Wolfspeed & International Femtoscience – Creating a New Generation of Capacitors

Jan 25, 2019 | engineering and tech

About this episode

Capacitors are a vital component in virtually every electronic device we use, and yet, innovations that make them more efficient have been a long time coming. Mr John Fraley and his colleagues at Wolfspeed, A Cree Company, and International Femtoscience are now working on a new generation of capacitors, which they believe could offer vast improvements over current technologies. They have developed a process they hope will greatly improve the energy storage capabilities of capacitors, satisfying what has become a desperate market need.


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