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2016-12-12
A New Diode-Clamped Multilevel Inverter for Capacitor Voltage Balancing
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Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 52, 181-190, 2016
Abstract
In this paper, a new diode-clamped multilevel inverter for capacitor voltage with inserted inductors is proposed. The key is to solve the voltage unbalance of diode-clamped multilevel inverter (DCMLI), which utilizes fewer switches and adopts a simpler control strategy. In this way, the cost and volume of the DCMLI can be effectively reduced. Firstly, the new five-level inverter topology is analyzed in detail under different operation modes. Then, the proposed topology extended to (2n+1) level inverter is introduced and discussed. Finally, both simulation and experiment results are demonstrated to verify the validity of the proposed topology.
Citation
Shunji Shi Xiangzhou Wang Shuhua Zheng Fei Xia , "A New Diode-Clamped Multilevel Inverter for Capacitor Voltage Balancing," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 52, 181-190, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERM16100603
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=16100603
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