Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

A 2-MHz 2-kW voltage-source inverter for low-temperature plasma generators: implementation of fast switching with a third-order resonant circuit

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Fujita, H. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Okayama Univ., Japan ; Akagi, H.

This paper presents a specially designed third-order resonant circuit intended to achieve fast switching operation for a voltage-source series-resonant inverter using four MOSFETs. The third-order resonant current superimposed on a sinusoidal load current helps to quickly charge or discharge the output capacitance of each MOSFET. This results not only in a reduction of the commutation period which is required to turn the MOSFET on and off, but also in an improvement of the displacement factor at the output of the inverter. Moreover, the third-order resonant circuit acts as a low-pass filter to suppress the parasitic oscillation between line inductance and stray capacitance. The viability and effectiveness of the third-order resonant circuit is verified by a 2 MHz 2 kW prototype inverter developed for a low-temperature plasma generator

Published in:

Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:35 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan/Feb 1999

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.