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Posts Tagged: EV Power Electronics

Advantages of modularity when testing an EV’s BMS (Webinar)

With the adoption of electric vehicles in the automotive and aerospace industries, a significant challenge to be tackled is the effective testing and validation of the battery management system (BMS). Using modular, PXI-based switch and simulation modules offers many advantages in testing a BMS including: A fully flexible test system that can be optimized to… Read more »

A multipurpose approach for testing EV power ecosystems (Webinar)

Whether validating new designs, benchmarking supplied products, or end of line production testing, a multipurpose strategy to testing an EV’s power ecosystem may just be what your budget orders. Successful and economic testing begins with vertically minded solutions. Chroma’s approach is a result of the development of multipurpose test equipment that can be applied to… Read more »

STMicroelectronics introduces new line of EV microcontrollers

Semiconductor provider STMicroelectronics has introduced a new line of microcontrollers (MCUs). The Stellar E line is designed for EVs as well as domain and zonal electronic architectures. The company says that, compared to other MCUs that depend on additional chips to manage the control of silicon carbide power modules, Stellar E MCUs manage control-loop processing… Read more »

Infineon launches new 750 V IGBTs for automotive traction inverters

German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon has launched two new 750 V insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) designed for discrete traction inverters in automotive applications. The new 120 amp-rated and 200 amp-rated EDT2 IGBTs are AECQ101-compliant and use the micro-pattern trench-field-stop cell design also found in the company’s EasyPACK 2B EDT2 and HybridPACK. In comparison to the previous… Read more »

Improve performance of battery testing in three areas (Webinar)

EV Battery validation demands innovation in multiple dimensions but there is no playbook or best practices. EV engineers must figure out how to meet expectations of safety and operation, and testing a battery feels like hitting a moving target. There’s one variable that matters the most to accomplish these demanding goals: performance. Join this webinar… Read more »

Stages of constructing the optimal battery module architectures (Webinar)

Join this webinar session at our Spring Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by H.B. Fuller Company, where we will discuss the process of constructing a battery module and the use of innovative adhesive, sealant, and encapsulants for each stage of construction. We will go step by step from bonding cells to carriers all to… Read more »

In-line inspection of EVs and components (Webinar)

Automated inspection plays a huge role in the manufacturing of electric vehicles. In-line machine vision systems allow manufacturers to ensure that they produce defect-free components at high rates of speed. These systems can also play a pivotal role in the actual assembly of EV components as they often guide robotic arms. Join this webinar session… Read more »

SEMIKRON to supply German automaker with $1.1 billion in EV power modules

Power electronics manufacturer SEMIKRON says it has signed a contract worth €1 billion ($1.1 billion) with an unnamed German automaker to supply its power module platform for EV inverters. Tailored for silicon carbide technology, SEMIKRON’s eMPack is composed of fully sintered Direct Pressed Die technology that the company says enables compact, scalable and reliable EV… Read more »

Setting up your EV battery test lab for success

For electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers, suppliers and test facilities, intensive testing of EV batteries is crucial to secure an advantage over the competition. Efficient and reliable testing is essential for faster developments and shorter time-to-market. However, before testing can begin, thorough test lab planning is required. There are various approaches to planning and setting up… Read more »

Vehicle as a grid: Bi-directional and intelligent power management EV solutions (Webinar)

Imagine a place where unseen technology powering our world is all around. Products and systems enabling an energy transition, power our vehicles and are integrated within our homes and cities, connecting us all. With a world-class portfolio of EV products and global expertise in electrical infrastructure development, Eaton’s “Everything as Grid” approach is addressing the… Read more »