Power Technology and Engineering

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 65–74 | Cite as

Protection of semiconductor converters for controlled bypass reactors

  • A. G. DolgopolovEmail author
  • N. G. Akhmetzhanov
  • V. F. Karmanov
Power Systems and Electric Networks

Possible ways of protecting thyristor converters in systems for magnetizing 110 – 500 kV controlled bypass reactors during switching and automatic reclosing are examined based on experience with the development of equipment, line tests, and mathematical modelling.


semiconductor converters inductive load switching responses overvoltage limit protective methods controlled bypass reactors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Dolgopolov
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. G. Akhmetzhanov
    • 2
  • V. F. Karmanov
    • 2
  1. 1.JSC “Élektricheskie upravlyaemye reaktory,”MoscowRussia
  2. 2.JSC “Énergiya-T,”MoscowRussia

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