Quasi Two-Level PWM Operation of an MMC Phase Leg with Reduced Module Capacitance

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/1020
dc.identifier.uri http://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/1044
dc.contributor.author Mertens, Axel
dc.contributor.author Kucka, Jakub
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-12T08:11:09Z
dc.date.available 2017-01-12T08:11:09Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Mertens, A.; Kucka, J.: Quasi Two-Level PWM Operation of an MMC Phase Leg with Reduced Module Capacitance. In: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 31 (2016), Nr. 10, S. 6765-6769. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPEL.2016.2537372
dc.description.abstract The modular multilevel converter offers benefits for medium and high voltage power conversion due to indirect series connection of devices. The drawback is a large amount of capacitance that has to be installed in each module, often prohibiting its use in cost sensitive applications. This letter proposes a new operation mode of modular multilevel topologies that allows reducing the capacitance by at least an order of magnitude. To achieve this, the multilevel operation is sacrificed, but many advantages of indirect series connection, such as proper voltage sharing, small voltage steps, limited voltage slopes, modularity, and scalability remain. eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher New York, NY : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 31 (2016), Nr. 10
dc.rights CC BY 3.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.subject DC/AC converters eng
dc.subject electric drive eng
dc.subject medium voltage eng
dc.subject modular multilevel converter eng
dc.subject PWM eng
dc.subject Electric drives eng
dc.subject Electric inverters eng
dc.subject HVDC power transmission eng
dc.subject Power converters eng
dc.subject Pulse width modulation eng
dc.subject Cost-sensitive applications eng
dc.subject Dc/ac converters eng
dc.subject High voltage power eng
dc.subject Medium voltage eng
dc.subject Modular multilevel converters eng
dc.subject Multilevel topologies eng
dc.subject New operation modes eng
dc.subject Series connections eng
dc.subject Capacitance eng
dc.subject.ddc 600 | Technik ger
dc.title Quasi Two-Level PWM Operation of an MMC Phase Leg with Reduced Module Capacitance
dc.type Text
dc.type article
dc.relation.issn 0885-8993
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1109/TPEL.2016.2537372
dc.bibliographicCitation.issue 10
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 31
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 6765
dc.bibliographicCitation.lastPage 6769
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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