Episode 51 – Overview of 800V for Electric Vehicle Powertrains

For this episode of the AVID Learning podcast Ryan Maughan responds to several questions we have had from listeners on the topic of 800V powertrains for electric vehicles.

As more and more manufacturers are announcing vehicles with 800V systems, Ryan looks at why OEM’s are looking to 800V and what are the key drivers.

Ryan discusses charge speeds, efficiency and performance and the kind of applications where 800V can deliver the most benefit.

Check out Podcast episode 45 where we talked to ON semiconductor about switching devices including SiC and our YouTube video  where Tim Iceton and Ryan Maughan discuss power electronics design:

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