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Smart Grid Storage – Stacks Success Story

Posted on 30 January 2020

  With the increase of renewable energy systems the g rid requirements regarding compensation of energy overload and energy lack situations rises. Different technologies for energy storage systems are used in the market like battery storage and flywheel solutions. SEMIKRON already has a wide ready-to-use portfolio of different stacks for these kind of applications from [...]

SEMIKRON and National Instruments announce strategic collaboration to accelerate power electronics design

Posted on 07 December 2020

  Collaboration seeks to reduce converter development and deployment effort by up to four times. SEMIKRON, a world leader in power electronics, announced today a technology collaboration with National Instruments (NI), a leading provider of deployable Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) based embedded control platforms. The strategic collaboration is intended to help lower the cost [...]

SEMIKUBE 1500V Stack

Posted on 15 July 2020

  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 [...]

Z5 Rectifier Stack

Posted on 11 July 2020

  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 [...]

New Thermal Interface Materials

Posted on 23 May 2020

  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 [...]


Posted on 20 May 2020

  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 [...]

Multiple Sourcing

Posted on 18 May 2020

  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 [...]


Posted on 17 May 2020

  The alternative to consolidated standard industrial packages for customers’ supply chain safety SEMITOP 2nd generation fulfils the SEMIKRON target to offer a safe supply chain to the customers. The new packages represent the SEMITOP platform’s natural evolution at the same high performance levels, set to offer the best footprint, a flexible architecture and high [...]

SEMIKRON Innovation Award & SEMIKRON Young Engineer Award 2016

Posted on 15 March 2020

  SEMIKRON Foundation and ECPE honour Dr. Patrick Berwian and his team with the Innovation Award 2015 and Mr. Erik Lemmen for his work with the Young Engineer Award The jury has decided to give the SEMIKRON Innovation Award 2016 to a researcher team from Erlangen for its innovation on ´Zero Tolerance - Silicon Carbide [...]

SEMIKRON expands MiniSKiiP product platform by twin 6-pack for regenerative inverters

Posted on 07 July 2020

  New power modules with twin 6-pack circuit topology help to develop cost efficient and compact regenerative inverters by using one single module instead of two. SEMIKRON's MiniSKiiP power module platform is designed for 600V/650V, 1200V and 1700V with a current range from 4A to 400A and provides a comprehensive setup of circuit topologies. The [...]