Model Predictive Direct Power Control for Active Power Decoupled Single-Phase Quasi-Z -Source Inverter Academic Article uri icon


  • © 2016 IEEE. The active power filter (APF) that consists of a half-bridge leg and an ac capacitor is integrated in the single-phase quasi-Z-source inverter (qZSI) in this paper to avoid the second harmonic power flowing into the dc side. The capacitor of APF buffers the second harmonic power of the load, and the ac capacitor allows highly pulsating ac voltage, so that the capacitances of both dc and ac sides can be small. A model predictive direct power control (DPC) is further proposed to achieve the purpose of this new topology through predicting the capacitor voltage of APF at each sampling period and ensuring the APF power to track the second harmonic power of single-phase qZSI. Simulation and experimental results verify the model predictive DPC for the APF-integrated single-phase qZSI.

author list (cited authors)

  • Liu, Y., Ge, B., Abu-Rub, H., Sun, H., Peng, F. Z., & Xue, Y.

citation count

  • 44

publication date

  • June 2016