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Multilevel Inverters Power Topologies and Voltage Quality: A Literature Review
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  • Journal title : Journal of Magnetics
  • Volume 21, Issue 1,  2016, pp.83-93
  • Publisher : The Korean Magnetics Society
  • DOI : 10.4283/JMAG.2016.21.1.083
 Title & Authors
Multilevel Inverters Power Topologies and Voltage Quality: A Literature Review
Rehaoulia, Abir; Rehaoulia, Habib; Fnaiech, Farhat;
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 Abstract
Due to their performances and inherent benefits, especially in medium-voltage and high-power applications, multilevel inverters have received an increasing attention in real world industrial applications. The present paper deals with a review of the main multilevel inverter topologies as well their most common derived and hybrid structures quoted in previous research works. It also encompasses an investigation on voltage harmonic elimination and THD estimation. For that reason, the paper summarizes the most relevant modulation techniques used so far to enhance the output voltage quality. Theoretical formulas evoked in the literature, for calculating the output voltage THD upper and lower bounds are reported and verified by adequate simulations.
 Keywords
multilevel inverter topologies;modulation;control algorithms;voltage quality bounds;Total Harmonic Distortion (THD);
 Language
English
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