Electromagnetics

Minebea Mitsumi & Ablic Expand Device Portfolio with Purchases of Hitachi Power Semi and Samurai Semi 

Tokyo-based Minebea Mitsumi and its Yokahama-based subsidiary Ablic are expanding their businesses in power electronics, sensing and precision motion with recent acquisition moves that add more semiconductor capability. Minebea is planning to purchase Hitachi’s power […]

e-Power Technology

Magnetic Encoder ICs flexibly rethought

iC-Haus presents its proven Hall sensor IC:  The iC-PVS combines a flexibly configurable Hall array front-end with a 56-bit low-power period counter and an integrated 6-bit interpolator. Battery-buffered, it can be used to implement multiturn […]

Electromagnetics

TDK Presents Stray-Field Robust ASIL C Ready Hall-Effect Position Sensor Family for High-Speed e-Motor Applications

TDK Corporation introduces the Micronas fast 2D Hall-effect position sensor family HAL 302x addressing the need for stray-field robust motor position sensing as well as ISO 26262 compliant developments in automotive and industrial applications. This new sensor […]

e-Power Technology

Melexis Releases Free Online Current Sensor Simulator 

Belgian based global semiconductor developer, Melexis has recently introduced its Current Sensor Simulator, an easy-to-use web application for rapidly selecting sensors from the company’s IMC-Hall portfolio. This interactive tool significantly accelerates the design process, enabling […]

e-Power Technology

Hall-Based Motor Position Sensor for e-Mobility Designed by Moving Magnet Technologies 

Accurate motor position sensors are required to ensure the efficient and reliable control of electric machines. Various technical solutions are available but, despite the widespread use of magneto-sensitive sensors in end-of-shaft configurations, such a technology […]

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Rotary Hall-Effect Sensors & Potentiometers from Piher Sensing 

New rotary position sensors and potentiometers have been added by Spanish sensing specialist Piher Sensing Systems. Based on Hall Effect technology, the PSE series of compact panel mount sensors extend the company’s line-up of contactless position sensors, while the potentiometers also extend their product line. […]

Electromagnetics

Tech Tips: Designing Magnetic Latches to Keep Electronics Secured 

Do you know that permanent magnets are behind the action for your detachable keyboard, the pencil that attaches to your tablet, and the wireless charging pad that attaches to your phone? Smart screen covers for phones, tablets, magnetically latching wall-mount security cameras and countless electronic devices in day-to-day life rely on permanent magnets for providing the magnetic attaching mechanism.  […]