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TDK Upgrades Micronas Hall-Effect Switches 

TDK Corporation has upgraded its Micronas Hall-effect switch family, HAL 15xy, helping automotive and industrial design engineers more easily fulfill higher safety criteria in applications such as brake fluid sensing, seat belt detection and brake light […]

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Peer into the Future of Magnetics for Energy at ARPA-E Summit 

Magnetics technology plays a key role in much of today’s energy research – looking for breakthroughs in electric propulsion for aviation, high-temperature superconductors, fusion energy, machine modeling for power magnetics, new embedded cooling and winding topologies for improving permanent-magnet motors, even magnetic resonance imaging of crop roots. Visitors to the U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit & Technology Showcase can explore a fascinating array of these and meet the scientists behind them, as well as many other aspects of energy R&D. It will be held in Denver in May. This article highlights some of the magnetic-related projects. […]

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GM Powers Ahead with e-Propulsion Innovation & Investment, Cutting Deals with VAC, GE Renewable Energy and MP Materials 

General Motors is reaching deep into its wallet to forge business growth and technical advancements in electric vehicles, including backing the establishment of new magnet factories in the U.S. while also driving innovation in permanent magnet and inductive motor technology.  […]