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Motion Control

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...

Components & Devices Motion Control Technology

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...

Assemblies & Cables Components & Devices Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Technology

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...

Components & Devices Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Technology

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 ...

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

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....

Components & Devices Motion Control Technology

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...

Components & Devices Motion Control Technology

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...

Components & Devices Motion Control Technology

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