Power semiconductor users are painfully aware of the challenges faced in recent years due to an uncertain supply chain. Therefore, “multiple sourcing” has always been a desire when designing a power converter. Semikron Danfoss, as the largest chip-independent power module manufacturer, is in a unique position to address this. Together with our long-time partner ROHM Semiconductor, we add a fully compatible new source of 1200V IGBT to our low power module offering. This will further help to mitigate power module delivery shortages and secure the supply chain. 

The worldwide growth in electrification technologies has created unprecedented demand for power modules. Often, it is the chip supply that limits power module availability. Despite ongoing investments in production capacity by the chip manufacturers, the supply situation remains tight. It is against this backdrop that ROHM has introduced the new 1200V RGA IGBT, targeted as an alternative to the latest Generation 7 IGBT devices in industrial applications. For years, ROHM has been a trusted partner to Semikron Danfoss for the supply of silicon carbide devices. ROHM is now expanding their silicon bare die offering to Semikron Danfoss, positioning themselves as an advanced alternative to traditional chip suppliers.

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