The 2021 report on the global market for silicon carbide and gallium nitride power semiconductors was compiled from >40 interviews with power semiconductor companies working in featured sectors and wafers and production equipment suppliers.
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Principal Research Analyst, Power Semiconductors
Richard Eden is a power semiconductor market analyst whose focus includes the Power Discrete & Module Market Tracker, the Power Semiconductor Market Share Database, and the SiC & GaN Power Semiconductors Report within the power semiconductor intelligence service. He also contributes to other semiconductor reports.
Richard joined Informa (now Omdia) in 2019 after it acquired IHS Markit Technology. He started working on power semiconductor market research in 2010 at IMS Research, later bought by IHS Markit. Prior to this, Richard spent 5 years in electronics marketing management at RS Components and 15 years in various product management and sales roles at ROHM Electronics (now ROHM Semiconductor). Before that, he was a design engineer that worked on high-end microwave components and subsystems at Plessey Microwave in the 1980s. Richard has a Higher National Diploma in electronic and electrical engineering from Coventry (Lanchester) Polytechnic, now Coventry University.
Senior Analyst | Power Semiconductors
Hear Paul Pickering discuss the causes, impacts and potential outcomes of the chip shortage in the power semis market in this interview from the DesignCon 2021 conference.
As part of Omdia’s components and devices team, Paul covers the power semiconductor market. He conducts research on market trends and provides analysis, insights, and forecasts. Paul has primary responsibility for the Power IC Market Tracker and the annual Power Semiconductors in Data Centers report.
Prior to joining Omdia, Paul was a senior analyst at IHS Markit. Before that, he spent over 30 years as an engineer in a diverse range of industries, including semiconductors, automotive electronics, flight simulation, and industrial automation. His experience includes digital and analog design, product marketing, applications, and embedded software, as well as client-side and server-side programming for internet applications. Paul was also a freelance writer with a monthly column and numerous articles in professional electronic publications. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in applied physics and electronics from Royal Holloway College, London University.
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