ABB offers a wide variety of high power semiconductors using conventional and future oriented technologies with high reliability fulfilling the demand of the traction, industry and energy transmission segments. This product portfolio comprises GTOs, IGBTs, IGCTs, thyristors and diodes in the power range of 300 up to 12000 A and 200 up to 8500 V at the highest levels of quality.
ABB’s success story in power electronics began more than 100 years ago with the production of mercury-arc rectifiers in Switzerland. Over the past 60 years ABB has played a pivotal part in the development of power semiconductors and their applications.
ABB is a leading supplier of power semiconductors with production facilities in Lenzburg, Switzerland, and Prague, Czech Republic, as well as a new research laboratory for wide bandgap semiconductors in Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland.