PCIM Asia 2016 closed with record exhibitor and visitor figures

25 July 2016

  PCIM Asia, an international exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management, successfully closed on 30 June at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. Jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and the Shanghai Pudong International Exhibition Corp, and partnered [...]

Conference of PCIM Europe 2017: “Call for Papers” is launched

20 July 2016

  Demonstrating expertise, exchanging specialist knowledge and informing an international audience about the latest results and developments in the field of power electronics – this is what professionals are invited to at the Conference of PCIM Europe 2017. The “Call for Papers” gives the go-ahead for experts from industry and academia to submit papers on [...]

Infineon to acquire Wolfspeed for US Dollar 850 million in cash

18 July 2016

  Combination further strengthens Infineon as leading supplier of power and radio-frequency (RF) power solutions in high-growth markets such as electro-mobility, renewables and next-generation cellular infrastructure relevant for the Internet of Things (IoT) Acquisition further enables Infineon to provide the most compelling power solutions with the broadest offering in compound semiconductors including silicon carbide (SiC), [...]

SEMIKUBE 1500V Stack

15 July 2016

  2-level but 1500V DC with intelligent switching Following the solar trend to increase DC voltage, SEMIKUBE extends its range with a 1300A, 2-level air cooled inverter, able to operate up to 1500V. Using state-of-the-art IntelliOff driving technology, the inverter provides safe operation under all conditions. IBGT modules with CAL diodes ensures a high robustness [...]

ABB completes HVDC system upgrade, delivering clean, reliable hydropower from Canada to US

12 July 2016

  Upgrade of world’s first multi-terminal link boosts supply of renewable energy and grid stability for coming decades ABB has completed the upgrade and refurbishment of the three high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations on the power transmission link between Québec, Canada and New England, US for the leading Canadian and US utilities Hydro-Québec [...]

Z5 Rectifier Stack

11 July 2016

  Modular high current rectifier up to 3000A for optimized cabinet integration The CLASSICS stacks of SEMIKRON offers a broad portfolio of rectifier stacks. The new Z5 stack is a high current rectifier which thanks to its modularity can be used for different types of topologies and power ranges. Using the well-established capsule technology, the [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]