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Semiconductor Devices for Power Conditioning

  • Roland Sittig
  • P. Roggwiller

Part of the Earlier Brown Boveri Symposia book series (EBBS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. A. A. Jaecklin
    Pages 27-48
  3. D. Silber, H. Maeder, M. Fuellman
    Pages 49-82
  4. W. Gerlach
    Pages 83-89
  5. M. Kurata, M. Azuma, H. Ohashi, K. Takigami, A. Nakagawa, K. Kishi
    Pages 91-121
  6. F. C. Schwarz
    Pages 123-149
  7. P. De Bruyne, J. Vitins, R. Sittig
    Pages 151-175
  8. H.-Ch. Skudelny
    Pages 177-182
  9. M. S. Adler, V. A. K. Temple
    Pages 183-213
  10. P. Roggwiller, R. Sittig
    Pages 215-239
  11. Jun-Ichi Nishizawa
    Pages 241-272
  12. P. L. Hower
    Pages 273-306
  13. J. Tihanyi
    Pages 307-329
  14. R. J. Grover
    Pages 331-356
  15. H. Becke
    Pages 357-361
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 363-365

About this book

Introduction

The Brown Boveri Symposia are by now part of firmly established tradition. This is the seventh event in a series which was initiated shortly afer Corporate Research was established as a separate entity within our Company; the Symposia are held every other year. The themes to date have been 1969 Flow Research on Blading 1971 Real-Time Control of Electric Power Systems 1973 High-Temperature Materials in Gas Turbines 1975 Nonemissive Electrooptic Displays 1977 Current Interruption in High-Voltage Networks 1979 Surges in High-Voltage Networks 1981 Semiconductor Devices for Power Conditioning Why have we chosen these titles? At the outset we established certain selection criteria; we felt that a subject for a Symposium should fulfill the following require­ ments: It should characterize a part of a thoroughly scientific discipline; in other words, it should describe an area of scholarly study and research. It should be of current interest in the sense that important results have recently been obtained and considerable research effort is underway in the international scientific community. It should bear some relation to the scientific and technological acitivity of our Company. Let us look at the requirement "current interest": Some of the topics on the list have been the subject of research for several decades, some even from the beginning of the century. One might wonder, then, why such fields could be regarded as particularly timely in the 1960s and 1970s. A few remarks on this subject therefore are in order.

Keywords

high voltage network power systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Roland Sittig
    • 1
  • P. Roggwiller
    • 2
  1. 1.BBC Brown, Boveri & Company, LimitedBirrSwitzerland
  2. 2.BBC Brown, Boveri & Company, LimitedBadenSwitzerland

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