Get on the Electric Bus with Silicon Carbide | Wolfspeed
Additionally, Zhengzhou Yutong Group Co., a large-scale industrial Chinese manufacturer of commercial vehicles that specializes in electric buses, is using Wolfspeed’s 1200V silicon carbide devices in a Starpower power module for its new, industry-leading, high-efficiency powertrain system for electric buses. When rolled out, Yutong Group
Class-leading Onboard Battery Charger Strengthens
May 16, 2019· This technology uses pioneering silicon carbide technology and is best in class for power density, power conversion efficiency and safety compliance. The OBC is installed in hybrid or electric vehicles to convert alternating current (AC) from the power grid to direct current (DC) for charging batteries.
ARPA-E | Powerful, Efficient Electric Vehicle Chargers
Currently, charging the battery of an electric vehicle (EV) is a time-consuming process because chargers can only draw about as much power from the grid as a hair dryer. APEI is developing an EV charger that can draw as much power as a clothes dryer, which would drastically speed up charging time. APEI''s charger uses silicon carbide (SiC
Silicon Carbide (SiC) Solutions for Electrical Vehicles
Jul 28, 2020· Learn more about Silicon Carbide (SiC) Solutions for Electrical Vehicles here The widespread popularity of electric (BEV) and plug-in electric (PHEV) vehicles …
Bosch to make silicon carbide chips in electric vehicle
Silicon carbide is more conductive than more widely-used silicon, making it possible for the chips that manage the motors in battery-powered vehicles to have higher switching frequencies and to throw off less heat. "Silicon carbide semiconductors bring more power to electric vehicles.
Cree''s CEO Talks About His Firm''s Big 5G and Electric Car
Nov 29, 2019· Silicon Carbide Chips and Wolfspeed''s Strategy. And in recent years, SiC chip sales have grown rapidly within the electric vehicle and -- via the adoption of RF transistors that have a
Power Electronics - Green Car Congress
Cree has introduced the Wolfspeed 650V silicon carbide MOSFETs, delivering a wider range of industrial appliions and enabling the next generation of Electric Vehicle (EV) onboard charging, data centers, and other renewable systems with industry-leading power efficiency.
ROHM Silicon Carbide Technology to Power Vitesco Electric
Jun 06, 2020· ROHM Silicon Carbide Technology to Power Vitesco Technologies Electric Vehicles. Vitesco Technologies will use SiC components to further increase the efficiency of its power electronics for electric vehicles (EV). Through their higher efficiency SiC semiconductors make better use of the electric energy stored in a vehicle battery. Thus, an
Highly durable silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor
Sep 04, 2018· Highly durable silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor TED-MOS for energy saving in electric vehicle motors. by Hitachi
Silicon carbide semiconductors for next generation Yutong
Cree has announced that its own 1200V silicon carbide devices are included in a StarPower power module for Yutong new powertrain system. The use of silicon carbide-based power solutions enable faster, smaller, lighter and more powerful electronic systems for commercial electric vehicles…
Bosch to make silicon carbide chips in electric vehicle
Oct 07, 2019· "Silicon carbide semiconductors bring more power to electric vehicles. For motorists, this means a 6% increase in range," Bosch board meer Harald Kroeger said on Monday.
Vitesco Technologies and ROHM Cooperate on Silicon Carbide
Jun 04, 2020· ROHM will provide proprietary SiC technology optimized for Vitesco Technologies’ high-voltage power electronics for electric vehicles Vitesco Technologies and ROHM Cooperate on Silicon Carbide
Latest Bosch semiconductor boosts electric-car range
Oct 07, 2019· Bosch''s latest semiconductor infuses carbon atoms into silicon to create silicon carbide, which in turn, conducts electricity better. the electric car appears more and more poised for prime
Silicon Carbide power devices for electric vehicles webinar
Discover a new wave of Silicon Carbide products and how they are enhancing power conversion in electric vehicles. The physical properties of wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductor materials are proving to be very attractive for power conversion, and a new wave a WBG power discrete products have reached the market in the past few years.
ZF and Cree Advance the Electric Drive
Nov 05, 2019· New Silicon Carbide-Based Inverter solutions help increase drive efficiency and extend the range of electric cars Schweinfurt, Germany/Durham, USA. ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a US leader in silicon carbide semiconductors, announce a strategic partnership to create industry-leading, highly efficient electric drivelines.
United Silicon Carbide Inc. Enabling an efficient and
Aug 27, 2018· The shift to electric traction for vehicles is well under way, with companies such as BMW, Nissan and Tesla all marketing competent cars. The advantages of such vehicles, such as lower pollution at point of use and lower operating costs, come at the cost of an increased burden on the electricity generation and distribution network.
New silicon carbide power module for electric vehicles
New silicon carbide power module for electric vehicles . Wednesday 1st July 2020
Karma Shows New Silicon Carbide Inverter for Electric Cars
Apr 03, 2020· Karma Shows New Silicon Carbide Inverter for Electric Cars. 3 Apr 2020, 9:04 UTC · by Daniel Patrascu. Home > News > Technology.
Read about ''Tech Spotlight: Silicon Carbide Technology'' on element14. Silicon carbide (SiC) is a compound of carbon and silicon atoms. It is a very hard and strong material with a very high melting point. Hence, it is used
Electric Silicon Carbide
Just as Silicon (Si) became the semiconductor standard 30 years ago SiC is now revolutionizing the electric power industry. It can work at temperatures. Building a Better Electric Vehicle with Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide. Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide (SiC) devices are changing the Electric Vehicle industry from the inside out, and were just getting
Will Tesla Announce the Use of Silicon Carbide in their
But why use Silicon Carbide material? Electric vehicles require inverters to change Direct Current (DC) into Alternating Current (AC). The speed of the charge is limited to the materials used in
Silicon-carbide Diodes (SiC) - STMicroelectronics
ST’s silicon-carbide diodes take advantage of SiC’s superior physical characteristics over Si, with 4 times better dynamic characteristics and 15% less forward voltage, VF. Their low reverse recovery characteristics make ST’s silicon-carbide diodes a key contributor to energy savings in SMPS appliions and in emerging domains such as solar energy conversion, EV or HEV charging stations
SiC triples inverter efficiency for electric vehicles
Sep 23, 2016· In addition to approaching the DoE mandate, NC State''s wide-bandgap silicon-carbide inverter can also be packaged in a significantly smaller, lighter module, which it claims will increase the fuel efficiency and, thus, the range of both hybrid and all-electric vehicles.
Vitesco Technologies and ROHM cooperate on silicon carbide
Jun 04, 2020· Vitesco Technologies will use SiC components to further increase the efficiency of its power electronics for electric vehicles (EV). Through their higher efficiency SiC semiconductors make better use of the electric energy stored in a vehicle battery. Thus, an EV has a longer range, or the battery cost can be reduced without impacting the range.
Revolutionary inverter technology to double EV range and
“We have designed this technology to simplify vehicle manufacturers’ multi-voltage strategy as they extend their electric and hybrid vehicle ranges.” Using a patented power switch range replaces conventional silicon with silicon carbide, a high band gap semiconductor that allows very fast switching and can operate at even higher temperatures.