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SiC Power electronics

Calippo

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Jan 9, 2016
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Italy
Toyota research center had released the next generation power electronics based to SiC transistor, then they use a high frequency transistor to avoide the capacitors, solenid coil and other magnetics components.
The result are minus 50% of weight, minus 80% of case size and plus 10% in effeciency.

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SiC power electronics on the left
Previus generation power electronics on the right.

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The model S drive inverter is a low frequency power electronics, so if tesla would downsizing the bulk, they must remove the capacitor bank (in this case the silver box, one for each phase).
 

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