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. […]

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VAC Focuses on Future of Current Sensing for Electrification 

The electrification of the world is advancing in almost every industry, which has led to a rapid increase in the demand for high precision current sensors. VAC, a leading manufacturer of magnetic materials and products refined from them, has recently set up a new product management team at headquarters in Hanau, Germany and developed a new line of sensors to address these market demands. […]


Murata Develops New Components for Power Electronics Design 

Product designers have several new capabilities available to them from components developed by Murata where, in each case, magnetics aspects are key to their advanced functionality. The components are chip ferrite beads with high current capacity for noise suppression, shown above, open-loop current sensors for industrial systems and broadband inductors for the automotive market. […]


Programmable TMR Linear Magnetic Field Sensor Streamlines Current Sensor Designs 

MultiDimension (MDT-Dowaytech) released the TMR2623 linear magnetic field sensor with built-in programmable signal conditioning circuitry. Designed for high-performance industrial applications including current sensing and position sensing, they are factory-calibrated and temperature-compensated to customizable sensitivity and […]