Silicon carbide

MACOM and U.S. Air Force Enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:05pm

MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) regarding Gallium Nitride-on-Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) technology.

Key Points: 
  • MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) regarding Gallium Nitride-on-Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) technology.
  • Under the agreement, AFRL and MACOM will work together to transfer AFRLs production ready 0.14 micron GaN-on-SiC semiconductor process to MACOMs Massachusetts-based U.S.
  • Semiconductor experts from both parties will collaborate to support a rapid process transfer to MACOM.
  • Once the process is transferred, MACOM anticipates that it will expand its standard and custom MMIC product offerings.

New Vishay Intertechnology 650 V SiC Schottky Diodes Increase Efficiency for High Frequency Applications

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced 10 new 650 V silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diodes .

Key Points: 
  • MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced 10 new 650 V silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diodes .
  • Featuring a merged PIN Schottky (MPS) design, the Vishay Semiconductors devices are designed to increase the efficiency of high frequency applications by reducing switching losses regardless of the effects from temperature variances, allowing the diodes to operate at higher temperatures.
  • The MPS design of the diodes released today shields the electric field from the Schottky barrier to reduce leakage currents while increasing surge current capability via hole injection.
  • Compared to pure silicon Schottky devices, the diodes handle the same level of current with only a slight increase in forward voltage drop while demonstrating a significantly higher degree of ruggedness.

ROHM Completes Construction of a New Environmentally Friendly Building at its Apollo Chikugo Plant to Expand Production Capacity of SiC Power Devices

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:00pm

In January 2021, the company began installing production equipment and building a manufacturing system to meet the medium- to long-term increases in demand for SiC power devices.

Key Points: 
  • In January 2021, the company began installing production equipment and building a manufacturing system to meet the medium- to long-term increases in demand for SiC power devices.
  • Since 2010, ROHM has been mass producing SiC power devices, including SiC SBDs and MOSFETs.
  • As a result, all major production processes for SiC wafers will use environmentally friendly renewable energy.
  • At the Apollo Chikugo plant, ROHM introduced renewable energy in FT 2019 and has gradually increased the amount of electricity generated.

Charles & Colvard to Host its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Investor Conference Call on February 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm ET

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:20pm

To participate via telephone, callers should dial 844-875-6912 (U.S. toll-free) or 412-317-6708 (international) and ask to be connected to the "Charles & Colvard, Ltd. Conference Call" a few minutes before 4:30 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • To participate via telephone, callers should dial 844-875-6912 (U.S. toll-free) or 412-317-6708 (international) and ask to be connected to the "Charles & Colvard, Ltd. Conference Call" a few minutes before 4:30 p.m.
  • A replay of this conference call will be available until February 11, 2021 at 877-344-7529 (U.S. toll-free) or 412-317-0088 (international).
  • Charles & Colvard is the original pioneer of lab-created moissanite, a rare gemstone formed from silicon carbide.
  • Consumers seek Charles & Colvard fashion, bridal and fine jewelry because of its exceptional quality, incredible value and shared beliefs in environmental and social responsibility.

Cree, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings on January 27, 2021

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), the global leader in silicon carbide technology, will conduct a conference call and audio webcast to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2021 results and business outlook on January 27, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), the global leader in silicon carbide technology, will conduct a conference call and audio webcast to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2021 results and business outlook on January 27, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • After the close of the market on January 27, and prior to the conference call, Cree will issue a copy of the earnings press release via Business Wire.
  • The press release may also be viewed on Crees website at www.cree.com .
  • To listen to a live webcast of the call, simply go to http://investor.cree.com/events.cfm and follow the login instructions.

Global Ultra High Purity Silicon Carbide Market, 2020-2027 - Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and 5G Technology to Provide New Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 12:11pm

The global ultra high purity silicon carbide market size is expected to reach USD 79.0 million by 2027.

Key Points: 
  • The global ultra high purity silicon carbide market size is expected to reach USD 79.0 million by 2027.
  • Power supplies and photovoltaic inverters are among the significant application areas of silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors.
  • Thus, the demand for electric vehicles is expected to boost the growth of ultra-high purity silicon carbide semiconductors.
  • The development of emerging technologies, such as quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and 5G technology, is also anticipated to provide new opportunities for market vendors.

ThermVac to Expand Ceramic CVD Equipment Presence in China

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 3:25am

In 2011, ThermVac took its first step in the world of ceramic CVD equipment by performing the localization development project of SiC CVD pilot equipment in the Korean government's technology development support project.

Key Points: 
  • In 2011, ThermVac took its first step in the world of ceramic CVD equipment by performing the localization development project of SiC CVD pilot equipment in the Korean government's technology development support project.
  • During the two-year project period, ThermVac successfully carried out the development project while faithfully securing the elemental technology of the CVD equipment.
  • Based on its performance in Korea, ThermVac entered the Chinese market, exporting a large SiC CVD equipment with a work zone of 1200*1800H mm to Company A in Jiangsu Province in 2017 and then delivered TaC CVD equipment to Company T in Xuzhou Province this time.
  • ThermVac is accumulating ceramic CVD process technology of its own through the in-house 2400C pilot CVD equipment while focusing on the larger market such as China or Japan beyond the small domestic market and plans to expand the supply of CVD equipment by competing with western CVD furnace brands in earnest.

Cree Delivers Industry Leading Efficiency to Electric Vehicle Fast Charging and Solar Markets with New Silicon Carbide Power Module Portfolio

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210111005121/en/
    Wolfspeed WolfPACK Power Module (Photo: Business Wire)
    Compared to silicon, the use of silicon carbide-based power solutions enable faster, smaller, lighter and more powerful electrical systems for a wide range of industrial applications.
  • The offering bridges the gap between single die discrete components and high-ampacity module solutions, giving todays design engineers a wide breadth of portfolio options for design requirements using Wolfspeed silicon carbide.
  • Crees Wolfspeed product families include silicon carbide materials, power-switching devices and RF devices targeted for applications such as electric vehicles, fast charging inverters, power supplies, telecom and military and aerospace.
  • Cree and Wolfspeed are registered trademarks, and Wolfspeed WolfPACK is a trademark of Cree, Inc.
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210111005121/en/

Global Industrial Ceramics Market Report 2020-2025 - Heavy Demand in Industries Such as Defence and Security, Automotive, Medical, and Electrical and Electronics

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:30am

Global Industrial Ceramics market was valued at USD 18,119.23 million in the year 2019 with Asia Pacific leading the regional market share.

Key Points: 
  • Global Industrial Ceramics market was valued at USD 18,119.23 million in the year 2019 with Asia Pacific leading the regional market share.
  • This research report presents the analysis of the Global Industrial Ceramics Market for the historical period of 2015-2019 and the forecast period of 2020-2025.
  • The growth in the global industrial ceramics market is primarily driven by heavy demand for ceramics in industries such as defence and security, automotive, medical, and electrical and electronics.
  • Among the Material segment in the Industrial Ceramics market (Alumina Ceramics, Silicon Carbide Ceramics and Others), Alumina Ceramics segment leads the market.

Global Industrial Ceramics Market Analysis, 2015-2019 & Forecasts, 2020-2025 by Material, Industry, Region, Market Insights, COVID-19 Impact, Competition - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 11:08am

Global Industrial Ceramics market was valued at USD 18,119.23 million in the year 2019 with Asia Pacific leading the regional market share.

Key Points: 
  • Global Industrial Ceramics market was valued at USD 18,119.23 million in the year 2019 with Asia Pacific leading the regional market share.
  • This research report presents the analysis of the Global Industrial Ceramics Market for the historical period of 2015-2019 and the forecast period of 2020-2025.
  • The growth in the global industrial ceramics market is primarily driven by heavy demand for ceramics in industries such as defence and security, automotive, medical, and electrical and electronics.
  • Among the Material segment in the Industrial Ceramics market (Alumina Ceramics, Silicon Carbide Ceramics and Others), Alumina Ceramics segment leads the market.