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Lookup NU author(s): Jiankai Ma,
Dr Mohamed Dahidah,
Professor Volker Pickert,
Dr James Yu
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© 2017 IEEE. This paper presents the design and analysis of a Modular Multilevel Matrix Converter (M3C) working as a frequency changer to facilitate the deployment of offshore Low Frequency AC (LFAC) transmission system. The converter consists of nine branches, each with n cascaded H-bridge submodules connected in series with the arm inductor. The paper proposes a new energy balance control method, which manages both, the energy of submodules' capacitors and the whole arm. The proposed control method proved its effectiveness under normal and abnormal operating conditions. Selected simulation results using MATLAB/SIMULINK software is reported in this paper.
Author(s): Ma J, Dahidah M, Pickert V, Yu J
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics
Year of Conference: 2017
Online publication date: 08/08/2017
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
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