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Trade-off between Losses and EMI Issues in Three-Phase SiC Inverters for Aircraft Applications

Dos Santos, Victor and Cougo, Bernardo and Roux, Nicolas and Sareni, Bruno and Revol, Bertrand and Carayon, Jean-Pierre Trade-off between Losses and EMI Issues in Three-Phase SiC Inverters for Aircraft Applications. (2017) In: EMC 2017 (Electromagnetic Compatibility, Signal and Power Integrity), 7 August 2017 - 11 August 2017 (Washington, United States).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISEMC.2017.8077991


Power converters will only be effectively used in future aircrafts if they are compact, efficient and reliable. All these aspects can be improved by the use of disruptive technology such as the so-called Wide Bandgap (WBG) semiconductors made of Silicon Carbide (SiC) or Gallium Nitride (GaN). These components can switch much faster than their silicon counterpart, which can reduce converter losses and also decrease differential mode filter given the increase of switching frequency. However, such a fast commutation increases Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) issues in the converter and loads connected to it. This paper shows the approach developed at the French Institute of Technology (IRT) Saint-Exupery, in order to evaluate the trade-offs between losses and EMI issues of three-phase inverters used in future aircraft applications. Given the voltage DC bus of 540V, SiC MOSFETs are investigated and experimental results show the impact of these components on losses and EMI for different parameters.

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Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Other partners > Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers - CNAM (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux - IFSTTAR (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université de Cergy-Pontoise (FRANCE)
Other partners > Ecole Normale Supérieure de Rennes - ENS Rennes (FRANCE)
Other partners > IRT Saint Exupéry - Institut de Recherche Technologique (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université Paris-Sud 11 (FRANCE)
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Deposited On:13 Dec 2017 11:00

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