A Survey on Hybrid Circuit-Breaker Topologies

  title={A Survey on Hybrid Circuit-Breaker Topologies},
  author={Anshuman Shukla and Georgios D. Demetriades},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery},
The applications of power semiconductors in circuit-breaker (CB) technology can help achieve considerable improvement in its performance and possible new capabilities. In this paper, new trends in power electronics for the applications in CBs are presented. It also summarizes and reviews the appropriate hybrid mechanical-static CB topologies. Various conventional and derived topologies for ac as well as dc applications are described. Discussions about common and future trends in this technology… CONTINUE READING
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