The rebirth of the current source inverter: advantages for aerospace motor design

Madonna, Vincenzo and Migliazza, Giovanni and Giangrande, Paolo and Lorenzani, Emilio and Buticchi, Giampaolo and Galea, Michael (2019) The rebirth of the current source inverter: advantages for aerospace motor design. IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, 13 (4). pp. 65-76. ISSN 1932-4529

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Abstract

It is well known and widely accepted that the voltage source inverter (VSI) now dominates the world of electrical drives. Its success is probably due to its simplicity, high efficiency, and the widespread availability of VSs. This popularity has, in turn, influenced the evolution of the semiconductor industry, which has focused in recent years on devices tailored for VSIs. Thus, products such as depletion devices (normally off) and those without reverse voltage blocking have been widely marketed and used.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Semiconductor device manufacture; Semiconductor devices; Current source inverter; Electrical drives; High-efficiency; Motor design; Normally off; Reverse voltages; Semiconductor industry; Voltage source inverter; Electric inverters
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham Ningbo China > Faculty of Science and Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/MIE.2019.2936319
Depositing User: Yu, Tiffany
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2020 02:07
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2020 02:07
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/59719

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