Distracted by the noise caused by the many appliances in your home? TI’s newest BLDC motor drivers claim to quiet appliances by up to 3.3 dBA using trapezoidal and field-oriented control.
September 08, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Simplifying designs are never easy, especially with power. So how did these three companies tackle simplifying power conversion systems?
July 02, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Managing heat in EVs is no simple task. With materials research and heat-resistant power electronics, however, thermal management systems are slowly advancing EV adoption.
March 24, 2021 by Nicholas St. John
Texas Instruments claims its highly-integrated BLDC motor driver can reduce PCB area by as much as 30%—a possible catalyst for speeding mild-hybrid EV adoption.
February 22, 2021 by Jake Hertz
FETs and MOSFETs don't always cut it for dynamic applications. Nexperia says it has created a new flavor of FETs designed to rise to the challenge.
October 26, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
What happens when you combine both configurable logic and configurable analog with high-voltage outputs?
June 15, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
What can Melexis' new hall-effect sensor teach us about non-contact torque sensors and electric power-assisted steering in general?
April 20, 2020 by Dr. Steve Arar
The new BridgeSwitch motor drivers from Power Integrations stand out for several reasons, like its package and system monitoring. But what do we make of their fundamental label as "FREDFETs?"
March 16, 2020 by Robert Keim
The TMC7300 can deliver two amps to drive either one or two DC motors, relays, and LEDs.
January 13, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The EVAL-M5-E1B1245N-SiC supports the design of industrial drive motor applications of up to 7.5 kW.
November 07, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The newly announced Click board series extends the reach of ST's STSPIN motor driver ICs into the Mikroe ecosystem.
October 14, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The TMC5160 SilentStepStick is a tiny breakout board that can drive motors up to 3A phase current at 35V.
April 11, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The TMC6200 integrates in-line current sensing for complete Field Oriented Control solutions for servo motors.
April 10, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Take a closer look at the STSPIN32F0B SiP from STMicroelectronics.
March 14, 2019 by Robert Keim
The Monolithic Power Systems mCar EV demo at electronica 2018 showed off angle position sensors and motion control.
November 19, 2018 by Kate Smith
Power Integrations’ BridgeSwitch™ family of ICs achieve conversion efficiency of up to 98.5% in brushless DC (BLDC) motor drive applications of up to 300 W.
November 16, 2018 by Gary Elinoff
STMicroelectronics announces a new low-voltage three-phase and “three-sense” motor driver IC.
March 19, 2018 by Nick Davis
STMicroelectronics offers their new microstepping motor driver that includes control logic and a power stage.
December 29, 2017 by Nick Davis
Toshiba has introduced three new stepper motor drivers that seek to revolutionize the industry.
October 26, 2017 by Heather Hamilton-Post
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