Examining power management in growth of GaN and SiC market

01-06-2021 | Mouser Electronics | Power

Mouser Electronics has released the second instalment of the 2021 series of its Empowering Innovation Together program and The Tech Between Us podcast. The series’ second episode is available on the Mouser website, Alexa, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Pandora and Spotify, and explores power management and the potential behind wide bandgap technology.

Every month, the series takes a closer examination of industry-changing technologies shaping modern society and incorporates a timely collection of podcasts, blogs, videos, articles and infographics that centre around today’s key tech trends.

In this latest episode, Raymond Yin, Mouser’s director of engineering content, is joined by Steven Shackell, ON Semiconductors’ product line manager for Silicon Carbide and Gallium Nitride, to discuss current wide bandgap devices. As they determine what makes a semiconductor 'wide bandgap', the pair share more about the technology’s applications, benefits and limitations for power management design.

“This latest instalment of the EIT program presents engineers with what the future may hold for power management technology,” says Glenn Smith, president and CEO of Mouser Electronics. “As demand for energy increases, wide bandgap offers significant opportunities for further improvement in power efficiency, positioning it as the future of semiconductors.”

The second instalment of the 2021 Empowering Innovation Together program is sponsored by Mouser’s valued manufacturer partners Infineon Technologies, ON Semiconductor and Wolfspeed.

By Natasha Shek