e-Power Technology

Inductive Couplers from Premo Sniff for Problems in EV High-Voltage Systems 

Electric vehicles present unique challenges when it comes to monitoring their high-voltage systems. This is where sniffing applications come in. Sniffing involves the use of inductive couplers to measure the current and voltage signals on high-voltage cables without the need for direct contact with the cables themselves. The non-intrusive method of monitoring can be critical for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of EVs. […]

Electromagnetics

APELC to Improve Pulsed Power Components at Navy EM Test Facility 

Applied Physical Electronics (APELC) of Austin, Texas, a leading innovator in electromagnetic pulsed power, has contracted with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) to refurbish and replace the pulsed power components of the Naval Ordnance Transient Electromagnetic Simulator (NOTES). NOTES is a critical bounded wave test facility employed by NSWCDD to assess the vulnerability of U.S. infrastructure against the threat of a high-altitude nuclear electromagnetic pulse, known as HEMP. […]

Electromagnetics

TCT Magnetic Core & Component Collaborates with E-peas to Create Self-Powered Current Sensor 

Magnetic component and core specialist TCT of France has collaborated with Belgian semiconductor company e-peas to develop a self-powered AC current sensor using TCT’s magnetic core as an energy harvester based on inductance.  The innovative […]

Materials/Manufacturing

MP Materials Awarded $58.5 Million Tax Credit for Magnet Manufacturing Plant in Fort Worth 

MP Materials has received a $58.5 million federal tax credit to support the construction of its rare earth magnet manufacturing plant in Fort Worth, Texas. The Section 48C Advanced Energy Project tax credit allocation was issued by the IRS and Treasury following a competitive, oversubscribed process administered by the Department of Energy that evaluated the technical and commercial viability and environmental and community impact of approximately 250 projects. A similar award for a $111 million tax credit went to an American subsidiary of Vacuumschmelze recently for its new magnet plant in South Carolina, as reported earlier in Magnetics Magazine.  […]

Electromagnetics

Wurth Electronics Midcom Builds New Headquarters in South Dakota 

Wurth Electronics Midcom held a ground-breaking ceremony April 24 for construction of a new 70,000 sq ft headquarters facility at its site in Watertown, South Dakota. A business unit of the Wurth Elektronik group of companies based in Germany, it manufactures a broad range of electromechanical and electronic components, many of them magnetic devices. […]