New Thermal Interface Materials

23 May 2016

  Outstanding thermal performance Beside a standard silicone based and a silicon free thermal grease, a phase change material and the new high performance thermal paste with an improved thermal performance are now available. SEMIKRON formulated a clear strategy that phase change materials will be applied on modules with baseplate only and thermal greases on [...]


20 May 2016

  New standardised medium voltage package SEMITRANS20 overcomes the limits of conventional medium voltage module concepts and provides a new design approach for inverters in applications such as transportation, industrial drives and grid infrastructure. Optimised for the medium voltage market with the latest 3.3kV IGBTs, the SEMITRANS20 is designed as a half bridge configuration featuring [...]

New 3rd Generation 1200V/180A Full SiC Module for most efficient high-frequency operation

19 May 2016

  Advanced features deliver dramatically reduces switching loss for greater energy savings At PCIM in Nuremberg from May 10-12, 2016, ROHM Semiconductor showcased its new SiC (Silicon Carbid) power module BSM180D12P3C007 rated at 1200V/180A. Based on ROHM’s completely inhouse supply chain capacities and advanced packaging capabilities, the Half-Bridge SiC module integrates mass-produced trench-type SiC MOSFETs [...]

LEM meets the demand for accurate and easy-to-install smart current sensors to empower the Internet of Energy (Smart Cities)

19 May 2016

  LEM introduces a new LEM City range of products for future Smart Cities offering innovative and high quality solutions for measuring electrical parameters in Smart Grids, Industry 4.0 and renewable energy market. LEM has developed the “ART” Rogowski current sensor to measure current of up to 10000A AC and beyond. The ART achieves IEC [...]

New Arduino Shield for Easier and Faster Stepper Motor Driver Designs

18 May 2016

  At PCIM in Nuremberg from May 10-12, 2016, ROHM Semiconductor launched its new Arduino-based evaluation kit (EVK) to support the evaluation of its motor driver devices as well as to enable, facilitate and accelerate customers’ developments. Designed as a ‘shield’ to plug directly into the Arduino main board, this EVK integrates a ROHM’s HTSSOP-B28 [...]

Multiple Sourcing

18 May 2016

  Supply chain safety, exceeding the standard Ensuring the highest supply chain safety to the customer is one of the main targets for SEMIKRON. The development and release of industry standard packages as well as the introduction of new IGBT chip sources reflect that strategy. Beside the Infineon, ABB and Fuji chips, also Vishay and [...]

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PCIM Europe 2016 confirms position as the leading exhibition for power electronics

Posted on 17 May 2016

  PCIM Europe 2016 closes with positive results after three exhibition days. On an area of 21,500 sqm, a total of 436 exhibitors, as well as 93 represented companies presented the latest trends, developments and innovations from the field of power electronics to more than 10,000 visitors. Thereby, the exhibitors and visitors used the exhibition [...]


ABB Semiconductors website now available in Chinese

Posted on 01 October 2015

  Since the end of 2013, ABB Semiconductors website visitors have been enjoying a new web experience. The new layout with more pictures and tiles make it a lot easier to find specific content without endless navigation. Following the importance of the Chinese market and the clear results from web statistics, we now released the [...]


Power Electronics Manual

Power Electronics & Semiconductor Manuals

Posted on 21 July 2014

    Power electronics engineers should be equipped with up to date power electronics manuals   Below are recommendations for several power electronics manuals including purchasing or download information.     Infineon Reference book IGBT Modules as eBook and printed Book Today, IGBT and power MOSFET modules are instrumental in power electronic systems and are [...]