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Title: Systems and methods for reducing transient voltage spikes in matrix converters

Abstract

Systems and methods are provided for delivering energy using an energy conversion module that includes one or more switching elements. An exemplary electrical system comprises a DC interface, an AC interface, an isolation module, a first conversion module between the DC interface and the isolation module, and a second conversion module between the AC interface and the isolation module. A control module is configured to operate the first conversion module to provide an injection current to the second conversion module to reduce a magnitude of a current through a switching element of the second conversion module before opening the switching element.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
DOESC (USDOE Office of Science (SC) (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1084209
Patent Number(s):
8462528
Application Number:
12/839,134
Assignee:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC (Detroit, MI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B60 - VEHICLES IN GENERAL B60L - PROPULSION OF ELECTRICALLY-PROPELLED VEHICLES
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02J - CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-07NT43123
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

Citation Formats

Kajouke, Lateef A., Perisic, Milun, and Ransom, Ray M. Systems and methods for reducing transient voltage spikes in matrix converters. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Kajouke, Lateef A., Perisic, Milun, & Ransom, Ray M. Systems and methods for reducing transient voltage spikes in matrix converters. United States.
Kajouke, Lateef A., Perisic, Milun, and Ransom, Ray M. Tue . "Systems and methods for reducing transient voltage spikes in matrix converters". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1084209.
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