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Silicon Carbide Used in Electric Automotive


Silicon Carbide Properties


Silicon carbide (SiC)

This compound semiconductor material is made of silicon and carbon. It has wide band gaps with gallium-nitride (GaN), and it is often called the third generation of semiconductor materials.

SiC is characterized by a large band gap and high breakdown potential. SiC power electronics have many advantages due to its unique material characteristics. These include low voltage resistance, high power consumption and high temperature resistance.


Silicon Carbide for Electric Automotive

SiC’s main use field in automobile is electric drive inverter. SiC’s main fields of application in automobiles with new energy are the electric drive inverter (OBC), DC/DC convert, and onboard charger (OBC). According to predictions, the inverter market will represent more than 80%, making it the most significant application.

Inverters that use SiC can dramatically reduce the size, cost and volume of electric drives and their power density. It can be applied to car chargers or DC/DC systems and can lower switch losses, increase limit operating temperature, and improve system efficiency. SiC can be used to increase the speed and reduce the size of the charging stack for new vehicles.

SiC inverters are a great option for electric cars to increase their efficiency and last longer. SiC devices are used in electric drive inverters to improve efficiency and reduce loss. Inverters are lighter and more compact. SiC will reduce the area of its chip and work frequency, and can therefore save other peripheral components. SiC will also have less volume than IGBT. SiC is heat-dissipating and has a lower cooling system volume.

SiC power units are being added to more and more vehicles. Tesla has adopted full SiC power devices for its Model 3 main inverter. This means that more companies are releasing models with SiC devices. SiC devices allow these vehicles to have smaller inverters and more efficient on-board charging, which improves their driving performance, speed and endurance.


Silicon Carbide Powder Price

Price is affected by many things, such as the demand and supply in the market and industry trends. Economic activity. Unexpected events.

Send us an email to get the current SiC powder pricing. (brad@ihpa.net)


Silicon Carbide Powder Supplier

Mis-asia Technology Co. Ltd., (Mis-asia), is a respected supplier and manufacturer of SiC powders. It has over 12 years’ experience. All of our products can be shipped around the world.

You can contact me if you’re looking for quality silicon carbide powder.

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You can also send us an inquiry. (brad@ihpa.net)

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