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

EnaChip Pioneers Wafer-Level Magnetics to Power Next-Generation Microdevices 

What is EnaChip up to? That’s an important question for design engineers of power electronics systems to ask these days. By coating specialized magnetic alloys directly onto semiconductor substrates — and other innovations, the semiconductor microdevice company is bringing disruptive technology to the forefront as it works to commercialize a breakthrough wafer level magnetic technology platform capable of enabling new classes of electronic products. We asked Trifon Liakopoulos, co-founder and CEO of EnaChip, to bring us up to date.   […]

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 […]

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. […]

e-Power Technology

Korean Steelmaker POSCO Establishes ‘China Excluded’ Supply Chain for Rare Earth Magnets in Big Expansion for EV Drivetrain Components 

Holding big new orders from automakers for permanent magnets and planning to build a globally integrated enterprise for magnet and motor component manufacturing, Korean steelmaker Posco International announced on March 18 that it has successfully […]

Materials/Manufacturing

CorePower Magnetics Plans Manufacturing Plant in Pittsburgh, Receives ISO Certification 

CorePower Magnetics, building upon soft magnetics technologies invented at Carnegie Mellon University and the National Energy Technology Laboratory, is planning to establish a plant in Pittsburgh to manufacture its signature nanocrystalline magnetic cores and power […]