SiC SBDs help EVs achieve the highest levels of reliability and ruggedness

30-10-2020 | Microchip Technology | Automotive Technologies

Microchip Technology has announced its newly-qualified 700 and 1200V SiC SBD power devices, offering EV system designers with solutions that satisfy stringent automotive quality standards over a broad range of voltage, current and package options.


For EV power designers who need to increase system efficiency while maintaining high quality, these AEC-Q101-qualified devices maximise system reliability and ruggedness and facilitate stable and lasting application life. The devices’ superior avalanche performance enable designers to lessen the requirement for external protection circuits, decreasing system cost and complexity.


“As a long-time supplier to the automotive industry, Microchip’s continued expansion of automotive-capable power solutions is leading the transformation of power systems in vehicle electrification,” said Leon Gross, vice president of Microchip’s discrete product business unit. “Our focus is to provide automotive solutions that help our clients easily transition to SiC while minimising the risk of quality, supply and support challenges.”

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