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rec·ti·fi·er

(rek'ti-fī'ĕr),
An electronic device for converting alternating to direct voltage, part of the circuitry of an x-ray machine.
[Mediev. L. rectifico, to make right, fr. rectus, right + facio to make]

rec·ti·fi·er

(rek'ti-fī'ĕr)
An electronic device for converting alternating to direct voltage, part of the circuitry of an x-ray machine.
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The consumption volume of Industrial Rectifiers is related to downstream industries and global economy.
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The circuit is a combination of two cascaded parts: one is the clamp circuit formed by [C.sub.1] and [D.sub.1] and second is the peak rectifier circuit formed by [C.sub.2] and [D.sub.2].
The physical limitation is related to the amount of current that can be transferred by the PWM rectifier from the AC side to the DC side.
Figure 1 shows the circuit topology of three-phase PWM rectifier. In Figure 1: [u.sup.a], [u.sup.b], and [u.sub.c] are the AC side voltages; [e.sup.a], [e.sup.b], and [e.sub.c] are the three-phase power grid voltage, that is, the three-phase EMF of power grid; [i.sub.a], [i.sup.b], and [i.sub.c] are the AC side current of three-phase PWM rectifier; [u.sub.dc] is the DC side voltage of three-phase PWM rectifier; R is the resistance of line reactor; L is the inductance of line reactor; C is the capacitor on DC side; [i.sup.L] is the load current.
The new MF topologies are based on 1F-Vienna PWM rectifier, the most popular boost-type PFC concept with three voltage levels (3L).
Synergies are expected to further drive significant accretion, building on International Rectifier's existing successful operational restructuring, Infineon said.
Furthermore the impact of active and reactive power variations of rectifier on dynamic studies is evaluated.
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