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Title: Five-Level Multiple-Pole Mutlilevel Diode-Clamped Inverter Scheme for Reactive Power Compensation
Authors: Raj, Pinkymol Harikrishna
Maswood, Ali Iftekhar
Ooi, Gabriel Heo Peng
Dehghani Tafti, Hossein
Keywords: Multilevel inverter
SVM
Five-level NPC inverter
Neutral point potential
Active balancing circuit
Issue Date: 2015
Source: Raj, P. H., Maswood, A. I., Ooi, G. H. P., & Dehghani Tafti, H. (2015). Five-Level Multiple-Pole Mutlilevel Diode-Clamped Inverter Scheme for Reactive Power Compensation. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, 57-60.
Conference: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits
Abstract: This paper proposes a space vector modulation based dc-link capacitor voltage balancing technique for a five-level multiple-pole multilevel diode-clamped (M2DCI) inverter. The new five-level inverter contains lesser number of clamping diodes compared to the conventional five-level diode-clamped inverter (DCI) topology and does not require any extra balancing circuits to maintain balanced voltages across the four dc-link capacitors. The effect of load power factor and modulation indices on voltage balancing strategy has been studied, and the stability region for five-level M2DCI is determined based on investigation done in the Matlab/Simulink?? and PSIM environment during balanced, unbalanced and distorted load conditions. The proposed reduced device topology with SVM technique, which self balances the dc-link capacitors can be very attractive for reactive power control in a grid connected environment.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/82260
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/39894
DOI: 10.1109/EDSSC.2015.7285048
Schools: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
Research Centres: Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N) 
Rights: © 2015 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. The published version is available at: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EDSSC.2015.7285048].
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