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Analysis, Design, and Implementation of a High-Performance Rectifier
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  • Journal title : Journal of Power Electronics
  • Volume 16, Issue 3,  2016, pp.905-914
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Power Electronics
  • DOI : 10.6113/JPE.2016.16.3.905
 Title & Authors
Analysis, Design, and Implementation of a High-Performance Rectifier
Wang, Chien-Ming; Tao, Chin-Wang; Lai, Yu-Hao;
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 Abstract
A high-performance rectifier is introduced in this study. The proposed rectifier combines the conventional pulse width modulation, soft commutation, and instantaneously average line current control techniques to promote circuit performance. The voltage stresses of the main switches in the rectifier are lower than those in conventional rectifier topologies. Moreover, conduction losses of switches in the rectifier are certainly lower than those in conventional rectifier topologies because the power current flow path when the main switches are turned on includes two main power semiconductors and the power current flow path when the main switches are turned off includes one main power semiconductor. The rectifier also adopts a ZCS-PWM auxiliary circuit to derive the ZCS function for power semiconductors. Thus, the problem of switching losses and EMI can be improved. In the control strategy, the controller uses the average current control mode to achieve fixed-frequency current control with stability and low distortion. A prototype has been implemented in the laboratory to verify circuit theory.
 Keywords
Pulse width modulation;Rectifier;Soft switching;
 Language
English
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