Compound Semiconductor Centre Committed to Net Zero

The Compound Semiconductor Centre Limited is committed to Net Zero solutions. Read our featured article published in Issue 98 of Advances Wales.

Power electronics is an essential technology that enables charging of smartphones and laptops, distribution of electricity in the grid, charging and powering electric vehicles, and powering motors and pumps in industry.

We are delivering exciting innovations using gallium nitride and silicon carbide compound semiconductor materials in power electronics applications with benefits including eliminating up to 90% of power losses during AC power conversion, operation up to 10x higher voltage than silicon-based devices, and potentially operating up to 500°C.