|| List of recent Inverter-related patents
| Ballast and ballast control method and apparatus, for example anti-arcing control for electronic ballast|
A technique for providing control for an electronic ballast by responding to the current in the common bus (dc power rail) betweeen a boost circuit such as a power factor circuit (pfc) and an output (such as a high frequency (hf) inverter) circuit, and adjusting, changing or shutting down either the power factor control circuit or the inverter circuit when the power going into the inverter circuit is above a threshold. Power going into the inverter circuit may be measured by a resistor, and temperature compensation may be provided.
|Led lighting unit with color and dimming control|
Method and apparatus for a led lighting unit (200), including an inverter circuit (210) electrically coupled to a led module (220) having a pair of antiparallel led groupings. The inverter circuit (210) provides for color and/or dimming control of the led module (220).
|Power source inverter for use with a photovoltaic solar panel|
An improved topology is presented for a single phase power source inverter that is designed to minimize double frequency ripple. The inverter circuit includes: a capacitor coupled in parallel across a direct current (dc) voltage source; a bridge circuit having three legs electrically connected in parallel with the voltage source and each other, such that each leg of the bridge circuit being comprised of two switches coupled in series with each other; a low pass filter electrically connected between the bridge circuit and a load; an auxiliary inductor having a first terminal electrically connected to one leg of the bridge circuit and a second terminal electrically connected to another leg of the bridge circuit and the load; and a controller that drives the switches of the bridge circuit in a manner that maintains instantaneous power transfer across the bridge circuit constant..
|Inverter circuit, power converter circuit, and electric vehicle|
An object is to reduce, with the control circuit of the full-bridge inverter circuit, distortions in an output signal of the inverter circuit resulting from an error in control of the switching of the high-side transistors and low-side transistors included in the first half-bridge circuit and the second half-bridge circuit. The pulse width of a signal that controls on/off of the high-side transistors and low-side transistors included in the first half-bridge circuit and the second half-bridge circuit is reduced, i.e., the duty cycle of the signal is reduced.
|Main motor for railway vehicle|
The main motor for a railway vehicle is rotationally driven upon receiving an ac power supplied from an inverter circuit that includes a switching element formed by using a wide bandgap semiconductor. The inverter circuit applies a voltage having a pwm waveform to the main motor for a railway vehicle in at least part of a speed range of an electric vehicle.
|Circuit and method for extracting amplitude and phase information in a resonant system|
A resonant power transfer system includes resonant circuitry (26) including an inductor coil (59) and a resonant capacitor (51) coupled to a first terminal (27) of the inductor coil, wherein the inductor coil and the resonant capacitor resonate to produce an excitation signal (is) and a state variable signal (vcs1). Sub-sampling circuitry (30) samples first and second points of the state variable signal at a rate which is substantially less than the rf frequency of the state variable signal.
|Novel organic compound, organic light-emitting device, and image display system|
An organic compound has a dibenzo[8,9:10,11]tetrapheno[5,6-b]carbazole skeleton as a basic skeleton. An organic light-emitting device includes an anode, a cathode, and an organic compound layer including the organic compound.
|Inverter device for electric vehicle|
An inverter device for an electric vehicle includes an inverter circuit that controls an electric motor connected to a wheel via a connecting member and a control unit that controls torque of the electric motor. The control unit includes a current control unit that executes control so that a q-axis current command for the electric motor matches a current flowing through the electric motor, and a limiter unit that puts limitations so that a magnitude of the q-axis current command does not become equal to or smaller than a preset predetermined value..
|Electronic circuit and method for triggering a semiconductor switch|
An electronic circuit comprises at least one semiconductor switch mounted with its switching path in series with an inductive load to be triggered, and at least one freewheeling element that interacts with the semiconductor switch during switching phases and is also mounted in series with the load. A control unit controls a control connection of the semiconductor switch with a variable control current as a function of the time profile of a voltage measured at the freewheeling element and/or as a function of the time profile of the voltage measured at the switching path.
|Method for operating an energy supply unit for a motor vehicle electrical system|
A method for operating an energy supply unit for a motor vehicle electrical system, including at least one first subsystem and one second subsystem having different voltage levels, the energy supply unit including an electric machine which is connected via a converter circuit to the first subsystem and the second subsystem. In a first operating mode, a switchable switch element of the converter circuit which connects the converter circuit to the second subsystem is opened, the converter circuit is activated as an inverter circuit and the electric machine is motor or generator operated.
|Mechanical-electrical integrated electric drive system|
Disclosed is a mechanical-electrical integrated electric drive system capable of returning common mode current from a rotary electric machine's side to a virtual neutral point of a power-conversion device inside the electric drive system, where the system comprises a rotary electric machine that includes a rotor, a stator having a stator core including armature windings, and a housing holding the stator and having ac terminals of the armature windings arranged thereon; a power conversion device that is fixed to the periphery of the housing and includes an inverter circuit and ac bus bars connecting the inverter circuit with the ac terminals; conductor rings that are arranged in contact with the stator core to collect common mode current deriving from stray capacitance of the stator; and a connection wire that connects the conductor bar to a virtual neutral point on the dc input side of the inverter circuit.. .
|Programmable delay circuit|
A delay circuit includes at least one main inverter configured to receive an input signal and output a delayed output signal and at least one switchable inverter connected in parallel with the main inverter circuit. The switchable inverter is configured to decrease a delay between the input signal and the delayed output signal based on the switchable inverter being turned on..
|Memory bitcell clusters employing localized generation of complementary bitlines to reduce memory area, and related systems and methods|
Embodiments disclosed include memory bitcell clusters employing localized generation of complementary bitlines to reduce memory area. The memory bitcell clusters disclosed may be static random access memory (sram) used as central processing unit (cpu) register files.
|High voltage inverter utilizing low voltage oxide mofset devices|
An inverter circuit includes an input stage and an output stage, each including pairs of complementary transistors having low-voltage oxides. The transistors within the input stage are configured to receive the input signal and to provide control voltages in response to input signal voltage variations.
|Percutaneous cable with redundant conductors for implantable blood pump|
A blood pump system for left ventricle assist has an implantable pump unit having a multiphase stator having a plurality of windings connected between respective junctions for forming first, second, and third phases. An external control unit comprises an h-bridge inverter having first, second, and third phase legs.
|Piezoelectric element drive circuit|
A piezoelectric element drive circuit includes an h bridge circuit, an lpf-attached differential amplifier circuit, an amplifier circuit, and an inverter circuit. First and second drive signals output from the h bridge circuit and having opposite phases are applied to a piezoelectric element.
An estimating section detects a signal including counter electromotive voltage information of the motor, and estimating a magnetic pole electric angle and a rotational speed of the motor. A driving current controller repeats generation and cut-off of the driving current supplied from a power supply to the motor via the inverter circuit or regenerated from the motor to the power supply in a low-speed period between a stopped state and a predetermined rotational speed in an accelerating operation at a motor starting time or a decelerating operation at a motor stopping time.
|Bidirectional power converter|
A bidirectional power converter that can be used in an electric vehicle to perform ac to dc power conversion to charge the electric vehicle's battery and to perform dc to ac power conversion to export power to run external electrical loads is described. The bidirectional power converter may include an ac interface coupled to a cyclo-inverter circuit, and a dc interface coupled to a h-bridge circuit.
|Dc-ac inverter with soft switching|
Provided are single phase and multiple phase dc-ac inverters with soft switching, and related methods and uses. The dc-ac inverters comprise at least one voltage source inverter circuit or at least one current source inverter circuit having a dc input and an ac output including a first component at a fundamental frequency and a ripple component at a frequency higher than the fundamental frequency; wherein the ripple component is of a sufficient magnitude that the voltage source inverter circuit output current reverses polarity and allows the at least one inverter circuit to operate with zero voltage switching; or wherein the ripple component is of a sufficient magnitude that the current source inverter circuit output voltage reverses polarity and allows the at least one inverter circuit to operate with zero current switching.
Inverter topologies for converting an input direct current (dc) waveform from a dc source to an output alternating current (ac) waveform are disclosed. In some disclosed embodiments, an inverter may include a full bridge llc resonant converter, a first boost converter, and a second boost converter.
|Drive control device and drive control method for motor|
The present invention provides a motor drive control device provided with a shutoff circuit employing semiconductor relays and configured to drive a motor by a duty ratio control of an inverter, which stably drives the motor even in an operation state that drive duty ratio of phases are uneven. In the motor drive control device, output lines of three phases of the inverter circuit are connected to phases of the motor and further connected to a booster circuit, an output boosted by the booster circuit at a time of drive of the motor is distributed to semiconductor relays connected to respective phases of the motor, and furthermore, a switching circuit for stopping actuation of the booster circuit to shut off drive of the motor, is interposed in a line for supplying an electric power to the booster circuit..
|Motor drive device|
The present invention relates to a motor drive device having a drive circuit for driving a power supply relay and a phase relay providing a fail-safe function. The motor drive device includes: an inverter circuit for supplying electric power to an electric motor; a power supply relay provided on a power supply line for supplying electric power from a power supply to the inverter circuit; a phase relay provided on a drive line between the inverter circuit and the electric motor, and constituted by a semiconductor switching element; and a drive circuit connected to the phase relay and the power supply relay.
|Level shifting circuit with adaptive feedback|
An amplifier has a first pull-up path coupled between a voltage supply node and an output node, and a pull-down path coupled between the output node and a ground supply node. A second pull-up path is coupled between the voltage supply node and the output node.
Methods and apparatus are described that can provide improved power factor correction and total harmonic distortion, efficiency and/or direct feedback of load current variations to a power source inverter. In one example, a power supply, for example, a ballast, can have an input circuit, an output circuit and an inverter circuit coupled between the input circuit and the output circuit.
|Ballast with current control circuit|
A ballast configured to connect to a set of lamps to energize the set of lamps is provided. The ballast comprises an inverter circuit for generating an oscillating power signal, wherein the oscillating power signal has a frequency, and a resonant tank circuit electrically connected to the inverter circuit for receiving the oscillating power signal and therefrom providing a lamp current to the set of lamps.
|Inverter control circuit and inverter circuit|
An inverter control circuit has a quantizer configured to generate a switching signal which changes over switches of a main circuit converting a dc voltage into an ac voltage, and a filter circuit configured to generate a signal having specific transfer characteristic by using a signal correlated with an output voltage of an lc filter which smooths the ac voltage and an instruction signal corresponding to a target value of an output voltage of the main circuit, wherein the quantizer generates the switching signal by quantizing an output signal of the filter circuit.. .
An inverter stack includes an inverter main body housing an inverter circuit inside, and a fan block disposed on the inverter main body through an engagement device and housing a plurality of fans. The engagement device includes a bolt member penetrating through a slot formed in the inverter main body, wherein a body portion of the bolt member is screwed into a nut fixed to a plate member, and having a stopper nut, and an engagement hole formed in the fan block, the engagement hole having an attachment hole portion and a clamping hole portion formed continuously.
|Power conversion apparatus|
An inverter circuit including a dc capacitor is connected in series to an ac power supply, and at the stage subsequent to the inverter circuit, a smoothing capacitor is connected via a converter circuit. A short-circuit period t for short-circuiting the ac terminals of the converter circuit is provided in one cycle, whereby the converter circuit is controlled, and pwm control is performed for the inverter circuit so as to improve an ac power supply power factor.
|Electroluminescent pet collars, leashes and personal safety devices|
Collar, harness or leash mounted electroluminescent strips are powered by an electronic inverter circuit and batteries inside a plastic housing. A lid on the housing is thinned around a central push button.
In a power converter, vibration and noise of a motor due to pulsation of a direct current link voltage are reduced. An inverter circuit is provided, which is configured to convert a direct current link voltage having a pulsating component to an alternating current to output the alternating current to a permanent magnet synchronous motor.
The present invention discloses an electronic ballast for operating a gas discharge lamp which includes (i) a rectifier bridge circuit; (ii) a power factor correction (pfc) network that includes an electrolytic capacitor that charges by means of a circuit comprised by an inductor, diode and capacitor; and (iii) a switched inverter circuit that converts rectified dc voltage to a high frequency current ac voltage. The electronic circuit has a switch that switches on the aforementioned electronic elements making the (pfc) circuit consume energy continuously from the network, while the electrolytic capacitor remains connected to the voltage of the rectifier bridge, through the inductor and the diode, even if the inductor has no energy stored.
|Buffer circuit and switching controller|
A buffer circuit includes a first inverter circuit that inverts an input signal, a second inverter circuit that inverts the output signal of the first inverter circuit, an impedance element connected between the first inverter circuit and the second inverter circuit, a first conductivity type switching element that increases a potential of the output node of the second inverter circuit when the input signal exceeds a first threshold voltage, and a second conductivity type switching element that decreases a potential of the output node of the second inverter circuit when the input signal is lower than a second threshold voltage.. .
|Pseudo-inverter circuit with multiple independent gate transistors|
The invention relates to a a circuit including a transistor of a first type of channel in series with a transistor of a second type of channel between first and second terminals for applying a power supply potential, each of the transistors being a multiple gate transistor having at least a first (g1p, g1n) and a second (g2p, g2n) independent control gates, characterized in that at least one of the transistors is configured for operating in a depletion mode under the action of a second gate signal applied to its second control gate (g2p, g2n).. .
|Inverter circuit including short circuit protected composite switch|
There are disclosed herein various implementations of a short circuit protected composite switch and a circuit including such a switch. In one exemplary implementation, such a short circuit protected composite switch includes a iii-n field-effect transistor (fet) having a drain, a source, and a gate, and a high current group iv fet coupled in series with the iii-n fet and configured to limit a current through the iii-n fet.
In some aspects of the invention, multiple insulating substrates each mounting thereon at least one each of at least four semiconductor devices that form at least one of three-level electric power inverter circuits and a base plate on the one surface of which a plurality of the insulating plates are arranged are provided. On the one surface of the base plate, at least four regions are established and multiple insulating substrates are arranged to be distributed so that at least one each of the at least four semiconductor devices is arranged in each of the four regions established on the base plate.
An inverter circuit comprises an inverter which can be configurable for controlling the supply of mains current from a grid to an electric machine in a start-up mode whereby the machine drives the prime mover for initialisation. Thereafter the same inverter is reconfigurable as part of the circuit to supply reactive power to the grid when the machine is running as a generator powered by the prime mover..
|Motor control device|
A motor controller comprising an inverter module including an inverter circuit coupled to a baseplate, wherein the baseplate includes cooling features; a cooling channel configured to receive a cooling fluid, wherein the cooling features extend into the cooling channel; a capacitor; and a laminated bus electrically coupling the capacitor to the inverter circuit and thermally coupling the capacitor to the cooling channel.. .
|Portable igbt arc welding machine|
A portable igbt (insulated gate bipolar transistor) of high reliability, compact size, and low cost includes a main circuit to which a control circuit and an auxiliary power supply circuit are connected. The main circuit includes, in sequence, an input rectifier filter circuit, an inverter circuit, a high-frequency primary transformer, and a secondary output rectifier circuit.
An inverter circuit 40 with reduced loss in semiconductor elements when starting up, having switching elements q1 and q2 in series, and connected to both ends of a direct current power source circuit 30 having direct current power sources psp and psn in series, and including an alternating current output terminal u connected to a connection point of the switching elements, an alternating current output terminal v connected to a connection point of the direct current power sources, a bidirectional switch element s1, connected between the alternating current output terminal u and a terminal r of an alternating current power source 1, and a bidirectional switch element s2, connected between the alternating current output terminal u and a terminal s of the alternating current power source, causing the bidirectional switch elements to turn on and off when starting up.. .
|Current limiting control method for diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter and related circuit|
The present disclosure discloses a current limiting control method for a diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter and a related circuit. When a current in switching tubes is lowered to a value not greater than a first preset current value, the current limiting control method for a diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter and the related circuit drive an inside switching tube of the switching tubes to be turned on; after a first delay time, drive another inside switching tube to be turned on; after a second delay time, control an inside switching tube to be turned off and the other inside switching tube to be normally turned on; and control all the switching tubes to be turned on or off according to a control time sequence of the diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter circuit..
A display apparatus includes a display panel, a backlight, a pair of inverter circuit boards that are respectively arranged in vicinities of end portions in a longitudinal direction of a hack side of the display panel, and an expansion slot unit having an expansion slot, a case that includes a slit serving as an opening through which a expansion board to be inserted into the expansion slot is inserted and can guide and house the expansion hoard, and an expansion slot board, the expansion slot unit being arranged on the back side of the display panel to be adjacent to a side of one of the pair of the inverter circuit boards and the slit being provided in an open state at a position separated from the side edge of the display panel by more than a length in an insertion direction of the expansion board that is inserted.. .
Provided is a semiconductor device exemplified by an inverter circuit and a shift register circuit, which is characterized by a reduced number of transistors. The semiconductor device includes a first transistor, a second transistor, and a capacitor.
|Charging control device and charging control method|
A charging control device includes a chopper circuit, a primary side coil, a primary side inverter circuit, and a control unit. A charged device includes a secondary side coil, and a secondary side rectifier circuit that is configured to be connectable to a storage cell.
|Contactless power supply device|
In order to obtain a contactless power supply device which, even when a spatial gap between a primary winding and a secondary winding varies, is capable of not only accurately detecting whether or not the primary winding and the secondary winding come into the position opposite to each other, but also detecting how large the spatial gap between the primary winding and the secondary winding is created, the contactless power supply device is provided with a drive voltage detection unit which detects the drive voltage of an inverter circuit, a drive current detection unit which detects the drive current of the inverter circuit, and a primary component extraction unit which, from the drive voltage and the drive current, extracts a primary drive voltage and a primary drive current including the first order frequency-components having the same frequency as a drive frequency of the inverter circuit.. .
|Well-biasing circuit for integrated circuit|
A well-biasing circuit for an integrated circuit (ic) includes a well-bias regulator for providing well-bias voltages (n-well and p-well bias voltages) to well-bias contacts (n-well and p-well bias contacts) of each cell of the ic when the integrated circuit is in stop and standby modes. A switch is connected between a core power supply and the well-bias contact for connecting and disconnecting the core power supply and the well-bias contact when the ic is in run and stop modes, and standby mode, respectively.
|System for balancing, by magnetic coupling, an association in series of elements for generating or storing electrical energy|
The invention relates to a system for balancing an association in series of elements for generating and/or storing electrical energy, characterised in that it comprises: a plurality of full bridge inverters (opc1, opc2, opcn), each consisting of two inverter arms connected in parallel between two end ports of the inverter, each inverter arm, in turn, consisting of two switches (th1, tb1; th2, tb2) connected in series by a so-called median point (p11, p12) of the arm; a plurality of connectors for connecting the two end ports of each full bridge inverter to a respective element (ca1, ca2, can, pv1, pv2, pvn) of said association in series; and a magnetic coupler (nm) formed by a magnetic core on which a plurality of windings (ŵw2, wn) is formed, each winding being connected to the median points of the arms of one of said inverters. The invention also relates to an association in series of elements (ca1, ca2, can) for the electrochemical storage of electrical energy, provided with such a balancing system.
|Alarm device for banishment of birds and animals|
This utility model releases an alarm device for banishment of birds and animals, which includes: radio transmission module, voltage stabilizing circuit and inverter circuit. The radio transmission module sends radio signals to radio receiver module which then transmits such radio signals to the pc control circuit; the said pc control circuit sends instruction signals to the audio circuit which then transmits the audio signal to amplification circuit which outputs the amplified audio signals; the said voltage stabilizing circuit provides 5v power supply to the said radio transmission module, radio receiver module, the said pc control circuit and the said audio circuit, while the said inverter circuit provides +/−35v power supply to the said amplification circuit.
|Switch driving circuit, inverter apparatus and power steering apparatus|
A switch driving circuit electrically opens and closes a switch circuit including two n-channel type semiconductor switching elements series connected in a reverse direction, thereby electrically opening and closing a path between a dc power supply and an inverter circuit. The switch driving circuit has a reference potential point in common with the inverter circuit and supplies an opening/closing control signal to the switch circuit.
|Uninterruptible power supply|
An uninterruptible power supply is having a battery, a power inverter circuit for inverting the electrical power of the battery, and a voltage control circuit. The voltage control circuit controls the power inverter circuit, so that the output voltage of the power inverter circuit is maintained at a standby voltage lower than a rated voltage under the condition of a power failure detection signal being not output from an external power supply and the output voltage of the power inverter circuit equals the rated voltage under the condition of the power failure detection signal being output from the external power supply..
|Welding-current control method of the resistance welding machine and welding-current control device|
In spot welding, the condition tolerance for applying a large current in a short time into an aluminum alloy plate or the like is narrow, and also nugget crack sometimes occurs in spot welding. In the case of a mild steel plate, the expulsion sometimes occurs, and thereby a poor weld portion is formed.
|Distributed voltage source inverters|
Systems and methods are disclosed with multiple direct current (dc) voltage source inverters to supply power to an alternating current (ac) power system. The system includes a plurality of full bridge inverter stages, each having a primary node and a secondary node, each of said full bridge inverter stages having positive and negative node, each of said full bridge inverter stages having a voltage supporting device electrically connected in a parallel relationship between said positive node and said negative node and a direct current (dc) source connected between the positive and negative nodes; at least one stacked inverter phase, each stacked inverter phase having a plurality of said full bridge inverter stages, each of said full bridge inverter stages in each stacked inverter phase interconnected in a series relationship with said secondary node of one of said full bridge inverter stages connected to said primary node of another full bridge inverter, said series interconnection defining a first full bridge inverter stage and a last full bridge inverter stage, each phase having an input node at said primary node of said first full bridge inverter stage and an output node at said secondary node of said last full bridge inverter stage; a local controller coupled to each full bridge inverter stage providing the control signals to each full bridge inverter stage to output an approximate nearly sinusoidal voltage waveform; and a system controller which communicating with each local controller; the system controller generating system control signals for configuration, synchronization, activation, deactivation and operating mode selection of said local controller..
|Power conversion apparatus|
Technology leading to a size reduction in a power conversion apparatus comprising a cooling function and technology relating to enhancing productivity and enhancing reliability necessary for commercial production are provided. Series circuits comprising an upper arm and lower arm of an inverter circuit are built in a single semiconductor module 500.
|Bypass control bidirectional wireless charging device|
A bypass control bidirectional wireless charging device provides bidirectional charging mode, in which includes a logic control unit electrically connected to a wireless transmission unit, a full-bridge inverter, a buck-boost unit, a discharging switch unit, a back current prevention unit and a selective switch unit. While the wireless discharging mode started, the discharging switch unit turned on and the battery provided the transmitting power.
|Bypass control wireless charging device|
A bypass control wireless charging device includes a logic control unit electrically connected to a wireless transmission unit, a full-bridge inverter, a buck-boost unit, a discharging switch unit and a back current prevention unit, wherein the discharging switch unit electrically connected to a battery, and a inlet terminal of the back current prevention unit electrically connected to a charging terminal, when the charging terminal electrically connected to an external power, the back current prevention unit turned on by the logic control unit to turned off the discharging switch unit and the input voltage of the external power boosted by buck-boost unit and converted dc to ac by the full-bridge inverter. The coil of the wireless transmission unit provided the emission electricity with ac induction to achieve the purpose of wireless charging for the electronics while received the emission electricity of the wireless transmission unit..
|Mold module utilized as power unit of electric power steering apparatus and electric power steering apparatus|
There is provided a mold module and an electric power steering apparatus in which the temperature distribution in electronic components such as semiconductor chips utilized in an electronic relay and an inverter circuit unit is equalized and hence the heat radiation performance can be improved. In a mold module according to the present invention, a plurality of terminals for forming wiring leads and a plurality of electronic components mounted on the respective terminals are molded with a molding resin; at least part of the plurality of terminals are exposed at the rear side of the molding resin; an electric power steering apparatus according to the present invention utilizes the mold module..
|Apparatus for transferring energy using power electronics and machine inductance and method of manufacturing same|
A fraction inverter circuit includes a first energy storage device configured to output a dc voltage, a first bi-directional dc-to-ac voltage inverter coupled to the first energy storage device, and a first electromechanical device. The first electromechanical device includes a first plurality of conductors coupled to the first bi-directional dc-to-ac voltage inverter, a second plurality of conductors coupled together, and a plurality of windings coupled between the first plurality of conductors and the second plurality of conductors.
|Electronic ballast with real-time current crest factor improvement function|
An electronic ballast includes a converter, an inverter circuit, a controlling unit, and a current crest factor improvement circuit. The controlling unit issues a first control signal to control the converter and issues a second control signal and a third control signal with opposite enabling/disabling states to control on/off states of corresponding switch elements of the inverter circuit.
|Vehicle control system|
A vehicle control system (100) includes a rotary electric machine unit (40), a pcu (14) including an inverter circuit, and a controller (18). The rotary electric machine unit (40) includes a casing defining an interior space and containing a rotary electric machine and a lubricating cooling fluid disposed therein and a cover, and a breather (70) which is connected to the interior space via an on-off valve (58).
|Reactive power compensator|
A reactive power compensator according to an embodiment comprises: multilevel inverter circuits respectively constituting each of the three phases; a filter circuit for reducing harmonics connected between the output terminals of each of the multilevel inverter circuits and a power system interconnection terminal; and a control section for causing prescribed three-phase ac voltage to be output by controlling each of said multilevel inverter circuits. Each of the multilevel inverter circuits is constituted by connecting in series one or more single-phase full-bridge single-pulse inverters and is arranged to convert dc voltage to respective positive and negative single-pulse voltages once per cycle of the fundamental wave of the voltage instruction value..
|Wireless power transmitter having low noise and high efficiency, and related methods|
A wireless power transmitter comprises a bridge inverter including a first switch and a second switch coupled together with a first switching node therebetween, and a first capacitor coupled to the first switching node. The transmitter further includes control logic configured to control the first switch and the second switch according to an operating frequency to generate an ac power signal from a dc power signal, and a resonant tank operably coupled to the first switching node of the bridge inverter, the resonant tank configured to receive the ac power signal and generate an electromagnetic field responsive thereto.
|Solar photovoltaic three-phase micro-inverter system and a method for improving the conversion efficiency thereof|
The invention provides a solar photovoltaic three-phase micro-inverter system comprising a plurality of three-phase micro-inverters. Every three of the three-phase micro-inverters form a group and are coupled to a three-phase ac power grid.
|Systems and methods for efficient provision of arc welding power source|
Methods and systems for creating and controlling an ac output for welding, plasma cutting or heating are provided. One embodiment of the present disclosure achieves a desired square wave ac output and reduces the number of circuit components needed by combining components of a buck converter and a full bridge inverter.
|Circuit and method for dynamically changing a trip point in a sensing inverter|
A circuit and method for dynamically changing trip point voltage in a sensing inverter circuit. In one embodiment, the sensing inverter circuit includes: (1) a base inverter circuit couplable to logic-high and logic-low voltage sources at respective inputs thereof and configured to transition an output thereof from a previous logic-level voltage to a present logic-level voltage based on a logic value of an input voltage received by the base inverter circuit, and (2) a feedback circuit associated with the base inverter circuit and configured to employ the previous logic-level voltage to decouple one of the logic-high and logic-low voltage sources from one of the inputs and thereby shift a trip voltage of the base inverter circuit toward the input voltage..
An inverter circuit includes a dc-ac inverter, a sampling circuit, a voltage-current conversion circuit, an isolation circuit and an electronic starter switch. The sampling circuit includes a first and a second diode connected in parallel and opposite in polarity.