ROHM Semiconductor will again be exhibiting at the upcoming electronica 2018. The company will present new solutions for power and energy management in the automotive and industrial sectors as well as its commitment to Formula E.
Highlights include demonstrations from updates of new power devices such as 1700V SiC module and other SiC devices, Power Management ICs and sensor technologies for the automotive and industrial market. In addition, ROHM will highlight local support capabilities by presenting Power-Lab Test benches and sensing solutions by Finland Software Design Center. For automotive applications, the company will show the latest generation of SiC-based inverters, human interface solution, car infotainment, PMIC and high reliability discrete components. New solutions for the industry sector will be presented including 99% efficiency SiC inverters, application example of a solar inverter, on-board charger, power supply and EV charging station. Further applications showcase AC/DC and DC/DC converter ICs, motor drivers and sensors together with new IGBTs and high-speed switching MOSFET (Presto MOS Series) devices.
Motor sports Formula E is attracting increasing attention worldwide as a platform for further innovation in the electric car sector. ROHM, official technology partner of the VENTURI racing team since the start of the third racing season in October 2016, contributes top-class SiC power modules for the inverter block, which forms the core of the drive system of electric vehicles. ROHM will showcase the latest generation of inverters and the Formula E racing car of the fifth season as an application example for SiC power modules.
Former Formula 1 racing driver and vice world champion Felipe MASSA will be driving for VENTURI Formula E Team in the 2018/19 Formula E season. The Brazilian has signed a three-year contract with the racing team. MASSA chose the team because of its experience, energy and the durability of the car. On the first day of electronica Felipe MASSA will visit ROHM exhibition stand, where he will be available for autographs and selfies.