TowerJazz to showcase Automotive Power Electronics

March 20, 2016 by Power Pulse1595211359

TowerJazz it will participate at APEC (the Applied Power Electronics Conference) on March 21-23, 2016 in Long Beach, Calif. (booth #1521) and will provide presentations to showcase its power technology offering in the automotive market. The forum provides TowerJazz with a platform to educate its customers and potential customers on the latest advances and developments in its power technology.

TowerJazz will be highlighting an expansion of its 60V 0.18-micron power platform for automotive applications. Through TowerJazz Panasonic Semiconductor Co. (TPSCo), the company has a long history of more than 20 years of automotive semiconductor manufacturing. With TowerJazz's 0.18-micron power management technology qualified in TPSCo's Japan fab, the company has two manufacturing sites for power technology available to its customers.

TowerJazz supports grade 0 and grade 1 AEC-Q100 qualification requirements. Further expansion in automotive markets will continue in the 60V BCD 0.18-micron technology and will include future development of its power SOI technology allowing operation up to 200V. Currently, TowerJazz is participating in the Japanese and North American automotive markets with production in Israel.

Automotive semiconductor growth is forecasted to be at 9.4% CAGR between 2012 and 2017 by WSTS and PwC. Besides the vehicle unit growth, the main market drivers for automotive semiconductor growth are electronics content and applications growth in vehicles.

"TowerJazz is well positioned in the growing automotive semiconductor market with its power technology offering in two manufacturing sites to serve customers with needs for high quality and dual sourcing. We are focused on expanding our power technology offering for the automotive market by continuing developments such as an SOI technology that will maintain high-quality while operating in rugged environments such as those found in automotive and other markets," said Dr. Marco Racanelli, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Power, RF/HPA and Aerospace & Defense Business Units.

TowerJazz is exhibiting at APEC in booth #1521 and will provide presentations in its booth on March 21, 2016 at 6:30pm and March 22, 2016 at 2:00pm. Attendees who participate in these presentations will receive a prize giveaway after each event.