Q&A: Imaging
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The software assesses the quality of parts in real time, without the need for expensive characterization equipment.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Taking a cue from birds and insects, the wing design helps drones fly more efficiently and makes them more robust to atmospheric turbulence.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method could impact optical technologies such as smartphone cameras, biosensors, or autonomous vision for robots and self-driving cars.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Traditional spark plugs are replaced by an optical pumping source.
Briefs: Energy
This battery would enable a 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The tiny unit is significant for the miniaturization of optoelectronic systems.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This method can be used in astronomy, surveillance, and optics manufacturing.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
“EasyPass” would enable smart warehouses, automated factories, and more to operate without delays.
Briefs: Energy
Perovskites could be the active ingredient that makes the next generation of low-cost, efficient, lightweight, and flexible solar cells.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
To make electronic components smaller, semiconductor 2D materials are combined with new types of insulator materials.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Neuromorphic computing uses memristors that could function and operate like real brain synapses.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Open source microcontroller technologies in industrially hardened form factors address critical applications.
Briefs: Aerospace
This capability will optimize performance of the vehicle through different phases of flight.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A soft hydrogel, driven by an oscillatory chemical reaction, produces an autonomous integrated pump for microfluidic applications.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
By consolidating tasks traditionally performed by multiple devices into a single, high-performing controller, manufacturers can improve operations.
Articles: Software
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Application Briefs: Imaging
See how Blue Joule developed and delivered the Mini Mount (MM) Gimbal to Johns Hopkins University.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Accelerometers, actuators, hexapods, and more.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This mini robot improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Torque limiters protect against damage and downtime caused by machine overloads.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
For nearly 50 years, engineers in the electronics, aerospace, defense, medical device, and transportation industries have relied on Parylene coatings.
Products: Software
Users can edit the shape of a model while viewing results and watch the simulation update immediately.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
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Special Reports: Aerospace
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INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

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