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New Magneto-Resistance Sensor from Aceinna 

Aceinna, a developer of high performance, thin film Magneto-Resistance (xMR) based current sensors, today announced the launch of the MCx2101 family of AEC-Q100 qualified automotive current sensors. These fully integrated, single-chip solutions offer exceptional accuracy, […]

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Tech Tips: Types & Characteristics of Current Sensors, Explained by AKM 

Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) cares a lot about how design engineers choose to sense current, especially using magnetic sensing based upon Hall elements such as with its line of Currentier sensors, whose structure is depicted above. In explaining its technology, AKM has come up with a helpful tutorial on the fundamental types of current sensors and their distinctive characteristics. Some of the key points are highlighted in this article while the complete presentation is available on the company’s website. […]

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Magnetometer Embedded on a Chip Among the Targets for Nanusens 

Having already built an accelerometer embedded into a chip and issued its first IP license, British company Nanusens plans to roll out its MEMS technology to other sensors including magnetometers, gyroscopes, pressure sensors and microphones. Recently, it has been beefing up its leadership roster to support expansion into more markets and for further fund-raising. Its innovative technology enables building nanoscale structures within standard CMOS metal layers. […]

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Latest Advancements in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (Plus the Beer Magnet) Coming to Monterey for ENC 2024 

Leading researchers in nuclear magnetic resonance will be converging at this year’s Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, ENC 2024, April 7-11, at Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California near Monterey. Always with a busy […]

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AKM Goes Into Mass Production with Coreless Fast-Response Current Sensors 

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation (AKM) has started mass production of its CZ39 series of current sensors for automotive applications that feature a compound Hall element, package and circuit technologies to realize high-speed response, low heat generation and noise-proof properties sought by design engineers. Compatible with SiC/GaN power devices, they can contribute to the miniaturization of on-board chargers and DC/DC converters that are installed in automobiles. The high-speed response also makes them suitable for use as electronic fuses. […]