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Microchip releases new AEC-Q101-qualified 700 V and 1,200 V SiC SBDs

Microchip Technology is introducing its newly-qualified 700 V and 1,200 V SiC Schottky Barrier Diode (SBD) power devices, providing EV system designers with solutions that meet AEC-Q101 quality standards across a wide range of voltage, current and package options. Microchip says the SBD family’s avalanche performance allows designers to reduce the need for external protection… Read more »

Microchip expands SiC family of power electronics

Microchip Technology has expanded its portfolio of silicon carbide (SiC) power modules for high-power system control, gate drive and power stages. Microchip’s SiC family includes Schottky Barrier Diode (SBD)-based power modules in 700, 1,200 and 1,700 volt versions. The new power module family includes various topologies, including dual diode, full-bridge, phase leg, dual common cathode,… Read more »

Power Factor Correction Design For DC Fast Charging Systems

Join this webinar to learn more about the 30 kW Vienna PFC designed for DC fast charging systems. The system uses Microchip’s mSiC™ Technology to achieve a high peak efficiency of 98.6%. The presentation will include an overview of the Vienna topology, novel design techniques, considerations, and the PLECS simulation model. Presented by: Ehab Tarmoom,… Read more »

Power Factor Correction Design For DC Fast Charging Systems

Join this webinar to learn more about the 30 kW Vienna PFC designed for DC fast charging systems. The system uses Microchip’s mSiC™ Technology to achieve a high peak efficiency of 98.6%. The presentation will include an overview of the Vienna topology, novel design techniques, considerations, and the PLECS simulation model. Presented by: Ehab Tarmoom,… Read more »

Today’s EV engineering webinar schedule: Monday, April 15th

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering that’s free to attend, and it starts today. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. View the daily session schedule online here. All of the live sessions will be recorded and available to view after the broadcasts. The recorded videos can… Read more »

Chip shortage forces Tesla to briefly idle Model 3 production line

Driving home the point that cars are computers, the global auto industry is reeling from a global shortage of microchips. Several major automakers have announced shutdowns or slowdowns because of the supply bottleneck. The shortage appears to have forced Tesla to briefly shut down its Model 3 production line at Fremont. An unnamed source told… Read more »

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World (book review)

How We Got to Now, by Steven Johnson, is a companion book to a TV series that was recently broadcast on PBS and BBC. It’s an excellent book that should be of interest not only to tech fans, but to anyone interested in history and social trends. The author examines five key technologies, and traces… Read more »

Phinergy CEO on aluminum-air batteries and 1,000-mile range-extended EVs

Along with its industry giant partner Alcoa, Israeli startup Phinergy says it has aluminum-air batteries for EVs in the can. More than 550 feet over the National Mall in Washington, DC, the single most significant piece of American aluminum triangulates a point between the White House, the US Capitol, and the Lincoln Memorial. It is… Read more »