VENTURI Formula E Team with new driver Felipe MASSA uses ROHM's Full SiC power module and Gate driver IC
Willich-Münchheide, Germany, – August 23, 2018 – ROHM Semiconductor will again be exhibiting at the upcoming electronica 2018, the world's leading trade fair for components, systems and applications in electronics, November 13 to 16, 2018 in Munich. At its exhibition booth in hall C3, stand 512, the company presents new solutions for power and energy management in the automotive and industrial sectors as well as its commitment to Formula E.
Highlights include demonstrations from updates of new power devices such as 1700V SiC module and other SiC devices, Power Management ICs and sensor technologies for the automotive and industrial market. In addition, ROHM will highlight local support capabilities by presenting Power-Lab Test benches and sensing solutions by Finland Software Design Center. For automotive applications, the company will show the latest generation of SiC-based inverters, human interface solution, car infotainment, PMIC and high reliability discrete components. New displays for industry sector include 99% efficiency SiC inverters, application example of solar inverter, on-board charger, power supply and EV charging station. Further applications showcase AC/DC and DC/DC converter ICs, motor drivers and sensors together with new IGBTs and high speed switching MOSFET (Presto MOS Series) devices.
Latest SiC power modules for Formula E
Motor sports Formula E is attracting increasing attention worldwide as a platform for further innovation in the electric car sector. ROHM, official technology partner of the VENTURI racing team since the start of the third racing season in October 2016, contributes top-class SiC power modules for the inverter block, which forms the core of the drive system of electric vehicles. ROHM will showcase the
latest generation of inverters and the Formula E racing car of the fifth season as an application example for SiC power modules.
Felipe MASSA will drive for the VENTURI Formula E Team, Autograph session at the ROHM booth
Former Formula 1 racing driver and vice world champion Felipe MASSA will be driving for VENTURI Formula e Team in the 2018/19 Formula E season. The Brazilian has signed a three-year contract with the racing team. MASSA chose the team because of its experience, energy and the durability of the car.
For additional information about ROHM at electronica please visit: https://www.rohm.com/electronica
About ROHM Semiconductor
ROHM Semiconductor is an industry leader in system LSI, discrete components and module products, utilizing the latest in semiconductor technology. ROHM's proprietary production system, which includes some of the most advanced automation technology, is a major factor in keeping it at the forefront of the electronic component manufacturing industry. In addition to its development of electronic components, ROHM has also developed its own production system so that it can focus on specific aspects of customized product development. ROHM employs highly skilled engineers with expertise in all aspects of design, development and production. This allows ROHM the flexibility to take on a wide range of applications and projects and the capability to serve valuable clients in the automotive, telecommunication and computer sectors, as well as consumer OEMs.
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