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Blog : Materials
Is It Important to Know How a Robot ‘Feels?'

Talking about your feelings can be difficult. Now imagine if you’re a robot.

On-Demand Webinars : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Simulating the Real World – Using Programmable Resistors for Sensor Simulation in Test

Virtually all electronic control units (ECUs) used in transportation – this could be for engine control, Active Safety, or even climate control – employ various types of sensors to assess the environment they are working in, so they can make informed...

INSIDER : Semiconductors & ICs
Silicon Photonics Scientist Demonstrates New Type of Laser

Northern Arizona University assistant professor Ryan Behunin collaborated with a team of physicists from Yale and the University of Texas at Austin in discovering an innovative way...

INSIDER : Imaging
Research Project Will Produce Clearer Images of Space Objects

A research project designed to enable more precise imaging of space objects has moved from lab bench testing to field testing at the John Bryan State Park observatory,...

INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
National Ignition Facility Sets New Laser Energy Record

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National Ignition Facility (NIF) laser system has set a new record, firing 2.15 megajoules (MJ) of energy to its target chamber – a...

Products : Photonics/Optics
New Products: July 2018 Photonics & Imaging Insider

CMOS Image Sensor

Teledyne e2v (Chelmsford, UK) recently announced its Emerald 67 megapixel, the newest member of its Emerald CMOS image sensor family. The new sensor features a...

On-Demand Webinars : RF & Microwave Electronics
Understanding Pulsed-RF Using Time-selective Spectrum Analysis

When performing measurements on pulsed RF-based transmitters, used typically in TDMA-based communications, radar and electronic warfare systems, the signal of interest will only be available to analyze at an instant in time, either periodically or randomly depending on the nature of...

Question of the Week : Materials
Which Superpower Do You Want Most?

Our latest episode of “Here’s an Idea” showcased a variety of technologies designed to give the human user a kind of “superpower”: a Spider-Man-like adhesive; an Iron Man suit; a Jet Pack; and (thermal) invisibility.

What ‘superpowers’ do you want most? (And do you think technology can...

Videos : Aerospace
Rare Double Asteroid '2017 YE5' Revealed by Observatory Team

Near-Earth asteroid '2017 YE5' was discovered in December, 2017. In July, 2018, three of the world's largest radio telescopes joined forces to reveal that the asteroid is...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Simulation of Electrohydraulic Power Systems

Join us for this webinar to learn about simulating electrohydraulic power systems, featuring guest speaker Steven (Feng) Qi from FZB Technology. In the presentation, he will discuss a multiphysics model of the latest pump design for automotive applications from FZB's team.

Videos : Test & Measurement
New Way to Create Stretchable Electronic Tattoos

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Carmel Majidi of Carnegie Mellon University discusses a new way of creating electronic tattoos. Circuits are made of silver nanoparticles...

Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Electric Vehicle Testing: Measurement Solutions for Vehicle Efficiency

Today’s market demands electric and hybrid vehicles to be lightweight, regulation-friendly with long-range, low fuel costs, and integrated electronics. This is driving more computing power and digital communication into cars that were once purely mechanical. Traditional...

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