Electric Vehicle inverters get GaN’s efficient, cost …
When comparing semiconductor solutions for traction inverters, standard solutions using state-of-the-art silicon IGBTs may result in a low-cost traction inverter. However, this may not necessarily achieve the size, weight, and efficiency the vehicles require when battery/range costs are included.
New 800 volt inverter could provide multiple benefits for …
12/9/2019· To produce the 800 volt SiC inverter at volume, Delphi has partnered with silicon carbide semiconductor maker Cree in a deal that will see production of the inverters ramp up in 2022. “Our collaboration with Cree will create a significant benefit to automakers as they work to balance meeting stricter global emissions regulations with consumer appetite for electric vehicles.
Silicon Carbide (SiC) - IEA
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SiC DC-DC converter passes EV test | Vehicle Electronics
A consortium led by Prodrive has run a silicon carbide-based multiport DC-DC converter in an electric car. The converter controls power flow between multiple energy sources and has been able to achieve an efficiency of 98.7%, while increasing power density and reducing the size and weight of the converter when compared with silicon-based systems.
Designing traction inverters with the UCC5870-Q1 | …
This allows for the UCC5870 to support a wide variety of IGBT or silicon carbide power transistors that are available on the market. The driver integrates all of the protection features required and most traction inverter appliions as highlighted in this slide.
Silicon Carbide (SiC): The Future of Power? | Arrow
As a result, silicon carbide-based inverter designs can be nearly half the size and weight than that of a silicon-based inverter. Another factor that encourages solar manufacturers and engineers to use SiC over other materials, such as gallium nitride, is its robust durability and reliability.
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Silicon carbide inverters The blueplanet 125 TL3 was brought to market in Noveer 2018. It is the first inverter that takes full advantage of semiconductor modules made of silicon carbide (SiC). One year on, KACO new energy offers a complete range of SiC inverters
4 NEW McLAREN PRODUCTS THAT WILL ACCELERATE …
MPU-200 Silicon Carbide Inverter Thirdly, we will also be debuting our new Silicon Carbide Inverter, known as the MPU-200, for automotive use. It is 200kW and weighs just 4kg. It’s far smaller than anything else in the market and more efficient due to the use of
Delphi Technologies to Partner with Cree for Automotive …
Delphi Technologies’ new silicon carbide inverter operating at 800 Volts will provide vehicle engineers with additional flexibility to optimize other powertrain systems. Options include more range or a smaller battery; ultra-fast charging or smaller, lighter, cheaper cables; and greater harvesting of vehicle kinetic energy when braking, further extending vehicle range.
Trends in Power Electronics Impacting E-Mobility/SiC as …
Power electronics Electric vehicle Silicon carbide SiC Efficiency Automotive Traction inverter On-board charger Wide-bandgap This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. References
New Mitsubishi Electric railcar traction inverter with all …
22/6/2015· Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that its main circuits featuring a traction inverter made with all-silicon carbide (SiC), which were installed in a 1000 series urban train operated by Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. in Japan, have been verified to achieve an
Building a Better Electric Vehicle with SiC | Wolfspeed
Building a Better Electric Vehicle Go Farther, Charge Faster, Perform Better with Wolfspeed SiC Inside. We see a future where electric cars can go farther, charge faster and perform better – all enabled by the greater system efficiencies that you get with Silicon Carbide.
New Power Inverters Enhance Electric Vehicle Charging
The new Karma traction inverter uses Silicon Carbide Semiconductors (SiC) to deliver high efficiency and performance enhancement for Karma and partnered electric vehicles. The power inverters are compatible with Automotive, Aircraft, Train, Agriculture and Industrial Appliions.
Understanding the Short Circuit Protection for Silicon Carbide …
Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFET has become the potential substitute for Silicon (Si) IGBT for various appliions such as solar inverters, on-board and off-board battery chargers, traction inverters, and so forth. Comparing it Si IGBT, SiC MOSFET has more
ST Bets Future on Silicon Carbide | EE Times
STMicroelectronics is betting big on silicon carbide (SiC) as a critical part of its strategy and revenues, as it outlined at its ania, Italy, plant last week. In all the company’s recent quarterly and annual results briefings, CEO Jean-Marc Chery has consistently stated his intent to capture 30% of the SiC market, projected to be a $3.7 billion market by 2025.