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Title: Overview of Silicon Carbide Technology: Device, Converter, System, and Application

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 applications. The challenges and research trends on the design and application of SiC power electronics are also discussed.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Fred) [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). CURENT & the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  2. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). CURENT & the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics and Applications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2475-742X
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Silicon carbide; Silicon; Multichip modules; Power electronics; Switches; Logic gates; Performance evaluation
OSTI Identifier:
1399420