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DC/DC Converters Ideal for Transportation Applications
San Jose, Calif. - TRACO POWER announces the release of their TRI Series of high voltage DC/DC converters featuring 5 power ranges. The 3.5, 6 and 10 watt models feature 7,071 VDC I/O isolation / 9,000 VDC peak isolation up to one second in the compact DIP-24 package. The 15 and 20 watt models feature 5,940
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Date:
08/16/2019
Power Inductors Improve Vehicle Performance, Safety
PLEASANTON, Calif. … Power management company Eaton launched its automotive grade HCM1AV2 product line of high current power inductors designed for the transportation market to address increased power conversion and filtering requirements. The HCM1AV2 is tested beyond AEC-Q200 Grade 1 requirements for
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Date:
08/14/2019
The First CAN FD Class 3-Compatible Common Mode Choke Coil
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has introduced the wire-wound common mode choke coil (CMCC) DLW32SH101XF2, which is the world’s first*1 CMCC to support DCMR*2 Class 3*3, fulfilling the IEC62228-3*4 requirement for use in CAN FD*5 next-generation automotive networks. Mass production of this product will begin
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Date:
08/14/2019

Timing is Everything

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Microchip CSA 100 MEMs oscillator

Timing is Everything MEMS technology is well-suited to meet the demands of these emerging automotive applications By: Microchip Technologies Automotive-grade MEMS oscillators meet complex demands of emerging automotive applications by offering
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Date:
08/10/2019
A Charging Infrastructure for Wide-Scale EV Adoption

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Figure 1: EV Charging Station

A Charging Infrastructure for Wide-Scale EV Adoption To ensure that electric vehicles (EVs) have the same freedom to roam as today’s fossil-fuel cars, infrastructure challenges need to be addressed   By: Alessandro
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Date:
08/10/2019
Battery Management IC Maximizes Driving Range for EVs
TOKYO, Japan ― Renesas Electronics Corporation announced its fourth-generation lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery management IC that offers unmatched lifetime accuracy. The ISL78714 provides accurate cell voltage and temperature monitoring, along with cell balancing and extensive system diagnostics
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Date:
08/08/2019
Heat Pipes Provide Adaptable Methods to Cool Hot Components
Norwood, MA – Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc., ATS, has expanded its line of flat and round copper heat pipes for electronics thermal management. More than 350 standard ATS heat pipes provide low cost cooling solutions for cloud and edge computing, electric vehicles, aerospace, agtech, robotics,
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Date:
08/06/2019
PSDcast â€

Cree’s Kenric Miller

In this episode of the PSDcast, we’re talking to Cree about Volkswagen’s FAST (or Future Automotive Supply Tracks) supplier network. Cree was recently selected as the exclusive
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Date:
08/06/2019
Freeway Board Serves Powerful Edge Computing Applications
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the Layerscape LS1046A Freeway (FRWY-LS1046A) evaluation board from NXP Semiconductors. Available as a bare board or in an enclosure with a dual-band Wi-Fi module, the FRWY-LS1046A evaluation board is an edge computing platform designed to support NXP’s QorIQ LS1046A
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Date:
08/01/2019