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Five-level reduced-switch-count boost PFC rectifier with multicarrier PWM


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Vahedi, Hani, Shojaei, Ali Asghar, Chandra, Ambrish and Al-Haddad, Kamal. 2016. « Five-level reduced-switch-count boost PFC rectifier with multicarrier PWM ». IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, nº 5. pp. 4201-4207.
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A multilevel boost power factor correction (PFC) rectifier is presented in this paper controlled by cascaded controller and multicarrier pulse width modulation technique. The presented topology has less active semiconductor switches compared to similar ones reducing the number of required gate drives that would shrink the manufactured box significantly. A simple controller has been implemented on the studied converter to generate a constant voltage at the output while generating a five-level voltage waveform at the input without connecting the load to the neutral point of the dc bus capacitors. Multicarrier pulse-width modulation technique has been used to produce switching pulses from control signal at a fixed switching frequency. Multilevel voltage waveform harmonics has been analyzed comprehensively which affects the harmonic contents of input current and the size of required filters directly. Full experimental results confirm the good dynamic performance of the proposed five-level PFC boost rectifier in delivering power from ac grid to the dc loads while correcting the power factor at the ac side as well as reducing the current harmonics remarkably.

Item Type: Peer reviewed article published in a journal
Chandra, Ambrish
Al Haddad, Kamal
Affiliation: Génie électrique, Génie électrique
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 21:59
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2018 20:11

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