A Planar Matrix Structure,” 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Nashville, TN, USA, 2023, pp. 5827-5830, doi: 10.1109/ECCE53617.2023.10362495.
  2. C. Chen, Z. Guo, R. Yu and A. Q. Huang, “A Novel Hybrid Core Structure for 100kW Medium Frequency Transformers,” 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Nashville, TN, USA, 2023, pp. 5651-5657, doi: 10.1109/ECCE53617.2023.10362789.
  3. Z. Guo, C. Chen, R. Yu and A. Q. Huang, “A High Power 200kW Medium Frequency Transformer With Improved Thermal Management,” 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Nashville, TN, USA, 2023, pp. 5587-5591, doi: 10.1109/ECCE53617.2023.10362391.
  4. Z. Guo, W. Xu, A. Vetrivelan and A. Q. Huang, “Magnetic Design of a 4.16 kV/1 MW Medium Voltage PV Plus Storage Solid State Transformer (PVS-SST),” 2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/APEC43580.2023.10131543.
  5. Z. Guo et al., “A Novel High Insulation 100 kW Medium Frequency Transformer,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 112-117, Jan. 2023, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2022.3205646.
  6. Z. Guo, R. Yu, W. Xu, X. Feng and A. Q. Huang, “Design and Optimization of a 200-kW Medium-Frequency Transformer for Medium-Voltage SiC PV Inverters,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 10548-10560, Sept. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2021.3059879.
  7. B. Xie, D. Zhao, T. Hong, A. Q. Huang, Z. Guo and Y. Lin, “Dynamic State Estimation Based Monitoring of High Frequency Transformer,” 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), Tempe, AZ, USA, 2020, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/SmartGridComm47815.2020.9302978.
  8. Z. Guo, S. Sen, S. Rajendran, Q. Huang, X. Feng and A. Q. Huang, “Design of a 200 kW Medium-Frequency Transformer (MFT) With High Insulation Capability,” 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, 2020, pp. 3471-3477, doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235985.
  9. H. Wang et al., “Thermal Design Consideration of Medium Voltage High Frequency Transformers,” 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 2721-2726, doi: 10.1109/APEC39645.2020.9124264.

Intelligent Semiconductor Power Module

  1. J. Tong, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “Design and Characterization of a Novel Transistor Outline (TO) Package With 3D Copper Frame,” 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Nashville, TN, USA, 2023, pp. 6069-6073, doi: 10.1109/ECCE53617.2023.10362678.
  2. L. Zhang, Z. Guo, S. Sen, C. Chen and A. Q. Huang, “A Novel Series-Parallel Design of The 3.6kV/400A SiC Austin SuperMOS,” 2023 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 290-293, doi: 10.1109/APEC43580.2023.10131669.
  3. Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “Source Turn-off (STO) MOSFET: A New Driving Architecture for Smart SiC Module,” 2022 IEEE 9th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices & Applications (WiPDA), Redondo Beach, CA, USA, 2022, pp. 91-94, doi: 10.1109/WiPDA56483.2022.9955250.
  4. S. Sen, J. Tong, Z. Guo and A. Q. Huang, “Design and Characterization of 4.5kV/ 15mΩ SiC SuperMOS Half-bridge Module,” 2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Houston, TX, USA, 2022, pp. 957-961, doi: 10.1109/APEC43599.2022.9773712.
  5. Z. Guo, L. Zhang, S. Sen and A. Q. Huang, “A Novel 3.6kV/400A SiC Intelligent Power Module (IPM),” 2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 39-43, doi: 10.1109/APEC42165.2021.9487034.
  6. L. Zhang, S. Sen, Z. Guo, X. Zhao, A. Q. Huang and X. Song, “7.2-kV/60-A Austin SuperMOS: An Enabling SiC Switch Technology for Medium Voltage Applications,” 2019 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium (ESTS), Washington, DC, USA, 2019, pp. 523-529, doi: 10.1109/ESTS.2019.8847863.
  7. Z. Guo, G. Cao and Y. Wang, “A novel semiconductor switch test platform for power converter optimization,” 2017 20th International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2017, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/ICEMS.2017.8056144.

Power Electronics Insulation Design and Reliability – Partial Discharge

  1. Z. Guo, A. Q. Huang and X. Feng, “Comparison of Partial Discharge Characterizations under 60 Hz Sinusoidal Waveform and High-frequency PWM Waveform,” 2022 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, 2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ECCE50734.2022.9948165.
  2. Z. Guo, A. Q. Huang, R. E. Hebner, G. C. Montanari and X. Feng, “Characterization of Partial Discharges in High-Frequency Transformer Under PWM Pulses,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 11199-11208, Sept. 2022, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2022.3169747.
  3. Z. Guo, T. Chen, R. Yu and A. Q. Huang, “GaN-based ±5kV/100kHz PWM Generator for Advanced Partial Discharge Characterization,” 2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 5894-5898, doi: 10.1109/ECCE47101.2021.9595274.