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    • A novel AC-AC converter based SiC for domestic induction cooking applications 

      Salehifar, Mehdi; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2013)
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      This paper presents the analysis and design of a new high frequency ac-ac converter applied to domestic induction heating. The proposed topology uses only four switches to control power. Converter operation is same as a ...
    • A novel active gate driver for improving SiC MOSFET switching trajectory 

      Paredes Camacho, Alejandro; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Ghorbani, Hamidreza; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-11-01)
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      The trend in power electronic applications is to reach higher power density and higher efficiency. Currently, the wide band-gap devices such as silicon carbide MOSFET (SiC MOSFET) are of great interest because they can ...
    • A robust predictive current controller for healthy and open-circuit faulty conditions of five-phase BLDC drives applicable for wind generators and electric vehicles 

      Salehi Arashloo Arashloo, Ramin; Salehifar, Mehdi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Sala Caselles, Vicenç (Elsevier, 2015-03-01)
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      Fault tolerant control of five-phase brushless direct current (BLDC) machines is gaining more importance in high-safety applications such as offshore wind generators and automotive industries. In many applications, traditional ...
    • A simple and robust method for open switch fault detection in power converters 

      Salehifar, Mehdi; Salehi Arashloo Arashloo, Ramin; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      In this paper, a new fault detection method based on signal normalization using a simple trigonometric function is presented and applied to a five phase converter for fault tolerant application under nonsinusoidal unbalanced ...
    • A Simple Closed-Loop Active Gate Voltage Driver for Controlling diC/dt and dvCE/dt in IGBTs 

      Ghorbani, Hamidreza; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Paredes Camacho, Alejandro; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2019-01-30)
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      The increase of the switching speed in power semiconductors leads to converters with better efficiency and high power density. On the other hand, fast switching generates some consequences like overshoots and higher switching ...
    • A simple gate drive for SiC MOSFET with switching transient improvement 

      Ghorbani, Hamidreza; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Paredes Camacho, Alejandro; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      This paper presents a new active gate drive for SiC MOSFETs switching. The proposed driver is based on feedforward control method. The switch is benefited from a simple and effective analog gate driver (GD). The main ...
    • A simple method for reducing THD and improving the efficiency in CSI topology based on SiC power devices 

      Fernández Palomeque, Efrén Esteban; Paredes, Alejandro; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Sala, Vicent; Paredes, Alejandro (2018-10-17)
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      Silicon carbide (SiC)-based switching devices provide significant performance improvements in many aspects, including lower power dissipation, higher operating temperatures, and faster switching; compared with conventional ...
    • Active control based on an estimator for the bus-pumping cancellation in the half-bridge class-d audio power amplifiers 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2011)
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      In this paper is presented a new technique to avoid the distortion generated due to mid point voltage variations on DC-Bus of Class-D Half Bridge audio amplifiers. An usual distortion source on Class-D amplifier is the ...
    • Análisis eléctrico del altavoz dinámico mediante modelado de anomalías mecánicas de fricción 

      Ruiz Illana, Germán; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2010)
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      El presente trabajo busca caracterizar el efecto de la fricción del conjunto móvil con el polo o el núcleo de la estructura magnética sobre la corriente absorbida por el altavoz, una de las más relevantes anomalías mecánicas ...
    • Clamping diode caused distortion in multilevel NPC Full-Bridge audio power amplifiers 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Salehi Arashloo Arashloo, Ramin; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Salehifar, Mehdi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2012)
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      This paper presents a study and analysis of the distorting effects of clamped diodes in multilevel DCI-NPC topology applied to high power and high quality audio-amplifier. The main distorting sources of error are characterized, ...
    • COMUNICACIONS ANALÒGIQUES I DIGITALS (Examen 2n quadrimestre, 1r parcial) 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-04-19)
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    • Control and modulation techniques applied to converters with impedances networks for traction systems 

      Fernández Palomeque, Efrén Esteban; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Paredes Camacho, Alejandro (2017-01-20)
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      The development of different topologies of power converters with impedance networks have opened up new lines of research, its application in different areas such as transmission systems, high voltage, photovoltaic ...
    • Diagnosis method for suspension-errors detection in electro-dynamic loud-speakers 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2011)
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      In this paper, the wear of the suspensions in a speaker. This phenomenon can be characterized and seen as a variation of half inductance seen from the amplifier, because that value depends directly on the minimum and ...
    • Disseny òptim d'amplificadors d'audio commutats DCI-NPC d'alta potència i qualitat 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-12)
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      Class-D Amplification has been an absolute improvement in terms of electrical efficiency in audio amplification systems, but it has been during the first stabilization decade of this technology in the market when manufacturers ...
    • Evaluation of trr distorting effects reduction in DCI-NPC multilevel power amplifiers by using SiC diodes and MOSFET technologies 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Resano, Tomas; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Curran, 2013)
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      In the last decade, the Power Amplifier applications have used multilevel diode-clamped-inverter or neutral-point-clamped (DCI-NPC) topologies to present very low distortion at high power. In these applications a lot of ...
    • Fault tolerant operation of a five phase converter for PMSM drives 

      Salehifar, Mehdi; Salehi Arashloo Arashloo, Ramin; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2013)
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      In this paper a five phase fault tolerant converter is proposed for permanent magnet (PM) drives. The proposed configuration is an extension of conventional three phase double switch redundant topologies. In contrast to ...
    • FUNCIONS ELECTRÒNIQUES (Examen 1r Quadr.) 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2006-10-30)
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    • Impact of neutral point current control on copper loss distribution of five phase PM generators used in wind power plants 

      Salehi Arashloo Arashloo, Ramin; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Salehifar, Mehdi; Sala Caselles, Vicenç (2014)
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      Efficiency improvement under faulty conditions is one of the main objectives of fault tolerant PM drives. This goal can be achieved by increasing the output power while reducing the losses. Stator copper loss not only ...
    • Impedance networks and its application in power for electric traction systems 

      Fernández Palomeque, Efrén Esteban; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Sala Caselles, Vicenç (2016-04-26)
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      The use of impedance networks in different types of DC/DC, DC/AC and AC/AC converters, has increased significantly, and many converters topologies and articles VSI and CSI with impedance networks have been presented for ...
    • Improved open switch fault detection based on normalized current analysis in multiphase fault tolerant converters 

      Salehifar, Mehdi; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Salehi Arashloo Arashloo, Ramin; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      A new open switch fault detection method based on normalized current analysis is proposed for application in multiphase fault tolerant PMSM drives. Performance characteristics of proposed method are single diagnostic ...