Electromagnetics

Magnetic Position Sensor from Infineon Accurate When Direction is Rapidly Changing 

A new magnetic position sensor from Infineon Technologies can help design engineers whose applications require accurate detection when direction may be rapidly changing. The device combines the company’s technologies in magnetic position sensing and linearized […]

News

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. […]

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 […]