TSMC’s GaN-on-Silicon patents supporting STMicroelectronics’ strategic move towards power GaN adoption in automotive applications

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – February 24, 2020 | As announced earlier this month, STMicroelectronics (ST) will collaborate with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) in order to accelerate the development of GaN technology for power applications, and more specifically for automotive applications (converters and chargers for hybrid and electric vehicles). With this recent manufacturing partnership, STMicroelectronics has[…]

SiC adoption is accelerating: is the industrial supply chain ready?

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – March 4, 2019: “The 2016-2018 period has been crucial for the whole SiC industry,” asserts Rémi Comyn, PhD., Patent & Technology Analyst at Knowmade, the Technology Intelligence and IP strategy consulting company. “SiC MOSFETs, commercially available for several years, are gaining the confidence of numerous customers and have clearly begun to penetrate[…]

Innovations, new entrants, business opportunities: the battery industry is booming

Extracted from: Status of the Battery Patents report, Knowmade, April 2018 – Li-Ion Battery Packs for Automotive & Stationary Storage Applications report, Yole Développement, April 208 – Status Of The Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Industry, Yole Développement, 2017 OUTLINES: What are the drivers and market dynamics helping the battery pack market to reach US$87.3 billion by[…]