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IGBT module loss calculation and thermal resistance estimation for a grid-connected multilevel converter
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Paper Abstract

This paper studies the method to theoretically calculate the power loss, maximum switching frequency, and thermal resistance for a grid-connected multilevel converter. Especially, the commercial IGBT modules were selected to demonstrate the calculation procedures, which provides a useful tool for the selection of devices only based on the data sheet to satisfy the design requirement for a multilevel converter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 2018
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10754, Wide Bandgap Power and Energy Devices and Applications III, 107540F (7 September 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2320166
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Abdullah Al Hadi, Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville (United States)
Xingang Fu, Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville (United States)
Rajab Challoo, Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10754:
Wide Bandgap Power and Energy Devices and Applications III
Mohammad Matin; Srabanti Chowdhury; Achyut K. Dutta, Editor(s)

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