Richardson RFPD Announces Availability of New Family of 1200V Silicon Carbide Power MOSFETs from Wolfspeed

Proven, reliable third-generation planar MOSFETs with rugged, intrinsic body diode

October 9, 2019 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of 1200V SiC power MOSFETs from Wolfspeed, a Cree Company.

Based on third-generation planar MOSFET technology, the new devices include a rugged intrinsic body diode that allows for third-quadrant operation without the need for an additional external diode. According to Wolfspeed, the new product family includes the lowest Rds(on) at 1200V in a discrete package with a flat Rds(on) over temperature.

Wolfspeed designed these third-generation MOSFETs with an increased CGS/CGD ratio for better hard-switching performance. Soft-switching applications can also benefit from the more linear COSS behavior. Designers can reduce component count by moving from silicon-based, three-level topologies to simpler two-level topologies made possible by the improved switching performance

The new devices are suitable for a range of applications, including solar energy systems, EV charging, uninterruptible power supply (UPS), SMPS, motor control and drives, and energy storage.

Additional key features of the 1200V SiC power MOSFETs include:

Parameter                                     C3M0016120D                                  C3M0021120D                                    C3M0032120D

Blocking Voltage                               1200 V                                               1200V                                                   1200V

Current Rating at 25°C                     115 A                                                  100 A                                                     63 A

Rds(on) at 25°C                                16 mΩ                                                21 mΩ                                                   32 mΩ

Package                                           TO-247-3                                            TO-247-3                                                TO-247-3

Gate Charge Total                            207 nC                                               160 nC                                                    114 nC

Maximum Junction Temperature      175 ˚C                                                175 ˚C                                                    175 ˚C

Reverse-Recovery Charge (Qrr)      672 nC                                                879 nC                                                   848 nC

Output Capacitance                         230 pF                                                180 pF                                                    129 pF

Reverse-Recover Time (Trr)            58 ns                                                   81 ns                                                      69 ns

To find more information or to purchase these products today online, please visit the C3M0016120DC3M0021120D, and C3M0032120D webpages. The devices are also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Wolfspeed, please visit the Wolfspeed storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF, wireless, IoT and power technologies markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production.

More information is available online at www.richardsonrfpd.com. Follow Richardson RFPD on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Richardson_RFPD. To subscribe to Richardson RFPD’s New Products e-newsletter, visit www.richardsonrfpd.com/subscribe.

FOR DETAILS CONTACT
Dave Rossdeutcher
Global Product Management Director – Energy & Power
drossdeutcher@richardsonrfpd.com
P 630 262 6800

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