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PWM or Switched Mode Rectifiers

Abstract

Pulse width modulation or so-called switched mode rectifiers such as the boost rectifier and the regenerative rectifier and the multilevel regenerative rectifiers are presented and analyzed in this chapter. The state-of the-art control techniques used by these rectifiers such as maximum current control, hysteresis control, and sinusoidal pulse width modulation are presented as well. Solved problems and simulation results are included to help the reader understand the theory presented in this chapter.

Keywords

Average current control; Boost rectifier; Continuous current mode; Discontinuous current mode; Hysteresis control; Inversion mode; Maximum current control; Multilevel rectifiers; Peak-to-peak ripple; ...

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