Automotive White Papers, Application Notes, and Case Studies

  1. Connectivity For Next-Generation Mobility
    4/16/2019

    Powertrain electrification and automation are the key technology drivers that will ultimately lead to a new generation of all-electric, fully autonomous vehicles. At the same time, with the emergence of new business models, utilizing cloud and big data technologies, there will be a shift away from car ownership towards mobility services provided by new types of vehicle fleet operating companies. This white paper describes TE Connectivity’s vision for the next generation of mobility and its impact on vehicle architectures. It also shares how TE’s technology and portfolio address critical connectivity challenges the industry is experiencing.

  2. Selecting Automotive-Grade Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors In Electric Vehicles
    2/6/2019

    The worldwide electric vehicle (EV) market is exploding in demand and mainstream adoption as governments push for fuel economy improvements and automotive companies look for new market opportunities. According to Forbes, “by 2020, EVs are likely to cost the same as conventional fuel powered equivalents."

  3. Top Design Tips For The Automotive RF Front End
    1/11/2019

    With the astounding evolution of the automotive ecosystem, complicated computer systems are used to connect the vehicle and people to the outside world. This article examines the biggest challenges encountered when designing a connected vehicle and offers some solutions.

  4. Automotive Radar Technology, Market And Test Requirements
    12/5/2018

    The automotive industry is continuously adding more radar sensors that support drivers in critical situations. Radar enables quick, precise measurement of the radial velocity, range, azimuth angle and elevation angle of multiple objects, so it is often used in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).

  5. Benefits Of Time-Domain Electromagnetic Simulation For Automotive Radar
    11/6/2018

    The requirements for automotive radar sensors in common ranges - such as 24 GHz and 77 GHz - are becoming more stringent and engineers need to understand how design decisions affect performance.  

  6. Understanding Miniaturized Automotive Coax Terminals
    8/29/2018

    Automotive interconnections and the increase volume of transmitted data now require the use of high RF/high-bandwidth connections. TE Connectivity's MATE-AX miniaturized coaxial terminal solution provides 9 GHz of immediate RF performance and capability up to 20 GHz in smaller, lighter layouts.

  7. CST STUDIO SUITE - EM Simulation For Automotive Applications
    7/30/2018

    Electronic components are increasingly important in automotive systems. With the electromagnetic simulation tools in CST STUDIO SUITE vehicles can be evaluated using virtual prototyping from the early stages of the design process. 

  8. Moving Toward Fully Connected Vehicles: Edge Computing For Advanced Automotive Communications
    5/30/2018

    Connected and Autonomous Driving (AD) vehicles bring new requirements for network architectures and the Cloud in order to support the new workloads and satisfy real-time service requirements. This white paper demonstrates how Edge Computing provides computing, storage, and networking capabilities in a network, and how this technology supports multiple services for connected AD vehicles.

  9. Paving The Way To Self-Driving Cars With Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
    2/7/2018

    Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) must be able to make cars safer, and their gradual introduction must also improve road safety. This white paper discusses the challenges in ADAS adoption, and the importance of using the most advanced technologies for its future.

  10. RF Testing On Automotive Infotainment Devices
    2/2/2018

    This application note highlights some of the RF measurement challenges and introduces Rohde & Schwarz equipment required for relevant RF characterization of car infotainment devices.