Full SiC power modules to supplied to Formula E racing team enhancing performance

12-12-2017 | ROHM Semiconductor | Power

ROHM is providing the full SiC power modules to the VENTURI Formula E team in the FIA Formula E 2017–2018. This module will support further improvements in the machine's performance under racing conditions.

As one of the main developer of SiC power devices, the company became VENTURI's official partner in season three, and provides, what is claimed to be, the world's most advanced SiC power devices used in the inverter, which is the core of the electric vehicle powertrain.

The inverter features embedded full SiC Power module, reducing it to a 43% smaller size with a 6kg saving than the inverter for season two.

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