The essence of three-phase AC/AC converter systems

  title={The essence of three-phase AC/AC converter systems},
  author={Johann Walter Kolar and Thomas Friedli and Florian Krismer and Simon D. Round},
  journal={2008 13th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference},
  • J. Kolar, T. Friedli, +1 author S. Round
  • Published 30 September 2008
  • Computer Science
  • 2008 13th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference
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