Brian Johnson

Journal Papers

  1. B. Kroposki, B. Johnson, Y. Zhang, V. Gevorgian, P. Denholm, B. Hodge, B. Hannegan, “Achieving 100% renewable grids: Operating electric power systems with extremely high levels of variable renewable energy,” IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 61–73, March 2017.

  2. B. Johnson, P. Krein, “An Analytical time-domain expression for the net ripple produced by parallel interleaved converters,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 347–358, June 2017. (pdf)

  3. M. Sinha, F. Dorfler, B. Johnson, S. Dhople, “Uncovering droop control laws embedded within the nonlinear dynamics of Van der Pol oscillators,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 289–293, March 2017. (arXiv pdf)

  4. J. Cale, E. Dall’Anese, B. Johnson, P. Young, L. Holton, and D. Zimmerle, “A Method for mitigating communication latency errors in remote hardware-in-the-loop experiments,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016, (Submitted).

  5. B. Johnson, M. Sinha, N. Ainsworth, F. Dorfler, and S. Dhople, “Synthesizing virtual oscillators to control islanded inverters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 6002–6015, Nov. 2015. (pdf)

  6. E. Dall'Anese, S. Dhople, B. Johnson, G. Giannakis, “Optimal dispatch of residential photovoltaic inverters under forecasting uncertainties,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 350–359, Jan. 2015. (pdf)

  7. E. Dall'Anese, S. Dhople, B. Johnson, G. Giannakis, “Decentralized optimal dispatch of photovoltaic inverters in residential distribution systems,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 957–967, Dec. 2014. (pdf)

  8. B. Johnson, S. Dhople, A. Hamadeh, and P. Krein, “Synchronization of parallel single-phase inverters using virtual oscillator control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics,vol. 29, no. 11, pp. 6124–6138, Nov. 2014. (Link, pdf)

  9. S. Dhople, B. Johnson, F. Dorfler, and A. Hamadeh, “Synchronization of nonlinear circuits in generalized dynamic electrical networks,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 2677–2690, Sept. 2014. (Link, pdf)

  10. B. Johnson, S. Dhople, A. Hamadeh, and P. Krein, “Synchronization of nonlinear oscillators in an LTI electrical power network,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 834-844, Mar. 2014. (Link, pdf)

  11. B. Johnson, S. Dhople, J. Cale, A. Hamadeh, and P. Krein, “Oscillator-based inverter control for islanded three-phase microgrids,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 387–395, Jan. 2014. (Link, pdf)

  12. P. Shenoy, K. Kim, B. Johnson, and P. Krein, “Differential power processing for increased energy production and reliability of photovoltaic systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 2968–2979, June 2013. (Link, pdf)

  13. B. Johnson, A. Davoudi, P. Chapman, and P. Sauer, “A unified dynamic characterization framework for microgrid systems,” Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 93–111, Nov. 2011. (Link, pdf)

Conference Papers

  1. M. Sinha, B. Johnson, M. Rodriguez, J. Poon, and S. Dhople, “Decentralized interleaving of paralleled dc-dc buck converters,” in Proc. 2017 Workshop on Modeling and Control of Power Electronics, 2017, To Appear.

  2. B. Johnson, M. Rodriguez, M. Sinha, and S. Dhople, “Comparison of virtual oscillator and droop control in islanded microgrids,” in Proc. 2017 Workshop on Modeling and Control of Power Electronics, 2017, To Appear.

  3. V. Purba, S. Jafarpour, B. Johnson, F. Bullo, and S. Dhople, “Reduced-order structure-preserving model for parallel-connected three-phase grid-tied inverters,” in Proc. 2017 Workshop on Modeling and Control of Power Electronics, 2017, To Appear.

  4. Y. Lin, B. Johnson, V. Purba, V. Gevorgian, and S. Dhople, “Stability assessment of a system comprising a single machine and inverter with scalable ratings,” in Proc. 2017 North American Power Symposium, 2017, To Appear.

  5. B. Johnson, S. Salapaka, B. Lundstrom, M. Salapaka, “Optimal Structures for Voltage Controllers in Inverters,” in Proc. 2016 International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, 2016, (Accepted). (pdf)

  6. M. Sinha, F. Dorfler, B. Johnson, and S. Dhople, “Synchronization of Lienard- type oscillators in Uniform Electrical Networks,” in Proc. 2016 American Control Conference, 2016, pp. 4311–4316.

  7. M. Sinha, B. Johnson, N. Ainsworth, F. Dorfler, and S. V. Dhople, ‘‘Nonlinear Supersets to Droop Control,’’ in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling of Power Electronics, 2015, pp. 1–6.

  8. M. Sinha, F. Dorfler, B. Johnson, and S. Dhople, ‘‘Virtual oscillator control subsumes droop control,’’ in Proc. 2015 American Control Conference, 2015, pp. 2353–2358.

  9. S. Salapaka, B. Johnson, B. Lundstrom, S. Kim, S. Collyer, and M. Salapaka, ‘‘Viability and analysis of implementing only voltage-power droop for parallel inverter systems,’’ in Proc. Control and Decision Conference, 2014, pp. 3246–3251.

  10. F. Dorfler, S. Dhople, B. Johnson, and A. Hamadeh, ‘‘Synchronization of nonlinear circuits in dynamic electrical networks,’’ in Proc. IEEE European Control Conference, 2014, pp. 552–557. (Link)

  11. S. Dhople, B. Johnson, F. Dorfler, and A. Hamadeh, ‘‘Virtual oscillator control for voltage source inverters,’’ in Proc. Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2013, pp. 1359–1363. (Link)

  12. B. Johnson, A. Lentine, P. Krein, and Z. Zheng, ‘‘A single-stage three-phase ac module for high-voltage photovoltaics’’ in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2012, pp. 885–891. (Link)

  13. P. Shenoy, B. Johnson, and P. Krein, ‘‘Differential power processing architecture for increased energy production and reliability of photovoltaic systems,’’ in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2012, pp. 1987–1994. (Link)

  14. A. Bazzi, K. Kim, B. Johnson, P. Krein, and A. Dominguez-Garcia, ‘‘Fault impacts on solar power unit reliability,’’ in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Convention, 2011, pp. 1223–1231. (Link)

  15. B. Johnson, P. Krein, and P. Chapman, ‘‘Photovoltaic ac module composed of a very large number of interleaved inverters,’’ in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Convention, 2011, pp. 976–981. (Link)

  16. K. Kroeger, S. Choi, A. Bazzi, B. Johnson, and P. Krein, ‘‘A digital implementation of continuous-time ripple correlation control for photovoltaic applications,’’ in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, 2010, pp. 7–11. (Link)

  17. B. Johnson, A. Davoudi, P. Chapman, and P. Sauer, ‘‘Microgrid dynamics characterization using the automated state model generation algorithm,’’ in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2010, pp. 2758–2761. (Link)