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Wolfspeed C2M 1200V SiC MOSFET C2M0025120D

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Wolfspeed C2M0025120D SiC MOSFET System Plus Consulting couv flyerDiscover Cree’s crucial role in strategic choices for medium voltage SiC MOSFETs

SiC MOSFET penetration in industrial applications is expanding, but not as fast as it could. The market outlook for SiC devices is promising with a compound annual growth rate of 28% from 2016 to 2020. This will increase to 40% from 2020 to 2022 due to growth in industrial applications. Therefore, the total SiC market will exceed $1B in 2022. But high manufacturing costs and integration problems are slowing the market integration process.


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Wolfspeed offers a complete series of SiC products from 900V up to 1700V using Cree, which it used to be part of, for all of its supply needs. Differently to other manufacturers like Rohm, which uses trench structure for 1200V and planar for 1700V products, Wolfspeed uses planar structure for all the voltages. Moreover, Cree enables a unique triple implantation process and a silicide source contact to improve contact resistance.

The C2M0025120D is a 1200V SiC MOSFET from Wolfspeed. It is marketed for industrial power supplies in uses such as motor drives, as well as photovoltaics, uninterruptible power supplies, battery charging and energy storage systems. The device offers a low on-resistance of 25mΩ but very high current density of 3.5 A/mm². It integrates the second generation high-voltage SiC planar power MOSFET dies that achieve 90A current.

Thanks to the die design the device’s cost is very competitive. The gate structure is very simple, and the packaging is optimized to save costs.

The report presents a deep technology analysis of the package and components, with images of the planar SiC structure.

It also includes comparisons with Rohm and STmicroelectronics’ SiC MOSFETs and 1200V silicon IGBTs. The comparison highlights differences in the electrical parameters, supply chain and production cost.














Table of contents


> Executive Summary

> Reverse Costing Methodology

> Glossary

> SiC Power Device Market

Company Profile

> Wolfspeed

> Portfolio

> Supply Chain

Physical Analysis

> Summary of the Physical Analysis

> Package Analysis

- Package opening

- Package cross-section


- MOSFET die view and dimensions

- MOSFET delayering and main blocks

- MOSFET die process

- MOSFET die cross-section

- MOSFET die process characteristic






















> Package cross-section

- MOSFET die front-end process

- MOSFET fabrication unit

- Packaging process and fabrication unit

Cost Analysis 

> Summary of the Cost Analysis

> Yield Explanations and Hypotheses


- MOSFET die front-end cost

- MOSFET die probe test, thinning and dicing

- MOSFET die wafer cost

- MOSFET die cost

> Complete Device

- Assembled components cost

- Summary of the assembly

- Component cost

> Selling Price


Comparison Between 1200V SiC MOSFETs




































About the authors


System Plus Consulting specializes in the cost analysis of electronics, from semiconductor devices to electronic systems.

Created more than 20 years ago, System Plus Consulting has developed a complete range of services, costing tools and reports to deliver in-depth production cost studies and estimate the objective selling price of a product.

System Plus Consulting engineers are experts in:

  • Integrated Circuits 
  • Power Devices & Modules 
  • MEMS & Sensors
  • Photonics 
  • LED 
  • Imaging 
  • Display 
  • Packaging 
  • Electronic Boards & Systems.

Through hundreds of analyses performed each year, System Plus Consulting offers deep added-value reports to help its customers understand their production processes and determine production costs. Based on System Plus Consulting’s results, manufacturers are able to compare their production costs to those of competitors.

System Plus Consulting is a sister company of Yole Développement.

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  • Detailed photos

  • Precise measurements

  • Material analysis

  • Manufacturing process flow

  • Supply chain evaluation

  • Manufacturing cost analysis

  • Selling price estimation

  • Comparison with other 1200V SiC MOSFETs