Knowledge

Knowledge

Hall sensors in automotive applications - Suitable for a variety of parameters

  Knowledge

On the road to autonomous driving, cars are being equipped with an in-creasing number of sensors. Magnetic field sensors based on the Hall effect offer several advantages over other measuring principles and technolo-gies. Current models also meet the more stringent requirements of ISO 26262:2018.

Read more

5G - A Quantum Leap for High-Speed Transmission

  Knowledge

Everyone’s long been talking about 5G, and the first networks have already been built and early tests have been conducted. But what actual benefits will 5G provide? How will cellular infrastructure change? And what about LTE? Do all designs now need to be ported directly to 5G?

Read more

With smallest package to more design flexibility: 1200 V power modules of the Infineon CIPOS™ Maxi SiC IPM IM828 series at Rutronik.

  Knowledge

CIPOS™ Maxi SiC IPM is a 55 mΩ three-phase CoolSiC™ MOSFET-based open emitter intelligent power module in a 36x23D DIP package. It offers a full-featured compact inverter solution with excellent thermal conductivity and a high range of switching speeds (up to 80 Hz). This makes the series suitable for applications such as three-phase and permanent magnet motors in variable speed drives, as those used in...

Read more

For the really heavy equipment: Precision potentiometer 981 HE from Vishay in the product range at Rutronik

  Knowledge

Reliable and accurate, even in harsh environments: The 981 HE series from Vishay operates using non-contact Hall-effect technology, making it particularly durable and able to withstand high vibration. Available with hollow shaft or D-shaft as well as spring-loaded version, it offers precise linearity of up to ±0.5%, as well as excellent repeatability. Vishay‘s 981 HE series is available at...

Read more

Selection criteria for MLCCs - Don’t blindly leave component choices to tools

  Knowledge

Miniaturization has long been “en vogue” when it comes to multi-layer ceramic chip capacitors. But downsizing is no trivial process, especially given that there are many marginal conditions to be considered. Digital tools can help, but relying on these can often cause you to lose perspective of key technical issues.

Read more