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Series Connected Power Flow Control using Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch (MERS)
A new series connected power flow controller, called the magnetic energy recovery switch, has been investigated. It is characterized by four active switches and a dc-capacitor in each phase. TheExpand
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Characteristics of the Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch (MERS) as a Series FACTS Controller
Developing active series compensation in transmission systems is challenging due to the large currents and voltage capabilities required. The main purpose of this paper is to show that the magneticExpand
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An innovative series connected power flow controller, Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch (MERS)
A new power flow controller called the magnetic energy recovery switch (MERS) has been investigated. It consists of four active switches per phase and a dc-capacitor. The MERS is capable of injectingExpand
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Loss and Rating Considerations of a Wind Energy Conversion System with Reactive Compensation by Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch (MERS)
Electrical conversion system for permanent magnet wind generators is challenging due to the large rating of power electronics devices needed and the associated costs. Additionally, due to the largeExpand
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A New AC Current Switch Called MERS with Low On-State Voltage IGBTs (1.54 V) for Renewable Energy and Power Saving Applications
Emergence of new power electronics configurations have historically been one of the important drivers for improvement of the IGBT technology. Development of new IGBTs is said to be a trade-offExpand
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Feasible series compensation applications using Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch (MERS)
Different series compensation applications by using the magnetic energy recovery switch are reviewed. The magnetic energy recovery switch is a variable series compensation device characterized byExpand
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Improved Performance of Induction Motor Using Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch
This paper discusses applications of a magnetic energy recovery switch (MERS) to induction motor drive. The MERS is a series compensation device, which can control voltage and input power factor.Expand
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A new automatic voltage regulator of self-excited induction generator using SVC magnetic energy recovery switch (MERS)
In this paper, a new voltage regulator applied to self-excited induction generator using SVC magnetic energy recovery switch (MERS) is proposed. Reactive compensation is required to maintain ratedExpand
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Control of series compensated induction motor using magnetic energy recovery switch
This paper proposes a induction motor drive using magnetic energy recovery switch (MERS). The MERS is a series compensation device and it can control the load voltage and input power factor.Expand
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Control design and experimental verification of a series compensated 50 kW permanent magnet wind power generator
The increase in converter rating when going to permanent magnet generators for wind power turbines motivates the search for low loss and compact power electronic solutions. Previous investigationsExpand
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