Power converter junction temperature measurement using infra-red sensors

Christopher J. Smith, D. Zappalá, C.J. Crabtree, Justo Lapiedra, Brian Mulholland

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4452-4456
JournalThe Journal of Engineering
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • PMSG wind turbine
  • accurate wind turbine converter emulation
  • experimental setup
  • failure analysis
  • highest failure rates
  • infra-red sensing
  • infra-red sensors
  • insulated gate bipolar transistors
  • key failure driver
  • paper details
  • permanent magnet generators
  • power converter junction temperature measurement
  • power convertors
  • power module junction temperature
  • previous simulation work
  • simplified emulation
  • synchronous generators
  • temperature measurement
  • temperature sensors
  • tj
  • wind speed
  • wind turbine conditions
  • wind turbines

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