Reliability Research on Impedance Source Inverters

  • Hongpeng LiuEmail author
  • Zichao Zhou
  • Yuhao Li
  • Wentao Wu
  • Jiabao Jiang
  • Enda Shi


Advances in power electronics enable efficient and flexible processing of electric power in the application of renewable energy sources, electric vehicles, adjustable-speed drives, etc. More and more efforts are devoted to better power electronic systems in terms of reliability to ensure high availability, long lifetime, sufficient robustness, low maintenance cost, and low cost of energy. The reliability of electronic components was the subject of intensive research over the past decades, and further intensive research will certainly be continued in the future, i.e., the component manufacturers are pressed by new and stringent reliability demands from the component users. On the other hand, the component and technology complexities are continuously growing and setting new problems in analysis and design of component reliability. The component reliability level is increased by improving the design and component technology, and there are real problems to verify the component reliability in a traditional way and to convince the component buyers that a particular product indeed is as reliable as the manufacturer might claim. This chapter will introduce the method of reliability evaluation on impedance source inverters to give an outline on how to design reliability into the power electronic products from the early concept phase.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northeast Electric Power UniversityJilinChina
  2. 2.Aalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark
  3. 3.Delta Electronic Enterprise Management (Shanghai) co., LtdShanghaiChina
  4. 4.China Southern Power Grid Co., LtdShenzhen Power Supply BureauShenzhenChina
  5. 5.State Grid Zhejiang Electric Power Company Hangzhou Power Supply CompanyHangzhouChina
  6. 6.Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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