Challenge of adopting TCAD in the development of power semiconductor devices for automotive applications

Kimimori Hamada
2014 2014 International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD)  
Due to the mass consumption of fossil fuels since the 20th century, the automotive industry is facing various issues, such as the depletion of fuel resources and worsening air quality. Power semiconductor devices can help to resolve these issues by facilitating the development of technologies to save energy and diversify fuel usage. This paper describes the requirements and outlook for power semiconductor devices. It also introduces an example of the adoption of technology computer aided design
more » ... mputer aided design (TCAD) in power semiconductor device development.
doi:10.1109/sispad.2014.6931550 fatcat:bcmfyscvy5f6pbmkqr4y5gel6y