Power Supplies & Magnetics

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Silicon Carbide Modules Unlock Higher Power Density in Motor Drives

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Figure 1: The system block diagram (left) showing three main components: the two converter modules, each with a gate driver, and the controller. The power modules mounted on the cold plate (A), and then in the power core with gate drivers (B), are also shown outside the dual inverter enclosure (C). Handles and feet are provided for portability, (D) shows the 204 mm x 267.5 mm cross section

The traction drive is where nearly all of an electric vehicle’s (EV’s) energy is put to use. The drive system must, therefore, perform with the highest possible efficiency while occupying the smallest possible space with the lowest weight — all to maximize the EV range. With the use of dual drives to enhance tr
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Date:
12/01/2021
Meeting EMC Compliance Requirements Using Internal and External Filter Arrangements

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Figure 1: EMI pick-up in cabling

Among the most important of these specifications will be the ones that relate to electro-magnetic interference (EMI) and electro-magnetic compatibility (EMC). Having a good understanding of the EMI/EMC aspect of the chosen power supply will therefore be an essential part of its implementation. Furthermore, with bot
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Date:
12/01/2021