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A new synchronous frame-based control strategy for a series voltage and harmonic compensator

Xu, L. and Acha, E. and Agelidis, V.G. (2001) A new synchronous frame-based control strategy for a series voltage and harmonic compensator. In: 16th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, 2001-03-04 - 2001-03-08, Anaheim.

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel synchronous reference frame-based control strategy for series voltage and harmonic compensation when supplied to linear or non-linear load. The series controller compensates source voltage variation and power factor very effectively. Moreover, it acts as a harmonic filter in the presence of source voltage harmonic distortion and harmonic generation due to non-linear harmonic voltage source loads such as a diode rectifier with large smoothing capacitor. Simulation results are presented together,vith experimental results on a scaled down laboratory system to show the flexibility and effectiveness of the controller.