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Passive components for Silicon Carbide and Gallium Nitride applications

Wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors using SiC and GaN materials offer the promise of greater power efficiency and smaller sized power circuits. These innovative new technologies operate at higher voltages, frequencies and temperatures, presenting new challenges for capacitors and magnetic components. 

Passive components manufacturers are responding with product specifications to fully exploit these wide band-gap semiconductor innovations, with higher current ratings, operating temperatures and dv/dt.

Our technical specialists can support your design requirements and offer advice on:

  • The key parameters, considerations and specifications for selecting passive components for wide band gap (WBG) applications
  • Selecting capacitor and magnetic components in WBG applications for optimal efficiency, performance, size and cost 
  • Innovations from world-leading passive component manufacturers that are enabling next-generation power electronics designs 

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KC-LINK surface mount capacitors

KEMET's KC-LINK surface mount capacitors are designed to meet the growing demand for fast switching semiconductors that operate at higher voltages, temperatures, and frequencies.


IHSR-1616AB-01 series

Vishay Intertechnology expands its IHSR series of high saturation commercial inductors with a new device in the compact 4 mm by 4 mm 1616 case size.



TDK Corporation presents a new generation of the EPCOS CeraLink™, a highly compact solution for the snubber and DC links of fast-switching converters based on SiC and GaN semiconductors.

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IHDF-1300AE-10 series edge-wound through-hole inductors

Vishay Intertechnology IHDF edge-wound, through-hole inductor with rated current up to 72A and saturation current up to 230 A for industrial and military applications.

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IHLP-1616BZ-0H series IHLP® inductor

Vishay's IHLP-1616BZ-0H series is the first extended-frequency inductor in the low profile, high current IHLP family.

Vishay Intertechnology introduces the first extended-frequency inductor in the low profile, high current IHLP family.

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How SiC and GaN technology is affecting passive component development

To keep up with the semiconductor process innovations, SiC and GaN present some unique challenges to the essential passive components used in power conversion and motor drive circuits.