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Automotive Electronics

November 2015
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and PMC-Sierra, a semiconductor and software solutions leader in storage, optical and mobile networks, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsemi will
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11/30/2015
Wuerth Elektronik eiSos opens Design & Application Center in Barcelona

The Wuerth Elektronik eiSos Barcelona team

Wuerth Elektronik eiSos, manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components, is increasing its presence on the Spanish market with
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11/26/2015
Bostjan Bitenc of Linear Ãber battery stack management

Bostjan Bitenc of Linear Technology

In diesem PSDcast, Bostjan Bitenc von Linear Technology spricht mit Alix Paultre von Power Systems Design über Batterie Stack Management und seine Bedeutung in der batterie-betriebene Systeme. Die Kapazität von Lithium-Ionen-Zellen verringert und auseinander gehen mit der Zeit und Nutzung, so dass jede Zelle
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11/22/2015

ams, a leading provider of high-performance sensor and analog solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in CMOSIS, a leader in advanced area and line scan CMOS image sensors for high-end imaging applications, in an all-cash transaction. CMOSIS, headquartered in Antwerp
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11/20/2015
TI’s smart diode controller realizes the power of zero

The LM74610-Q1 features a unique floating ground architecture that models a diode behavior with zero ground curren

Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s first smart diode controller with zero quiescent current that provides better efficiency versus Schottky diodes and p-channel MOSFETs. The LM74610-Q1 provides lower power consumption and heat in a compact solution size, making it well-suited for reverse polarity
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11/18/2015
Linear's low-cost HV automotive battery-stack monitor delivers high accuracy & improved safety

The LTC6811 high-voltage battery stack monitor

Linear Technology launched the LTC6811 high-voltage battery stack monitor, a drop-in replacement for the LTC6804 with higher performance and 25% lower price. The LTC6811 is a complete battery measuring IC for hybrid/electric vehicles that incorporates a deep buried Zener voltage reference, high voltage multiplexers,
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11/18/2015
Mouser Electronics, the distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has teamed up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara and autonomous vehicle engineering expert Paul Godsmark to discuss the future of driverless cars as part of Mouser’s Driverless Cars Innovation Series for the Empowering
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11/09/2015
ROHM Semi claims first CXPI-compatible transceiver IC

The BD41000FJ-C enables multiplexing between ECUs, contributing to decreased vehicle weight and improved fuel efficiency by reducing the number and size of wiring harnesses

ROHM has recently announced the availability of a transceiver IC compatible with the new low-speed, low-cost CXPI communication protocol for use in body control applications, including steering switch, AC, and instrument panel systems. The BD41000FJ-C enables multiplexing between ECUs, contributing to decreased
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11/06/2015
The implementation of 3-phase brush-less direct current (BLDC) motors is becoming increasingly widespread in contemporary automobile designs. There are now a multitude of different places inside the latest vehicles (from luxury right through to economy models) where they can be found - having proved themselves
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11/06/2015
When the first generation of silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diodes was introduced more than 10 years ago, their widespread adoption was somewhat challenged by unforeseen dV/dt limitations within certain manufacturers’ devices. In particular, devices with lower dV/dt capability were susceptible to failure from
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11/05/2015
Despite the development of ultralow power integrated devices, the overall demand for power at a system level is only increasing. At the same time, OEMs remain under pressure to make their end-applications physically smaller, which continues to drive demand for smaller and more efficient power supplies. While
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11/05/2015
ElectriPlast's conductive-plastic bipolar plates challenge battery industry

ElectriPlast redefines bipolar plate design based on a plate core made of highly conductive loaded resins and with metal/lead covered surfaces

Integral Technologies,an emerging light-weighting leader and wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast, has successfully demonstrated a prototype 12v lead acid bipolar battery with Electriplast plates. “The follow-up inquiries from our unveiling/demonstration at The Battery Show 2015 and Electric & Hybrid
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11/04/2015
As modern power converters move towards higher efficiency, it is essential to have better models for all of the loss mechanisms in your components. In the first part of this article, we talked about the need for a single continuous equation to match the empirically measured losses. In this second part, the effect
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11/01/2015
Flexible sensors: an expanding market

Guillaume Chansin, IDTechEx

Large investments have been made to enable flexible, thin sensors rather than rigid sensors. $75 million was recently awarded by the US Department of Defense to establish a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for flexible hybrid electronics in San Jose, California. Under the acronym FHE MII, this new
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11/01/2015

 



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