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A new topology reversing voltage (RV) - for multi level inverters

E., Najafii and A. H., Yatim and A. S., Samosir (2008) A new topology reversing voltage (RV) - for multi level inverters. In: Proceedings of 2008 2nd IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy (PECon 2008) , 2008, UTM, Skudai Johor.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PECON.2008.4762547

Abstract

Multi level inverters have been widely accepted for high power high voltage applications. Their performance is highly superior to conventional two level inverters in reduced harmonic distortion, lower EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference) and higher dc link voltages. However it has some disadvantages as increased number of components, complicated PWM control method, and voltage balancing problem at neutral point. In this paper a new topology called Reversing Voltage (RV) is proposed to improve the multi level performance by compensating the disadvantages already mentioned. This topology requires less components compared to available inverters (especially in higher levels) and requires less carrier signals and does not need balancing of the voltages. The topology and the control method based on PD (Phase Disposition) SPWM are shown and the required components are also compared to other topologies to show the superiority of the topology. Finally, output voltage and currents are demonstrated by simulation.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:multi level inverter, STATCOM, FACTS, SPWM, topology
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:15956
Deposited By: Siti Khairiyah Nordin
Deposited On:12 Oct 2011 08:26
Last Modified:12 Oct 2011 08:26

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