power semiconductor

power semiconductor

[′pau̇·ər ′sem·i·kən‚dək·tər]
(electronics)
A semiconductor device capable of dissipating appreciable power (generally over 1 watt) in normal operation; may handle currents of thousands of amperes or voltages up into thousands of volts, at frequencies up to 10 kilohertz.
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The rapid growth of the power semiconductor market in recent years has been driven by the proliferation of computer and consumer electronics, such as desktop computers, notebooks, netbooks, smartphones, flat panel displays and portable media players that require sophisticated power management to improve power efficiency and extend battery life.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today it has developed a new J-Series transfer molded power semiconductor module (T-PM) mainly for motor drive applications in electric and hybrid vehicles.
But Infineon's combined revenues in both sectors was enough to maintain its lead in the overall power semiconductor market, according to a new report, Next-Generation Power Semiconductors: Markets Materials, Technologies recently published by The Information Network, a New Tripoli, PA market research company.
amp; BIEL, Switzerland -- IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS) and General Motors Components Holdings (GMCH) jointly announced today that they have entered into an agreement for the fabrication of power semiconductor wafers.
Other than wireless infrastructure, the vertical market showing the strongest uptick in the RF power semiconductor business has been the military, which Wilson describes as being now "a very significant market.
The vertical markets show the strongest performance outside of wireless infrastructure in the RF power semiconductor business.
The complete GaN power semiconductors industry shifted to a mass-production scenario in 2011 with the success and revenue potential drawing the focus of several power semiconductor market giants.
com/research/483a4d/southeast_asian_po) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Southeast Asian Power Semiconductor Markets" to their offering.
Toyota CRDL), has developed a silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor for use in automotive power control units (PCUs).
GaN has turned out to be the choice for most of the power semiconductor applications and is quickly replacing the existing silicon technology.
The trend to outsource packaging requirements to Asia grows among power semiconductor manufacturers due to declining profit margins and escalating competition.
In the case of SiC power semiconductor market, the phenomenal growth rate of approximately 35% to 50% Y-o-Y is expected to continue for the following years and the forecasted revenue for SiC power semiconductors is more than $4 billion by end of 2022 at a CAGR of 45.