Design and implementation of a novel three-phase cascaded half-bridge inverter

Hasan, Md Mubashwar, Abu-Siada, A. and Islam, Md. Rabiul (2016) Design and implementation of a novel three-phase cascaded half-bridge inverter. IET Power Electronics, 9 8: 1741-1752. doi:10.1049/iet-pel.2015.0951

Author Hasan, Md Mubashwar
Abu-Siada, A.
Islam, Md. Rabiul
Title Design and implementation of a novel three-phase cascaded half-bridge inverter
Journal name IET Power Electronics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1755-4543
Publication date 2016-06-29
Year available 2016
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1049/iet-pel.2015.0951
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 9
Issue 8
Start page 1741
End page 1752
Total pages 12
Place of publication Stevenage, Herts, United Kingdom
Publisher Institution of Engineering and Technology
Language eng
Subject 2208 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Abstract In this study, a new circuit topology of a three-phase half-bridge multilevel inverter (MLI) is proposed. The proposed MLI that consists of a cascaded half-bridge structure along with a modified full-bridge structure requires less number of dc-power supplies and power semiconductor devices, e.g. insulated gate bipolar transistors and diodes when compared with the existing MLI topologies, which significantly reduces the size and cost of the inverter. Two different structures: isolated and non-isolated dc-power supply-based three-phase half-bridge MLIs are investigated. A number of generalised methods are proposed to determine the magnitude of the input dc-power supplies that has a great impact on the number of levels of the output voltage waveform. To verify the feasibility of the proposed MLI topology, a scaled down laboratory prototype three-phase half-bridge MLI is developed and the experimental results are analysed and compared with the simulation results. Experimental and simulation results reveal the feasibility and excellent features of the proposed inverter system.
Keyword Invertors
Multilevel inverter (MLI)
MLI topologies
Dc-power supplies
Output voltage waveform
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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