SiC Solutions for Demanding Industries

CoolCAD designs and fabricates SiC semiconductor devices for a variety of industries, each with their own demanding specifications. However, they all have one thing in common – they need to operate reliably and efficiently in harsh environments.


Silicon carbide is ideal for aerospace power electronics, enabling critical satellite and aircraft systems to survive and endure harsh conditions such as large fluctuations in temperature, pressure, radiation and intense vibrations during takeoff and landing. CoolCAD products meet the challenging demands of the aerospace industry.


The automotive industry is changing rapidly, moving toward Hybrid Electric (HEV) and Electric Vehicles (EVs). From the energy conversion of motion to DC electricity for storage in a battery, to AC/DC converters at high-speed EV battery charging stations, high-power electronics are driving the automotive industry toward high-performance SiC solutions. CoolCAD SiC MOSFETs support superior energy conversion efficiency, reliability and heat tolerance of advanced EV power and charging systems.

Data Centers

Centralized facilities for storing, processing and disseminating large amounts of data are vital to the continuity of day-to-day operations of financial, government and commercial institutions. Security and reliability are top priorities. Uninterruptible power sources (UPS) such as battery banks, generators and redundant power sources must sustain critical, high-speed data processing. CoolCAD SiC technologies enhance the functional performance of large data centers through improved thermal capacity and long-term in field durability.

Green Energy

SiC-based power devices are being successfully implemented in renewable energy generation systems such as wind turbines and solar arrays. In solar power generation systems, power inverters deliver energy from photovoltaic (PV) arrays to the electric power grid. CoolCAD is honored to offer SiC power devices that enable smaller, faster, more efficient green energy conversion systems that withstand higher temperatures and voltages than traditional silicon power devices.

Military & Defense

Integrated circuits (ICs) and power devices used in advanced computer networks for logistics, intelligence and reconnaissance require next-generation solutions that enable higher power densities and efficiencies. CoolCAD SiC devices are ideal for the high-power, high-temperature and harsh or dangerous conditions of military and defense applications.

Power Generation

Although carbon-based fuels (coal, natural gas and petroleum) are still used as energy sources to power turbines that generate electricity, other renewable energy sources like wind, hydropower, geothermal and bioenergy are being utilized at an ever-increasing rate. These renewable energy sources rely on semiconductors to convert power into electricity. CoolCAD high-performance wide bandgap SiC semiconductor devices are revolutionizing power generation with extremely fast and efficient power conversion that enables a ten-fold gain in switching frequency due to their low-loss, high-frequency and high-temperature capabilities, regardless of the energy source.

UV Water Purification

Ultraviolet (UV) light can be used to disinfect water from harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi. UV water purification systems can experience performance issues due to water turbidity, scale or UV lamp failure. Due to the risk of spreading infectious diseases through water, it is important to know when UV water purification systems are not operating effectively. That’s why NSF/ANSI 55 requires a UV sensor and alarm to provide a fail-safe mode of operation. CoolCAD deep UV SiC-based optical sensors ensure fail-safe performance of UV water purification systems. And they function in broad daylight without the need of a special filter, required by traditional silicon-based optical sensors.