Can U.S. remain competitive in SiC chip industry?

December 1, 2021 | SME
While silicon chips for power electronics are an American innovation, their production slipped away from manufacturers in the United States to those in East Asia. Victor Veliadis is doing his best to keep that from happening with silicon carbide (SiC) chips, which outperform silicon. Veliadis, executive director, chief technology officer and principal investigator at PowerAmerica, has a stake in where the superior SiC chips are made.