Power Electronics is the study of switching electronic circuits in order to control the flow of electrical energy. Power Electronics is the technology behind switching power supplies, power converters, power inverters, motor drives, and motor soft starters.

Radiation Damage in Emerging Ga2O3 Devices for Solar-Blind UV Detection and High Power Electronics
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Large diameter bulk crystals of Ga2O3 are commercially available and the wide bandgap makes it promising for both power electronics and solar-blind UV detection. In some applications, it is desirable that the Ga2O3 have a significant degree of radiation hardness

Future of Power Electronics Circuits
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Page 1. Identifying and Addressing Important Developments of Power Electronics Core Technologies Future of Power Electronics Circuits 26/06/2019 Johann W. Kolar ETH Zurich Power Electronic Systems Laboratory www.pes.ee.ethz.ch FEPPCON 2019 Troms / Norway / June

Multi-objective optimization in power electronics
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Page 1. Research Collection Presentation Multi-Objective Optimization in Power Electronics Author(s): Kolar, Johann W. Publication Date: 2017-06-02 Permanent Link: https://doi.org/10.3929/ ethz-b-000225519 Rights / License: In Copyright Non-Commercial Use Permitted This page

GaN HEMT Technology for Environmentally Friendly Power Electronics
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Gallium nitride (GaN) is a type of compound semiconductor material called a wide-bandgap semiconductor that has already found practical use as an LED light source. A high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) made of GaN features low operating resistance and a high

of host publication: Proceedings of 2019 International Exhibition and Conference for Power Electronics , Intelligent
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This paper focuses on magnetic design for a high-frequency GaN-based dc-dc converter for fast battery charging application in portable devices. In order to enhance the current output capability of the converter, a two-phase quasisquare-wave (QSW) Buck based topology is The transient analysis of power electronics systems, successor of the motor dynamic analysis, and power system transient analysis, is shaping the perspective, forming the new mindset and booming new ideas, methodology, and techniques of the electrical

Power Electronics
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IJPElec is a refereed international journal which presents to the international scientific community important results of work in this field, whether in the form of modelling, simulation, analysis, fundamental research, development, application, design or real-time

Impact Analysis of Data Integrity Attacks on Power Electronics and Electric Drives
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In this paper, the impact of various data integrity attacks on electric drive systems of electric vehicles is analyzed. The cyber-physical models of power electronics and electric drives are first proposed to investigate the interaction between physical systems and cyber systems

Nonlinear field dependent conductivity materials for electric field control within next-generation wide bandgap power electronics modules
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We are witnessing an excitement in the research community to develop next-generation wide bandgap (WBG) power electronics . The superior characteristics of WBG materials regarding their operational capability at higher voltages, temperatures (200 C) and switching

2-D Materials: Low Power Electronics and Novel Device Possibilities
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In this chapter, we look at the motivation behind the need for low power electronic devices as well as the current state of the art in ultimately scaled transistors. Subsequently, well look at the various challenges faced by industry as the transistors are scaled to increase density

Power electronics in smart grid distribution power systems: a review
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Distributed generation (DG) in smart grid (SG) is being employed as a means of achieving increased reliability for electrical power systems as regarded by consumers. As the most of DG technologies utilise renewable sources, the power electronic interface plays a vital role

Enabling high penetration of power electronics in the electric grid through a Global Real-Time Super Lab
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Abstract Global Real-Time Super Laboratory (Global RT-Super Lab) represents a vendor- neutral distributed platform established based on virtual interconnection of Digital Real-Time Simulators (DRTS) and Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) setups hosted at eight geographically

New Modulation Method and Control Strategies for Power Electronics Inverters
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The DC to AC power Converters (so-called Inverters) are widely used in industrial applications. The MLIs are becoming increasingly popular in industrial apparatus aimed at medium to high power conversion applications. In comparison to the conventional inverters

Power Electronics Software Development and Testing Tools Workshop Hosted by ABB in Turgi, Switzerland [Chapter News]
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Multi-Objective Optimization of Power Electronics Converter Systems
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Characterization of Materials and their Interfaces in a DBC Substrate for Power Electronics Applications
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Wide band gap materials: Revolution in automotive power electronics
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The number of Electric and Hybrid vehicles on the roads is increasing year over year. The role of power electronics is of paramount importance to improve their efficiency, keeping lighter and smaller systems. In this paper, the authors will specifically cover the use of Wide

Life Time Cycle in Power Electronics for Fuzzy Logic Speed Controller in Brushless Motors
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Power electronic modules are subject to a variety of temperature profiles caused by cyclic thermo-mechanical stress on joints causing device failure. This paper shows how the life time cycle of the power electronic converter is affected in a fuzzy speed controller for a

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Electroflocculation System Based on Power Electronics that Contributes to the Treatment of Contaminated Water
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The article presents the research results of the application of an electroflocculation prototype built from an electronic power system to treat contaminated water. The purpose of the research was to determine the contribution to water purification made by the

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Offshore wind power or offshore wind energy is the use of wind farms constructed in bodies of water, usually in the ocean, to harvest wind energy to generate electricity. Offshore wind farms are 90 per cent more expensive than fossil fuel generators and 50 per cent more expensive than nuclear, according to The Telegraph. This

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Power generation systems are simply the combination of a potential or stored energy converter providing kinetic energy, which, in turn, creates electric power for use in motors, lighting, heating, and other conveniences of modern life. Techno-economic analysis of a power generation system consisting of a foil-based concentrating solar collector and an organic Rankine cycle unitfree

electrical transmission technology

Electric power transmission is the bulk movement of electrical energy from a generating site, such as a power plant, to an electrical substation. The interconnected lines which facilitate this movement are known as a transmission network. Evaluation of electrical transmission concepts for large offshore wind farmsfree download Todays installed offshore wind farms have a relative

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Electrical structure of future off-shore wind power plant with a high voltage direct current power transmission free download General rights Copyright and moral rights for the publications made accessible in the public portal are retained by the authors and/or other copyright owners and it is a condition of accessing publications that users recognise and abide

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Transmission and distribution refers to the different stages of carrying electricity over poles and wires from generators to a home or a business. The primary distinction between the two is the voltage level at which electricity moves in each stage. Scheduling maintenance of electrical power transmission networks using genetic programmingfree download Abstract The National Grid

WPLC-wireless power line communication

Power-line communication (PLC) carries data on a conductor that is also used simultaneously for AC electric power transmission or electric power distribution to consumers. It is also known as power-line carrier, power-line digital subscriber line (PDSL), mains communication, power-line telecommunications (PLT), or power-line networking (PLN). A wide range of power-line communication technologies are needed for

High voltage engineering simulation

Simulation of partial discharge in high voltage power equipmentfree download In high voltage (HV) electrical power system, variety of materials (solid, liquid and gaseous) is used for insulation purpose to protect the incipient failure in HV power equipment. Most of insulating materials are not perfect in all respect and contains always some impurities. The Simulation

inverter Battery Charger

inverter/charger is a combination of an inverter, battery charger and transfer switch into one complete system. When AC power is available, the inverter/charger recharges the house batteries. … When AC power is disconnected, the unit inverts DC battery power into AC electricity. Fuzzy Logic Based Battery Charger for Inverter .free download In this paper Li-Ion

reactive power control

Reactive power production and consumption by generators allows the network operator to control voltages throughout their system. The requirements can be stated in a number of ways. The simplest is the fixed power factor. The wind farm is required to operate at a fixed power factor when generating, often equal to 1. Often, the required

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A smart grid is an electrical grid which includes a variety of operation and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficient resources. Using AMI to realize the Smart Grid free download Integrated Solutions Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) Smart Smart grid : The electric energy system of the futurefree download