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Power Electronics

Thyristors, diodes, bridges

Use switches and converters to convert power.


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DiodeImplement diode model
GTOImplement gate turn off (GTO) thyristor model
Ideal SwitchImplement ideal switch device
IGBTImplement insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT)
IGBT/DiodeImplements ideal IGBT, GTO, or MOSFET and antiparallel diode
MOSFETImplement MOSFET model
Three-Level BridgeImplement three-level neutral point clamped (NPC) power converter with selectable topologies and power switching devices
ThyristorImplement thyristor model
Universal BridgeImplement universal power converter with selectable topologies and power electronic devices
Full-Bridge ConverterImplement full-bridge power converter
Full-Bridge MMCImplement a full-bridge modular multilevel converter
Full-Bridge MMC (External DC Links)Full-bridge MMC power converter with external DC connections
Half-Bridge ConverterImplement half-bridge power converter
Half-Bridge MMCImplement a half-bridge modular multilevel converter
Three-Level NPC ConverterImplement three-phase, three-level Neutral-Point Clamped (NPC) power converter
Two-Level ConverterImplement three-phase two-level power converter
Two-Quadrant DC/DC ConverterImplement two-quadrant DC/DC power converter


Series-Compensated Transmission System

Explore a model for series compensation and related phenomena such as subsynchronous resonance in a transmission system.

Thyristor-Based Static Var Compensator

Model a static var compensator (SVC) using three thyristor-switched capacitor banks (TSC) and one thyristor-controlled reactor bank (TCR).


Model a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) using a GTO 48-pulse converter.

Thyristor-Based HVDC Link

Explore a high-voltage DC (HVDC) transmission link that uses 12-pulse thyristor current converters.

VSC-Based HVDC Link

Model a forced-commutated Voltage-Sourced Converter high-voltage direct current (VSC-HVDC) transmission link.

Introducing Power Electronics

Learn how to use power electronics and transformers and vary circuit initial conditions.

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