Automotive

Milestone: 1 Billion Ignition IGBTs Sold
Nov 7, 2016

We are proud that we’ve reached a major milestone—we have sold our 1 billionth ignition IGBT!

It began in the 1990s, as gasoline prices rose and co…

Intelligent Power Module Accelerates HEV Time-to-Market

The size, efficiency and reliability advantages of highly integrated power modules have made them quite popular, particularly in major appliances and…

All-New ON Semiconductor at Electronica 2016
Nov 4, 2016

It’s the biggest and greatest show on Earth! – well, for the electronics industry anyway; and Electronica truly is global with all of the world’s main…

Using a Cloud Map to Predict Discrete IGBT Current Sharing Performance
Nov 2, 2016

As a follow up to my last blog about the pros and cons of using discrete IGBTs or IGBT modules in different inverter designs, one essential question f…

Have Your Ignition System Running in 10 Days
Aug 8, 2016

Car makers are continually improving every aspect of their vehicles to achieve superior fuel efficiency and cleaner emissions. Ignition systems, in pa…

Fairchild at the Races: Autonomous Driving Day Adventures
Jun 24, 2016

Fairchild was excited to participate in the Self Racing Cars’ first Autonomous Vehicle Track Day at Thunderhill Raceway a few hours north of our HQ in…