Technical Features

February 2019
High-Density Power Modules Boost Performance for a New Generation of Mobile Robots

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Figure 1: Dusty eliminates the conventional, labor-intensive process of physically transferring building plans onto the floor with a robot programmed at the job site to automate the same task.

­Innovations in power conversion technology are enabling a transformation in robotics design. Today’s integrated power modules address the demanding size, weight, power budgets and cost efficiencies required to move robots from factory, residential and commercial applications into a vast new landscape bounded onl
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Slightly more than forty years ago, the silicon power MOSFET was a disruptive technology that displaced the bipolar transistor as the power conversion device of choice for the semiconductor industry – and a $12B market emerged. Click image to enlarge GaN Cube   The dynamics of this transition taught us that there a
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