Posts Tagged: Power Electronics

Cree to supply SiC semiconductors to ZF for electric drives

Cree, a US maker of silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors, has partnered with German parts supplier ZF Friedrichshafen to supply SiC semiconductors for electric drives. ZF will initially use Cree’s technology to fulfill pre-existing orders from several auto manufacturers for silicon carbide-based electric drives, but ZF hopes to make silicon carbide electric drivelines available to the… Read more »

Green Watt Power’s new EVC3400 Series onboard EV charger

Green Watt Power has launched a new series of onboard AC chargers. The EVC3400 charger features an IP66 rating for high-stress environments, as well as a high-density, low-profile design for flexible mechanical integration. Fan- or liquid-cooled designs are available. The fan-version EVC-116-3400 has dimensions of 240 x 187 x 70 mm (9.45 x 7.36 x… Read more »

Littelfuse launches new high-speed semiconductor fuses

Circuit protection manufacturer Littelfuse has added 275 new fuses to its line of POWR-SPEED PSR high-speed fuses. The new fuses come in various sizes and amperages, and feature bolted and DIN rail mounting options. Littelfuse designed its PSR series fuses for use in power conversion and conditioning equipment for critical semiconductor devices such as diodes,… Read more »

Delphi and Cree partner on silicon carbide devices

Delphi Technologies and Cree have partnered to use Cree’s silicon carbide semiconductor technology in Delphi’s electronic systems for EVs. The partnership will combine Cree’s silicon carbide-based metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) with Delphi’s traction drive inverters and DC/DC converters and chargers, aiming to extend driving range and provide faster charging times. To start, Cree’s MOSFETs will… Read more »

Delphi begins production of 800 V silicon carbide inverters

Delphi Technologies has begun volume production of an 800 V silicon carbide (SiC) inverter. The component uses silicon carbide-based metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) technology. Delphi’s announcement follows a recent partnership with SiC semiconductors manufacturer Cree, which will combine Cree’s MOSFETs with Delphi’s traction drive inverters and DC/DC converters and chargers. Delphi’s new inverters are supported… Read more »

Delta-Q releases stackable charging software that can deliver up to 7.5 kW

Delta-Q Technologies, a manufacturer of charging solutions for industrial equipment and EVs, has released a stackable charging software product that can combine two to six Delta-Q chargers to deliver up to 7.5 kW. The Vancouver-based company says it designed the system for OEMs in need of a charging solution that is modular, scalable, and distributable… Read more »

Infineon’s new EasyPACK modules with CoolSiC MOSFETs designed for charging stations

Semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies has launched two new 1,200 V EasyPACK modules with SiC MOSFETs as part of its 1,200 V series. Infineon says the new product is designed to meet the growing demand for silicon carbide (SiC) solutions. Both the Easy 1B and Easy 2B integrate Infineon’s CoolSiC MOSFETs and are aimed at both… Read more »

Pre-Switch promises to add 5-12% more EV range by eliminating switching loses

How would you like it if your EV could go ten percent farther with the same size battery? You’d love it, of course, and so would every EV manufacturer out there. Range is one of the most important parameters in the EV industry, as many potential EV drivers are apprehensive about lower range ratings. Manufacturers… Read more »