Masahiro Nakano

Product Marketing Manager, Automotive MCUs

Cypress Semiconductor Corp.

Articles by Masahiro Nakano
  • MCU enhances DC/DC converter output for hybrid/electric vehicle applications

    Concerns about climate change and gas prices have strengthened the market for eco-friendly vehicles such as hybrid vehicles (HVs) and all-electric vehicles (EVs). For propulsion, these vehicles use an electric motor powered by a high-voltage lithium-ion battery. For best efficiency, the powerful DC motor drive voltage is usually boosted to several hundred volts by a