Analysis of power converters with devices of SiC for applications in electric traction systems
Document typeConference report
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Rights accessOpen Access
This article presents the analysis of two topologies of power converters. Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) and Current Source Inverter (CSI) proposals for traction system applications, these topologies are implemented with silicon carbide devices. The use of SiC semiconductors allow working at high switching frequency (100KHz), increase the working temperature range and decreasing power losses during conduction and activation of the semiconductors. The objective is analyze these topologies and select the one that provides the best performance and behavior at high frequency to improve it on a electric traction system.
CitationFernández, E., Paredes, A., Romeral, L., Sala, V. Analysis of power converters with devices of SiC for applications in electric traction systems. A: International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference. "Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (PEMC), 2016 IEEE International". Varna: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016, p. 267-272.
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