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Power flow solutions of AC/DC micro-grid structures. / Acha, Enrique; Rubbrecht, Tom; Castro, Luis M.

19th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2016. IEEE, 2016.

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Acha, E, Rubbrecht, T & Castro, LM 2016, Power flow solutions of AC/DC micro-grid structures. in 19th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2016. IEEE, Power systems computation conference, 1/01/00. https://doi.org/10.1109/PSCC.2016.7540815

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Acha, E., Rubbrecht, T., & Castro, L. M. (2016). Power flow solutions of AC/DC micro-grid structures. In 19th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2016 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/PSCC.2016.7540815

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Acha E, Rubbrecht T, Castro LM. Power flow solutions of AC/DC micro-grid structures. In 19th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2016. IEEE. 2016 https://doi.org/10.1109/PSCC.2016.7540815

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Acha, Enrique ; Rubbrecht, Tom ; Castro, Luis M. / Power flow solutions of AC/DC micro-grid structures. 19th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2016. IEEE, 2016.

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