Comparison between Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Single Phase Multilevel Inverter with Diode-Clamped Topology
Nami, Alireza, Zare, Firuz, Ghosh, Arindam, Ledwich, Gerard F., & Blaabjerg, Frede (2008) Comparison between Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Single Phase Multilevel Inverter with Diode-Clamped Topology. In 39th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC08), 15-19 June 2008, Rhodes, Greece. (In Press)
In this paper, a different configuration based on different DC bus voltage for a diode-clamped multilevel inverter has been presented. Two different symmetrical and asymmetrical arrangements of a four-level diode clamped inverters have been compared, in order to find an optimum arrangement with lower switching losses and optimised output voltage quality. The optimised asymmetrical arrangement has been compared with a conventional four-level inverter. The comparison results show that an asymmetrical configuration can obtain more voltage levels in output voltage with same number of component compared with the conventional four-level inverter and this will lead to the reduction of harmonic content of output voltage. A predictive current control technique has been carried out to verify the viability of new configuration. The advantages of this control method are simplicity and applicability for n-level multilevel inverters, without a significant change in the control circuit.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the conference's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.|
|Keywords:||Multilevel Inverter, Asymmetrical Diode, clamped|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power) (090607)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||02 Jul 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:48|
Repository Staff Only: item control page