### A Simplified SVM method for multilevel cascade H-bridge inverter with Reducing computation time for photovoltaic application

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**Abstract. **In the area of photovoltaic application of multilevel cascade H-bridge inverters (CHB) has been widely used recently. In this paper a new procedure for space vector modulation has been proposed which significantly reduces amount of mathematic calculation. The proposed procedure is simplified and considerably overcomes a number of problems as a result of complex equation for finding appropriate vectors. This technique does not reduce the output voltage qualifications and efforts involved in selecting suitable vectors of a seven level inverter. New proposed SVM scheme is discussed and detailed that simulation results are provided for a seven level inverter with 1kW and 220V nominal value. The value of the proposed technique is demonstrated experimentally by applying the novel SVM approach to a conventional multilevel inverter.

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Irfan.ahmed,V.B.Borghate,'simplified space vector modulation technique for seven-level cascade H-bridge inverter'IET Power Electronic,2014,vol7,pp604-613.