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Refereed Publications in SCI Journals

  1. K. Li, J. Wu, K. Wang, Y. Yang, Y. Tang, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A folded coil design for cubic wireless charging space frames with even magnetic flux density distribution,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, pp. 1-11, Apr. 2024, In press.

  2. J. Gao, W. Gui, C. Yang, T. Peng, Y. Yang, J. Luo, and C. Yang, “Modeling, analysis, and suppression of demagnetization for MTPA-driven permanent magnet motors with distributed windings,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, pp. 1-16, Apr. 2024, In press.

  3. R. Liang, K. Wang, Z. Sun, J. Zeng, S. Liu, H. Wu, and Y. Yang*, “Optimized coil and current flow designs for wireless charging containers with improved even magnetic flux density distribution,” IET Power Electronics, pp. 1-11, Apr. 2024, In press.

  4. Y. Jiang and Y. Yang*, “A distributed proportional-integral observer-based hierarchical control for AC microgrids under FDI attacks,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, pp. 1-12, Mar. 2024, In press.

  5. J. ZengY. Yang, K. Li, S. Chen, and S. Y. R. Hui, “An ultrafast estimation method for coupling coefficient and receiver resonant frequency in universal wireless power transfer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 4870-4883, Apr. 2024.

  6. Y. Mao, J. Bao, Y. Zhang, and Y. Yang*, “An ultrafast variable forgetting factor recursive least square method for determining the state-of-health of Li-ion batteries,” IEEE Access, vol. 11, pp. 141152-141161, Dec. 2023.

  7. J. Hu, J. Zhao, Y. Yang*, and W. Zhong, “Low-frequency pulse control for self-oscillation-based resonance tracking of wireless power transfer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, pp. 1-9, Dec. 2023, In press.

  8. K. Wang, J. Zeng, Y. Yang*, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A general maximum energy efficiency tracking scheme for domino wireless power transfer systems with quasi-load-independent outputs,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronicsvol. 39, no. 1, pp. 1840-1852, Jan. 2024.

  9. Y. Yang*, J. Zeng, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A fast primary-side current and voltage control for direct wireless battery chargers,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 355-366, Feb. 2024.

  10. J. Zeng, J. Wu, K. Li, Y. Yang, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Dynamic monitoring of battery variables and mutual inductance for primary-side control of a wireless charging system,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 71, no. 7, pp. 7966-7974, Jul. 2024.

  11. Y. Yang*, “A passive augmented circuit for EMI reductions of full-bridge inverters with conventional phase shift control in wireless power transfer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 13286-13297, Nov. 2023.

  12. Y. Mao, Y. Yang*, and K. Wang, “A primary-side fixed-frequency CC and CV output control for single-stage wireless battery chargers with series compensation receivers,” IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, pp. 1-9, Jul. 2023, In press.

  13. H. Xiao, Y. Yang*, K. Wang, and J. Wu, “Comparative studies of front-end model predictive control for direct inductive power transfer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. 11885-11897, Oct. 2023.

  14. Y. Yang*, “Precise modeling of nonlinear rectifier loads in wireless power transfer systems,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 3574-3585, Jun. 2023.

  15. S. Y. R. Hui^, Y. Yang^, and C. Zhang^, “Wireless power transfer: a paradigm shift for the next generation,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 2412-2427, Jun. 2023. (invited paper, highlighted by IEEE Spectrum).

  16. H. -W. R. Liang, Y. Yang, L. He, J. Qu, C. K. Lee, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A multi-hysteresis control for minimizing battery charging time within industrial JEITA guidelines,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 8416-8425, Aug. 2023.

  17. S. Guo, B. Zhou, Y. Yang, Q. Wu, Y. Xiang, and Y. He, “Multi-source ensemble learning with acoustic spectrum analysis for fault perception of direct-buried transformer substations,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applicationsvol. 59, no. 2, pp. 2340-2351, Mar. 2023.

  18. Y. Jiang, Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Dual-ascent hierarchical control-based distribution power loss reduction of parallel-connected distributed energy storage systems in DC microgrids,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 137-146, Jan. 2023.

  19. K. Chen, K. W. E. Cheng, Y. Yang, and J. F. Pan, “A fast self-positioning-based optimal frequency control for inductive wireless power transfer systems without communication,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 70, no. 1, pp. 334-343, Jan. 2023.

  20. J. Zeng, S. Chen, Y. Yang, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A primary-side method for ultra-fast determination of mutual coupling coefficient in milliseconds for wireless power transfer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 37, no. 12, pp. 15706-15716, Dec. 2022.

  21. Y. Jiang, Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Power loss mitigation of parallel-connected distributed energy resources in DC microgrids using a distributed gradient algorithm-based hierarchical control,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 4538-4550, Nov. 2022.

  22. H. Wang, K. W. E. Cheng, and Y. Yang, “A new resonator design for wireless battery charging systems for electric bicycles,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 6009-6019, Oct. 2022.

  23. Y. Jiang, Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A high-order differentiator based distributed secondary control for DC microgrids against false data injection attacks,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 4035-4045, Sept. 2022.

  24. K. Chen, J. F. Pan, Y. Yang, and K. W. E. Cheng, “Stability improvement and overshoot damping of SS-compensated EV wireless charging systems with user-end buck converters,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 71, no. 8, pp. 8354-8366, Aug. 2022.

  25. Y. Mao and Y. Yang*, “Optimization of magnetic gear patterns based on Taguchi method combined with genetic algorithm,” Energies, vol. 15, no. 14, pp. 4963, Jul. 2022.

  26. K. Wang, R. Liang, and Y. Yang*, “A load-independent self-oscillating control of domino wireless power transfer systems for high-voltage power grid monitoring equipment,” Energies, no. 15, pp. 4228, Jun. 2022.

  27. R. H. W. Liang, Y. Yang, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Improvement of Lithium-ion battery charging from the state-of-the-art industrial JEITA guidelines to a hybrid temperature-regulated current control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 6412-6423, Jun. 2022.

  28. H. Wang, C. Zhang, Y. Yang, R. H. W. Liang, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A comparative study on overall efficiency of 2-dimensional wireless power transfer systems using rotational and directional methods,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 260-269, Jan. 2022.

  29. Y. Jiang, Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Distribution power loss mitigation of parallel-connected distributed energy resources in low-voltage DC microgrids using a Lagrange multiplier-based adaptive droop control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 9105-9118, Aug. 2021.

  30. Y. Mao and Y. Yang*, “A double-integral sliding mode-based hybrid control for a single-input-multiple-output buck converter,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 247-256, Jul. 2021.

  31. K. Chen, K. W. E. Cheng, Y. Yang, and J. F. Pan, “Stability improvement of dynamic EV charging system with receiver-side control considering coupling disturbance,” Electronics, vol. 10, no. 14, pp. 1639, Jul. 2021.

  32. K. Chen, J. F. Pan, Y. Yang, and K. W. E. Cheng, “Optimization of ferrites structure by using a new core-less design algorithm for electric vehicle wireless power transfer,” Energies, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 2590, May 2021.

  33. Y. Jiang, Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Distributed sliding mode observer-based secondary control for DC microgrids under cyber-attacks,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 144-154, Mar. 2021.

  34. Y. Mao, S. X. Niu, and Y. Yang, “A new parameter identification method of a dual-rotor flux-modulation machine based on an adaptive differential evolution algorithm,” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 1888-1897, Feb. 2021.

  35. Y. Yang*, Y. Qin, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Reducing distribution power losses of AC microgrids using predictive control for distributed electric springs,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 10, pp. 9001-9011, Oct. 2020.

  36. Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Fast hardware approach to determining mutual coupling of series-series-compensated wireless power transfer systems with active rectifiers,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 11026-11038, Oct. 2020.

  37. X. Qian, Y. Yang, C. Li, and S. C. Tan, “Operating cost reduction of DC microgrids under real-time pricing using adaptive differential evolution algorithm,” IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 169247-169258, Sept. 2020.

  38. J. Deng, Y. Mao, and Y. Yang, “Distribution power loss reduction of standalone DC microgrids using adaptive differential evolution-based control for distributed battery systems,” Energies, vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 2129, Apr. 2020.

  39. Y. Yang*, Y. Qin, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Efficient improvement of photovoltaic-battery systems in standalone DC microgrids using a local hierarchical control for the battery system,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 10796-10807, Nov. 2019.

  40. Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Front-end parameter monitoring method based on two-layer adaptive differential evolution for SS-compensated wireless power transfer systems” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 6101-6113, Nov. 2019.

  41. Y. Qin, Y. Yang, S. Li, Y. Huang, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “A high efficiency DC/DC converter for high voltage gain high current applications,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 2812-2823, Sept. 2019.

  42. Y. Yang and S. C. Tan, “Trends and development of sliding mode control applications for renewable energy systems,” Energies, vol. 12, no. 15, pp. 2861, Jul. 2019.

  43. Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Mitigating distribution power loss of DC microgrids with DC electric springs,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 5897-5906, Nov. 2018.

  44. Y. Yang*, W. Zhong, S. Kiratipongvoot, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Dynamic improvement of series-series compensated wireless power transfer systems using discrete sliding mode control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 6351-6360, Jul. 2018.

  45. Y. Mao, S. X. Niu, and Y. Yang, “Differential evolution based multi-objective optimization of the electrical continuously variable transmission system,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 2080-2089, Mar. 2018.

  46. Y. Yang*, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Adaptive reference model predictive control with improved performance for voltage-source inverters,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 724-731, Mar. 2018.

  47. Y. Yang*, S. S. Ho, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Small-signal model and stability of electric springs in power grids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 857-865, Mar. 2018.

  48. Z. Liu, B. Song, Y. Sun, and Y. Yang, “Time-varying delay and compensation in wide-area power system stabilizer application,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, vol. 73, pp. 149-156, Dec. 2015.

  49. Y. Yang*, K. T. Mok, S. C. Tan, and S. Y. R. Hui, “Nonlinear dynamic power tracking of low power wind energy conversion system,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 5223-5236, Sept. 2015.

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