I am the new columnist reporting on industrial happenings, both on the website and in the print magazine. This column will update the power electronics community on the key news events from industry, government, and academia around the world. Most importantly, I will attempt to bring context and clarity to this kind of information, and show how it relates to the industry and … [Read more...] about New U.S. Legislation and Its Impact [Industry Pulse]
EV Battery Chargers, Inverters, Bidirectional Switches, and Passive Components Take Center Stage at ECCE 2022
This year, the fourteenth annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2022 was a hybrid event with an in-person meeting in Detroit, MI, USA from 9–13 October. The virtual meet-the-authors sessions took place 17-19 October via Zoom. After two years of virtual meetings, it was encouraging to see researchers, engineers, and professionals from around the world … [Read more...] about EV Battery Chargers, Inverters, Bidirectional Switches, and Passive Components Take Center Stage at ECCE 2022
Virtual APEC 2021 Illuminates Emerging Technologies and Trends
For safety and well-being of conference participants, the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) was held virtually from 14–17 June, 2021, on the virtual event platform Social27, with on demand access starting the week of 7 June. The on-demand recordings include technical session lectures and dialogues (poster sessions), industry sessions, and … [Read more...] about Virtual APEC 2021 Illuminates Emerging Technologies and Trends
Happenings: SiC Research Beyond Power MOSFET: What’s Next?
After three decades of relent- less R&D efforts from both academia and industry, silicon carbide (SiC) power device technology, driven by the various electric vehicles (xEV) and other emerging markets, are finally going mainstream , . The SiC power device market may soon cross the US$1 billion(B) threshold in the near future while the industry is working diligently to … [Read more...] about Happenings: SiC Research Beyond Power MOSFET: What’s Next?