Siemens and Infineon improve efficiency of on-board power systems

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Siemens Mobility and Infineon Technologies AG have developed new auxiliary converters (HBU) to make vehicle electrical systems with power semiconductors based on silicon carbide (SiC) more efficient and save energy. Siemens Mobility uses the new converter for various trains. As a result, they should be more maintenance-friendly, reliable, economical and, above all, power efficient.

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Author: Esther Geerts

Former Editor RailTech.com

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