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      Power to the people… (01/04/2021)

      Electric vehicle sales are increasing rapidly across Europe, driving investment in charging infrastructure. As Alain Mignot, Inventory & Service Manager at electronic T&M equipment rental, leasing & sales provider, Electro Rent tells us here, it’s vital that this transition is supported by rigorous testing of a broad range of technologies at every stage of development to ensure that charging can be conducted as quickly & reliably as possibl

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      The roads of the future are electric: EMC considerations for EV charging points (01/04/2021)

      New electric vehicle (EV) models are being introduced almost daily & the market forecast for BEVs (battery electric vehicles) predicts very strong growth over coming years. In 2018, market share of EVs reached approximately 2.5% & the number of EVs built worldwide rose to more than two million units for the first time.

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      Guide to the selection & application of fuses to deliver protection at the right level (01/04/2021)

      Although fuses are most associated with safety, and protecting people from high voltages & current, their use isn’t limited to high power. Fuses are also commonly used in products where the components or interfaces need some level of protection.

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      Enduring bonds: optimising EV battery reliability (01/04/2021)

      The reliability of battery pack & power modules used in EVs depends largely on the performance & integrity of hundreds of wire bonds. Here, electronics engineer, technical writer & founder of technical communications agency, Declaration, Richard Warrilow talks to supplier to the microelectronic & advanced technology research & industrial sectors, Inseto & electronic manufacturing solutions provider, Custom Interconnect Limited (CIL)...

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      Performance Mark for electrical & electronic (EE) manufacturers, suppliers & retailers launched (30/03/2021)

      Inspection, verification, testing & certification company, SGS has launched the ‘SGS Performance Mark’, a third-party, independent product testing, evaluation & verification programme developed specifically for the electrical & electronic (EE) industry to help the EE production & supply chain – manufacturers, suppliers & retailers – build consumer trust & gain market share.

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      Electronic Design & Test Days 2021 will deliver latest insights from industry experts (29/03/2021)

      Two-day virtual event, Electronic Design & Test Days 2021, organised by Rohde & Schwarz, will deliver the latest expertise from leading industry experts on high speed digital design & power electronics. Delegates will experience live keynotes & conference sessions, virtual exhibition & educational areas, including a variety of subjects available on demand, plus interactive chat.

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      New RF DTC to open up higher 5G mobile phone bands from Nanusens (26/03/2021)

      Nanoscale sensors pioneer, Nanusens will soon be shipping evaluation samples of its RF DTCs (digital tunable capacitors), which open up power efficient use of higher 5G bands. Its work on the DTCs has also been recognised with a recent electronics industry award, winning 'Design Team of the Year' at the Elektra Awards.

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      Commercial EV charging points the way to green driving (23/03/2021)

      Solid State Group estimates that it can accelerate customers’ time-to-market by as much as 70% through, among other technologies, use of its pre-certified modular, boxed & off-the-shelf 'system-on-module' (SoM) products for processing & connectivity.

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      Charging station emulation solution accelerates development of EVs for international markets (18/03/2021)

      Specialist in simulation & validation for automotive, dSPACE expands its range of complete turnkey solutions for the development & testing of smart charging technologies for EVs (electric vehicles) with a new Smart Charging Station Emulator for testing at full charging power.