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Working in some of the harshest environments Automotive components must be robust and reliable.

Automotive vehicles can experience a multitude of different working conditions and it’s important to understand the extent at which they are deployed. Vehicles have a tough live, essentially operating in sub-zero and extreme temperatures and conditions.

Whether its waterproof switches or compact lightweight component's you can be sure all automotive components are subject to stringent tests and approvals.

They meet much higher standards in performance and within this hub you can find out more about what makes Automotive components the correct choice.

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HarryO1

Automotive

August 1, 2019 10:27

Ultra-Compact Automotive Grade Buck DC/DC Converters

The Rohm BD9S Series DC /DC converters are intended for safe driving assistance modules within automobiles. With the emergence of self-driving cars, collision avoidance systems are paramount, discover how BD9S can be used within autonomous vehicles.

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HarryO1

Automotive

August 14, 2019 07:41

Modern hybrid vehicles require modern automotive Buck converters

Rohm's BD9V100MUF-C Buck converter with Nano Pulse Control™ is so unique, it allows a Vin of 60V input to supply Vout 5.5V or less in a single stage with a maximum output current of 1A and an accuracy of +/-2%

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Automotive

October 21, 2019 10:36

Why we put 50 Amps through an MLCC

Learn how our KC-LINK capacitors are tested for ripple current rating and ESR. These surface mount capacitors are designed to meet the growing demand for fast-switching wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors that operate at higher voltages, temperatures

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Automotive

August 14, 2019 07:41

Modern hybrid vehicles require modern automotive Buck converters

Rohm's BD9V100MUF-C Buck converter with Nano Pulse Control™ is so unique, it allows a Vin of 60V input to supply Vout 5.5V or less in a single stage with a maximum output current of 1A and an accuracy of +/-2%

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Automotive

August 1, 2019 12:19

High Vibration Acceleration-resistant Power Choke Coil

A new power choke coil for automotive use is presented by Panasonic Industry. With this vibration resistent power choke coil the ECU can be implemend within the engine.

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Automotive

August 1, 2019 10:27

Ultra-Compact Automotive Grade Buck DC/DC Converters

The Rohm BD9S Series DC /DC converters are intended for safe driving assistance modules within automobiles. With the emergence of self-driving cars, collision avoidance systems are paramount, discover how BD9S can be used within autonomous vehicles.

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Automotive

July 29, 2019 10:09

Faster and faster, further and further

Automobile manufacturers are constantly beating each other with increasingly shorter charging times and longer ranges for electric vehicles. But this calculation only works to a limited extent.

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Automotive

May 1, 2019 13:32

The final authority

Overcurrents aren’t the only threat to modern electronics. Excessively high temperatures are increasingly becoming the number one enemy due to high power density. But how can such a danger be avoided? It makes sense to use thermal fuses.

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The Electric Generation

Electricity is nothing new when it comes to the car industry, however, the next generation of automobiles will be using it for more than just windows.

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Automotive

November 30, 2018 13:14

Haptic and acoustic performance: Switches at the heart of the automotive industry

Recently, the trend has been to include more complex features (such as infotainment) and the aesthetics and ergonomics of interior controls became more important in the switch selection. The design process now revolves around haptics and acoustics.

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Automotive

November 6, 2018 10:15

Electric Vehicles and Battery Balancing

The automotive industry is making a huge shift to electric vehicles, this, in turn, is driving huge development and innovation in batteries. One of the biggest issues...efficiency.

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Testing the Hearts of Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

The recent increase in demand for pure electric and plug hybrid cars has highlighted the critical role played by a previously unsung vehicle component: the DC/DC converter. Discover how Keysight is turning converter testing challenges into solutions.

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Automotive

October 2, 2018 13:37

Noise-Tolerant Automotive Op-Amps

The BA8290xYxx-C series of op-amps eliminates the need for noise countermeasures in automotive sensor applications.

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