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BEV advancements are driving sales, but vehicle safety and reliability will ensure long-term viability
Innovative power architectures using power modules provide power redundancy and improve overall safety and system performance By Patrick Kowalyk, Automotive FAE,Vicor
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AC/DC power factor correction module offers up to 1,512W
A full brick package developed by TDK-Lambda, the PF1500B-360, is for high voltage distributed power architectures
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Power Electronics Europe Issue Archive
December 9, 2008
Future high power IGBT modules with Reverse Conducting (RC) IGBT technology incorporating an integrated freewheeling diode in the same silicon volume will be capable of providing exceptional electrical performance in terms of the maximum allowable output current capability. The RC-IGBT concept is not new and is basically derived from the concept of the MOSFET’s integrated body diode. With the advancements of modern IGBT and diode structures, more development effort is being aimed at reviving the RC-IGBT concept, since the potentials that could arise from such a technological step are great. In this article, a fully functional high voltage and high current IGBT module rated at 3300V consisting solely of RC-IGBT chips under hard switching conditions and under heavy paralleling in high current modules is demonstrated.
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