26 Jan 2022
Infineon: Automotive Power Electronics
inverters, DC-DC converters, onboard chargers, offboard chargers, microcontrollers, gate drivers, power management, current sensors etc.
-Strong supply relationships with both OEMs and Tier 1s.
-Can work closely with OEMs to design tailored products for their specific platforms.
-A growing portfolio of silicon carbide products that can act as a drop-in solution to Si IGBTs (in terms of packaging).
-R&D into future technologies such as GaN.
2 Dec 2021
Silicon Carbide Power Electronics Enabling a Surge in 800V Platforms
In automotive power electronics (inverters, onboard chargers, DC-DC converters), the transition to silicon carbide MOSFETs and high voltage systems above 800V has been increasing in pace in 2021.
16 Nov 2021
Major EV & Mobility Trends of 2021 - And What to Look Out For in 2022
In this article, IDTechEx analysts take a look back at the key events and trends from the future mobility world over the past year - and what to look out for in 2022.
22 Jul 2021
Group14 Technologies are a US-based company developing silicon anode material for Li-ion batteries. IDTechEx spoke with Group14 Technologies CEO, Rick Luebbe.
12 Jul 2021
Polish-Japanese Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Poland Completed
The project consisted of the implementation of the Special Protection Scheme system and the hybrid Battery Energy Storage System located at the Bystra Wind Farm in northern Poland and started the full-scale operation gradually. These systems will be used continuously for enhancing the management of Polish power grid.
8 Mar 2021
Where are the Innovations in Thermal Interface Materials
Thermal management is one of the most important topics in a wide range of applications; from electric vehicle battery packs through to consumer electronics, there is a pressing need to dissipate heat efficiently. Thermal interface materials (TIM) come in numerous types and play a crucial role in the thermal transfer from a heat source. This article looks at what the major innovations are for these materials and why those developments are significant.
2 Mar 2021
Dexerials is a Japanese manufacturer of functional materials, for use in electronic devices. Its main product is its anisotropic conductive film (ACF), for use in displays. Thomas Lynch, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, spoke to Tatsuo Nagamatsu and Koichi Hirose, about their work with ACFs.
25 Sep 2020
Group 14 Technologies
Group 14 Technologies are developing silicon powders as a "drop-in" solution for Li-ion batteries.
4 Aug 2020
Public Launch of a Materials Informatics Platform
Citrine Informatics has launched their materials informatics platform
3 Jul 2020
Thermal Interface Materials: Diverse, Essential, and Evolving
This article highlights some key material development trends. More specifically, approaches to increase the thermal conductivity (in W/mK) of TIMs are considered. This is an important trend because the IDTechEx assessment is that the market, in absolute terms, for high or ultrahigh thermal conductivity TIM materials, will inevitably rise.
24 Jun 2020
Elix, Inc. specialize in deep learning for computer vision, materials informatics, and drug discovery. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Shinya Yuki (Co-founder and CEO) and Saki Ito (Corporate Planning Director).