Vol. 62 | nr. 4 | Octombrie - Decembrie 2014 Articolul 6

Etat de l’art et tendances des dispositifs électroniques de puissance
(full text in French)

Titu-Marius I. BĂJENESCU
For the past several years, technological development related to electronic power devices has advanced at a tremendous pace, in a fiercely competitive environment. The paper focuses on power devices family, evolution of ICs and power devices, applications and advances in power devices, silicon carbide electronics, reliability aspects of electronic power devices, the status of current research and identified limitations. In the coming years, monolithic integration of the complete systems will be reserved for low power applications, even if the frontier tends to shift towards higher values.
Keywords: electronic power devices, new technologies, faults, redundancy, reliability, efficiency, size, weight, cost, mechanisms, unreliability