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Power Conversion

The Group focuses on advanced electrical machines and power electronic converters using the latest devices and materials, including superconductors to provide more efficient and effective electrical power conversion and control for transport and renewable energy generation, transmission, and distribution. 

Achievements, underpinned by advances in power converter and superconductor technologies, include demonstrating an efficient and compact silicon carbide converter for electric vehicle power trains, developing a magnesium diboride superconducting fault current limiter, invention of DC circuit-breaking concepts and contributing to the world transmission grid operator trade body position paper on DC transmission.

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