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ON Semiconductor provides Danfoss with IGBTs and diodes for inverter traction modules

ON Semiconductor will supply Danfoss Silicon Power with high-power IGBTs and diodes for inverter traction modules in the EV market. “Chip independency is an important and fundamental element of the Danfoss go-to market strategy. By selecting IGBT chips from ON Semiconductor, we are accommodating the high growth expectations from our automotive customers,” said Claus A…. Read more »

ON Semiconductor introduces new power modules for high-voltage EV inverters

ON Semiconductor has released the first two devices within its new VE-Trac family of power modules for high-voltage automotive traction inverters. Future devices in the VE-Trac family will include discrete power devices, isolated gate drivers, and wide bandgap (WBG) devices. The company says its first two devices are ideally suited for use in the main… Read more »

ON Semiconductor’s Automotive Intelligent Power Modules offer an integrated solution for on-board charging

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) has launched a new line of Automotive Intelligent Power Modules (IPMs) designed to improve performance in on-board charging and other high-voltage DC-DC conversion applications for plug-in vehicles. The FAM65xxxx APM16-packaged devices offer an integrated solution designed to ease design-in for automotive customers, with one device outline covering H-Bridge, PFC and bridge… Read more »

ON Semiconductor announces rugged automotive SiC Diodes

ON Semiconductor has introduced a robust line of automotive-grade silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diodes. The AEC-Q101 diodes can handle high surge currents and are meant to operate from -55° to 175° C. There are several reasons why SiC diodes are ideal for automotive applications. They are smaller and cheaper compared to alternatives, have higher power densities, and create… Read more »

ON Semiconductor’s new compact intelligent power module

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) has introduced what it calls the industry’s most compact 650 volt, 50 ampere intelligent power module for controlling vehicle AC compressors and other high-voltage auxiliary motor applications in hybrid and electric vehicles. The FAM65V05DF1 integrates IGBTs, freewheeling diodes and gate drivers in an automotive-qualified package with a footprint of 12 square… Read more »

Renesas to boost semiconductor production at Japanese factory

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics is planning to restart a wafer fabrication operation at its Kofu factory in Kai City, Japan. The Kofu factory housed 150 mm and 200 mm wafer fabrication production lines before it was closed in October of 2014. Now Renesas Electronics is investing 90 billion yen ($705 million) to set up… Read more »

Wolfspeed opens silicon carbide semiconductor fab facility in New York

Silicon carbide and gallium nitride technology company Wolfspeed has opened a silicon carbide semiconductor wafer fabrication facility in Marcy, New York. Wolfspeed calls the automated facility “the world’s first and largest 200 mm silicon carbide fab, providing uncompromised wafer quality and higher yield.” In April, the facility produced its first batch of silicon carbide semiconductor… Read more »

STMicroelectronics supplies SiC semiconductors for SEMIKRON’s EV power modules

Semiconductor provider STMicroelectronics is supplying SiC semiconductors for SEMIKRON’s eMPack EV power modules. “In addition to its transformative effect in e-mobility, our SiC technology, now in its third generation, is driving increased efficiency, performance and reliability in sustainable energy and industrial power-control applications,” said STMicroelectronics Executive VP Edoardo Merli. As part of a four-year technical… Read more »

Leapers Semiconductor to introduce new SiC power module series

Leapers Semiconductor plans to introduce its HPD series SiC power modules for the traction inverters and motors of EVs at PCIM Europe in May of 2022. Leapers Semiconductor is a China-based company that develops and manufactures semiconductors and modules. It also has an R&D center located in Japan. The HPD series consists of 1,200 V,… Read more »

Bosch starts volume production of silicon carbide semiconductors

Bosch has started volume production of SiC semiconductors, and plans to expand its production capacity to a unit volume running into the hundreds of millions. The company is also working on a second generation of more efficient SiC chips.  To meet steadily increasing demand for these semiconductors, Bosch added 1,000 square meters to the clean-room… Read more »