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Investigation and Usage of SiC Technology for Power Electronics Applications

E N Ganesh


This paper is dedicated to the recent unprecedented boom of SiC electronic technology. The contribution deals with a brief survey of those properties. In particular, the differences (both good and bad) between SiC electronics technology and well-known silicon VLSI technology are highlighted. Projected performance benefits of SiC electronics are given for several large-scale applications at the end of the contribution. The basic properties of SiC material were discussed already at the beginning of 1980s, also in our work place.

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