Reliability challenges of automotive power electronics

  title={Reliability challenges of automotive power electronics},
  author={Uwe Scheuermann},
  journal={Microelectronics Reliability},
0026-2714/$ see front matter 2009 Elsevier Ltd. A doi:10.1016/j.microrel.2009.06.045 * Tel.: +49 (0)911 6559 381; fax: +49 (0)911 6559 E-mail address: A high reliability of power electronic modules is an essential requirement for hybrid traction applications. This includes a high capability to withstand the stress of repeated active and passive thermal cycles in order to meet the lifetime requirements. Active power cycling requirements are not especially severe for… CONTINUE READING
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