4 Mar 2022
ST Microelectronics is a well-established manufacturer of semiconducting components, including image sensors and MEMS devices. It recently announced a short-wave infrared (SWIR) sensor based on quantum dots capable of detecting light at 1400nm, promising lower costs than the incumbent InGaAs technology.
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.
21 Oct 2021
Continental - automotive radar and LiDAR suppliers
Continental are one of the largest automotive tier 1 suppliers, and one of the largest suppliers of radar for ADAS applications such as adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. IDTechEx spoke to Continental at ITS World Congress 2021 in Hamburg.
13 Oct 2021
Thermal Management in the Silicon Carbide Revolution
For electric vehicles (EVs), efficiency is the name of the game. In the past few years, we have started to see wide bandgap semiconductors such as silicon carbide (SiC) adopted in EV inverters to replace the typical silicon insulated-gate bipolar transistors (Si IGBTs).
1 Apr 2021
Apple's New Energy Storage Project, Renewable Energy Solutions
Apple today announced over 110 of its manufacturing partners around the world are moving to 100 percent renewable energy for their Apple production, with nearly 8 gigawatts of planned clean energy set to come online. Once completed, these commitments will avoid over 15 million metric tons of CO2e annually — the equivalent of taking more than 3.4 million cars off the road each year.