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Generation and Regulation of DC High-Voltage Using Modified Technique with Application

  • Varun H. DesaiEmail author
  • Abdeali A. Challawala
  • Kevin B. Ray
  • Mulav P. Rathod
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 604)

Abstract

In conventional methods of high-voltage DC generation, there is a limitation of withstanding the short-circuit current. The output voltage of conventional methods is twice that of the input voltage for a single stage. This voltage increases as the stage increases; therefore by using hybrid topology, the voltage level for a single stage can be increased which is higher than the conventional rectifier circuit and also the limitation of withstanding the short-circuit current can be overcome. In a conventional method, the output voltage is fixed with a fixed input voltage, so by using the above hybrid topology the output voltage is regulated by keeping the input voltage fixed.

Keywords

DC generation Voltage regulation Power devices 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Varun H. Desai
    • 1
    Email author
  • Abdeali A. Challawala
    • 1
  • Kevin B. Ray
    • 1
  • Mulav P. Rathod
    • 1
  1. 1.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of TechnologyVasad, AnandIndia

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