loader image

Thermal Management in Silicon Carbide (SiC) Designs

  • Semiconductor Losses
  • Thermal Management Implications
  • Total Cost of SiC−based Power Systems

White Paper Overview 

Silicon Carbide (SiC)-based switches allow you operate at higher temperatures and frequencies with lower losses to deliver solutions that are not only more efficient and reliable but also smaller.

With a typical high power conversion in focus, this white paper compares the characteristics of Silicon (Si) IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs. The paper shows how the small chip size of onsemi’s 1,200 V and 900 V N-channel EliteSiC MOSFETs, and their reduced gate charge, Miller (Crss) charge, and output (Coss) parasitic capacitor charge help with high-frequency operation. Learn about thermal management requirements from SiC-based devices and the two approaches available to address them.

Thank You For Your Interest

    By clicking ‘Submit’ you agree to our Terms of Use. We take your privacy seriously. For more information please read our Privacy Policy. By registering with All About Circuits you will automatically receive our weekly Product Update and Technology Insider eNewsletters.