Silicon Carbide (SiC) power switches are new generation semiconductor devices with really interesting properties that can be suitable exploited in railway application to reduce weight and size of the power converters, increasing at the same time their efficiency. The paper presents their properties, their current application in railway vehicles and their future developments.

Application prospective of Silicon Carbide (SiC) in railway vehicles

BRENNA, MORRIS;FOIADELLI, FEDERICA;ZANINELLI, DARIO
2014

Abstract

Silicon Carbide (SiC) power switches are new generation semiconductor devices with really interesting properties that can be suitable exploited in railway application to reduce weight and size of the power converters, increasing at the same time their efficiency. The paper presents their properties, their current application in railway vehicles and their future developments.
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