Driving a unipolar gate driver in a bipolar way
May 14, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Do you need a specialized gate driver to deliver positive and negative voltages?
Infineon looking to increase supply of SiC material
May 06, 2021Infineon says that the company has concluded a supply contract with the Japanese wafer manufacturer Showa Denko K.K. for an extensive range of silicon carbide material (SiC) including epitaxy.
II-VI expands its silicon carbide manufacturing footprint
April 16, 2021II-VI Incorporated says it has expanded its silicon carbide (SiC) wafer finishing manufacturing footprint in China to serve the largest worldwide market for electric vehicles (EVs) and for clean energy applications.
BSE receives multiple orders from automotive chip companies
March 30, 2021Semiconductor test handler company, Boston Semi Equipment (BSE), has received repeat orders from automotive customers for multiple Zeus gravity test handlers configured for MEMS pressure and high power IC testing applications.
ROHM and Sanden Huayu Hold opens joint technology lab
March 19, 2021ROHM, together with Sanden Huayu Automotive Air-Conditioning Co., Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of automotive air conditioners, held an opening ceremony announcing the establishment of a joint technical laboratory at Sanden Huayu’s headquarters in Shanghai, China.
Strong growth expected for third-gen semiconductors in 2021
March 11, 2021The third-generation semiconductor industry was impaired by the US-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic successively from 2018 to 2020, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. But now a rapid upturn is expected.
Unique Gate Drive Applications Enable Rapidly Switching On/Off for Your High Power Amplifier
March 05, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Can you switch on or off your RF source within 200 ns?
FabExchange acquires ON Semiconductor's Rochester site
February 17, 2021Private equity and divestiture partner, FabExchange, says it has completed the acquisition of ON Semiconductor’s Rochester, New York site.
SK invests in SiC power semiconductor manufacturer
February 05, 2021SK Holdings, the investment arm of South Korean SK Group, has acquired a 33,6 precent stake in South Korea’s only SiC power semiconductor production company, Yes Power Technix.
ROHM expands production capacity of SiC power devices
January 19, 2021ROHM has recently held an opening ceremony announcing the completion of a new building at ROHM Apollo's Chikugo plant, which the company started building back in February 2019, to enhance the production capacity of SiC power devices.
Custom Interconnect keeps investing
January 05, 2021UK-based electronics design and manufacturing company, Custom Interconnect Ltd, continues to invest in its operations, this time its Keyence VHX-7000 4K ultra-high accuracy digital microscope.
EpiWorld qualifies AIXTRON G5 WW C system for SiC ramp-up
December 18, 2020Chinese foundry, Epiworld International, has qualified AIXTRON’s new SiC platform, AIX G5 WW C system, for high volume manufacturing of SiC Epitaxy products at its new production side in Xiamen.
UAES and ROHM officially open joint lab for SiC technology
December 17, 2020ROHM, together with Chinese automotive manufacturer United Automotive Electronic Systems (UAES), recently held an opening ceremony announcing the establishment of a joint laboratory on SiC technology at UAES headquarters in Shanghai, China.
SemiQ and Micross Components ink bare die distribution agreement
December 08, 2020SemiQ says has signed a global distribution agreement with distributor Micross Components to supply SemiQ's silicon carbide (SiC) bare die.
EiceDRIVER™ X3 Enhanced family for greater design flexibility
December 08, 2020Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has launched the EiceDRIVER™ X3 Enhanced analog (1ED34xx) and digital (1ED38xx) gate driver ICs.
12 new 1200V Hyperfast and Ultrafast Rectifiers from Vishay
November 27, 2020New Yorker Electronics has announced the availability of 12 new FRED Pt® Gen 5 1200 V Hyperfast and Ultrafast rectifiers from Vishay Semiconductor. The ideal choice for soft switched and resonant high frequency converters, it features a unique combination of low conduction and switching losses.
Infineon expands supply base for silicon carbide
November 18, 2020Infineon Technologies and GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) have signed a supply agreement for silicon carbide (SiC) boules. The contract has an initial term of five years.
New CoolSiC MOSFETs: Maintenance-free servo drives without cooling fansLoad more news
November 05, 2020Infineon Technologies AG supports the robotics and automation industry in implementing maintenance-free motor drive inverters.