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Title: Rotating switching strategy for power converters

Abstract

Systems and methods for operating a power converter with a plurality of inverter blocks with silicon carbide MOSFETs are provided. A DC to AC converter can include a plurality of inverter blocks. Each inverter block can include a plurality of switching devices. A control method can include identifying one of a plurality of switching patterns for operation of the inverter block for each inverter block. Each switching pattern can include a plurality of switching commands. The control method can further include controlling each inverter block based on the identified switching pattern for the inverter block. The control method can further include rotating the switching patterns among the plurality of inverter blocks.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1498492
Patent Number(s):
10186995
Application Number:
15/405,752
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02J - CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02K - DYNAMO-ELECTRIC MACHINES
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0007252
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017 Jan 13
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Dong, Dong, Wagoner, Robert Gregory, Ganireddy, Govardhan, Raju, Ravisekhar Nadimpalli, and Zhou, Rui. Rotating switching strategy for power converters. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Dong, Dong, Wagoner, Robert Gregory, Ganireddy, Govardhan, Raju, Ravisekhar Nadimpalli, & Zhou, Rui. Rotating switching strategy for power converters. United States.
Dong, Dong, Wagoner, Robert Gregory, Ganireddy, Govardhan, Raju, Ravisekhar Nadimpalli, and Zhou, Rui. Tue . "Rotating switching strategy for power converters". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1498492.
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