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Motion Control

Video – On Semiconductor demonstrates an advanced motor drive solution

In this video Martin from On Semiconductor walks us through a live demonstration of their rugged industrial motor control solution. Using 100 meters of cable to represent a real-world connection distance, the demonstrator shorts and faults various aspects of motor operation to de...

Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Technology

Video – Infineon demonstrates their latest IPM for motor control at PCIM

In this video Brian Chu from Infineon talks about their CIPOS IPM at the PCIM exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. The highly integrated, compact power modules are designed to drive motors in applications ranging from home appliances, fans, and pumps, to general-purpose drives. ...

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Video – Microchip explains their latest dual-core dsPIC digital signal controller

In this video Microchip explains their latest dual-core dsPIC digital signal controller to Alix Paultre at their launch event in Munich, Germany. The dsPIC33CH family is optimized for high-performance digital power, motor control, and other applications requiring sophisticated al...

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Video – Isabellenhutte demonstrates an advanced EV battery managment system

In this video Isabellenhuette explains their demonstrator of an advanced EV battery managment system at The Battery Show in Hannover, Germany. The demonstrator shows all the aspects that must be considered, from the power shunts to the system monitoring and management. For...

Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Technology

Video – Movicom on their connected smart battery management technology

In this video Victor Pakhomov, CEO and Founder of Movicom, explains their connected intelligent battery management technology for Alix Paultre at the Battery Show in Hannover, Germany. The solution, intended for battery-driven autonomous vehicles among others, offers web-enabled ...

Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Technology

Video – Continental describes some of their EV powertrain solutions at the Battery Show

In this video Alex from Continental describes some of their electric vehicle (EV) powertrain solutions to Alix Paultre at the Battery Show in Hannover, Germany. One of the novel solutions takes twin 48-V starter motors and a special transmission that combines them to create a dri...

Assemblies & Cables Motion Control Technology

Video – Infineon demonstrates their latest motor drive solution at Embedded World

In this video Infineon shows how their EiceDRIVER family of single- and dual-channel automotive IGBT Driver IC’s can integrate with their HybridPACK family to serve hybrid and electric vehicles with six different packages that enable maximum scalability across voltage and power...

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Selecting sense resistors for motor control with reinforced isolation

This article summarizes the differences in standards between traditional optocoupler-based technologies and inductive and capacitive technologies for reinforced isolation. It describes a system using digital control of a motor drive that incorporates current sense resistors for s...

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Improving the automotive power distribution architecture

In automobiles, a revolution has occurred in essentially all design aspects, from engine management to body control functions, to wheels, braking, safety and more. Only one aspect remains the same as a century ago: the power distribution architecture. This remaining vestige is ab...

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Powering industrial systems: components, intelligence, and efficiency

The manner in which industrial systems are powered is changing dramatically as the demand for power increases and, at the same time, as environmental, commercial, and legislative pressure mounts to reduce energy consumption and increase energy efficiencies. Industrial systems, su...

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The PSMA Reliability Committee wants your input!

In alignment with the PSMA mission of bringing value and utility to members as well as the power electronics industry as a whole, the PSMA Reliability Committee aims to spearhead industry initiatives that identify and attempt to solve the pertinent industry challenges related to ...

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Infineon describes its latest drivetrain solutions at ELIV (Video)

In this video, Infineon describes its latest drivetrain solutions at ELIV in Bonn for EETimes. Among the systems shown were a complete hybrid power kit for plug-and-play design and their SiC-based MOSFETs and double-sided cooling technology....

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Power Electronic and ARM Cortex Microcontroller in one IC

This presentation shows application and use cases for integrated motor control electronics in automotive. The Infineon Embedded Power system-on-chip product family provides an integration of power electronic with an ARM® Cortex® microcontroller. The presentation will show a ran...

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A quick and easy way to design sensorless FOC motor controls

This article describes easy entry for designers into the complex world of sophisticated motor control systems through either of two flexible, scalable, easy-to-use and affordable platforms from Infineon, catering for companies with different levels of existing competence. By Iva...

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Power electronics future depends on use of gallium oxide

What makes gallium oxide power electronics so successful over competitors has to do with the material being composed of a 5–electron-volt bandgap, which is approximately 3.4 eV higher than gallium nitride and 3.3 eV higher than silicon carbide. Bandgap measures the energy requi...

Assemblies & Cables Components & Devices Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Test & Measurement Thermal Management Technology