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Leveraging high-performance shunts in high-voltage battery applications for next-gen electric vehicles

High-performance bus bar shunt resistors are helping electric vehicle (EV) designers meet the challenges of the market in new ways. This article reviews the basics of shunt-resistor technology and outlines several recent improvements, including a new metal-injection-molding process and a new form factor. These innovations are leading to breakthroughs in minimizing power loss, reducing physical…

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Anti-Vibration Capacitors for Electric Vehicles

The use of Electric Vehicles is growing rapidly. A direct consequence is that many more electronic components are needed, for example in the ECUs. In the ECUs, capacitors are used to stabilize the voltage of a power circuit and eliminate electronic noise. Vibrations have an important influence on the reliability of the capacitors. To increase…

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