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By Zhongda Li, NPI Manager at UnitedSiC Anyone who’s pulled a warm phone charger from a wall socket will sense that power conversion can be inefficient. Joules that were supposed to be transferred to the phone’s battery instead end up warming the atmosphere. Anyone who has a drawer full of such chargers for long-defunct mobile

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September 4, 2018

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By Zhongda Li, NPI Manager at UnitedSiC   The shift to electric traction for vehicles is well under way, with companies such as BMW, Nissan and Tesla all marketing competent cars. The advantages of such vehicles, such as lower pollution at point of use and lower operating costs, come at the cost of an increased

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August 27, 2018

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By Zhongda Li, NPI manager at UnitedSiC There’s no beating the laws of physics. Resistors are going to dissipate electrical energy as heat and drop voltages. Capacitors will take time to store charge, and time to release it. Inductors will take time to create and collapse electromagnetic fields. There’s nothing we can do about it,

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August 23, 2018

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By Christopher Rocneanu, Technical Business Development at UnitedSiC and Firas Hijjawi, Deep Sea Electronics Power division team leader   Efficiency is a concept that applies to many things, from the way we tie our shoelaces to the flight paths of airliners. The pursuance of efficiency can form the foundation of a business, particularly one that

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July 27, 2018

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The economics of large solar farms are based on making money by selling energy to the grid. Energy-conversion efficiency and equipment costs are extremely important factors determining viability, and both are influenced by design choices that shape the inverter and associated power-conditioning electronics. Silicon carbide technology promises major gains in efficiency, but other factors have

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July 26, 2018

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By Anup Bhalla, VP Engineering at UnitedSiC   The cascode has proved to be a very useful structure since it was conceived way back in the vacuum-tube age to overcome the Miller effect, which causes a signal source to see an input capacitance much greater than the parasitic capacitances present in the device. Of course,

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July 19, 2018

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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,

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July 11, 2018

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By Christopher Rocneanu, Director of Sales EMEA & NA 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

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July 5, 2018

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If electric vehicles are to deliver their full potential for decarbonizing transportation, the automotive industry needs a cost-effective and low-risk way to adopt silicon carbide technology

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June 21, 2018

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Speaking with PSDtv, Anup Bhalla, Ph.D., Vice President of Engineering, United Silicon Carbide, Inc. discusses the new 650 Volt and 1200 Volt series of devices from our 6 inch wafer fab.

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June 20, 2018

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Chris Dries, President and CEO of United Silicon Carbide, talks to Alix Paultre about their latest wide-bandgap devices at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. One of the areas the company is focusing on are in-car charging systems, a growing industry segment.

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May 31, 2018

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UJ3C1200 series offers a drop-in replacement without changes to gate drive voltage May 24, 2018, Princeton, New Jersey: Designers of Power Factor Correction stages (PFCs), Active Frontend Rectifiers, LLC converters and Phase Shift Full Bridge converters can now upgrade existing system performance by using the new UJ3C1200 series of SiC JFET cascodes from UnitedSiC. With

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May 23, 2018

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UnitedSiC is proud to have been awarded the Power & Energy Supplier of the Year for 2017 – Presented at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, Texas

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April 3, 2018

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650 V Silicon Carbide FETs Offer Simple Silicon Substitution to Cut Losses in Power Systems

Achieve 15-20% loss reduction and higher frequency operation using standard silicon MOSFET gate drive March 4, 2018, Princeton, New Jersey: UnitedSiC, a manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, has announced the UJ3C series of 650 V SiC FETs as drop-in replacements for silicon Superjunction MOSFETs. Available in standard TO-220, TO-247 and D2PAK-3L packages, they

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March 5, 2018

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Meet the leaders in Silicon Carbide at San Antonio, Booth 946 February 15, 2018, Princeton, New Jersey: UnitedSiC, a manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at APEC 2018 (San Antonio, March 4-8), the industry’s premier event in applied power electronics. Visitors can meet the UnitedSiC team

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February 18, 2018

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Power Research Electronic and United Silicon Carbide Inc. to Start Strategic Cooperation

Power Research Electronic and United Silicon Carbide Inc. to Start Strategic Cooperation Minervum, The Netherlands – October 16th, 2017 Power Research Electronic (PRE), a specialist power electronics solution provider for E-mobility, renewable and energy saving applications is signing a strategic agreement with United Silicon Carbide Inc. (UnitedSiC), a leading manufacturer of SiC diodes and FETs.

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October 27, 2017

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UnitedSiC Announces the Release of Generation 3 Diodes

Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, August 29, 2017. United Silicon Carbide, Inc., a leading manufacturer of SiC Diodes and Transistors, announces the release of 650V and 1200V MPS SiC Diodes from its 6-inch platform.  Features include an optimized forward voltage drop, enhanced surge capability, and the industry’s lowest Qc (Qrr).  The diodes are ideally suited for telecom

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August 30, 2017

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ICSCRM Washington DC Sept 17-22, 2017

The 2017 International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM 2017) is the premier biennial meeting covering all aspects of the latest SiC research and development. Scientists, engineers, and students in the SiC field will gain insights into how challenges and advances in one subfield motivate research in other subfields through a combination of

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June 8, 2017

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United Silicon Carbide Inc. (UnitedSiC), based in Monmouth Junction, NJ, USA, is pleased to announce its attendance at the 2017 PCIM Europe Conference in Nuremberg, Germany.

PCIM – Europe is a leading show case in Europe for power electronics and its applications in Intelligent Motion, Renewable Energy and Energy Management. At the exhibition UnitedSiC will be showcasing its recently released best in class SiC JBS Diodes, JFETs and Cascodes in addition to highlighting future developments of Silicon Carbide products used in power

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March 1, 2017

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United Silicon Carbide to Exhibit at this year’s 2017 APEC show in Tampa, FLA Booth #1312. March 26-30th

APEC is the premier global event in applied power electronics. APEC 2017 continues to be a leader, engaging all sectors of the industry while maintaining one of the lowest registration costs of any IEEE conference. The conference will be held at the Tampa Convention Center, in beautiful Tampa, FL, March 26-30, 2017. We look forward

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February 24, 2017

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United Silicon Carbide, Inc. and Richardson Electronics, Ltd. Present Private Seminar at APEC 2017 Featuring SiC Technology for Power Design

UnitedSiC and Richardson Electronics, Ltd. invite you to join us at an exclusive event to present the best way to streamline your power and energy design with Silicon Carbide technology. APEC is the premier global event in applied power electronics. APEC 2017 continues to be a leader, engaging all sectors of the industry while maintaining

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February 22, 2017

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Mouser Signs Global Distribution Agreement with United Silicon Carbide, Inc.

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces a global distribution agreement with United Silicon Carbide, Inc. (UnitedSiC), a manufacturer of high-efficiency silicon carbide (SiC) products. UnitedSiC technology and products enable affordable power efficiency in key markets, including wind and solar power, transportation, smart grid technology, and motor control.   The UnitedSiC product line available from Mouser Electronics includes

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January 18, 2017

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Richardson and United Silicon Carbide Sign Distribution Agreement

Global agreement supports expansion of UnitedSiC’s SiC products to new customers. Richardson Electronics has announced a new distribution agreement with United Silicon Carbide Inc (UnitedSiC), a manufacturer for SiC devices located in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. This global agreement supports the expansion of UnitedSiC’s products to new customers. UnitedSiC is a semiconductor company specializing in

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December 18, 2016

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Micropower Group to sign long term agreement with United Silicon Carbide Inc.

December 1st, 2016 Micropower Group to sign long term agreement with United Silicon Carbide Inc. for supplying SiC Cascode devices into their new 10kW battery chargers. Micropower uses UnitedSiC’s innovative SiC Cascodes for industrial battery chargers, enabling higher efficiency, smaller system size and cost reduction without having to change the gate drive requirements. Växjö, Sweden

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December 1, 2016

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United Silicon Carbide to Exhibit at this year’s 2016 PCIM show in Nuremburg, Germany Booth #9-135. May 10-12th

United Silicon Carbide Inc. (UnitedSiC), based in Monmouth Junction, NJ, USA, is pleased to announce its attendance at the 2014 PCIM Europe Conference in Nuremberg, Germany, Booth #9-118. PCIM – Europe is a leading show case in Europe for power electronics and its applications in Intelligent Motion, Renewable Energy and Energy Management. At the exhibition

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February 5, 2016

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United Silicon Carbide to Exhibit at this year’s 2016 APEC show in Long Beach, CA Booth #1844. March 20-24th

USCi will be showcasing our new array of newly commercially released diodes, JFETS and Cascode products ranging from 650Volts to 1.2KVolts. USCi will also be discussing next generation products from 3.3kv through 6.5kv products. USCi has been developing products for the Power Supply, UPS, power converters for Solar, Wind, EV Charging, Traction markets that focus

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February 5, 2016

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NEW Director of SALES China/Taiwan for UnitedSiC

Eddie Cheng has joined UnitedSiC incorporated as the Director of Sales for China and Taiwan starting January 24, 2016. Since the start in 2009 of his career he has been focused on wide bandgap products in the PCs/Server Power, Telecom/Networks and Industrial Power market segments. Prior to joining UnitedSiC, Eddie was Cree’s Sales Director for

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January 24, 2016

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United Silicon Carbide Wins Prestigious R&D100 Award for 6.5kV Enhancement-Mode SiC Devices

United Silicon Carbide Inc. (UnitedSiC) teamed with Sandia National Laboratories and the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Energy Storage Program to develop a 6.5kV rated Enhancement-Mode SiC JFET switch that demonstrates 20X lower switching losses than existing 6.5kV rated Si-IGBTs. The product was recognized in the IT/Electrical category by

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December 10, 2015

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NEW European Director of SALES for UnitedSiC

Christopher Rocneanu has joined UnitedSiC incorporated as European Director of Sales starting October 3, 2015. Since the start of his career he has been focused on wide bandgap products in the industrial and automotive market segments. Prior to joining UnitedSiC, Christopher was Rohm’s Business development manager for Europe at ROHM Semiconductor GmbH. He was responsible

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October 20, 2015

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Avnet and UnitedSiC announce partnership for ASIA PAC

As of July 1, 2015 Avnet will distribute and support the United Silicon Carbide full line of switches and diode products. UnitedSiC is proud to have Avnet as a key distributor/partner servicing many key account customers throughout the ASIA PAC region. We see this as a formidable relationship that will lead UnitedSiC and Avnet to

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July 1, 2015

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United Silicon Carbide to Exhibit at this year’s 2015 APEC show in Charlotte, NC Booth #305. March 16-18th

UnitedSiC will be showcasing our new array of newly commercially released diodes, JFETS and Cascode products ranging from 650Volts to 1.2KVolts. UnitedSiC will also be discussing next generation products from 3.3kv through 6.5kv products. UnitedSiC has been developing products for the Power Supply, UPS, power converters for Solar, Wind, EV Charging, Traction markets that focus

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March 7, 2015

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United Silicon Carbide Inc. named New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies

United Silicon Carbide, Inc. (UnitedSiC) has been named one of New Jersey’s 2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies. The award program produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, is presented by ParenteBeard, LLC and sponsored by Comcast Business, Mass Mutual, UnitedHealthcare, Citi and Archer & Greiner. The NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies awards program

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