How does Exponent's evaluation and experience with complex power electronics benefit our clients?
Exponent's seasoned team of electrical and electronics engineers has a long history of consulting for clients in the power electronics arena. Our project work spans from semiconductor device manufacturing support to applications of these devices in products where power levels range from extremely low to the highest power and voltage levels found in modern electric utility systems.
Our expertise also relates to fractional horsepower (hp) and large hp AC/DC motor drives, power converters, uninterruptible power supplies, regulators, switched-mode power supplies, surge testing, and electrostatic discharge testing. On the device side, our expertise covers materials and devices best known for power applications, such as IGBTs and MOSFETS, both in silicon and silicon carbide material systems.
We also work closely with clients to advise on solar cell design and construction and constructing interface systems for windmills, solar systems, and fuel cells.
For 50+ years, we’ve thrived on solving unstructured problems that require bespoke solutions. Some of our services include:
• Low-, medium-, and high-power application consulting
• Semiconductor device advising
• Evaluating intellectual property
• Auditing manufacturing processes for making power supplies and assembly components
• Third-party design reviews
• Electric and magnetic field effects measurements
• Evaluating RF interference
• Environmental and health impact assessments
• Operational and maintenance reviews of powerlines and end stations
• Failure mode and effects analysis of semiconductor devices and conventional power equipment
Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled
With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.
Software & Computer Systems Support
Insights and solutions for the design, development, and analysis of software prototypes, products, and platforms.
Systems & Controls
Critical systems and controls support, from missile guidance and ADAS technology to utility power generation and consumer electronics.
Electrical Devices & Consumer Products
Product design validation, risk assessment, product launch support, failure analysis, product recalls, and more.
Power & Energy
Multidisciplinary support for high-power energy systems of all sizes in a variety of applications.
Batteries & Energy Storage
Supercharge performance, reliability, and safety across all stages of the battery and energy storage product lifecycle.
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Expertise for Intellectual Property
Leverage best-in-class electrical engineering and computer science consulting for IP challenges
Expert electrical engineering and computer science consulting services for every stage of your product journey.
Failure analyses, predictive modeling, and accident reconstruction for valuable insights that help you prevent accidents and failures.
Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.
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