Research Publications for Nihal A D Kularatna
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Subasinghage, K., Gunawardane, K., Lie, T. T., & Kularatna, N. A. D. V. (2017). Single-input, dual polarity, dual output DC-DC converter implementation based on the SCALDO technique. In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT) (pp. 207-212). Conference held at Toronto, ON, Canada: IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICIT.2017.7913084
Subasinghage, K., Gunawardane, K., Lie, T., & Kularatna, N. A. D. V. (2016). Design concepts and preliminary implementations of dual output supercapacitor-assisted low-dropout regulators (DO-SCALDO). In 2016 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC). Conference held at Brisbane, QLD, Australia. doi:10.1109/AUPEC.2016.7749346
Kularatna, N. A. D. V. (2016). Supercapacitors improve the performance of linear power-management circuits. IEEE Power Electronics Magazine, 45-59. doi:10.1109/MPEL.205.2510442
Subasinghage, K., Gunawardane, K., Lie, T., & Kularatna, N. A. D. V. (2016). Design of an efficiency improved dual-output DC-DC converter utilizing a supercapacitor circulation technique. In 2016 IEEE 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC). Conference held at Auckland, New Zealand. doi:10.1109/SPEC.2016.7846188
Gurusinghe, N., Kularatna, N., Round, W. H., & Steyn-Ross, D. A. (2016). Design approaches for fast supercapacitor chargers for applications like SCATMA, SRUPS. In 31st Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC (pp. 2479-2484). Conference held Long Beach, CA: IEEE. doi:10.1109/APEC.2016.7468213
Wickramasinghe, T., Kularatna, N., & Steyn-Ross, D. A. (2015). Supercapacitor-based DC-DC converter technique for DC-microgrids with UPS capability. In 2015 IEEE 1st International Conference on Direct Current Microgrids, ICDCM 2015 (pp. 119-123). Conference held at Atlanta, USA: IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICDCM.2015.7152021
Kularatna, N., Milani, K., & Round, W. H. (2015). Supercapacitor energy storage in solar application: A design approach to minimize a fundamental loss issue by partitioning the load and the storage device. In IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics Vol. 2015-September (pp. 1308-1312). Conference held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: IEEE. doi:10.1109/ISIE.2015.7281661
Kularatna, N. A. D. V. (2015). Supercapacitor assisted low dropout regulators (SCALDO) for high efficienicy DC-DC converters for DC microgrid applications. In DC Microgrids (ICDCM), 2015 (pp. 333-338). Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA: IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICDCM.2015.7152064
Wickramasinghe, T., Steyn-Ross, D. A., & Kularatna, N. (2015). Supercapacitor energy-recovery technique to improve the efficiency of DC-to-DC Converters. In New Zealand Institute of Physics 2015 Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Fernando, L. H. J. D. K., & Kularatna, N. (2015). Supercapacitors for distributed energy storage in DC microgrids and loads. In 2015 IEEE First International Conference on DC Microgrids (ICDCM) (pp. 339-342). Atlanta, GA, USA: IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICDCM.2015.7152065