Publications

Dr. G Narayanan

Associate Professor

Room No: 234 First Floor

Power Electronics Group

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Journals

  1. A.C. Binoj Kumar, B. Saritha and G. Narayanan, “Acoustic noise characterization of space vector modulated induction motor drives – an experimental approach,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, accepted for publication
  2. S. Das, A.C. Binoj Kumar and G. Narayanan, “Analytical evaluation of harmonic distortion factor corresponding to generalized advanced bus-clamping pulsewidth modulation,” IET Power Electronics, accepted for publication.
  3. J.S.S. Prasad, R. Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “Common-mode injection PWM for parallel converters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, early access.
  4. K.S. Gopalakrishnan and G. Narayanan, “Space vector based modulation scheme for reducing capacitor rms current in three-level diode-clamped inverter,” Elsevier EPSR, vol. 117, pp 1-13, Dec 2014.
  5. S. Das, G. Narayanan and M. Pandey, “Space-vector-based hybrid pulsewidth modulation techniques for a three-level inverter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, no. 9, pp. 4580 – 4591, Sep 2014.
  6. S. Das and G. Narayanan, “Analytical closed-form expressions corresponding to novel switching sequences for neutral-point-clamped inverters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 4485 – 4497, Sep 2014.
  7. J.S.S. Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Minimization of grid current distortion in parallel-connected converters through carrier interleaving,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 76-91, Jan 2014.
  8. J.S.S. Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Minimum switching loss pulse width modulation for reduced power conversion loss in reactive power compensators,” IET Power Electronics, Aug 2013
  9. M.K. Modi, S. Venugopal and G. Narayanan, “Space vector based analysis of overmodulation in triangle-comparison based PWM for voltage source inverter,” Sadhana, Vol. 38, Part 3, pp. 331-358, June 2013.
  10. J.S.S. Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Apparatus and method for heat-run test on high-power PWM converters with low energy expenditure,” Sadhana, vol. 38, part 3, pp. 359-375, June 2013.
  11. A.C. Binoj Kumar, J.S.S. Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Experimental investigations on the influence of inverter switching sequence on motor acoustic noise,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 60(2), pp. 433 – 439, Feb 2013
  12. V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, “Space-vector-based hybrid PWM technique to reduce line current distortion in induction motor drives,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 5, Issue 8, pp. 1463 – 1471, Sep 2012.
  13. S. Das and G. Narayanan, “Novel switching sequences for a space vector modulated three-level inverter,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 59 (3), pp. 1477 – 1487, March 2012.
  14. K. Basu, J.S.S. Prasad, G. Narayanan, H. Krishnamurthy and R. Ayyanar, “Reduction of torque ripple in induction motor drives using an advanced hybrid PWM technique,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 57(6), pp. 2085 – 2091, June 2010.
  15. D. Zhao, V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari, G. Narayanan and R. Ayyanar, “Space vector based hybrid pulse width modulation techniques for reduced harmonic distortion and switching loss,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 25(3), pp. 760 – 785, March 2010.
  16. Tushar Bhavsar and G. Narayanan, “Harmonic analysis of advanced bus-clamping PWM techniques,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 24(10), pp. 2347 – 2352, Oct 2009.
  17. Kaushik Basu, J.S. Siva Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Minimization of torque ripple in PWM AC drives,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 56(2), pp. 553 – 558, Feb 2009.
  18. J.S. Siva Prasad, Tushar Bhavsar, Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “Vector control of three-phase AC/DC front-end converter,” SADHANA, Vol. 33(5), pp. 591 – 613, Oct 2008.
  19. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “A simple method to improve the dynamic response of single-phase PWM rectifiers,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 55(10), pp. 3627 – 3634, Oct 2008.
  20. G. Narayanan, D. Zhao, H. Krishnamurthy, R. Ayyanar and V.T. Ranganathan, “Space vector based hybrid PWM techniques for reduced current ripple,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 55(4), pp. 1614-1627, April 2008.
  21. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “Control of three-phase, four-wire PWM rectifier,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 23(1), pp. 96-106, Jan 2008
  22. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “Generalized feedforward control of single-phase PWM rectifiers using disturbance observers,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 54(2), pp. 984-993, April 2007.
  23. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “A single-phase boost rectifier system for wide range of load variations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 22(2), pp. 470-479, March 2007.
  24. A.R. Beig, G. Narayanan and V.T. Ranganathan, “Modified SVPWM algorithm for three level VSI with synchronized and symmetrical waveforms,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 54(1), pp. 486-494, Feb 2007.
  25. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “A simple analog controller for single-phase half-bridge rectifier,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 22(1), pp. 186-198, Jan 2007
  26. P.Srikant Varma and G.Narayanan, “Space vector PWM as a modified form of sine-triangle PWM for simple analog or digital implementation,” IETE Journal of Research, Vol. 52(6), pp. 435-449, Nov-Dec 2006.
  27. G. Narayanan, H. Krishnamurthy, Di Zhao and R. Ayyanar, “Advanced bus-clamping PWM techniques based on space vector approach,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 21(4), pp. 974 – 984, July 2006.
  28. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “Analytical evaluation of harmonic distortion in PWM AC drives using the notion of stator flux ripple,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 20(2), pp. 466 – 474, March 2005.
  29. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “Extension of operation of space vector-based low switching frequency PWM strategies using different overmodulation algorithms,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 17(5), pp. 788-798, Sep 2002.
  30. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “Two novel synchronised bus-clamping PWM techniques based on space vector approach for high power drives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 17(1), pp. 84-93, Jan 2002.
  31. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “An overmodulation algorithm for space vector modulated inverters and its application to low switching frequency PWM techniques,” IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications, Vol. 148(6), pp. 521-536, Nov 2001.
  32. G.Narayanan, S.R.Muralidhara, A.S.Anand and V.Ramanarayanan, “Protection of insulated gate bipolar transistors against short circuit,” Journal of Indian Institute of Science, Vol. 80, pp. 457-475, Sep./Oct. 2000.
  33. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “Triangle-comparison approach and space vector approach to pulsewidth modulation in inverter fed drives,” Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, Vol. 80, pp. 409-427, Sep./Oct. 2000.
  34. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “Synchronised PWM strategies based on space vector approach. Part 2: Performance assessment and application to V/f drives,” IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications, Vol. 146(3), pp. 276-281, May 1999.
  35. G.Narayanan and V.T.Ranganathan, “Synchronised PWM strategies based on space vector approach. Part 1: Principles of waveform generation,” IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications, Vol. 146(3), pp. 267-275, May 1999.

Conferences

  1. Subhas Chandra Das, G. Narayanan and Arvind Tiwari, “Experimental study on the dependence of IGBT switching energy loss on dc link voltage,” accepted for presentation at IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2014), Mumbai, Dec 2014.
  2. Manoj Kumar Modi and G. Narayanan, “Improved single-zone overmodulation algorithm for space vector modulated inverters,” accepted for presentation at IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2014), Mumbai, Dec 2014.
  3. A.C. Binoj Kumar and G. Narayanan, “Variable switching frequency PWM technique for induction motor drive to spread acoustic noise spectrum with reduced current ripple,” accepted for presentation at IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2014), Mumbai, Dec 2014.
  4. Aniket Datta, Anirudh Guha and G. Narayanan, “An active gate driver for insulated gate bipolar transistors to eliminate dead-time induced distortions in inverter output,” accepted for presentation at IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2014), Mumbai, Dec 2014.
  5. Anirudh Guha and G. Narayanan, “Small-signal stability analysis of an open-loop induction motor drive including the effect of inverter dead-time,” accepted for presentation at IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2014), Mumbai, Dec 2014.
  6. Avanish Tripathi and G. Narayanan, “Evaluation and minimization of low-order harmonic torque in low-switching-frequency inverter fed induction motor drives,” accepted for presentation at IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2014), Mumbai, Dec 2014.
  7. Subhas Chandra Das, G. Narayanan and Arvind Tiwari, “Variation of IGBT switching loss with device current: an experimental investigation,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  8. Syed Shahjahan Ahmad and G. Narayanan, “Linearised modelling of switched reluctance motor for closed loop current control,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  9. S. Ritika, Arjun Yadav and G. Narayanan, “Real time simulation of photovoltaic array on miniature full spectrum simulator,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  10. A.C. Binoj Kumar, B. Saritha and G. Narayanan, “Comparative evaluation of conventional and bus-clamping PWM methods based on electrical and acoustic noise spectra,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  11. Anirudh Guha and G. Narayanan, “An improved dead-time compensation scheme for voltage source inverters considering the device switching transition times,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  12. Anirban Pal and G. Narayanan, “Comparative study on enhancement mode gallium nitride (e-GAN) FET and silicon MOSFET devices,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  13. Avanish Tripathi and G. Narayanan, “Investigations on optimal pulse-width modulation to minimize total harmonic distortion in the line current,” accepted for presentation at IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2014, Kurukshetra, Dec 2014.
  14. Avanish Tripathi and G. Narayanan, “High-performance off-line pulse width modulation without quarter wave symmetry for voltage-source inverter,” IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electronics, Computers and Communication (ICAECC), Bangalore, Oct 2014.
  15. V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, “Space-vector-based hybrid PWM technique to reduce peak-to-peak torque ripple in induction motor drives,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition 2014 (IEEE APEC 2014), Fortworth, Texas, March 2014.
  16. Subhas Chandra Das, G. Narayanan and Arvind Tiwari, “Experimental study on switching characteristics of an inverter leg consisting of IGBTs of dissimilar makes,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems, Chennai, Jan 2014.
  17. Anirudh Guha, Aniket Datta, C. Rangesh Babu and G. Narayanan, “Experimental investigation on switching characteristics of high-current insulated gate bipolar transistors at low currents,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems, Chennai, Jan 2014.
  18. Janamejaya Channegowda, B. Saritha and G. Narayanan, “Comparative evaluation of switching and average models of a dc-dc boost converter for real-time simulation,” IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies, IEEE CONECCT 2014, Bangalore, Jan 2014.
  19. C. Rangesh Babu and G. Narayanan, “Study on gate characteristics and drive circuit for 300A/1200V insulated gate bipolar transistors,” IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies, IEEE CONECCT 2014, Bangalore, Jan 2014.
  20. Avanish Tripathi and G. Narayanan, “Optimal pulse-width modulation of voltage-source inverter fed motor drives with relaxation of quarter wave symmetry condition,” IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies, IEEE CONECCT 2014, Bangalore, Jan 2014.
  21. B.Saritha, V. Pandey and G. Narayanan, “Computationally efficient model for simulation of boost converter,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  22. Tapas Roy, V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, “Study on the effect of dead time and its compensation for bus-clamping PWM techniques,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  23. Saikat Subhra Ghosh, Rangesh Babu and G. Narayanan, “Experimental study on switching characteristics of 50A/1200V and 300A/1200V IGBTs,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  24. P. Sidharthan and G. Narayanan, “Reduction of tab-to-chassis capacitance of a power MOSFET and conducted emission through proper mounting arrangement,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  25. V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, “A quick simulation tool for induction motor drives controlled using advanced space-vector-based PWM techniques,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  26. J.S. Siva Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Modeling and control of back-to-back connected PWM converters,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  27. K.S. Gopalakrishnan and G. Narayanan, “Harmonic analysis of dc-link capacitor current in a sinusoidally modulated neutral-point-clamped inverter,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  28. Avanish Tripathi and G. Narayanan, “On-line estimation of fundamental and ripple components of line currents in a voltage-source inverter operated at low switching frequency,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  29. Anirudh Guha, Avanish Tripathi and G. Narayanan, “Experimental study on dead-time induced oscillations in a 100-kW open-loop induction motor drive,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2013, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2013.
  30. Subhas Chandra Das, G. Narayanan, Arvind Tiwari and Ajit Kumar, “Experimental study on IGBT voltage and current stresses during switching transitions,” IEEE PES Asia Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Bangalore, Nov 2013.
  31. Anirudh Guha and G. Narayanan, “Average modelling of a voltage source inverter with dead-time in a synchronous reference frame,” IEEE PES Asia Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Bangalore, Nov 2013.
  32. V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari, G. Narayanan, Rex Joseph and L. Umanand, “Analysis of the modulation process in advanced bus-clamping PWM techniques,” 39th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, (IEEE IECON 2013), Vienna, Austria, Nov 2013.
  33. Subhas Chandra Das, G. Narayanan, Arvind Tiwari and Ajit Kumar, “Experimental investigation on switching characteristics of IGBTs for traction application,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2012), Bangalore, Dec 2012.
  34. Vikash Kumar, Srikanth Reddy and G. Narayanan, “Measurement of IGBT switching characteristics and loss using coaxial current transformer,” IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2012, New Delhi, Dec 2012.
  35. Ch Rajendra Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Proportional resonant controller based circulating power setup for thermal testing of multilevel inverter,” IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, ICIIS 2012, IIT Madras, Chennai, Aug 2012.
  36. K.S. Amit Kumar and G. Narayanan, “Simplified implementation of space vector PWM strategies for a three-level inverter,” IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, ICIIS 2012, IIT Madras, Chennai, Aug 2012.
  37. K.S. Gopalakrishnan, Soumitra Das and G. Narayanan, “Analytical expression for rms dc link capacitor current in a three-level inverter,” Proc. EE Centenary Conference, IISc, Bangalore, Dec 2011.
  38. V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, “Study on rotor current waveforms in an inverter-fed induction motor drive during overmodulation,” Proc. EE Centenary Conference, IISc, Bangalore, Dec 2011.
  39. G.Narayanan, U.J. Shenoy and P.V. Suryanarayana, “A course on electronic circuits laboratory for a masters’ programme in electrical engineering,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2011, Bengal Engg Science Univ, Dec 2011.
  40. Soumitra Das and G. Narayanan, “Space vector based analysis and comparison of sinusoidal pulsewidth modulation schemes for a three-level inverter,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2011, Bengal Engg Science Univ, Dec 2011
  41. Arjun Yadav and G. Narayanan, “A low-cost digital controller for power electronic applications,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2011, Bengal Engg Science Univ, Dec 2011
  42. A.C. Binoj Kumar and G. Narayanan, “A low-cost system for measurement and spectral analysis of motor acoustic noise,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2011, Bengal Engg Science Univ, Dec 2011.
  43. J.S.S. Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Reduction of grid current distortion in parallel-connected line-side converters using carrier interleaving,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2011, Bengal Engg Science Univ, Dec 2011.
  44. Lalit Patnaik, G. Narayanan and L. Umanand, “An investigation into even harmonic injection in pole voltages of a single-phase inverter,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2010, Roorkee, June 2010.
  45. A.C. Binoj Kumar and G. Narayanan, “A variable switching frequency PWM technique for inverter-fed induction motor to achieve spread spectrum,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2010, Roorkee, June 2010.
  46. Soumitra Das and G. Narayanan, “Novel switching sequences for a space vector modulated three-level inverter,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2010, Roorkee, June 2010
  47. M. Raghava Krishna and G. Narayanan, “A dead-time compensation circuit for voltage source inverters,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2010, Roorkee, June 2010
  48. Manoj Kumar Modi, S. Venugopal and G. Narayanan, “Analysis of overmodulation in sine-triangle PWM from a space vector perspective,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2010, Roorkee, June 2010.
  49. J.S.S. Prasad and G. Narayanan, “Control of parallel-connected converters for load testing of high power PWM converters,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2010, Roorkee, June 2010.
  50. V.S.S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, “Comparative evaluation of space vector based pulse width modulation techniques in terms of harmonic distortion and switching loss,” Proceedings MCDES conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, May 2008.
  51. J.S. Siva Prasad, T.V. Bhavsar, R. Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “Vector control of three-phase ac-dc front-end converter,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC-2007, Bangalore, Dec 17-19, 2007.
  52. S. Venugopal and G. Narayanan, “An overmodulation scheme for vector controlled induction motor drives,” presented at IEEE - PEDES Conference, New Delhi, Dec 2006.
  53. D. Banerjee, Rajesh Ghosh, V.T. Ranganathan and G. Narayanan, “Comparison of various sine-triangle PWM techniques for three level voltage source inverters in space vector domain,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC 2005, Kharagpur, India, Dec 2005.
  54. S. Venugopal and G. Narayanan, “Design of FPGA based digital platform for control of power electronics systems,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC 2005, Kharagpur, India, Dec 2005
  55. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “Design and implementation of a reduced order observer for inductor current estimation in a buck type rectifier,” National Power Electronics Conference, NPEC 2005, Kharagpur, India, Dec 2005.
  56. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “A simple analog controller for single phase half bridge rectifier and its application to transformerless UPS,” IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC ‘05, Recife, Brazil, June 2005.
  57. Rajesh Ghosh and G. Narayanan, “An input voltage sensorless average current control technique for high-power-factor boost rectifiers operated in the discontinuous conduction mode,” Proc. IEEE – APEC 2005 Conference, Austin, Texas, USA.
  58. Di Zhao, G. Narayanan and R. Ayyanar, “Switching loss characteristics of sequences involving active state division in space vector based PWM,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC ‘2004, Anaheim, California, USA, pp. 479-485, February 2004
  59. T.G. Subhash Joshi, A.S. Haneesh, G. Narayanan and V.T. Ranganathan, “A computationally efficient PWM algorithm for multilevel converters,” Proceedings of the National Power Electronics Conference NPEC 2003, pp. 106-111, Mumbai, India, October 2003.
  60. H. Krishnamurthy, G. Narayanan, R. Ayyanar and V.T. Ranganathan, “Design of space vector-based hybrid PWM techniques for reduced current ripple,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC ‘2003, Miami, Florida, USA, pp. 583-588, February 2003
  61. A.R. Beig, G. Narayanan and V.T. Ranganathan, “Space vector based synchronized PWM algorithm for three level voltage source inverters: Principles and application to V/f drives,” Proceedings of IEEE-IECON ‘2002, Sevilla, Spain, Nov. 2002.
  62. G. Narayanan and V.T. Ranganathan, “Bus-clamped PWM techniques for AC drives - Application considerations,” Proceedings of PCIM '2000 Power Electronics Conference, Boston, USA, Oct. 2000.
  63. G. Narayanan and V.T. Ranganathan, “Synchronised bus-clamping PWM strategies based on space vector approach for modulation upto six-step mode,” 2nd International Conf. on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems for Industrial Growth, PEDES '98, Perth, Australia, pp. 996-1001, Nov.-Dec. 1998.
  64. G. Narayanan, Rajib Datta and V.Ramanarayanan, “A High Performance Isolated AC/DC Voltage/Current Transducer,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Instrumentation, ICI-1996, Bangalore, India, pp. 343-347, Aug. 1996