A 12-pulse rectifier using coupled reactors for supplying three-inverters

J. Iwaszkiewicz, A. Muc and P. Mysiak




The paper presents a proposal of an auspicious multi-pulse rectifier convenient for supplying three-level inverters. The rectifier consists of two three-phase bridges. Their outputs are connected in parallelwhile inputs are connected to the line by use of coupled reactors These reactors are connected and work in an exceptional variant 3CRl. The application of 3CRl makes that the diodes conduction angle in rectifiers achieves 180°. Simulation and experimental works prove that multi-pulse rectifier gives a worthy performance and has some respectable properties.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 17)
Pages: 589-592 Date of Publication: 2019/07/15
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2019/04/10
REF: 382-19 Issue Date: July 2019
DOI:10.24084/repqj17.382 Publisher: EA4EPQ


Authors and affiliations

J. Iwaszkiewicz1, A. Muc1 and P. Mysiak1
1. Department of Electrical Engineering. Gdynia Maritime University, Poland

Key words

Multi-pulse rectifier, 12 pulse rectifier, coupled reactors, 3-level inverter


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