USCi United Silicon Carbide

USCi technology and products enable affordable power efficiency in key markets that drives a new and greener economy.

 

These include:

  • Wind and solar power generation
  • Electrification of transportation such as automobiles and next generation trains
  • Emerging Smartgrid technologies that are adding intelligence to our power grid
  • Higher efficiency power generation and conversion
  • Motor control
  • And numerous other applications that require higher efficiency, compact designs  with demanding thermal constraints

 

USCi technology and products are uniquely positioned to leverage the lower cost of outsourced manufacturing capabilities in silicon carbide substrates, epitaxy, and foundries for production device fabrication. This dynamic is what continues to fuel the growth of Digital and Analog IC’s and the time is now for Silicon Carbide (SiC). This advancement for SiC will create lower cost of goods, better continuity of supply, and improved quality for these demanding markets.

 

Why SiC now?

  • Demands for higher efficiency will grow the SiC market to >$2B in the next 10 years with existing applications and new emerging higher voltage markets
  • Investments from major players in SiC materials, including new substrate  manufacturers, and anticipated move to 6″ wafers
  • Diodes are already in mass production. Transistors emerging hence increasing  visibility and acceptance
  • SiC is moving away from niche applications into mainstream power electronics  applications

 

Why USCi?

  • Portfolio of strong technology patents
  • Demonstrated product performance
  • Breadth of products
  • Market changing benefits in terms of long term cost and continuity of supply