Key Innovations in Silicon Carbide and Gallium Nitride Based Power Electronic Devices Intended for High Power Applications in Aerospace, Automotive, Smart Grids, Industrial Drives and Data Centres

Jan 12, 2016, 07:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Innovations in High Power Electronics Impacting Key Sectors (TechVision)" report to their offering.

The TechVision division has evaluated high power electronics technologies, and has assessed innovations that will have an impact on various applications in the near-, medium-, and long- term. Increasing need for high-power/high-voltage, high-temperature and high switching frequency power electronic devices in applications such as automotive, aerospace and defense drives the need for wide band gap materials.

The high power electronic devices industry has evolved to be highly dynamic one with developments and innovations in materials, technologies, simulation tools, modelling and applications. The high power electronics technologies are the next revolution in the power industry and it sets new standards in saving power for virtually everything that makes use of or converts electricity. High power electronics technologies come into play wherever there is a need to modify different forms of electric energy such as current, voltage, and frequency.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

- Analyst Desk - Summary of High Power Electronics

- Analyst Desk - Trends in High Power Electronics

- Analyst Desk - Enabling Technologies for High Power Applications

2. Technology Landscape Assessment - High Power Electronics - A Sneak Preview - Enabling Technologies - Comparative Assessment of High Power Electronic Devices - High Power Electronic Devices Categorization - Wide Band Semiconductors Driving High Power Electronics - Opportunities Influencing Key Innovations

3. Applications Landscape

- Automotive

- Aerospace

- Smart Grids

- Industrial Motors

- Data Centers

4. Innovations Impacting Key Application Sectors - SiC Diodes Increase Efficiency of Frequency Converters - Robust SiC Devices - High - Efficiency GaN Transistors in Voltage Converters - SiC for Enhanced Energy Efficiency - GaN Transistors with High Electron Mobility - GaN Transistors for use in Power Electronics - Smart Power Modules Delivering High Performance and Efficiency - Monolithic LED - based on GaN offers Enhanced Efficiency - Innovation Ecosystem

5. Impact Assessment of Key Innovations

- Methodology to Assess Impact of Innovations

- Impact Assessment of Key Innovations

- Drivers Influencing Innovation Impact

- Drivers Boosting Innovations in High Power Electronics

- Challenges Influencing Innovations in High Power Electronics

6. Demand Side Assessment - Demand Side Assessment - Low Cost and Reliablity - Demand Side Assessment - Standardization and High Performance Devices - Demand Side Assessment - Packaging Needs and Support

7. Strategies to Capitalize Opportunities

- Management Strategies for Capitalizing Opportunities

- High Power Electronics: Positioning of Innovative Products

- High Power Electronics: Positioning of Innovative Products Explained

- High Power Electronics: Positioning of Innovative Products - Value for Money and Value Added Solution

8. Strategies Directions - Impact of Megatrends on High Power Semiconductor - Key Conclusions - Key Recommendations

9. Key Patents

- High Power Devices Patents

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