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 EPE  Vol.5 No.4 B , July 2013
A Novel Voltage Balancing Method of Modular Multilevel Converters
Abstract: In this paper, a novel voltage balancing method of modular multilevel converters (MMCs) is proposed. This method divides the voltages of sub-module capacitors in each arm into several groups and the voltage balancing is based on these groups. The proposed method can save sorting time greatly compared with the conventional method. Simulation results on a MMC based three-phase inverter show validity of the proposed method.  
Cite this paper: Z. Chu, Z. Li, P. Wang and Y. Li, "A Novel Voltage Balancing Method of Modular Multilevel Converters," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4, 2013, pp. 1172-1175. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B222.
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