AC Alternating Current
AlN Aluminium Nitride
Al2O3 Aluminium Oxide
BRC Brake Chopper
CIB Converter Inverter Break
DC Direct Current
DCB Direct Copper Bonding
EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility
FET Field-Effect Transistor
FWD Free Wheeling Diode
IGBT Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
IPM Intelligent Power Module
JFET Junction Field-Effect Transistor
LVRT Low Voltage Ride Through
MNPC Mixed voltage NPC
MOSFET Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor
MPP Maximum Power Point
NPC Neutral Point Clamp
NTC Negative Temperature Coefficient
PCM Phase-change Material
PFC Power Factor Correction
PIM Power Integrated Module
PTC Positive Temperature Coefficient
REACH Registration, Evaluation, Athorization & Restriction of Chemicals (EU 1907/2006)
RoHS Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances (EU 2011/65)
RDS(on) On resistance
Rth Thermal Resistance
SCR Silicon Controlled Rectifier (thyristor)
Si Silicon
SiC Silicon Carbide
SMPS Switching Mode Power Supplies
TIM Thermal Interface Material
Tj Junction Temperature
UPS Uninterruptable Power Supply
ZVS Zero Voltage Switching