"We are pleased with the confidence expressed by NASA in our high temperature SiC device solutions. This project will enable GeneSiC to develop industry-leading SiC-based power management technologies through its innovative device and packaging solutions" said Dr. Siddarth Sundaresan, GeneSiC’s Director of Technology. "The SiC MIDSJT devices targeted in this program will allow Kilowatt-level power to be handled with digital precision at temperatures as high as 500 °C. In addition to outer space applications, this novel technology has the potential to revolutionize critical aerospace and geothermal oil drilling hardware requiring ambient temperatures in excess of 200 °C. These application areas are currently limited by the poor high-temperature performance of contemporary Silicon and even SiC based device technologies such as JFETs and MOSFETs" he added.
GeneSiC continues to rapidly enhance the equipment and personnel infrastructure at its Dulles, Virginia facility. The company is aggressively hiring personnel experienced in compound semiconductor device fabrication, semiconductor testing and detector designs. Additional information about the company and its products may be obtained by calling
GeneSiC at 703-996-8200 or by visiting www.genesicsemi.com.
About GeneSiC Semiconductor, Inc.
GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc. develops Silicon Carbide (SiC) based semiconductor devices for high temperature, radiation, and power grid applications. This includes development of rectifiers, FETs, bipolar devices as well as particle & photonic detectors. GeneSiC has access to an extensive suite of semiconductor design, fabrication, characterization and testing facilities for such devices. GeneSiC capitalizes on its core competency in device and process design to develop the best possible SiC devices for its customers. The company distinguishes itself by providing high quality products that are specifically tuned to each customer’s requirements. GeneSiC has prime/sub-contracts from major US Government agencies including ARPA-E, US Dept of Energy, Navy, DARPA, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Commerce and other departments within the US Dept. of Defense.
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GeneSiC is the provider of choice for Silicon Carbide and Silicon based high power semiconductor products. Our targeted markets include: Aerospace, Alternative Energy, Commercial, Industrial and Defense.