Power Electronics

Fuji Electric and Semikron Team Up

Fuji Electric Device Technology Co., Ltd. , Japan, with the third-highest ranking of worldwide IGBT module supplier market share (source: Worldwide market for power semiconductor discretes and modules 2008, IMS-Research) and Semikron International GmbH, Germany, a market leader for diodes and thyristor modules with a 37% market share (“Worldwide market for power semiconductor discretes and modules 2008”, IMS-Research) and expert in packaging technology for power semiconductor modules, signed a supply and license agreement at Semikron in Nuremberg. Fuji Electric will supply IGBT semiconductor chips to SEMIKRON; in return Semikron will supply Fuji Electric with freewheeling and rectifier diode chips, and module cases in spring contact technology. Power modules with spring contacts will be manufactured by Fuji Electric under license.

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