EFFICIENT DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS FOR RURAL NETWORKS: HIGH-IMPEDANCE SILICON STEEL VERSUS AMORPHOUS CORE DESIGNS

Octávio V. Moniz, Estácio T. Wanderley Neto, and Manuel Luís B. Martinez

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