ROHM's SiC Power MOSFET among EDN's 2012 Hot 100

2012-12-03

EDN 2012 HOT 100 San Diego, California- EDN Magazine has named ROHM Semiconductor's SCH2080KE; a 2nd generation high-voltage (1200V) SiC (Silicon Carbide) power MOSFET as one of the "100 Hot Products of 2012." http://www.edn.com/electronics-products/other/4391127/SiC-Power-MOSFET-with-internal-SiC-SBD-reduces-power-loss-in-inverters-

SiC Power MOSFET with internal SiC SBD reduces power loss in invertersThe 2012 EDN Hot 100 highlights the electronics industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness and popularity.

ROHM's power MOSFET SCH2080KE is designed for inverters and converters in power conditioners for industrial and photovoltaic power generation.

"It's always a fun and enlightening challenge for the EDN editors to select the year's Hot 100 products, which has been an annual tradition at EDN since 1993. This year's selection not only reflects some technology trends that have been in place for a while, but also highlights some new trends that are just emerging, as well as a unique product or two that is in a class of its own," said Rich Pell, Executive and Chief Technical Editor, EDN.

 

The complete list of EDN's Hot 100 products can be found at: http://www.edn.com/electronics-products/other/4401457/EDN-Hot-100-products-of-2012 or within the December 14, 2012 issue of EDN Magazine.

 

About ROHM Semiconductor:
ROHM Semiconductor is an industry leader in system LSI, discrete components and module products, utilizing the latest in semiconductor technology. ROHM's proprietary production system, which includes some of the most advanced automation technology, is a major factor in keeping it at the forefront of the electronic component manufacturing industry. In addition to its development of electronic components, ROHM has also developed its own production system so that it can focus on specific aspects of customized product development. ROHM employs highly skilled engineers with expertise in all aspects of design, development and production. This allows ROHM the flexibility to take on a wide range of applications and projects and the capability to serve valuable clients in the automotive, telecommunication and computer sectors, as well as consumer OEMs.

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