Electrical and Thermal Simulators for Silicon Carbide Power …
Electrical and Thermal Simulators for Silicon Carbide Power Electronics Akin Akturk, Zeynep Dilli, Neil Goldsman, Siddharth Potbhare, James McGarrity, Brendan Cusack,Cissoid Neptune CHT-PLA8543CMOSFET y 10 1200 30 Cree C2M0025120D MOSFET y 90
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The research group’s first prototype, a liquid-cooled all-silicon carbide traction drive inverter, features 50 percent printed parts. Initial evaluations confirmed an efficiency of nearly 99 percent, surpassing DOE’s power electronics target and setting the stage for building an inverter using entirely additive manufacturing techniques.
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This paper presents the appliion of Silicon Carbide (SiC) devices in a high-frequency LLC resonant DC/DC converter. With high switching frequencies, the leakage inductance of the LLC transformer can be used as the resonant inductor, resulting in 50% reduction in volume and weight, and 30% decrease in power loss of the magnetic components at 500kHz and 6.6kW/400V output.
3D printed EV technology packs big punch in small …
Using 3D printing and silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a power inverter that could make electric vehicles lighter, more powerful, and even more efficient. The wide bandgap
Silicon Carbide Inverter for EV/HEV Appliion …
A SiC inverter prototype of 2.9 L in size for driving an 80-kW motor was fabried and evaluated on a motor test bench. The SiC inverter prototype attained average efficiency of 98.5% in the Worldwide harmonized Light-duty Test Cycle (WLTC) driving mode.
KSB demonstrates prototype potential - World Pumps
The prototype of a 22-kW synchronous reluctance motor from KSB demonstrates the potential that modern silicon carbide components offer in terms of heat management and increased output per size. As 2017 drew to a close, the KSB Group finished the prototype of a super-compact high-efficiency motor with an integrated frequency inverter.
Efﬁciency Impact of Silicon Carbide Power Electronics for …
IEEETRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, VOL.58,,JANUARY2011 21 Efﬁciency Impact of Silicon Carbide Power Electronics for Modern Wind Turbine Full Scale Frequency Converter Hui Zhang, Meer, IEEE, and Leon M. Tolbert, Senior Meer, IEEE
HSI 100 High Speed Inverter - Equipmake
Description High efficiency, high switching frequency three-phase silicon carbide MOSFET inverter for sensor-less control of high speed motors. Features Very high power density, compact design Capable of switching frequencies >80kHz Liquid cooling (Water
Silicon Carbide Ready to Run the Rails
Silicon carbide (SiC) has a nuer of advantages over silicon, among them a wider energy bandgap that enables devices to run at temperatures as high as 600 C; a breakdown voltage about 10 times
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Silicon Carbide Power Converters 2.2 Research and Development Tasks This project seeks to design and develop a 50W Silicon Carbide power converter IC for appliion in high-temperature and harsh environments. We aim to prototype new power IC’s that, by
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Domestic enterprises have formed sales revenue in silicon carbide SBD, and the industrialization of silicon carbide MOSFET is still in the prototype device development stage. In addition, China has developed 1700V/1200A hybrid module (silicon IGBT mixed with silicon carbide SBD), 4500V/50A and other large capacity full SiC power modules.
Prototype motor shows silicon carbide potential - …
1/2/2018· Besides German and French specialists from the pump manufacturer, scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) were also involved in developing this prototype. The aim of developing this demonstration drive was to highlight the potential that modern silicon carbide components offer in terms of higher motor ratings.
New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, …
“Our silicon carbide prototype inverter can transfer 99 percent of energy to the motor, which is about two percent higher than the best silicon-based inverters under normal conditions,” says Iqbal Husain, ABB Distinguished Professor of ECE at NC State and
Verifiion of Fuel Efficiency Improvement by Appliion …
Verifiion of Fuel Efficiency Improvement by Appliion of Highly Effective Silicon Carbide Power Semiconductor to HV Inverter 2016-01-1230 A prototype power control unit (PCU) was manufactured using silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors (diodes and transistors), which have low power loss when switching on and off.
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17/10/2016· Promising Inverter Results With Silicon Carbide Researchers at North Carolina State University (NC State) have developed a new type of inverter device with greater efficiency in a smaller, lighter package, which should improve the fuel efficiency and range of hybrid and electric vehicles.
New tech promises to boost electric vehicle efficiency, range
"Our silicon carbide prototype inverter can transfer 99 percent of energy to the motor, which is about two percent higher than the best silicon-based inverters under normal conditions," says Iqbal
Transformerless Quasi-Z-Source Inverter to Reduce Leakage …
inverter. Section 3 presents the experimental results for a 1.0 kW prototype inverter. Silicon carbide (SiC) power devices were applied to the proposed in verter to increase the power efficiency. Section 4 ends the paper by presenting the conclusion. Figure 1.
MVDC DC-DC CONVERTER TECHNOLOGY
including: high voltage silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor components, high power 100 kV DC insulated medium frequency transformer and innovative topology and controls. This DC-DC converter is an important milestone in the development of the DC
Half-Bridge Voltage Swing Inverter with Active Power …
To validate its operation, a Silicon Carbide (SiC) based 1 kVA laboratory prototype is built and closed loop experimental results are provided at 100/75 kHz switching frequency over wide operating conditions.
Better, Smaller Solar Inverters On The Horizon?
A prototype SiC based inverter is already in operation at a hybrid gas and solar power station in Berlin, Germany. Silicon carbide occurs naturally in moissanite; but is very rare, so nearly all silicon carbide sold in the world is synthetic.
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29/12/2018· Kaco is launching a mass-produced string inverter with silicon carbide switches onto the market following 10 years of discussion about the technology within the industry. In the 100 kilowatt plus segment, the technology produces small, lightweight devices with few
Overview of Silicon Carbide Technology: Device, …
17/8/2020· This article overviews the silicon carbide (SiC) technology. The focus is on the benefits of SiC based power electronics for converters and systems, as well as their ability in enabling new appliions. The challenges and research trends on the design …
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Tokyo, March 8, 2012 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today it has developed a prototype electric vehicle (EV) motor system with a built-in silicon carbide inverter. The EV motor system is the smallest of its kind, measuring just half the dimensions of Mitsubishi Electric''s existing motor system that uses an external inverter, and loss is below half that of silicon
New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, …
“Our silicon carbide prototype inverter can transfer 99 percent of energy to the motor, which is about two percent higher than the best silicon-based inverters under normal conditions,” says Iqbal Husain, ABB Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer
Efren FERNANDEZ PALOMEQUE | PhD Student | …
Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) and Current Source Inverter (CSI) proposals for traction system appliions, these topologies are implemented with silicon carbide devices.