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High efficiency power electronics & electric drive control systems

Our business is to develop, prototype and test power electronic components for transportation applications with focus on efficiency, power density, reliability and safety.

Power Electronics components for electric vehicles

Our core competences

  • Power electronic hardware design
  • Control software development
  • Thermal and electrical simulations  
  • Vehicle control unit programming
  • Inverter and machine testing
  • Electric drivetrain technical matching of all components
  • HMI programming
  • Vehicle integration and prototyping

Our Services

  • Hardware and software development of power electronic components
  • Testing and validation of power electronics and machines
  • Thermal, electrical and mechanical characterisation of components
  • Component and vehicle prototyping
  • Power electronics design review and consulting

Our research focus

  • Application of wide bandgap semiconductors (SiC, GaN)
  • Complex and highly efficient motor control algorithms (SRM, ASM, PSM, soft switching, voltage morphing, machine learning)
  • Multilevel topologies (NPC, T-Type)
  • System On Chip (high switching frequencies, VHDL design)