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All Powered Up: EVs, Wide Bandgap, and Saving the World with Power Semiconductors

Are you powered up for today’s Fish Fry? I certainly hope so!  My podcast guest Frank Heidemann (National Instruments) and I are diving into the world of power semiconductors. We chat about recent trends in the power semiconductor market, the benefits of wide bandgap power semiconductors and the role that power semiconductors will play for the future of electric vehicles. Also this week, I check out a new way to recover rare earth elements needed for green energy. (Spoiler alert: it involves egg shells!)

Links for June 28, 2024

More information about NI Power Semiconductor Reliability Test

A cracking discovery – eggshell waste can recover rare earth elements needed for green energy (Trinity College Dublin)

Utilization of Eggshell Waste Calcite as a Sorbent for Rare Earth Element Recovery

 

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