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 […]
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 […]
As space missions probe deeper and last longer, electrified propulsion systems powered by Hall-effect thrusters are proving their mettle. One company leading the way is Busek, a pioneer in Hall-Effect technology for aerospace whose thrusters will be aboard NASA Artemis missions seeking the return of humans to the moon. […]
Always a showcase for cutting-edge technology in aerospace progress, SpaceTech Expo-Europe will have an assortment of magnetics-based solutions on display when it opens in Bremen, Germany on November 14. Advancements in propulsion using Hall-effect thrusters for microsatellites, magnetometry and component designs will be among the solutions exhibited. ExoTerra, Enpulsion and Thermocoax are among the companies involved in Hall-effect thrusters. Other exhibitors involved in magnetic technologies include Bartington Instruments, Pfeiffer Vacuum, Stirling Cryogenics, plus numerous others. Magnetics Magazine is a long-time media partner of the event.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]