Baghbany Oskouei, A., Banaei, M., Sabahi, M. (2016). Two Inputs Five-Level Quasi-Z-Source Inverter. Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering, 4(2), 132-142.

A. Baghbany Oskouei; M. R. Banaei; M. Sabahi. "Two Inputs Five-Level Quasi-Z-Source Inverter". Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering, 4, 2, 2016, 132-142.

Baghbany Oskouei, A., Banaei, M., Sabahi, M. (2016). 'Two Inputs Five-Level Quasi-Z-Source Inverter', Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering, 4(2), pp. 132-142.

Baghbany Oskouei, A., Banaei, M., Sabahi, M. Two Inputs Five-Level Quasi-Z-Source Inverter. Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering, 2016; 4(2): 132-142.

^{1}Department of Electrical Engineering, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran

^{2}Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

Receive Date: 30 June 2015,
Revise Date: 21 November 2015,
Accept Date: 25 December 2016

Abstract

This paper combines quasi-Z-source into a typical five-level inverter, which includes two dc voltage sources, two quasi-Z-sources and five switching devices. In this structure, the output voltage amplitude is not limited to dc voltage source and it can be increased by quasi-Z-source. Besides, due to nature of Z-source families, this new structure is reliable and higher efficiency. Also, in this inverter, two quasi-Z-networks can be controlled independently. This paper also proposes new switching algorithms for proposed five-level dual quasi-Z-Source inverter based on pulse width modulation (PWM) and selective harmonic elimination method (SHEM) algorithms .The performance of proposed inverter and switching algorithm are validated with simulation results using MATLAB/SIMULINK software and experimental results based PCI-1716 data acquisition system.

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