On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Trends in Passenger-Vehicle Component Design Simulation

Simulation is taking an increasingly dominant role in the design of components for light vehicles. With onboard real estate at a premium, an ongoing drive for modularity and smart packaging, and increasingly condensed development timelines, it’s clear that designing components in...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Using Virtual Prototypes to Accelerate Software Development for Renesas R-Car SoC Platform

The software complexity of automated driving/ADAS and connected vehicle applications is growing drastically. Along with this complexity comes strict safety and security requirements and shrinking development cycles. The virtual prototype for the...

Tech Talks: Medical
Motorized Ball Screw Actuator: Linear Precision for Space-Saving Medical Devices

This Tech Talk examines the benefits of motorized ball screw actuators and how they can provide linear precision for medical devices. It also explains how a precision ground ball screw is integrated directly into a NEMA 17 stepper motor to achieve a...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Next-Gen Vehicle Innovation: Streaming Analytics for Smart Factory and Connected Vehicles

Smart factory technologies, when combined with testing and simulation, quality and process control, and autonomous machines/robotics, can help automotive OEMs and suppliers increase efficiency, reduce costs, and create new revenue streams. Real-time...

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Will We See Human Exploration on Mars by 2040?

An INSIDER story last week highlighted another recent achievement on Mars: A rover instrument known as “MOXIE” created oxygen from the Martian atmosphere. The NASA-led demonstration is a first step toward human presence on the Red Planet, according to MOXIE principal lead Michael Hecht.

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Photonics has the potential to transform all manners of electronic devices by storing and transmitting information in the form of light, rather than electricity. Using...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Fiber optic technology is the holy grail of high-speed, long-distance telecommunications. Still, with the continuing exponential growth of internet traffic,...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

New research shows how to measure the super-short bursts of high-frequency light emitted from free electron lasers (FELs). By using the light-induced ionization itself to create...

INSIDER: Imaging

Uncooled Thermal Lens

British threat detection specialist Silent Sentinel (Hertfordshire, UK) has expanded its Aeron Ranger suite of cameras to include a brand-new 25-150mm Long...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Customized Silicone Solutions for EV Battery Packs and Electronic Components

Achieve your design requirements with CHT’s silicone series of 1-part adhesives, potting compounds, encapsulants, and gels to seal and protect sensitive...

Articles: Imaging
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A flexible, free-standing THz sensor array images blind ends of irregularly shaped objects.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn about tooling challenges and other considerations when designing micro-optics, including metrology equipment capabilities, and post-molding assembly.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Briefs: Materials
Northwestern researchers have developed a new microscopy method that allows scientists to see the building blocks of “smart” materials being formed at the nanoscale.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A team has introduced a new method for taking high-res images of fast-moving and rotating objects in space, such as satellites or debris in low-Earth orbit.
Technology Leaders: Communications
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
Briefs: Motion Control

Innovators have developed an RFID-based system for sensing the angular position of rotating systems. The RFID-Based Rotary Position Sensor can be used as a position/orientation sensor or implemented in a...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center developed designs for two micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) motion and position sensors: a single-axis accelerometer and a gyroscope....

Articles: Test & Measurement
Conductive cellulose, composites testing, and a light-emitting tattoo.
Facility Focus: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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Briefs: Aerospace
This additively manufactured alloy is tailored for high-temperature applications.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Using microwaves reduces the cost of launching rockets.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
With a clever design by NASA, waiting for hot water could be a thing of the past.
Briefs: Power
The thruster provides a low-cost, extremely efficient propulsion source for miniature satellites.
Briefs: Wearables
The wearable prototype can stream, in real time, an identifying signature based on the electrical activity of a person's heart.

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