Implementation of High frequency SVM in a Digital System for CS-SiC Inverter

E. Fernández, A. Paredes V. Sala, L. Romeral




The operation of current source inverters at high frequency allows to reduce the size of the input coil and output filters. These advantages allowed to obtain converters with better performance and to reduce the size and weight of the passives elements, decreasing the manufacturing costs and while keeping the current harmonic distortion low. For these reasons, it is necessary to implement a modulation technique that allows the converter to work at a higher frequency 100 KHz.
This article presents the design and implementation of a Space Vector Modulation (SVM) technique for high switching frequencies for a Current Source Inverter (CSI) topology implemented with SiC devices. The technique is programmed and implemented in a PIC 24FJ256GA406 microcontroller, for the activation and control of SiC devices in each leg of power converter.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 15)
Pages: 60-64 Date of Publication: 2017/04/25
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:
REF: 218-17 Issue Date: April 2017
DOI:10.24084/repqj15.218 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

E. Fernández, A. Paredes V. Sala, L. Romeral
Department of Electronics Engineering. Technical University of Catalonia. MCIA. Terrassa (Spain)

Key word

Space Vector Modulation, High Frequency, Current Source Inverter, Silicon Carbide, Microcontroller.


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