Three-Phase Sinusoidal Current Rectifier with Zero-Current Switching

Mukul Rastogi, Ned Mohan

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Abstract

This paper presents the application of zero-current switching in a three-phase rectification scheme with nearly sinusoidal line currents. The principle of third harmonic current circulation is used to reduce the distortion in the line currents. Zero-current switching is accomplished with the use of only two switches. The operation of the circuit is verified experimentally. Comparisons with a PWM based rectifier and a six-switch rectifier in terms of component stresses and EMI filter considerations are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)753-759
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Volume10
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1995

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