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Experimental realization of a single-phase five level inverter for PV applications

Loukriz, AH and Dudley, S and Quinlan, T and Walker, SD (2016) Experimental realization of a single-phase five level inverter for PV applications. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

© 2016 IEEE. A voltage-controlled, single-phase, five-level inverter for photovoltaic systems using semiconductor power devices is proposed. Use of a unique, multilevel voltage source configuration allows the production of high voltage, low harmonic distortion AC outputs without using transformers or series-associated synchronized switching devices. The typical role of multi-level inverters is to generate the desired AC voltage from multiple DC voltage rails. Therefore multi-level inverters can provide high power AC outputs with good efficiency. The inverter design proposed here has superior voltage regulation, a low-distortion output and improved efficiency compared to existing multi-level inverters. Complete functionality has been verified using both MATLAB/SIMULINK simulation software and experimental trials.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: 2016 IEEE 17th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, COMPEL 2016
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2016 14:25
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:20
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18072

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