Modular design of soft-switching circuits for two-level and three-level inverters

@article{Chang2006ModularDO,
  title={Modular design of soft-switching circuits for two-level and three-level inverters},
  author={Jie Chang and Jun Hu},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={131-139}
}
This paper presents a negative-bus auxiliary resonant circuit (NBARC) and novel mirror symmetrical pair of resonant link modules for soft commutation of two-level and three-level inverters. The NBARC topology reduces the power device counts and requires low device power ratings. While the basic NBARC resonant circuit is conceived and analyzed for zero-voltage switching (ZVS) of two-level inverters, the topology and modular design approach are extended to form a pinched-link resonant stage of… CONTINUE READING
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