power electronics


April 30, 2020

Scaling drives targeted analysis of reliability issues

Keynotes at this year’s IRPS conference focused on the way in which scaling is forcing changes to the way that the reliability aspects of semiconductors are examined.
July 5, 2019
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The road to ES Design West: Design Pavilion

ES Design West aims to help integrate the supply chain but also has plenty of engineering content aimed at low power, security, embedded and more.
March 15, 2016

X-Fab aims at lower-cost SiC with upgraded 6in line

X-Fab Silicon Foundries has upgraded its 6in fab in Lubbock, Texas to handle silicon carbide wafers in parallel with existing silicon production.
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December 15, 2015

GaN power makes progress at IEDM 2015

Researchers describe at IEDM 2015 how they are making gallium nitride fit into a wider range of power-handling applications and may even result in mass-market vertical transistors.
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May 26, 2015

Intersil buck converter aims to cut out intermediate power bus

Intersil is aiming to remove the intermediate converters from the power buses of industrial systems using a buck converter that can take a voltage of 48V and provide power rails down to 1V.
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August 28, 2014

Mentor joins European power electronics consortium

Will help industry giants develop more reliable power electronics systems for applications including transport and power generation.
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May 13, 2014

Mentor targets 10X cut in reliability test for power electronics

New MicReD power tester identifies failure causes without the need for post-test lab analysis

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