Posts Tagged: EV Power Electronics

Nexperia’s new 40 V MOSFETs for automotive and industrial applications

Nexperia has announced new 0.55 mΩ RDS(on) 40 V power MOSFETs in the LFPAK88 package for automotive (BUK7S0R5-40H) and industrial (PSMNR55-40SSH) applications. The company says the devices are the lowest RDS(on) 40 V parts it has ever produced. They deliver higher power densities than traditional D2PAK devices and offer improved performance in both avalanche and… Read more »

Power Integrations new automotive-qualified silicon diodes for high-switching-speed designs

Power Integrations, a maker of high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, has announced its 600 V, 12 A Qspeed diode, the AEC-Q101-qualified QH12TZ600Q. The company says the device’s Qrr of 14 nC at 25° C improves the efficiency of an onboard charger’s PFC stage and reduces the thermals of the PFC MOSFETs.  Senior Product… Read more »

BrightLoop leverages EPC’s GaN transistors for EV applications

BrightLoop Converters is teaming up with Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) to deliver the upcoming Value line of high-power DC-DC converters. The Value product line is composed of two converters, M and L, delivering 6 kW/300 A and 12 kW/600 A, respectively. BrightLoop says the power converters have a smaller footprint and lower weight than equivalent… Read more »

Delta-Q launches three-in-one charging solution

Delta-Q Technologies has introduced a new line of battery charging solutions. The new XV3300 combines a 3.3 kW charger, a 500 W DC-DC converter and an EV charging station interface in a single package.  “The launch represents a significant product development milestone for Delta-Q,” said Co-CEO Steve Blaine. “The XV3300 answers our OEM customers’ need… Read more »

Drive System Design’s software tool identifies optimal EV powertrain

Drive System Design (DSD), a specialist in the rapid engineering and development of electrified propulsion systems, has enhanced its proprietary Electrified Powertrain Optimization Process (ePOP). This software-based tool is designed to help e-mobility providers swiftly identify the propulsion systems that best fit their specific needs. DSD says its comprehensive analysis tool can quickly review tens… Read more »

Silicon Labs expands isolated gate driver product family with Si828x version 2

Silicon Labs has announced the addition of the Si828x version 2 to its isolated gate driver product family. This update allows the product family to drive silicon carbide (SiC) FET gates, addressing the growing market for half- and full-bridge inverters and power supplies that require improved power density, cooler operation and reduced switching losses. “The… Read more »

Power Integrations’ new AEC-Q100 certified 900 V InnoSwitch3-AQ Flyback Switcher ICs

Power Integrations, a maker of high-voltage power conversion ICs, has announced that its automotive-qualified InnoSwitch3-AQ flyback switcher IC family is now available. One version is rated to 900 V, providing headroom for 400 V and 800 V EV inverter, battery management and climate control applications. The InnoSwitch3-AQ family combines primary and secondary controllers, plus safety-rated… Read more »

Eaton to supply DC-DC converters for new electric semi

Power management company Eaton will supply its 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty EV that will go on sale in the North American and Chinese markets later this year. The converter will power accessories such as anti-lock brakes and lighting. “DC-DC converters are an essential part of our eMobility product portfolio, and… Read more »

Infineon introduces SiC six-pack power module for EV traction inverters

Infineon Technologies has introduced a new automotive power module with CoolSiC MOSFET technology. At this year’s virtual PCIM trade show, Infineon will present the new HybridPACK Drive CoolSiC, a full-bridge module with a 1,200-volt blocking voltage optimized for EV traction inverters. The power module is based on the automotive CoolSiC trench MOSFET technology for high-power… Read more »

SEMIKRON and Silicon Mobility collaborate on EV inverter platform

SEMIKRON, a manufacturer of power electronics, and Silicon Mobility, a provider of digital controls for electrified powertrains, has announced the availability of a 24 V to 96 V inverter platform. The 50 kW platform combines a SEMIKRON SKAI 3 LV inverter and a Silicon Mobility OLEA inverter and electric motor control solution.  SEMIKRON’s SKAI 3… Read more »