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Power Conversion: The End of the Road for Silicon

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Silicon has reached theoretical limits of performance in power conversion. Gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) will displace much of the $12B market for silicon power MOSFETs. There is product in production today that is 5-10 times better than the theoretical limit of silicon.

Bodo’s Power Systems
By Alex Lidow, Ph.D.
May, 2014

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