A new topology for multilevel current source inverter with reduced number of switches

Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mohammad Farhadi Kangarlu, Arash Khoshkbar Sadigh

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Abstract

In this paper, a new topology for multilevel current source inverter (CSI) is presented. The proposed topology employs reduced switches number to generate desired multilevel output current. The proposed topology uses (n+7)/2 switches and (n-1)/2 current-sharing inductors for an nlevel CSI. Two modulation methods are applied for the proposed topology. One method is fundamental frequency modulation method and the other is carrier phase-shifted sinusoidal pulse width modulation (SPWM) method. As simulation results using PSCAD/EMTDC will show, the proposed topology can generate the desired output current levels and current balance of the current-sharing inductors is completely provided in each control method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ELECO 2009
PagesI273-I277
StatePublished - Dec 14 2009
Event6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ELECO 2009 - Bursa, Turkey
Duration: Nov 5 2009Nov 8 2009

Publication series

NameELECO 2009 - 6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Conference

Conference6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ELECO 2009
CountryTurkey
CityBursa
Period11/5/0911/8/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Hosseini, S. H., Kangarlu, M. F., & Sadigh, A. K. (2009). A new topology for multilevel current source inverter with reduced number of switches. In 6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ELECO 2009 (pp. I273-I277). [5355370] (ELECO 2009 - 6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering).