Technical Articles

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Thermal Resistance and Capacitance are Critical Parameters of Power Devices

Modern power transistor chips shrink continuously, GaN and

Artur Seibt

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PWM Inverter Power Measurement System Required for Evaluating the Efficiency of Advanced Motor Drive Systems

Measuring power accurately in the inverter switching frequency and its harmonic frequency domain is critical in order to properly evaluate the performance of high effic

Hiroki Kobayashi, Kenta Ikeda, Koki Nakazawa, Chiaki Yamaura, Masayuki Harano

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Three-Level NPC Topology with Tandem Diodes: The Cost-Efficient Solution for 1500 VDC, Multi-String Solar Inverters

Innovative solutions aimed to improve efficiency without upping costs are sure to interest users, particularly in a very competitive business environment.

Guillem Gargallo Pallardó

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GaN Makes a Frontal Attack on Silicon Power MOSFETs

Silicon has been around long enough. It’s time for a younger and a far more fit semiconductor to take over.

Alex Lidow

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Cascaded and Hybrid Concepts for Voltage Conversion

There are different solutions for applications that require conversion from a high input voltage down to a very low output voltage.

Frederik Dostal

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Simple Slew-Rate Control Technique Cuts Turn-ON Energy

The reduction of switching losses in power ele

Wolfgang Frank

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Presentation of HiRel Microprocessor, Innovative Data Converter and SiP Solutions

During a press briefing in Grenoble, Laurent Monge, President and Site Director, Evelyne Tur and Thierry Bissuel, Business Unit Directors, and colleagues gave an intere

Roland R. Ackermann

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Optimized Inverter Design by IPMs and SiC-SBDs

During a press conference at PCIM Europe 2019 in Nuremberg, Masamitsu Okamura, the new Executive Officer, Group President, Semiconductor & Device Group Mitsubishi Elect

Roland R. Ackermann

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Powering the World with Technology that Achieves More and Consumes Less

At PCIM 2019, Infineon was launching power products and solutions that, according to Dr.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Super- and Ultracapacitors: Thousands of Farads Thanks to Double Layer Technology

In radio technology capacitors sometimes only have a few pF.

Wolf-Dieter Roth