Category:Power electronics

The use of electronics for conversion of electric power. See also IEEE Power Electronics Society History


  • Converters - either a frequency or voltage converter which transforms an electrical input into a different output
  • Inverters - an electrical device that converts direct current to alternating current
  • Phase control - or phase cutting, a method of pulse width modulation for power limiting
  • Power conditioning - or a line conditioner, a device intended to improve the quality of the power that is delivered to electrical load equipment
  • Power semiconductor devices - devices that are used as switches or rectifiers in power circuits
  • Power semiconductor switches - a type of power semiconductor device hat exists in either on or off mode
  • Three-phase electric power - three phase alternating current that is the most common method used by grids to transfer power