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Dynamics of an ultra-fast Thomson-actuated HVDC breaker

@inproceedings{Sanchez2017DynamicsOA,
  title={Dynamics of an ultra-fast Thomson-actuated HVDC breaker},
  author={Miguel A. Sanchez},
  year={2017}
}
High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) is a rapidly growing form of power transmission that offers advantages with respect to conventional AC networks. One of the key elements that will allow the generalization of the HVDC grids is the Circuit Breaker (CB), which has to interrupt high DC currents in extremely short times. The use of a Thomson coil (TC) to generate high driving forces is being considered as a suitable working principle for the mechanical actuator inside the CB. This thesis presents… 

Design and Implementation of LVDC Hybrid Circuit Breaker

TLDR
A new low-voltage hybrid circuit breaker topology is proposed for dc distribution grids, and the effectiveness of the proposed solution is proven by means of experimental results obtained using a prototype.

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