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01/30/2024 - 03/26/2024 | Berlin

»Powering the Future - Technologies for Power Electronics Modules with SiC and GaN Semiconductors«

In our new Online Expert Sessions we will present some of our research highlights about the technologies and systems based on wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors, which have been the focus of R&D activities and production scaling for several years now. In our sessions, our experts will give you an insight into the latest approaches and technologies, demonstrate application scenarios and address challenges and opportunities in the customer-specific development of power electronic modules.

A game changer material for power electronics - The production and therefore the use of these semiconductor materials is significantly more complex and costly compared to the established silicon technology, but due to their outstanding properties and the associated possibilities in a variety of applications, WBG semiconductors are increasingly becoming an attractive alternative to Si semiconductors.

Silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) are currently the mainly relevant WBG semiconductor materials and are innovation drivers for e.g. power electronics in sensors & enable new solutions, especially for electromobility and renewable energies. This is primarily made possible by a higher power density and efficiency: thanks to the much higher switching speeds, systems can be designed to be significantly smaller and can also be used more universally due to their higher voltage and temperature resistance.

What to expect from our Experts Sessions
In our 45-minutes expert sessions we would like to present to you trending topics in a technical presentation. Afterwards, our experts will be available for your questions and comments and a joint discussion.

Dates & Topics:
30.1.: Power Electronics – Strategies for High Volume Production and Cost Reduction (Prof. Eckart Hoene)
13.2.: Wafer-level process technologies for SiC/GaN power electronics (Dr. Piotr Mackowiak)
27.2.: Highly reliable Interconnect Processes for Power Electronics (Dr. Matthias Hutter)
12.3.: Novel Integration Concepts for Power Electronics – PCB Embedding for SiC and GaN Semiconductors (Lars Böttcher)
26.3.2024 Reliability Challenges of Power Electronic Modules (Dr. Stefan Wagner)

More information and registration (free of charge!) you can find on our website:

Information on participating / attending:
Participation is free of charge, registration is required. This workshop series aims to address our customers, partners and interested parties from industry, politics and science.


01/30/2024 16:00 - 03/26/2024 16:45

Event venue:

Online I MS Teams
13355 Berlin
13355 Berlin

Target group:

Business and commerce, Scientists and scholars


transregional, national

Subject areas:

Electrical engineering, Traffic / transport

Types of events:

Seminar / workshop / discussion




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