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A design technique for optimizing resonant coils and the energy transfer of inductive links. (2020)
Journal Article
HEIDARIAN, M. and BURGESS, S.J. 2021. A design technique for optimizing resonant coils and the energy transfer of inductive links. IEEE transactions on microwave theory and techniques [online], 69(1), pages 399-408. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TMTT.2020.3028969

Power transfer efficiency (PTE) is a key performance parameter in development work on resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Geometrically optimizing the transmitter (Tx) and receiver (Rx) coil pair is a way of improving the IPT system's ef... Read More about A design technique for optimizing resonant coils and the energy transfer of inductive links..

A new active power controller in dual active bridge DC-DC converter with a minimum-current-point-tracking technique. (2020)
Journal Article
HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., ABDELSALAM, I. and BURGESS, S.J. [2020]. A new active power controller in dual active bridge DC-DC converter with a minimum-current-point-tracking technique. IEEE journal of emerging and selected topics in power electronics [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/jestpe.2020.3016771

This paper proposes a new controller for power regulation in dual active bridge (DAB) DC−DC converter based on a new scheme that tracks minimum RMS current to ensure minimum losses. The proposed controller is based on an implementation of perturb and... Read More about A new active power controller in dual active bridge DC-DC converter with a minimum-current-point-tracking technique..

Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J. and PRABHU, R. [2020]. Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots. To be published in Proceedings of the 2020 Global OCEANS: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast conference (Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast), 5-14 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], (accepted).

Vital inspection and repair operations on subsea pipelines usually involve pipe-bore robots, which must be controlled and monitored from outside the pipe. In many situations cables cannot be connected to the in-pipe robot and duplex wireless communic... Read More about Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots..

Design and analysis of current stress minimalisation controllers in multi-active bridge DC-DC converters. (2020)
Thesis
HEBALA, O.M. 2020. Design and analysis of current stress minimalisation controllers in multi-active bridge DC-DC converters. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Multi active bridge (MAB) DC-DC converters have attracted significant research attention in power conversion applications within DC microgrids, medium voltage DC and high voltage DC transmission systems. This is encouraged by MAB's several functional... Read More about Design and analysis of current stress minimalisation controllers in multi-active bridge DC-DC converters..

Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE MTT-S wireless power transfer conference (WPTC 2019), co-located with the 2019 IEEE PELS workshop on emerging technologies: wireless power (WoW 2019) as part of Wireless power week 2019, 18-21 June 2019, London, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 158-161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPTC45513.2019.9055553

Maximising power transfer efficiency (PTE) in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems requires strong coupling between transmitter and receiver coils. In applications where system constraints yield a weak inductive link (e.g. significant dist... Read More about Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach..

Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. In Proceedings of 2019 United States National Committee for the International Union for Radio Science (USNC-URSI) radio science meeting (URSI 2019), co-located with 2019 Antennas and propagation symposium (AP-S/URSI 2019), 7-12 July 2019, Atlanta, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 73-74. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI.2019.8861834

Maintaining maximum power transfer efficiency (PTE) is one of the main challenges in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Maximum PTE can be achieved if the coupling between transmitter and receiver coils is strong. One way of achieving t... Read More about Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems..

Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., BURGESS, S. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2018), 14-17 October 2018, Paris, France. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8567014, pages 914-919. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014

This paper presents a novel generalised approach of the small-signal modelling of dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. The adopted analysis is based on a per-unit fundamental frequency representation of the DAB. The outcome of the proposed model... Read More about Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter..