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Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Use in Three-Phase BLDC Motor Controllers

2022-10-11T12:19:02-05:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, KYOCERA AVX|

Technical article from KYOCERA AVX The uses of industrial control systems and robotics are expanding rapidly due to their positive impact on costs and quality. This paper will discuss Aluminum Electrolytic capacitor roles as an output filter capacitor to improve power quality in Brushless DC Motor (BLDC) motor controller & drives. Aluminum Electrolytic capacitors can

Keeping Cool and Calm in Tight Environments — The GaN Way

2022-10-10T14:56:33-05:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Tagore Technology|

Technical article from Tagore Technology GaN offers lower conduction and switching losses that enable higher switching-frequency operation at high efficiency adapters.The landscape for power adapters used to power everyday electronic devices ranging from phones to laptops has changed considerably since the introduction of USB-PD specifications and through its evolution. While USB-PD ensures wide-ranging compatibility, the

Silicon Carbide Pulls Green Alternatives into Virtuous Cycle

2022-10-04T09:32:02-05:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Renewable energy sources require semiconductors and materials, such as silicon carbide, able to provide high efficiency in power conversion The green consciousness and regulations driving the EV market have fueled innovation in battery technology and Silicon Carbide-based design to transform green energy generation. The need for renewable energy expansion is now critical. Increasing climate variability,

SiC Makes for Smarter Semi Fab/Process Power Supplies

2022-09-11T15:48:56-05:00September 11th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Technical Article Semiconductor device fabrication processes have several distinct and intricate steps. Power supplies used in semiconductor fab equipment are essential for every task at the front and back end of the process. Due to its power density, reliability, and design flexibility, engineers are seeing the benefits of using Silicon Carbide (SiC) compared with

Sun to Wheels: Powering a Renewable Future with Silicon Carbide

2022-09-05T11:14:01-05:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Technical Article As the world advances toward a sustainable, greener future, many countries are powering down fossil-fuel energy generation in favor of renewables. The global weighted-average cost of electricity from new utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects fell by 85% between 2010 and 2020, onshore wind by 56%, and offshore wind by 48%. Renewables have

Meet the Latest Energy-Efficiency Standards with Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide

2022-08-29T14:16:47-05:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Technical Article The October 2021 statistics from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which comprises 30 member countries and eight country associations, reaffirm the push toward increasing efficiency in energy consumption. While national budgets for energy efficiency and renewables have continued to grow, the IEA notes that the share of the budgets dedicated to

AC/DC Topologies: SpeedFit Examples

2022-08-21T17:37:33-05:00August 21st, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Wolfspeed Technical Article Wolfspeed SpeedFit 2.0 Design Simulator™ is a fast and useful simulation tool that helps the user in designing optimally for their application by quickly comparing different system specifications, topologies, devices and even thermal parameters. It is a user-friendly tool that can be used to estimate the losses, thermal behavior and

650 V SiC MOSFETs Extend Wolfspeed’s AEC-Q101 Qualified E3M Range

2022-08-15T13:11:57-05:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Wolfspeed Technical Article The rapid growth expected in the electric vehicle (EV) market — expected to be as much as 25% CAGR over the next decade — is driven by environmental concerns and government support and enabled by Silicon Carbide (SiC) device technology that addresses the requirements of high efficiency and power density.

Designing with Silicon Carbide in Bidirectional On-Board Chargers

2022-08-07T17:10:31-05:00August 7th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Wolfspeed Technical Article Electric vehicle (EV) on-board chargers (OBCs) can take several forms based on power level and functions. Charging powers vary from less than 2 kW in applications such as electric scooters to 22 kW in high-end EVs. Traditionally, charging power is unidirectional. Bi-directional charging is gaining traction in the recent years. This paper

Presentation: SiC TOLL MOSFETs Enable High Efficiency and High Power Density in 3.6kW Totem-Pole PFC

2022-07-17T17:39:36-05:00July 17th, 2022|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

from Wolfspeed The surface-mount TOLL is an innovative package that the industry is adopting – typically for high-current, high-power–density applications. Wolfspeed’s industrial-application–qualified 650 V SiC MOSFETs in the TOLL package are significantly smaller than other package options. Compared with the standard TO-263-7L’s footprint of 151.5 mm2 and height of 4.30 mm, the TOLL device has

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