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A New Approach to Circuit Breaker Design Using Silicon Carbide Switches - Nov 21
Mechanical circuit breakers can be low cost with minimal losses, but they operate slowly and wear out. Solid state versions overcome the problems and are becoming increasing viable as replacements at...
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Obtaining Highest Efficiency in DC/DC Converter Applications - Nov 21
   October 25, 2021
While improvements in Silicon power devices have been incremental, the introduction of wide-bandgap devices, such as Silicon Carbide (SiC), allow a jump in performance to be attained. Thanks to reference designs, such as Toshiba’s bidirectional DC/DC power supply, design engineers can significantly speed-up evaluation of suitable design approaches and topologies and get up to speed on the intricacies of using SiC...
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