The Three-Phase Power Router and Its Operation with Matrix Converter toward Smart-Grid Applications
AbstractA power router has been recently developed for both AC and DC applications that has the potential for smart-grid applications. This study focuses on three-phase power switching through the development of an experimental setup which consists of a three-phase direct AC/AC matrix converter with a power router attached to its output. Various experimental switching scenarios with the loads connected to different input sources were investigated. The crescent introduction of decentralized power generators throughout the power-grid obligates us to take measurements for a better distribution and management of the power. Power routers and matrix converters have great potential to succeed this goal with the help of power electronics devices. In this paper, a novel experimental three-phase power switching was achieved and the advantages of this operation are presented, such as on-demand and constant power supply at the desired loads. View Full-Text
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Kordonis, A.; Takahashi, R.; Nishihara, D.; Hikihara, T. The Three-Phase Power Router and Its Operation with Matrix Converter toward Smart-Grid Applications. Energies 2015, 8, 3034-3046.
Kordonis A, Takahashi R, Nishihara D, Hikihara T. The Three-Phase Power Router and Its Operation with Matrix Converter toward Smart-Grid Applications. Energies. 2015; 8(4):3034-3046.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kordonis, Alexandros; Takahashi, Ryo; Nishihara, Daichi; Hikihara, Takashi. 2015. "The Three-Phase Power Router and Its Operation with Matrix Converter toward Smart-Grid Applications." Energies 8, no. 4: 3034-3046.