With the shift toward electrical power for a wide range of applications, including power generation, energy storage, and transportation, comes the need to build higher performance electrical conversion and control systems to fuel the future of electric-powered systems.
This article aims to educate power engineers and professionals on the advantages of the latest Wolfspeed SiC devices in power modules compared to legacy Si IGBTs for modern power electronics applications. A comparison of the two technologies is outlined, as well as a demonstration of the capabilities of the latest full SiC power modules in a three-phase inverter reference design application.