PDS Lab - Publications

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Representative Journal Publications


1. Harmonics and Interharmonics

  • D. Salles, C. Jiang, W. Xu, W. Freitas, and H.E. Mazin, "Assessing the Collective Harmonic Impact of Modern Residential Loads—Part I & II", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.27, no.4, pp.1937-1955, Oct. 2012
  • A. B. Nassif, J. Yong, W. Xu, and C.Y. Chung, "Indices for comparative assessment of the harmonic effect of different home appliances", International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 23: 638–654, 2013.
  • H. E. Mazin, W. Xu, B. Huang, “Determining the Harmonic Impacts of Multiple Harmonic-Producing Loads”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 26, pp. 1187-1195, Apr. 2011.
  • H. E. Mazin, E. E. Nino, W. Xu, J. Yong “A Study on the Harmonic Contributions of Residential Loads”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 26, pp. 1592-1599, Jul. 2011.
  • W. Xu, T. TAYJASANANT, G. ZHANG, R. Bahry. “Mitigation of Interharmonics Using a Switched Filter Scheme”. European Transactions on Electric Power. Vol. 20(1): 83-95.
  • Y. Sun, G. Zhang, W. Xu, J.G. Mayordomo, “A Harmonically Coupled Admittance Matrix Model for AC/DC Converters”, IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, Vol.22, No. 4, Nov 07, pp. 1574-1582.
  • W. Xu, Z. Huang, Y. Cui, and H. Wang, “Harmonic Resonance Mode Analysis”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 20, No. 2, April 05, pp. 1182 – 1190.
  • T. Tayjasanant, W. Wang, C. Li and W. Xu, “Interharmonic-Flicker Curves”, IEEE Trans. On Power Delivery, Vol. 20, Issue 2, April 2005, pp. 1017 – 1024.
  • C. Li, W. Xu and T. Tayjasanant, “A 'Critical Impedance' Based Method for Identifying Harmonic Sources”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 19, No. 2, April 2004, pp. 671-678.
  • D. Bohaichuk,C. Muskens, and Wilsun Xu, "Mitigation of harmonics in oil field electric systems using a centralized medium voltage filter,", Ninth International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 2000

2. Power Quality (excluding harmonics and interharmonics)

  • Xiaoyu Wang, Jing Yong, W. Xu, W. Freitas, "Practical Power Quality Charts for Motor Starting Assessment," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 26, pp. 799-808, Apr. 2011.
  • J. ACHARYA, W. Xu. “Temporary Overvoltage and GPR Characteristics of Distribution Feeders with Multi-grounded Neutral”. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol.25(2): 1036-1044.
  • T. Tayjasanant, L. Chun and W. Xu, “A resistance sign-based method for voltage sag source detection”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 20, Issue 4, Oct. 2005, pp. 2544 – 2551.
  • B. Wang, W. Xu and Z. Pan, “Voltage Sag State Estimation for Power Distribution Systems”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Vol. 20, Issue 2, May 2005, pp. 806 – 812.
  • Y. Cui, S. G. Abdulsalam, S. Chen, and W. Xu, “A Sequential Phase Energization Technique For Transformer Inrush Current Reduction Parts I & II”, IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, Vol. 20, No. 2, April 05, pp. 945-957.

3. Power Disturbance Analytics - Passive

  • S.A. Arefifar, Wilsun Xu, "Online Tracking of Voltage-Dependent Load Parameters Using ULTC Created Disturbances," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.28, no.1, pp.130,139, Feb. 2013.
  • Dong Ming, P.C.M. Meira, Wilsun Xu; W. Freitas,"An Event Window Based Load Monitoring Technique for Smart Meters," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid , vol.3, no.2, pp.787,796, June 2012
  • S.A. AREFIFAR, W. Xu. “Online Tracking of Power System Impedance Parameters and Field Experiencing. IEEE Transactions of Power Delivery”. Vol. 24(4): 1781-1788.

4. Power Disturbance Analytics - Active, i.e. Power Signaling Technology

  • Xun Long, Ming Dong, Wilsun Xu, Yun Wei Li, "Online Monitoring of Substation Grounding Grid Conditions Using Touch and Step Voltage Sensors," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.2, pp.761,769, June 2012.
  • K. Zhu, P. Zhang, W. Wang, W. Xu, "Controlled Closing of PT Delta Winding for Identifying Faulted Lines," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 26, pp. 79-86, Mar. 2011.
  • Xun Long, Wilsun Xu, Yun Wei Li, “A New Technique to Detect Faults in De-Energized Distribution Feeders – Parts I and II”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 26, pp. 1893-1901, Jul. 2011.
  • Wilsun Xu, Wencong Wang, “Power Electronic Signaling Technology—A New Class of Power Electronics Applications”, IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, VOL. 1, NO. 3, DECEMBER 2010, Page(s): 332 - 339
  • W. Wang, E.E. Nino, W. Xu, “Harmonic Impedance Measurement Using a Thyristor-Controlled Short-Circuit,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 1, No. 5, September 2007, pp.707-713.
  • W. Xu, G. Zhang, C. Li, W. Wang, G. Wang and J. Kliber, “ A Power Line Signaling Based Technique for Anti-Islanding Protection of Distributed Generators—Parts I&II” IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, Vol 22, No. 3, July 2007, pp.1758 – 1772

5. Distributed Generation

  • H. Yazdanpanahi, Y. W. Li, and W Xu, "A New Control Strategy to Mitigate the Impact of Inverter-Based DGs on Protection System", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.3, pp.1427-1436, Sept. 2012
  • J.C.M. Vieira, W. Freitas, W. Xu, and A. Morelato, “An Investigation on the Non-Detection Zones of Synchronous Distributed Generation Anti-Islanding Protection.” IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, Vol. 23, April 2008, pp.593 – 600.
  • W. Freitas, W. Xu, C.M. Affonso, “Comparative Analysis of ROCOF and Vector Surge Relays for DG Applications”, IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, V.20, Apr 05, pp. 1315 - 1324.
  • W. Freitas, Z. Huang and W. Xu, “A Practical Method for Assessing the Effectiveness of Vector Surge Relays for Distributed Generation Applications”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 20, Issue 1, Jan 2005, pp. 57 – 63.

6. Power system dynamics & stability

  • I.R. Pordanjani, Yunfei Wang, Wilsun Xu, "Identification of critical components for voltage stability assessment using channel components transform", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.4, no.2, pp.1122-1132, June 2013.
  • S.A. Arefifar, Wilsun Xu, "Online Tracking of Voltage-Dependent Load Parameters Using ULTC Created Disturbances," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.28, no.1, pp.130,139, Feb. 2013.
  • Wilsun Xu, I.R. Pordanjani, Yunfei Wang, E. Vaahedi, "A Network Decoupling Transform for Phasor Data Based Voltage Stability Analysis and Monitoring," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.1, pp.261,270, March 2012.
  • Xiaodong Liang, C.Y. Chung, Wilsun Xu, and Kun Xiong, “Dynamic Load Models for Industrial Facilities”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. PP, pp. 1-12, Aug. 2011.
  • Yunfei Wang, Iraj Rahimi Pordanjani, Weixing Li, Wilsun Xu, Tongwen Chen, Ebrahim Vaahedi, and Jim Gurney, “Voltage Stability Monitoring Based on the Concept of Coupled Single-port Circuit”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. PP, pp. 1-1, Jun. 2011.
  • Yunfei Wang, Iraj Rahimi Pordanjani, and Wilsun Xu, “An Event-driven Demand Response Scheme for Power System Security Enhancement”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 2, pp. 23-29, Mar. 2011.

7. Other papers

  • Pooya Bagheri, Wilsun Xu and W. Freitas, "A Resonant Tertiary Winding-Based Novel Air-Core Transformer Concept", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.27, no.3, pp.1519,1528, July 2012.
  • I. R. PORDANJANI, C. Chung, H. E. MAZIN, W. Xu. (Jan2011) "A Method to Construct Equivalent Circuit Model from frequency Responses with Guaranteed Passivity". IEEE transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 26: 400-409, 2011

Sample Technical Reports (not including APIC reports)