Modular integrated SiC MOSFET matrix converter

Aliyu, Attahir Murtala, Castellazzi, Alberto, Lasserre, Philippe and Delmonte, N. (2017) Modular integrated SiC MOSFET matrix converter. In: International Future Energy Electronics Conference 2017 - ECCE Asia (IFEEC 2017 - ECCE Asia), 3-7 June 2017, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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This paper presents the assembly and characterization of an integrated all SiC 3-to-1 phases matrix converter, of typical application in domains requiring harsh environment withstand capability with high reliability and availability levels (e.g., renewable energies, solid-state transformation, smart grids, electric transport). Commercially available silicon-carbide (SiC) power MOSFETs are procured in bare-die form to develop custom-packaged bi-directional switches, with an advanced approach aiming to optimize the electro-thermal and electro-magnetic performance at switch level. Advanced cooling and packaging solutions at system level enable modularity with reduced impact of single component failure on the overall system, contributing to significantly reduced maintenance and repair costs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in: 2017 IEEE 3rd International Future Energy Electronics Conference and ECCE Asia (IFEEC 2017 - ECCE Asia). IEEE, c2017. ISBN: 978-1-5090-5157-1. pp. 1184-1188, doi:10.1109/IFEEC.2017.7992209 © 2017 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Keywords: Wide Band-Gap power Devices; SiC Power MOSFETs; Matrix converters, Integration
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Depositing User: Burns, Rebecca
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2017 09:02
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 18:56

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