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Performance Analysis for Auxiliary Resonant Commutated Pole Inverter with Clamping Diodes

클램핑 다이오드를 갖는 ARCP 인버터의 성능 분석

  • Lee, Yoon-Seok ;
  • Kim, Jae-Hyuk ;
  • Han, Byung-Moon
  • 이윤석 ;
  • 김재혁 ;
  • 한병문
  • Received : 2018.08.31
  • Accepted : 2018.11.27
  • Published : 2018.12.01

Abstract

This paper proposes a new auxiliary resonant commutated pole (ARCP) inverter which has a modified auxiliary circuit. The proposed auxiliary circuit includes two auxiliary IGBT switches, an LC resonant circuit, and two clamping diodes. In order to analyze the performance of proposed ARCP inverter, computer simulations with PSCAD, and hardware experiments were carried out. Through analyzing the experimental results, it is known that the proposed ARCP inverter offers efficiency improvement of 1.5% compared with the hard-switching inverter.

Keywords

Auxiliary resonant commutated pole (ARCP) inverter;Auxiliary switches;LC resonant circuit;Clamping diodes

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국전력공사