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A new generation of 100kW+ electric powertrains for electric and hybrid vehicles
What is ModulED?
CEA-Leti introduces a new generation of 100kW+ electric powertrains to support the performance and reliability needs of hybrid and electric vehicles, as part of their large-scale deployment. The ModulED (Modular Electric Drive) simultaneously offers high power density, leveraging a compact powertrain that is fully built into the engine block:
With powers ranging from several hundred watts to hundreds of kW,
wide-bandgap technologies (GaN) are adapted to numerous applications,
such as electric vehicles, aeronautics, space, converters, multiple chargers,
or uninterruptible power supply (UPS, data centers). GaN allows a frequency
increase, and consequently, lowers the volume/weight of power converters.
The spread of electric vehicles is driving exponential volumes, leading to lower
costs and to larger-scale deployments of wide-band gaps technologies across
all industry and consumer sectors.
CEA-Leti offers optimal component implementations with customized
architectures, leading to several patents.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.