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On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Technical Ceramics: Reshaping the Possible in Electric Vehicles

Components manufactured from technical ceramics are helping to advance electric vehicle technologies. These high-performance materials can help extend system life, improve range, and increase safety in battery electric and hybrid vehicle applications.

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Developing Multipoint FMEAs

An FMEA (failure mode effects analysis) traditionally incorporates only single-point faults. This 30-minute Webinar examines functional safety FMEA with multipoint faults. By constructing an FMEA using requirements from system, hardware, and software development, it’s possible to link the FMEA with the FMEDA...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Use Solar to Power Our Devices Indoors?

Solar or photovoltaic (PV) cells fixed to roofs convert sunlight into electricity. An October Tech Brief highlighted a spin on this traditional idea of solar.

Blog: Transportation
Christopher Borroni-Bird and his team want to make an "e-kit" that provides a boost to wheelbarrows, bikes, and other non-motorized vehicles.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Linux: Entering a New Era with Automotive Software-in-the-Loop Test Tools

Trends such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) make software the differentiating factor in the automotive industry. To keep pace with innovations and to shorten development cycles, testing of electronic control units (ECUs)...

On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
Zip Chain Revolution: Power Transmission Solutions That Transform Operations

In this 45-minute Webinar, a product specialist of power transmission components discusses a revolutionary high-speed electronic actuator designed to help solve process bottlenecks and unique applications that require a small installation footprint.

White Papers: Test & Measurement
8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Chassis Dynamometer for Electrified Vehicle Testing

When investing in a chassis dynamometer for your vehicle test facility, it is important to make a decision with the long term in mind. As technologies...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
3 Reasons Functional Safety is Important in Electric Vehicle Development

The HORIBA Functional Safety Team helps battery and fuel cell manufacturers, as well as OEMs, integrate electrified technologies into their vehicles and address hazards...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
X-ray Computed Tomography: Enabling Safe and Effective Battery Technology

Next-generation battery technology has dominated headlines in both scientific and mainstream news outlets for years. The number of critical applications that rely on this technology is rapidly growing. With battery-powered devices making their way into every facet...

Question of the Week: Green Design & Manufacturing
Will Technology Help to Reduce Plastic Pollution?

Our October Q&A in Tech Briefs highlighted an achievement from Professor Aaron Sadow of Ames Laboratory in Iowa. Sadow’s chemical process produces valuable biodegradable chemicals from discarded plastics, which are then used as surfactants and detergents in a range of applications.

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Pumps and Systems for the Automotive Industry

Cost and quality assurance are main concerns for automotive companies as well as their suppliers and service providers. Growing environmental awareness is an additional topic: How can we...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
How Plant Operators Can Use AI to Eliminate Unplanned Downtime

Avoiding unplanned downtime is one of the most important tasks facing the plant operator. If critical production equipment such as cooling pumps or CIP systems suddenly stops...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Medical sensing technology has taken great strides in recent years, with the development of wearable devices that can track pulse, brain function, biomarkers in...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Stacking extremely thin films of material on top of each other can create new materials with exciting new properties. But the most successful processes for building those...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Although measuring the electrical activity of neurons is useful in many disciplines, making durable neural interfacing brain chip implants with negligible...

INSIDER: Communications

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Keyless Vehicle Access via Smartphone and Bluetooth Enables More Efficient Commercial Vehicle Management

Physical vehicle keys have the disadvantage of not always being where the driver needs them. This is often the case with commercial...

Blog: Imaging
A deep-learning approach from Stanford University detects property damage caused by wildfires.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Commercial Vehicle Electrification: Batteries or Fuel Cells?

The regulatory climate is increasingly calling for fleets full of zero-emission commercial vehicles in the next couple of decades, which means widescale electrification is coming. As the industry continues R&D efforts to move in this direction, a question arises: Will these...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Getting to Market Faster: How to Select Pumps for Clinical Diagnostics and Medical Devices

With global aging populations putting pressure on healthcare systems and a rise in chronic diseases increasing demand for at home healthcare, the medical device market is set to continue growing. This growth will be more noticeable as the market...

White Papers: Nanotechnology
Making the Case For Micro-Precision 3D Printing

Miniaturization is expanding across industries, as the need for very small and very complex components increases in consumer electronics, medical devices, MEMS, life sciences and other...

White Papers: Energy
The Need for High-Performance Surge Protection for PoE Cameras

The application space and potential for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) continues to expand in today’s communications market. More network designers deploying cameras for...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Ever Charge Our Cars (As We Drive)?

Cornell Engineering Professor Khurram Afridi wants you to be able to power-up your vehicle simply by changing lanes and driving over a charging strip.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Getting ePowertrain NVH Right the First Time with Simulation-Led Strategies

In this 60-minute Webinar, a transmission and electric powertrain NVH specialist discusses electric vehicle powertrain design challenges and simulation-led approaches to get to the right decisions faster and earlier in the design process.

White Papers: Automotive
Deep Draw Stamping Process

Deep draw stamping is a proven process for the economical production of medium- to high-volume stamped sheet metal parts, requiring specific equipment and engineering expertise, and an understanding of how material...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
UCLA engineers have demonstrated successful integration of a novel semiconductor material into high-power computer chips.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Space Technology - October 2021

A new era of space exploration is set to begin with Artemis 1, the first in a series of increasingly complex NASA missions that will take humans back to the moon and then on to Mars. Read all about it in this...

Briefs: Imaging
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Briefs: Test & Measurement
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