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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2012, Article ID 176341, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/176341
Research Article

A Maximum Power Point Tracker with Automatic Step Size Tuning Scheme for Photovoltaic Systems

Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, No. 57, Section 2, Zhongshan Road, Taiping, Taichung 41170, Taiwan

Received 25 September 2011; Revised 20 December 2011; Accepted 22 December 2011

Academic Editor: Ugo Mazzucato

Copyright © 2012 Kuei-Hsiang Chao and Yu-Hsu Lee. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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