Tech Talk

December 2021
Fibre Battery can be Woven and Washed

This submarine drone is powered by a 20-meter-long fiber battery that is wrapped on its surface.

For me, one of the most interesting areas of the industry is flexible electronics. Traditional devices are designed onto a circuit board and enclosed in a box. The advent of the Internet of Things has meant that electronic designs have to be integrated into all sorts of places, some of which have no room for any si
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Date:
12/21/2021

The Correct Route Extends EV Range

Balázs Kulcsár, Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology

One of the main stumbling blocks to electric vehicle adoption is range anxiety. Until now most of the focus on extending range was on the vehicle itself and the battery that holds the electric charge. There is no doubt that making the vehicle lighter, the electric drivetrain more efficient and the battery hold m
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Date:
12/14/2021
New Power Architecture for AC/DC Converters
The company claims that the new architecture is an alternative to active clamp flyback (ACF) and quasi-resonant (QR) topologies. However, it does operate in a similar way to the ACF topology. According to Eggtronic CEO, Igor Spinella the secret sauce is in the custom controller, which runs an algorithm to ensure that Ze
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Date:
12/08/2021
Better On-Board Charging with Added Functionality
The large EV market has given component manufacturers a huge commercial target to aim at, while the availability of advanced components has increased the performance of EVs to an extent that they are now desirable to a much wider base of customers. According to Dr. Gerald Deboy, Distinguished Engineer Power Semic
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Date:
12/02/2021