Multi-Step Commutation and Control Policies for Matrix Converters

  • Hofmann, Wilfried (Lehrstuhl Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebe, Chemnitz University of Technology) ;
  • Ziegler, Marcus (Lehrstuhl Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebe, Chemnitz University of Technology)
  • Published : 2003.01.01

Abstract

The commutation and control in matrix converters is more complicated as in voltage source converters. Natural freewheeling paths do not exist and the theoretic absent storage elements result in a direct coupled system of load and line currents as well as voltages. The paper offers an overview about staggered commutation and control policies in matrix converters. Based on the knowledge about load current direction and the signs of the line to line input voltages different multi-step commutation policies were derived. This paper examines the application of that policies in the case of space vector modulation and direct control methods with the focus on the resulting effects to the reference output voltage deviation.

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