A Low Power, Low Cost, Differential Input to a Single-Ended Output Amplifier
December 04, 2020[ib]Question[/ib]: How do I make a low cost, low power, differential input into a single-ended output amplifier?
South Wales site is off the table for Britishvolt’s gigafactory
December 04, 2020The former RAF base at Bro Tathan, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, was suppose to be the backdrop for a 30 GWh battery manufacturing plant. However, the plans will not move forward.
Valmet Automotive expands battery testing for EV’s
December 02, 2020The company is putting its new battery testing centre in Weihenbronn, Germany into operation. With the new centre the company significantly expands testing capacities and new employees will be recruited.
Nordic Semi expands into Wi-Fi via acquisition
December 01, 2020Nordic Semiconductor is expanding its in-house wireless technology expertise into Wi-Fi after acquiring the entire Ensigma Wi-Fi development team and associated Ensigma Wi-Fi IP tech assets from world-leading graphics, vision, and AI processing company, Imagination Technologies.
MAHLE opens new test bench for electric drives
November 27, 2020The German company says it has commissioned a test bench for electric drives in Stuttgart. This equipment will be used to develop and test e-axles and e-drive units for a wide range of electric and hybrid vehicles.
Arkema kickstarts capacity increase of fluoropolymer in China
November 27, 2020Arkema is starting up its 50% capacity increase of Kynar fluoropolymer for the lithium-ion battery business at its Changshu plant in China in December 2020, with the first commercial supplies for January 2021.
Small Norwegian wireless sensor manufactured in Germany
November 27, 2020Norwegian technology startup, Disruptive Technologies, has developed a sensor that send encrypted measurement data and can be stuck pretty much anywhere. The tiny sensor has now moved from prototype into serial production at Zollner.
12 new 1200V Hyperfast and Ultrafast Rectifiers from Vishay
November 27, 2020New Yorker Electronics has announced the availability of 12 new FRED Pt® Gen 5 1200 V Hyperfast and Ultrafast rectifiers from Vishay Semiconductor. The ideal choice for soft switched and resonant high frequency converters, it features a unique combination of low conduction and switching losses.
Northvolt and CAKE form an electric partnership
November 25, 2020The Swedish manufacturer of lightweight electric performance motorcycles, has signed a letter of intent with the Swedish Swedish battery developer and manufacturer, Northvolt, to form a long-term partnership for the supply of sustainable battery cells for their line-up of electric motorcycles.
Trina Solar buys 1.2B units of 210mm monocrystal silicon wafers from Zhonghuan
November 24, 2020On 19 November 2020, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy and Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconducto, signed a framework contract. Under the contract, Trina Solar intends to purchase 210mm monocrystal silicon wafers from Tianjin Huanou International Silicon Material Co., Ltd., a Zhonghuan subsidiary.
FREYR signs initial agreement with MAERSK
November 23, 2020The Norwegian battery company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MAERSK Norge AS regarding the optimisation of FREYR’s global logistics and supply chain.
BASF breaks ground on new cathode active materials production plant
November 23, 2020The construction of the new plant in Schwarzheide, Germany has officially started, and the company expect to kickstart production in 2022.
Panasonic and two partners to explore potential for European battery business
November 20, 2020Panasonic is teaming up with energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro forming a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable and cost-competitive European battery business.
Chinese company to set up battery manufacturing in Germany
November 19, 2020Chinese technology company, SVOLT – a spin-off from car manufacturer Great Wall Motors – is planning to invest up to EUR 2 billion in two Saarland production sites.
Infineon expands supply base for silicon carbide
November 18, 2020Infineon Technologies and GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) have signed a supply agreement for silicon carbide (SiC) boules. The contract has an initial term of five years.
A new Swedish battery assembly plant in the works
November 18, 2020With the rapid expansion of Scania’s electrified range of trucks, buses and engines, the company plans to, over several years, invest well over SEK 1 billion (EUR 98 million) in a battery assembly plant in Södertälje, Sweden.
Valmet Automotive expands battery pack production in Salo
November 16, 2020Valmet Automotive is extending the battery plant in Salo, Finland after less than 12 months of operation to meet the needs of increased production volumes of battery packs.
Apple's first in-house SoC for Macs projected to propel yearly MacBook shipmentsLoad more news
November 12, 2020Owing to the rise of the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, yearly Apple MacBook shipment for 2020 is expected to reach 15.5 million units, a 23.1% increase YoY, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.