09 November 2012 Infineon tapes out 600V CoolMOS P6 mosfets Designed to enable higher system efficiency while being easy to use, Infineon's new 600V CoolMOS P6 mosfet family is targeted at applications such as server, telecom rectifier, pc silverbox and gaming consoles. "With the new CoolMOS P6 technology, Infineon has created a path for its customers towards both very high conversion efficiency as well as shorter system development times," said Jan-Willem Reynaerts, product segment head of high voltage power conversion at Infineon. According to Reynaerts, the CoolMOS P6 technology provides improved efficiency, especially in light load conditions, due to its low gate charge. The product family also features a higher threshold voltage, resulting in earlier turn off behavior for better efficiency in soft switching applications. Optimised integrated gate resistor values ensure an optimum balance between efficiency and ease of use as well as good controllability of the switching behavior. Compared to previous technologies, the increased voltage slope is said to assure high robustness and better switching efficiency. Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.infineon.com/ Companies Infineon Technologies This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.