Electromagnetics

At the Right Time, in the Right Place, for the Right Markets – Microelectronics Pioneer iC-Haus Celebrates 40th Anniversary

In the mid-1980s, semiconductors and integrated circuits in particular were conquering more and more areas of application in communications, data processing and industry. During this early growth phase, Dr. Heiner Flocke and Manfred Herz founded iC-Haus GmbH in Bodenheim near Mainz in 1984 as a manufacturer of iCs and microsystems. […]

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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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Neuranics: Glasgow Spin-out Develops Tiny TMR Sensors for Biomagnetic Sensing 

Neuranics, a recent spin out from the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, has developed pioneering magnetic sensor technology that can bring breakthrough capabilities in health, fitness and metaverse applications. Building low-profile magnetic sensors that can detect the magnetic fields generated by the muscles and the heart, the company is releasing a product development kit for design engineers. […]

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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 […]