Direct current power combiner

  • US 10,468,878 B2
  • Filed: 04/19/2016
  • Issued: 11/05/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/05/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • connecting, via a plurality of switches, a plurality of input voltages to a plurality of inductive elements, wherein a first portion of the inductive elements connects to a first input voltage of the plurality of input voltages and a second portion of the inductive elements connects to a second input voltage of the plurality of input voltages;

    operating the plurality of switches based on a maximum power point associated with each of the input voltages; and

    outputting, based on the operation of the plurality of switches, a voltage at an output.

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