Wide-Bandgap Semis

November 2023
The Fast-Growing and Ever-Evolving Power Semiconductor Devices Market

Kevin Parmenter, Director, Applications Engineering. TSC, America

The power semiconductor devices market is estimated at USD 41.81 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach USD 49.23 billion by 2028 (an estimated 3.66% CAGR), according to a recent report from Mordor Intelligence. This market has come a long way since the early days when germanium power devices were used for ca
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11/01/2023
Matching the Supply and Demand for Next-Gen SiC Devices

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Figure 1: Multiple applications can benefit from the features of SiC devices

Components based on wide-bandgap (WBG) technologies such as SiC are crucial to improve efficiency in industrial, automotive and renewable energy applications. In this article, onsemi considers how next-generation SiC devices will evolve to enable even higher efficiency and smaller form factors and also discusses wh
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11/01/2023
Silicon Carbide Enables PFC Evolution

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Figure 1: These technologies all have their strengths and application areas in which they fit the best.

The move to electric drive by the automotive industry has recently driven growth in SiC use as well as in design engineer attention toward the benefits of the technology in wider application areas.   Selecting a device technology  No matter what the application, every power supply desi
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11/01/2023
A New Generation of GaN Devices to Meet AI Server Power Demands

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Table 1: 80 PLUS efficiency specifications at 230V input

The rapid development and deployment of massive artificial intelligence (AI) in the cloud - including OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Microsoft’s Bing with AI, plus Google’s Bard and Deep Mind Gemini - is drawing new and more powerful, purpose-designed AI processors into data center servers. Next-generation hyperscale sy
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11/01/2023
Mind the Bandgap

Ally Winning, European Editor, PSD

Welcome to the November edition of Power Systems Design Europe. With there being no electronica this year, this month will be quieter than normal. That won’t stop the innovation in the power industry though, as new announcements and breakthroughs are coming thick and fast. I try to cover as much of these as I
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11/01/2023
Giving all Manner of Thanks

Jason Lomberg, North American Editor, PSD

In the U.S., November’s the month we traditionally give thanks (while gorging ourselves on turkey and carbs and trampling each other to death in search of doorbusters). But all kidding aside, and with geopolitical tensions at an all-time high, we have plenty to be thankful for. We’re thankful to be one
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11/01/2023

 


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