White Papers: Aerospace
Using PXI-based Fault Insertion & Sensor Simulation in Electronic Test

Simulation and fault insertion are essential in mission-critical applications typically found in the aerospace and automotive sectors. Many companies turn to modular...

White Papers: Automotive
A Detailed Introduction to Automotive Radar Technology

Automotive radars have become a ubiquitous part of safety systems in modern vehicles. This article introduces some of the most fundamental concepts that may be needed to better...

Question of the Week: AR/AI
Does A.I. Need to Be Able to ‘Imagine?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts from USC researchers to train artificial intelligence to imagine the unseen. The artificial-intelligence system uses the attributes that it "knows" to then think up a never-before-seen object.

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers from the University of Minnesota discovered a way to convert "stubborn" metals like platinum and tungsten into thin films.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new pressure-sensor from MIT detects small and fast changes in pressure at the fingertip, such as from lightly rubbing fingers together.
Supplements: Motion Control
Explore manufacturers and products in over 25 motion-design categories.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Innovations and Techniques for Joining Dissimilar Materials

The never-ending effort to reduce vehicle weight brings a widening spectrum of materials as candidates for vehicle bodies and structures, as well as interior components and trim. Invariably, these dissimilar materials must be joined. The science that enables this task is...

On-Demand Webinars: Photonics/Optics
Advanced Components to Enhance Laser System Performance

Laser systems perform to the level of their weakest component. This 30-minute Webinar showcases the role that critical supporting components such as pump diodes, optical fiber, crystals, and other design choices will have on laser system performance. This Webinar offers practical...

INSIDER: Information Technology

Researchers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) fabricated brain-inspired highly scalable neuromorphic hardware by co-integrating single transistor neurons...

INSIDER: Medical

A study by researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health shows that inexpensive and convenient devices such as silicone wristbands can be used to yield quantitative...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

When you pick up a balloon, the pressure to keep hold of it is different from what you would exert to grasp a jar. And now engineers at MIT and elsewhere have a way to precisely...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high performance....

On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
Crucial Considerations When Choosing the Right Enclosure for Your Application

You have many considerations when selecting the right enclosures for your application or facility. What equipment will the enclosure protect? What is the environment like? Which material is best? And of course, there are cable management concerns and internal...

Question of the Week: Software
Could Digital Twins Be Used on ‘Any System?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts to use sensors to improve the virtual design model known as a digital twin.

White Papers: Energy
Testing Electric Vehicle Motor and Controller with a Bidirectional Power Supply

Each year ,vehicle electrification continues to increase, with all signs pointing to this trend accelerating in the future. Some of the factors contributing to...

White Papers: Power
Programmable DC Power Supply

Choosing the right DC programmable power supply for your test system or application can feel overwhelming if you are not sure of all the considerations involved. This book guides you through the process of...

Blog: Nanotechnology
Researchers at North Carolina State University demonstrated a low-cost technique for retrieving — and then reusing — nanowires from electronic devices.
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

This 30-minute Webinar examines five common mistakes that engineers make when designing sealed enclosures to protect their projects from...

Blog: AR/AI
A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.
White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Direct Drive Motor vs. Rotary Gear Motor

For decades, geared servo motors have been one of the most common tools in the industrial automation toolbox. Offering excellent performance for positioning, velocity matching, electronic camming,...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Understanding and Selecting Power Sensors

A power sensor is a fundamental measurement tool in RF engineering. However, today's marketplace is filled with myriad choices, and many are making bold claims about attributes such as measurement...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

MIT researchers have designed a sharp-tipped robot finger equipped with tactile sensing to meet the challenge of identifying buried objects. Digger Finger was able to dig through granular media such as...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

USC researchers unveiled a new simulator for robotic cutting that can accurately reproduce the forces acting on a knife as it slices through common food such as fruit and vegetables....

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Stumbles in Signal Processing: Oscilloscope Frequency Response

As electrical engineers move towards digital circuits with increasingly short rise-times, it is sometimes useful to remember that our test equipment is not always able to...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Flexible Footprint to the Rescue: A Unique Design Approach for Adding Component Redundancy

Unless you live under a rock, you have heard about part shortages and how they are impacting everything in the PCB world. From defense projects to...

Webinars: Medical

It’s a fact that 60% of a device's cumulative lifetime cost is committed in the concept/architecture phase. Breaking away from traditional trial-and-error product development can reduce...

White Papers: Defense
Evolution of the NanoRF Interconnect

SOSA is the future of standardization. The new military standards accelerate design, testing and upgrading. TE Connectivity (TE) has the SOSA-aligned products and expertise to support defense engineers....

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
New Frontiers in Dynamic Gesture Sensing for Automotive Applications

Automakers predict driver safety will improve when gesture and proximity sensing replace knobs and touchscreens for infotainment, phone, side mirror, climate, trunk, sunroof, and reading lamp controls. However, most gesture-sensing systems in today’s market are based...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Maximizing Power in High-Reliability Applications – Applying SWaP to Connectivity

This 60-minute Webinar examines SWaP (size, weight, and power) and how it relates to connector selection for high-reliability applications. It looks at each aspect in detail and reviews the implications that system designers must consider when selecting...

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