Chip Embedding of Power Semiconductors in Power Ciruit Boards
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Modern power electronics for inverter controls, DC-DC converters and battery management are among the key technologies in electrified drives. The demands placed on applications in terms of power density, energy efficiency, reliability and system cost reduction are continuously increasing. The chip embedding of power semiconductors in power circuit boards, as presented by Infineon and Schweizer Electronic AG, meets these requirements. The power semiconductors are no longer soldered onto a printed circuit board as discretely packaged components, but embedded in a so-called system printed circuit board (power and logic) using chip embedding technology.
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