Monthly Archives: July 2018

By Anup Bhalla, VP Engineering at UnitedSiC Silicon carbide has offered plenty of promise as a power-semiconductor wonder material, but has only recently taken off commercially. What has happened to kickstart SiC’s success, and what are its prospects for the future? Although silicon carbide (SiC) has existed since the dawn of time (it occurs naturally,


July 11, 2018

By Jonathan Dodge, P.E., Senior Applications Engineer at UnitedSiC Switched-mode topologies have come to dominate today’s power conversion scene, offering greater efficiency, reduced heat dissipation and smaller circuit size than traditional linear principles. These are compelling advantages in all but a few applications. Still, there is room for improvement, as designers seek to drive efficiency


July 5, 2018