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FPGA, physics-based modeling of IGBT and pin diode for hardware co-simulation of complex power electronic converters and systems

Aristidou, P and Palmer, PR (2012) FPGA, physics-based modeling of IGBT and pin diode for hardware co-simulation of complex power electronic converters and systems. 24th European Modeling and Simulation Symposium, EMSS 2012. pp. 616-625.

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Abstract

This paper presents the steps and the challenges for implementing analytical, physics-based models for the insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) and the PIN diode in hardware and more specifically in field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The models can be utilised in hardware co-simulation of complex power electronic converters and entire power systems in order to reduce the simulation time without compromising the accuracy of results. Such a co-simulation allows reliable prediction of the system's performance as well as accurate investigation of the power devices' behaviour during operation. Ultimately, this will allow application-specific optimisation of the devices' structure, circuit topologies as well as enhancement of the control and/or protection schemes.

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Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2015 13:10
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