Marif Daula Siddique

Marif Daula Siddique
National University of Singapore | NUS

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Introduction
MARIF DAULA SIDDIQUE (M’20) was born in Chhapra, Bihar, India, in 1992. He received the B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in Electrical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in 2014 and 2016, respectively. He received a Ph.D. degree in Power Electronics from the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2021. He is currently working as a Research Assistant with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Doha, Qatar.

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With the advancement of the application of power converters in the power industry, the research towards the prominent power converter namely multilevel inverter has gained a lot of attraction. Here, a dual‐source configured 11 level inverter topology is being discussed, which uses nine power semiconductor devices and one capacitor. The proposed top...
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Boost action is required for enhancing the output voltage of the sources like Photovoltaic (PV) sources, fuel cells and battery storage devices which eliminates the need of additional units. For this purpose, Switched-Capacitor (SC) based Multilevel Inverters (SC-MLI) are widely used. The proposed switched-capacitor based single-phase MLI is able t...
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This paper presents a new topology for a single-stage nine-level (9L) switched-capacitor inverter. The structure of the proposed topology is not only simple but also compact. The proposed topology is developed with self-voltage balancing and a low number of power components. The output voltage (vo) gain is four times higher than the is input voltag...
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The requirement of a boosting aspect for the power electronic converter is essential for the fuel cell, solar PV, and battery-based applications as the generated voltage is of low voltage magnitude. In these low-voltage applications, a new boost inverter topology has been suggested, where the power conversion will happen in a single-stage instead o...
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An active neutral point clamped‐type multilevel inverter (ANPC‐MLI) with self‐voltage balancing capability is being suggested for this study. A new switched capacitor cell with eight switches is used for seven‐level generation in the proposed topology. The topology proposed has decreased the power element count with the ability to self‐balancing of...
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Voltage lift is a well‐known technique to improve the voltage gain of the converter. A combination of switched inductor and the conventional voltage lift technique can be used to achieve high gain, but the semiconductor's stress is still high. An improved voltage lift technique by employing an extra diode and capacitor and a switched inductor is pr...
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A multilevel inverter (MLI) with a step-up feature has become significant for connecting a low-voltage PV system with a utility grid. An MLI has been presented in this paper with lower component count. The described structure has achieved nine distinguish voltage levels using 12 switches and a switched capacitor unit having twice voltage boost. A s...
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The single-stage boost inverter configuration is an essential system for renewable energy applications. In this paper, a new nine-level inverter topology with a step-up feature has been presented and discussed in detail. With the use of 11 active switches along with two switched capacitors, a twice voltage gain has been achieved with a lower voltag...
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An 11 level boost active neutral point clamped (BANPC) inverter using four capacitors and a single DC voltage source to generate eleven voltage levels at load terminals with a voltage gain of 2.5. A minimum of switching elements are used. Gate pulses for the switches are generated using nearest level control pulse width modulation (NLC-PWM). The ca...
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To overcome the problems associated with Z-source-based DC–DC converters, a quasi-Z-source (QZS)-based high-gain DC–DC boost converter with switched capacitors is proposed in this work. Z-source-based DC–DC converters have problems like low-voltage gain, discontinuous input current, and high-voltage stress on the active and passive components. The...
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This article introduces a nine-level switched-capacitor multilevel inverter with twice voltage boosting feature. It also aims at proposing a novel variable structure nearest-level modulation scheme that has been implemented in the proposed topology. The proposed inverter structure possesses a reduced number of switches as compared to some of the re...
Conference Paper
In this project, a new system for power supply for remote areas has been proposed. In the proposed system, solar PV based system with battery storage for stand-along application has been discussed. In addition, the use of a multilevel inverter and high-gain DC/DC converter has been proposed. The proposed multilevel inverter generates a nine-level o...
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This paper presents an improved Multilevel Inverter topology utilizing the concept of boosting-capacitor and two dc sources with reduced switches count for generating 17 level output. The topology employs ten unidirectional switches including one bidirectional switch. A comparison with other recent topologies shows that the proposed topology employ...
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A noninverting DC–DC converter with high voltage gain and low voltage stress on the switches for industrial applications is proposed in this research article. The proposed converter has used a voltage multiplier cell twice in the circuit that gives the proposed converter a symmetrical configuration and provides low voltage stress across both the sw...
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The component count for the multilevel inverter has been a research topic for the last few decades. The higher number of power semiconductor devices and sources leads to a higher power loss with the complex control requirement. A new multilevel inverter topology employing the concept of half-Bridge modules is suggested in this paper. It requires a...
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A Switched-Capacitor Multilevel Inverter (SCMLI) topology is proposed here, which can generate up to fifteen levels with one unit and can be extended further for getting higher levels. The proposed SCMLI has a lesser number of switching devices with respect to other recently proposed structures presented in this paper. It also has the capacitor sel...
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Multilevel inverters (MLI) have become an integral component in many industrial applications including drive systems and distributed generation grid integrated systems. Efficient and cost-effective MLI topologies are required to enhance the performance of industrial systems. In the present work, an asymmetric double H-bridge MLI is proposed, which...
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A new family of inverter topology for active neutral point clamped (ANPC) is proposed. The traditional ANPC gives the output voltage of half the input voltage which necessitates the use of higher input dc-link voltage. To fix this problem, a floating capacitor is used to increase the voltage of the output, which decreases the dc-link requirement. M...
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Multilevel inverters are now becoming an important element for medium-voltage high-power applications. A low switch count multilevel inverters are currently attracting more attention due to its high efficiency, low cost, and easy control. This paper proposes a new single-phase cascade asymmetrical multilevel inverter topology based on switched dc v...
Conference Paper
The switched-capacitor boost inverters based on the reduced component count has been the latest development for solar PV utilization along with ac systems with the high-frequency operation. The higher voltage gain, sensorless system for self-voltage balancing makes SC-based multilevel inverters (MLIs) a perfect choice for PV applications. In this a...
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This paper discusses a new and modified circuit topology of a 15-level multilevel inverter having the advantage of lower switch count. The presented topology is having asymmetrical configuration. The superiority of the proposed topology is proved by the fact that it requires lower switches for generating same output levels and at the same time, it...
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The research on the multilevel inverter structures has been focused on reducing the number of voltage sources and the components while obtaining voltage boosting in the output voltage. A lesser number of components would ensure lesser cost while higher boosting ability increases its application potential. Based on these features, the paper presents...
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This paper proposes a new switched capacitor nine-level (9L) inverter with reduced switch count. In the proposed topology, floating capacitor (FC) is employed as a voltage booster and it does not need any additional sensors to maintain the voltage across the FC. Due to additional FC, the number of dc sources and voltage stress on switches is reduce...
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In this paper, a modified and improved high gain dc-dc boost converter is proposed. The converter has utilized two voltage multiplier cells (VMCs) comprising switched capacitors (SC) and switched inductors (SL) to increase the voltage gain of the converter. The basic concept of these switched topologies is that when the switch is ON the energy is s...
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Multilevel inverters remain an area of research interest due to the superior performance against a two-level counterpart. Reducing the switch count and stress on the power electronic switches while maintaining a sinusoidal stepped output remains a challenge. A multilevel inverter topology has been proposed in this work which utilizes twelve switche...
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Multilevel inverters play an important role in extracting the power from renewable energy resources and delivering the output voltage with high quality to the load. This paper proposes a new single-stage switched capacitor nine-level inverter, which comprises an improved T-type inverter, auxiliary switch, and switched cell unit. The proposed topolo...
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Multilevel inverters are very popular in renewable energy applications. These inverters produce output voltages close to sinusoidal and have lower harmonics as compared to the conventional two-level inverters as it also helps in reducing the size of the filter, thus makes the circuitry less complicated. In conventional multilevel inverter topologie...
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In this paper, hybrid APSO-GA is proposed for the removal of unwanted lower-order harmonics in the cascaded H-Bridge multilevel inverter. The APSO-GA is applicable to all levels of MLI. In the proposed method, ring topology based APSO is hybrid with GA. APSO is applied for exploration and GA is used for the exploitation of the best solutions. In th...
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This paper presented an improved asymmetrical multilevel inverter module with reduced switches count. The basic module is capable of producing 15 level outputs with four dc sources and 10 switches. The proposed topology has an inherent ability to generate negative voltage levels, made it possible to utilize lower rating switches, and has lower tota...
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In the low voltage based renewable systems like PV and Fuel cell applications, the step-up of the output voltage to drive the loads is essential. For this, the integration of switched-capacitor (SC) units with the dc-ac converters will have the potential advantages like improved efficiency, optimal switching devices, small size of passive elements...
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Multi-level inverter concepts (MLIs) with Switched-Capacitor (SC) are emerging due to their scope in sustainable energy systems as well as high voltage applications. In the SC technique, required voltage levels can be achieved with the lesser number of dc sources in combination with the capacitor voltage. In this perspective, the design of high gai...
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A new single-phase asymmetrical multilevel inverter (MLI) is presented in this paper. The proposed topology generates a staircase output voltage waveform with a maximum number of levels using less number of components compared to several existing and recent topologies. The basic module consists of a combination of two isolated DC sources with 10 sw...
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Boost type switched-capacitor inverter topologies are highly suitable for photovoltaic based distributed power generation and electric vehicle applications. This letter proposes a new single-stage boost type inverter topology with features of self-voltage balancing capability of floating capacitors (FCs), seven-level (7L) stepped output voltage gen...
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A new boost Active-Neutral-Clamped (ANPC) voltage boosting inverters are appealing for low dc-link voltage demand. Recent boost ANPC topology has demonstrated a 1.5 times voltage gain, but the number of switches has a higher number. This paper proposed an improved boost ANPC topology with 1.5 voltage gain using the least number of switches. Further...
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Multilevel inverters (MLI) are now becoming an important element for medium-voltage high-power applications. A low switch count MLIs are more popular due to their high efficiency, low cost, and easy control for the output having a higher number of levels. A new MLI topology for single-phase applications based on switched dc voltage source with redu...
Conference Paper
This paper aims to improve the power and voltage quality of a new multilevel inverter which contains a smaller number of switches in the specified voltage levels. The single phase of the proposed inverter includes 8 electronic power devices with three dc voltage sources for the seven-level waveforms. Selective harmonic elimination (SHE) technique h...
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For the applications related to the medium/high-power/voltage, Multilevel inverters are widely accepted and commercially used. The performance of MLI compare to the conventional two-level inverters is significantly superior due to the insignificant amount of harmonic distortion, lower filter size, requirement of low voltage rating devices, lower el...
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In the paper, a topology based on switched-capacitor (SC) with seven-level (7L) has been proposed lower count of devices. The proposed boost topology uses 12 switching devices and 2 capacitors to produce a 7L voltage with triple voltage gain (3G). The suggested 7L-TVG-BI topology achieves a high voltage gain as the input voltage can be up to 3 with...
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The major issue with the three-level active neutral point clamped (ANPC) inverter has been the requirement of higher DC-link voltage with a lower peak of the output voltage. In this paper, a new unity gain ANPC multilevel inverter topology has been proposed with a lower number of switches. The proposed topology generates nine-level (9L) output volt...
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In the work, a 7-level switched capacitor boost inverter (7L-SCBI) is proposed with minimal resource count. The proposed inverter requires only 8 switches and 2 capacitors to generate a 7-level voltage. The proposed 7L-SCBI is capable to generate multilevel voltage as well as boost the input DC link voltage up to 1.5timeswith a reduced blocking vol...
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This paper proposes a new switched-capacitor (SC) based multilevel inverter topology with a single dc voltage source. The proposed topology finds its suitability for renewable energy applications with low voltage. Seven-level (7L) output voltage is achieved across the load with triple voltage gain employing two capacitors and 12 switches. Self-volt...
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This paper proposes a new boost inverter based on switched-capacitor concept with reduced switch count. The basic unit is a five-level (5L) topology, which inherently generates the ac output voltage with the self-voltage balancing of the capacitors. A conventional carrier-based sinusoidal modulation technique has been designed to maintain the capac...
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The major issue with the three-level active neutral point clamped (ANPC) topology has been the necessary use of higher DC-link voltage with lower peak across the load. In this paper, a new 1.5 voltage gain 7L-ANPC topology is proposed with a lower number of switches. The proposed topology generates 7L output voltage with one input source, four capa...
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The recent advancement in the application of the internet of things in the smart grid has led to an industrial revolution in the power industry. The Industry 4.0 revolution has already set in, allowing computers to interact for an efficient and intelligent approach in solving smart grid issues. multilevel inverters (MLIs) are an integral part of th...
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Background Multilevel Inverters have become a viable alternative to two‐level inverters because of their superior power quality, however, the increase in number of switches with their corresponding voltage stress, and dc voltage sources are the major factors for higher number of levels. Aim This paper proposes a modified and improved asymmetrical...
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Multilevel inverter (MLI) topologies play a crucial role in the dc-ac power conversion due to their high-quality performance and efficiency. This paper aims to propose a new switched-capacitor based boost multilevel inverter topology (SCMLI). The proposed topology consists of nine power semiconductor switches with one dc voltage source and two capa...
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Boosting feature of the switched capacitor based multilevel inverter topologies has been highly recommended for the photovoltaic based applications. However, the main concern has been the voltage stress across the switches along with the power component count for a higher number of levels. In this paper, a new single-stage boost nine-level boost in...
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The superior power quality of the multilevel inverter (MLI) compared to the two‐level counterpart has increased its suitability for medium and high power applications. In the present work, a switched capacitor MLI topology has been presented, which utilises lesser switches and dc power supply and generates a 13‐level output voltage. The detailed an...
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The new inverter topologies based on switched capacitor concept with voltage boosting ability are attractive for the low voltage applications. Such low voltage requirements allow a single-stage dc-ac power conversion, improving overall system performance, reliability and power density. This paper proposes a new multilevel inverter topology based on...
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Multilevel inverters have gained an important consideration for the high voltage and power applications due to productive benefits regarding cost, size, and performance against their two-level counterpart. A new switched-capacitor based topology with features of boosting and self-voltage balancing of the capacitor has been proposed in this paper. T...
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This paper presents a new boost inverter topology with nine level output voltage waveform using a single dc source and two switched capacitors. The capacitor voltages are self-balancing and thus is devoid of any sensors and auxiliary circuitry. The output voltage is twice higher than the input voltage, which eliminates the need for an input dc boos...
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Based on the concept of switched-capacitor based multilevel inverter topology, a new structure for a boost multilevel inverter topology has been recommended in this paper. The proposed topology uses 11 unidirectional switches with a single switched capacitor unit to synthesize nine-level output voltage waveform. Apart from the twice voltage gain, s...
Conference Paper
This paper proposed a new single-phase single stage single source nine-level boost inverter topology with selfvoltage balancing along with the reduce switch count. The proposed topology is aimed to design for the renewable energy sources interfacing to the loads, which require higher voltage magnitudes. The proposed topology gives twice voltage boo...
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In this paper, a new single-phase hybrid multilevel inverter topology is proposed with reduced switch count. The basic unit of the proposed topology is capable of generating 13 levels at the output. A higher number of levels can be generated by extending the basic unit. Two different extensions of the basic unit have been proposed in the paper. The...
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Multilevel inverters have been the vital component for the power electronic systems and have been researched extensively to further enhance their performances in terms of topology and their control. In this paper, a new bidirectional single-phase multilevel inverter module has been proposed with a reduced number of switches along with lower voltage...
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In this paper, a new switched capacitor based multilevel inverter topology is proposed. The proposed topology generates seven level (7L) output voltage using a single dc voltage source along with two floating capacitors. The output voltage of the proposed topology is three-times higher than the input voltage (i.e., gain factor of Vin: Vout = 1:3) a...
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Multilevel inverters (MLI) since its inception have caught the attention of researchers for medium and high power application. However, there has always been a need for a topology with a lower number of device count for higher efficiency and reliability. A new single phase MLI topology has been proposed in this paper to reduce the number of switche...
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Multilevel inverters are proficient in achieving a high-quality staircase output voltage waveform with a lower amount of harmonic content. In this paper, a new hybrid multilevel inverter topology based on the T-type and H-bridge module is presented. The proposed topology aims to achieve a higher number of levels utilizing a lower number of switches...
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Multilevel Inverters are a new family of converters for dc-ac conversion for the medium and high voltage and power applications. In this paper, two new topologies for the staircase output voltage generations have been proposed with lesser number of switch requirement. The first topology requires three dc voltage sources and ten switches to synthesi...
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Multilevel inverters are a great development for industrial and renewable energy applications due to their dominance over conventional two-level inverter with respect to size, rating of switches, filter requirement, and efficiency. A new single phase cascaded multilevel inverter topology is suggested in this paper. The proposed multilevel inverter...
Conference Paper
A new hybrid structure of multilevel inverter topology is recommended in this paper. It is designed with the aim of reducing the number of components with more number of levels at the output. Proposed topology uses three dc voltage sources along with 10 power semiconductor devices to achieve 13 levels at the output. A comparative study is given wit...
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Multilevel inverters are finding great attention in medium and high power applications. A new hybrid multilevel inverter topology based on cascade connection is suggested in this paper. Higher number of levels can be realized at the output with additional half H-bridge connected to the proposed basic unit. The proposed topology is designed with the...