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Power Electronics

Thyristors, diodes, bridges


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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
Boost ConverterImplement boost power converter
Buck ConverterImplement buck power converter
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

Examples and How To

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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