• 09:45 – 10:05

Future of SiC Power Modules in Automotive and Industrial Applications

The power electronics world is developing from utilizing Si devices towards SiC devices. Power density is one of the key factors in power electronics and with the right packaging technologies, great advantages can be obtained benefitting the system level significantly. Claus Petersen will touch on the importance of SiC, and the growing adaptation of SiC in Automotive applications as well as in industrial and renewable applications. In addition he will focus on packaging technologies to leverage SiC devices to its maximum potential.

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Claus A Petersen


Semikron Danfoss

When SEMIKRON and Danfoss Silicon Power merged in August 2022 creating Semikron Danfoss, The Ultimate Partner in Power Electronics – a 1bn Euro company with around 4.000 employes – Claus A. Petersen was named president.

Prior to the merger Claus Petersen has been responsible for Danfoss Silicon Power since 1998, where he successfully grew the business to be a top 3 supplier of Power Modules in Europe.

Claus has been part of the Danfoss Group since 1984, working in several areas of the business. However, he has spent the latter 20+ years in the Drives business, working in sales and marketing prior to starting up the Danfoss Silicon Power business.

Semikron Danfoss is a global technology leader in power electronics. Our product offerings include semiconductor devices, power modules, stacks and systems.

In a world that is going electric, Semikron Danfoss technologies are more relevant than ever. With our innovative solutions for automotive, industrial and renewable applications we help the world utilize energy more efficiently and sustainably and thus to significantly reduce overall CO2 emissions – facing one of the biggest challenges today.

We take care of our employees and create value for our customers by investing significantly in innovation, technology, capacity, and service to deliver best-in-industry performance and for a sustainable future.

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