ON Semiconductor Wide Band Gap Technology – Enabling Mega Trend Applications

Wide Band Gap materials will power future applications for high performance

Increasingly, the most important applications and current electronics sector mega trends demand high voltage, high frequency and high temperature performance beyond that achievable by regular silicon devices.

Wide Band Gap semiconductor technologies using materials such as Silicon Carbide (SiC), are emerging to bring significant enabling benefits and enhanced reliability to important high-growth end application areas such as automotive DC-DC and on-board charger applications for electric vehicles as well as solar and uninterruptible and server power supplies.

Wide Band Gap technologies provide advanced performance:

  • Faster Switching
  • Lower Power Losses
  • Increased Power Density
  • Higher Operating Temperatures

This performance is aligned with future market demands and trends:

  • Higher Efficiency
  • Compact Solutions
  • Lower Weight
  • Reduced System Cost
  • Increased Reliability

Applications

  • Solar Boost Converters and Inverters
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Electric Vehicle Charging
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • Server & Telecom Power Supplies

ON Semiconductor’s SiC portfolio comprising:

SiC DiodesSiC MOSFETsSiC Gate Drivers