GriDConv: HVDC-DC Converter for High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Systems – The Electronic System

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Abstract

A modular multilevel DC-DC converter is an essential component for interconnecting high voltage DC networks of different voltage levels. Such innovative converters offer several advantages, like low power losses and energy
efficiency, as well as the prevention of DC fault propagation. A general overview of a small scale prototype (800 V/500 V, 50 kW) of such an innovative hybrid cascaded series two-level converter that is realized with 62mm C-Series IGBT power modules and a stack of cascaded sub-modules (SM) used to control the IGBTs and to monitor the converters functionality is shown.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15. EMV-Fachtagung / Leistungselektronikschau
Subtitle of host publicationOVE Schriftenreihe Nr. 87
EditorsGunter Winkler
Place of PublicationWien
PublisherÖsterreichischer Verband für Elektrotechnik
Pages42
Number of pages1
Volume87
ISBN (Print)3-85133-093-5
Publication statusPublished - 26 Apr 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

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Deutschmann, B., Auinger, B., Vollmaier, F., Krischan, K., Schichler, U., Horn, M., ... Renner, H. (2017). GriDConv: HVDC-DC Converter for High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Systems – The Electronic System. In G. Winkler (Ed.), 15. EMV-Fachtagung / Leistungselektronikschau: OVE Schriftenreihe Nr. 87 (Vol. 87, pp. 42). Wien: Österreichischer Verband für Elektrotechnik.