FPES2020 - Future of Power Electronic Systems 2020

Project: Research project

Project Details


This project represents the consistent continuation to our activities for energy-efficient and extremely compact power electronic energy conversion systems. The integration of widebandgap (WBG) semiconductor technologies, such as Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN), will allow significantly higher switching frequencies at the same or slightly better energy efficiency. The use of these new semiconductor technologies in electrical circuits with an increase of the switching frequency by a factor >10 demands a new methodical approach – the holistic conceptual scheme. This project aims for industrial research of the holistic conceptual scheme as well as SiCand GaN-based demonstrators in order to evaluate the complied concepts.
Effective start/end date1/05/1530/04/18


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