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On Target: Leadership in Passives for Power

Bodo's Power correspondent editor Roland R.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Mature Wide Band Gap Semiconductors in Systems: A Tech Review of Presentations at PCIM

We are seeing more and more applications that utilize SiC and GaN semiconductors. The benefits are mounting to use them to minimize losses in systems.

Bodo Arlt

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Successful Fusion of Four Exhibitions for the New Energy World in Munich: The Smarter E Europe

With 1,177 exhibitors, 86,000 square meters of exhibition space in 8 halls and around 48,000 visitors from 155 countries, the launch of The Smarter E Europe in Munich was a resounding success.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Book Review: “Electric Powertrain—Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles"

My over-arching comment, having thoroughly read this amazing book, is that I cannot improve on the authors' own assessment, but I will offer an independent critique below. The book was years in preparation and reflects the authors’ own wealth of industrial and academic experience.

Dr. John M. Miller

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International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs—ISPSD 2018

The 30th Annual International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits, (ISPSD) was held from May 13-17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Gary M. Dolny

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Interview: Littelfuse Discusses Acquisition of IXYS, Future of SiC and Non-SiC Components

Littelfuse provides circuit protection in consumer electronics, automobiles, and industrial equipment. With their switches, fuses, and more in tow, the company’s reach is growing.

EE Power Editorial

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Interview: ROHM Focuses on SiC Plus for Automotive and Industrial Markets

Bodo´s Power Systems recently interviewed Christian André, Heiko Metzger, Dr.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Semiconductors Bring Robots Closer to Humans

Robots have long been the workhorses on the production lines in modern factories. Manufacturers worldwide benefit in terms of increased productivity and cost optimization.

Dr. Peter Wawer

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Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition — APEC 2018

The 2018 Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition (APEC) was held from March 4-8, 2018 in San Antonio Texas, USA.

Gary M. Dolny

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‘Negative Capacitance’ Could Bring More Efficient Transistors

Researchers have experimentally demonstrated how to harness a property called negative capacitance for a new type of transistor that could reduce power consumption, validating a theory proposed in 2008 by a team at Purdue University.

Henning Wriedt