Posts Tagged: Wolfspeed

Wolfspeed’s new 1,000 V silicon carbide MOSFET reduces cost and size, improves efficiency

Wolfspeed, a specialist in silicon carbide (SiC) power products, has introduced a 1,000 V MOSFET that’s designed to reduce overall system cost, while improving efficiency and decreasing size. Wolfspeed says the new MOSFET, which is optimized for fast charging and industrial power supplies, enables a 30 percent reduction in component count, a 3x increase in… Read more »

Infineon acquires Wolfspeed to strengthen its position in SiC-based power solutions

Semiconductor maker Infineon Technologies has agreed to acquire the Wolfspeed Power and RF division of LED manufacturer Cree, for $850 million. The deal also includes the related silicon carbide wafer substrate business. Wolfspeed specializes in silicon carbide-based power and gallium nitride-on-silicon carbide-based RF power solutions. The deal also includes related core competencies in wafer substrate… Read more »

Wolfspeed introduces all-SiC half-bridge power module and gate driver combination

Wolfspeed, a Cree company, has introduced a fully-qualified all-SiC commercial power module. The 62 mm module is designed to offer high efficiency and power density for high-current power electronics such as converters/inverters, motor drives and other EV components. According to Wolfspeed, the new module achieves efficiency of over 98%, allowing system designers to realize systems… Read more »