Automotive

New GPS/GNSS RTK modules expand LOCOSYS Technology’s line of high performance, cost-effective positioning modules for 5G, IoT and VX2 applications

Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) positioning modules use a technique that uses carrier-based ranging and provides positioning data that is more precise than that available through code-based positioning solutions. Since the launch of the world’s smallest RTK module (the LOCOSYS RTK-1010) last year, LOCOSYS Technology has continued to develop and expand new …

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Murata introduces metal power inductors for automotive applications up to 150 °C that set new benchmarks in ISAT and RDC

Now available from Murata is the DFE32CAH_R0 series of metal power inductors with high-temperature applications of up to 150 °C. Intended for use in DC/DC converters and power management circuitry for automotive applications, these components are supplied in 1210 inch size (3.2 mm × 2.5 mm) metal cores. Covering a …

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X-FAB upgrades its substrate coupling analysis tool to include BCD-on-SOI process

X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, the analog/mixed-signal and specialty foundry, has expanded the scope of its SubstrateXtractor tool, via which unwanted substrate coupling effects can be examined. It is said to be the first foundry worldwide to offer this analysis function for a BCD-on-SOI process. With the company’s XT018 180 nm …

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New e-motor IP68 encapsulated precision RTD temperature sensor

The new IP68-rated Heraeus EC3032 Pt1000 temperature sensor assembly from ATC Semitec, is ideal for use in e-motor applications. With a temperature range of -50°C to +200°C (with a short-term rating of up to 250°C for 50 hours) it offers precise, and robust temperature sensing solution for harsh automotive environments. …

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Infineon CoolSiCTM MOSFET for 650V, 1200V, and 1700V at Rutronik

Infineon’s CoolSiC MOSFETs use an optimized, state-of-the-art trench semiconductor process that enables both the lowest losses in the application and the highest reliability in operation. The products, with voltage classes of 1700 V, 1200 V, and 650 V and forward resistances from 27 mΩ up to 1000 mΩ, are ideally …

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Small but powerful: 0,49” Micro OLED from Raystar at Rutronik

High contrast for small spaces: The REX006432A Micro OLED is Raystar’s solution for applications that can only fit a small OLED. Just like the larger products in the series, the OLED module has excellent functionality and a clean appearance. That makes it ideal for consumer and industrial applications such as …

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Microchip unveils 3.3 kV Silicon Carbide (SiC) power devices enabling new levels of efficiency and reliability

System designers of traction power units (TPUs), auxiliary power units (APUs), solid-state transformers (SSTs), industrial motor drives and energy infrastructure solutions require high-voltage switching technology to increase efficiency, reduce system size and weight and enhance reliability. Microchip Technology has expanded its SiC portfolio with the release of, what it describes …

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NXP and Hitachi Energy collaborate on power module to accelerate silicon carbide adoption in e-mobility

NXP Semiconductors are collaborating with Hitachi Energy to accelerate the adoption of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor modules in e-mobility. The project aims to provide more efficient, reliable and functionally safe SiC MOSFET-based solutions for powertrain inverters comprised of NXPs advanced, high-performance GD3160 isolated HV Gate Drivers and Hitachi Energy’s …

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Renesas unveils R-Car V4H for automated driving level 2+ / level 3 to support high-volume vehicle production in 2024

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has announced the R-Car V4H system on chip (SoC) for central processing in advanced driver-assistance (ADAS) and automated driving (AD) solutions. The R-Car V4H achieves deep learning performance of up to 34 TOPS (Tera Operations Per Second), enabling high-speed image recognition and …

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Cliff 4mm shrouded panel sockets mate with shrouded or unshrouded plugs

Cliff Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectivity solutions, manufacture PCB mount 4mm shrouded sockets which can mate with both safety shrouded and unshrouded plugs. The right-angled design reduces strain between the PCB and the lead, increasing reliability and product lifetime. The sockets are suitable for a …

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