Research Publications for Nihal A D Kularatna
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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., Milani, K., Steyn-Ross, D. A., & Round, W. H. (2015). Can we circumvent the fundamental loss in capacitor charging?. In New Zealand Institute of Physics 2015 Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Kularatna, N., & Fernando, L. H. J. D. K. (2015). Electrical double-layer capacitors: fundamentals, characteristics, and equivalent circuits. In Energy Storage Devices for Electronic Systems- Rechargeable Batteries and Supercapacitors (pp. 149-182). London NW1 7BY, UK: Academic Press, Elsevier. Retrieved from http://www.elsevier.com/
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
Leijen, P. J. M., Steyn-Ross, D. A., & Kularatna, N. (2015). Using extended Kalman filtering to quantify battery model internal component values. In New Zealand Institute of Physics 2015 Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
James, S., Kularatna, N., Steyn-Ross, D. A., & Kunnemeyer, R. (2015). Estimation of transient surge energy transferred with associated time delays for individual components in surge protector circuits. IET Power Electronics, 8(5), 685-692. doi:10.1049/iet-pel.2014.0212
Gurusinghe, N., Kularatna, N., Charleston, S., Fernando, L., & Round, W. H. (2015). Hybridisation techniques in Supercapacitor Assisted Temperature Modification Apparatus for inline water heating. In IECON 2015. Conference held in Yokohama, Japan. Retrieved from http://iecon2015.com/pdf/IECON2015_Full_Program.pdf
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
Wickramasinghe, T., Kularatna, N., & Steyn-Ross, D. A. (2015). An extra-low-frequency RS-SCALDO technique: A new approach to design voltage regulator modules. In Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC Vol. 2015-May (pp. 2039-2043). Conference held in North Caroline, USA: IEEE. doi:10.1109/APEC.2015.7104629