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    • A carrier-based PWM strategy with zero-sequence voltage injection for a three-level neutral-point-clamped converter 

      Pou Félix, Josep; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Ceballos Recio, Salvador; Saeedifard, Maryam; Boroyevich, Dushan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-01-09)
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      Performance of a carrier-based pulsewidth modulation (CB-PWM) strategy can be improved by the inclusion of a zero-sequence voltage in the modulation-reference signal. This paper proposes a new CB-PWM strategy for a three-level ...
    • A comprehensive analysis of SVPWM for a Five-phase VSI based on SiC devices applied to motor drives 

      Acosta Cambranis, Fernando Geovany; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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      This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of SVPWM for a five-phase VSI based on SiC devices applied to motor drives. The modulation techniques analyzed use medium and large vectors to reach the reference vector. The ...
    • A new method to improve the total efficiency of parallel converters 

      Hoff Dupont, Fabrício; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Rech, Cassiano; Pinheiro, José Renes (2013)
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      This paper proposes a new methodology for efficiency optimization in systems composed by parallel converters. The proposed methodology takes into account the individual efficiency curves and determines the optimum ...
    • A novel three-dimensional sigma–delta modulation for high-switching-frequency three-phase four-wire active power filters 

      Lumbreras Carrasco, David; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Lamich Arocas, Manuel; Berbel Artal, Néstor; Romero Cadaval, Enrique (2024-02-01)
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      This article presents a new modulation technique called three-dimensional sigma–delta (3D-S¿ ) modulation for high-frequency three-leg four-wire voltage source converters (VSCs) that use wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors. ...
    • A simple control strategy to increase the total efficiency of multi-converter systems 

      Hoff Dupont, Fabrício; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Rech, Cassiano; Pinheiro, José Renes (2013)
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      This paper presents a simple control strategy that is employed together with an optimization methodology to achieve optimal efficiency in systems composed by multiple parallel converters. An external loop is responsible ...
    • A Versatile workbench simulator: Five-phase inverter and PMa-SynRM performance evaluation 

      Acosta Cambranis, Fernando Geovany; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Michalski, Tomasz Dobromir; Pou Muñoz, Viàtor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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      Thispaperpresents the design and structure of aversatileworkbench simulator forevaluating the performance of a five-phase inverter andPermanent Magnet assisted Synchronous Reluctance Motor(PMa-SynRM). The simulatorallows ...
    • Apunts d'electrònica analògica 

      Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Berbel Artal, Néstor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
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    • Circulating current injection methods based on instantaneous information for the modular multilevel converter 

      Pou Félix, Josep; Ceballos Recio, Salvador; Konstantinou, Georgios; Agelidis, Vassilios; Picas Prat, Ricard; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-02-01)
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      This paper studies different circulating current references for the modular multilevel converter. The circulating current references are obtained from the instantaneous values of the output current and modulation signal ...
    • Closed-Loop discontinuous modulation technique for capacitor voltage ripples and switching losses reduction in modular multilevel converters 

      Picas Prat, Ricard; Ceballos Recio, Salvador; Pou Félix, Josep; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Konstantinou, Georgios; Agelidis, Vassilios (2015-04-15)
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    • Common-mode voltage elimination in multilevel power inverter-based motor drive applications 

      Robles, Endika; Fernandez, Markel; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Aretxabaleta, Iker; de Alegria, Iñigo Martinez; Andreu Larrañaga, Jon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      The industry and academia are focusing their efforts on finding more efficient and reliable electrical machines and motor drives. However, many of the motors driven by pulse-width modulated converters face the recurring ...
    • Common-mode voltage mitigation in multiphase electric motor drive systems 

      Robles, Endika; Fernandez, Markel; Andreu Larrañaga, Jon; Ibarra Basabe, Edorta; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Ugalde, Unai (2022-04)
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      Common-mode voltage (CMV) produces serious reliability and electromagnetic interference (EMI) issues in modern pulse-width modulated (PWM) electric drives. Such issues will become more prominent in the near future, as ...
    • Common-mode voltage mitigation strategies using sigma-delta modulation in five-phase VSIs 

      Acosta Cambranis, Fernando Geovany; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Berbel Artal, Néstor; Capellá Frau, Gabriel José; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-10)
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      Various sigma–delta ( S ¿ ) modulation techniques for reducing the maximum peak-to-peak amplitude of common-mode voltage (CMV) by 80% in a five-phase, high-frequency voltage source inverter (VSI) are proposed and evaluated ...
    • Comparative analysis of SVM techniques for a five-phase VSI based on SiC devices 

      Acosta Cambranis, Fernando Geovany; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Berbel Artal, Néstor (2020-12-14)
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      Multiphase systems provides benefits compared to three-phase systems, such as improved torque per ampere, high power density, better fault tolerance, lower current per phase (due to power-splitting among a higher number ...
    • Comprehensive analysis of hexagonal sigma-delta modulations for three-phase high-frequency VSC based on wide-bandgap semiconductors 

      Lumbreras Carrasco, David; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Berbel Artal, Néstor; Mon González, Juan; Galvez Moreno, Eduardo; Collado Escolano, Alfonso (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-06)
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      The efficiency of wide-bandgap (WBG) power converters can be greatly improved using high-frequency modulation techniques. This article proposes using single-loop and double-loop hexagonal sigma-delta (H-S¿ and DH-S¿, ...
    • Constant common-mode voltage strategies using sigma-delta modulators in five-phase VSI 

      Acosta Cambranis, Fernando Geovany; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Berbel Artal, Néstor; Capellá Frau, Gabriel José; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023-03)
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      This paper proposes and studies different sigma-delta () modulation strategies for obtaining a constant common-mode voltage (CMV) by eliminating the CMV level transitions in a five-phase voltage source inverter (VSI). These ...
    • CONTROL I AUTOMATITZACIÓ INDUSTRIAL (Examen 2n quadrimestre, 2n parcial) 

      Berbel Artal, Néstor; Medina Garcia, José Luis; Solà de las Fuentes, Glòria; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-10)
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    • Control of Circulating Currents in Modular Multilevel Converters Through Redundant Voltage Levels 

      Konstantinou, Georgios; Pou Félix, Josep; Ceballos Recio, Salvador; Picas Prat, Ricard; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Agelidis, Vassilios (2016-11-01)
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      Among the main control targets in a modular multilevel converter (MMC) is the control of the circulating currents within the phase legs of the topology. This paper presents a controller for the circulating current of the ...
    • Current balancing strategy in parallel-connected legs of power inverters 

      Pou Félix, Josep; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Capellá Frau, Gabriel José; Gabiola, Igor; Salvador, Ceballos; Robles Sestafe, Eider (EPE Association, 2009-10-31)
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      The parallel connection of inverter legs is a way to increase the output currents and thus the converter rated power. The connection is made by inductors and a critical issue is to achieve balanced currents among the legs. ...
    • Current-balancing technique for interleaved voltage source inverters with magnetically coupled legs connected in parallel 

      Capellá Frau, Gabriel José; Pou Félix, Josep; Ceballos Recio, Salvador; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Agelidis, Vassilios (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-03-01)
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      Connecting legs in parallel in a voltage source inverter is a way to increase the output current and, thus, its rated power. The connection can be made using either coupled or uncoupled inductors, and achieving an even ...
    • Discontinuous modulation of modular multilevel converters without the need for extra submodules 

      Picas Prat, Ricard; Ceballos Recio, Salvador; Pou Félix, Josep; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Konstantinou, Georgios; Agelidis, Vassilios; Balcells Sendra, Josep (2015)
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