The great tasks of retrieving samples and flying a helicopter on Mars requires a number of small parts — specifically motors and drives.
The soil microbial fuel cells produce energy to filter enough water for a person’s daily needs, with potential to increase scale.

Mars rover missions push the boundaries of technology while creating collaboration opportunities to meet the unique demands of space travel. One example...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Testing Considerations for Space Copper-Water Heat Pipes

On-board processing is becoming a vital part of satellite systems engineering. This results in more high-power components and more localized waste heat than ever before. A common...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
PPAP Reviews Using AI and Machine Learning

In this era of digitalization, it’s a fact that PPAPs are considered to be documents – not data. The process of maintaining and verifying the accuracy of these documents is recursive and tedious. Many organizations have taken the effort of building portals that act as an extensive document...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
Technical Ceramics: The Powerhouse of Advanced Materials

The automotive landscape is evolving at an unprecedented rate, and technical ceramics are poised to assist in shaping the future. Technical ceramics are inorganic ceramic materials whose combination of unique material properties makes them the right choice for electric and hybrid...

Question of the Week: Unmanned Systems
Will Mobile Docking Stations Become an Essential Part of Underwater Exploration?

An INSIDER story this month highlighted an innovative way of supporting underwater robots: mobile docking stations.

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Industry Secrets to PCB Thermal Management

Keeping electronics at a reasonable temperature is not magic, although it may feel like it at times if you are not very familiar with the rules and situations.

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Oscilloscope Fundamentals Primer

As with all electronic test equipment, digital oscilloscopes have an array of key specifications. Some are basic and easy to understand. Other specifications (which may have a greater impact on the accuracy...

The material could be used in smart textiles, medical devices, and tissue engineering.
5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
5 Ws of the Paper-Based Keypad
Users can take paper sheets from a notebook and turn them into a music player interface or make food packaging interactive.
These implants can provide doctors with regular activity updates and are powered by the patient’s movement.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Smart Window Improves Energy Efficiency of Buildings
A customizable smart window harnesses and manipulates solar power to save energy and cut costs.
Briefs: Imaging
High-Performance, Low-Field MRI for Cardiac and Lung Imaging
The system could enhance image-guided procedures that diagnose and treat disease and make medical imaging more affordable and accessible.
The material can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense, electric vehicle traction motors.
The robot blocks jump, spin, flip, and identify each other.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Detector Senses X-Rays Over a Broad Energy Range
New materials generate precise X-ray images with a lower amount of exposure.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Method Turns Fruit Peels into New Batteries
Orange peels are used to extract and reuse metals from lithium-ion batteries to create new batteries.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Printable Light Sensors Can See Colors
Printable organic photodiodes can distinguish wavelengths and enable data transmission by light.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Faster-Degrading Plastic for Marine Uses
This material could reduce persistent plastic accumulation in the environment.
This sensor makes it possible to ensure that such systems more closely mimic the function of real organs.
Adaptable automation reduces manufacturing time and costs.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Janus Particles Improve Paints and Coatings
Other applications include cosmetics, 3D printing, and drug formulations.
The material can be used in power electronics and power converters for solar energy power systems.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Electricity-Free Radiative Cooling System
The system is effective in urban environments where there are tall buildings on all sides.
The flexible composites can be used as thermal insulation for environments of up to 1200 °C.
A new class of medical instruments uses flexible electronics to improve patient outcomes in minimally invasive surgeries.
This versatile new material family could build realistic prosthetics and futuristic Army platforms.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Radar Enables Cars to Spot Hazards Around Corners
Using radar commonly deployed to track speeders and fastballs, the automated system “sees” around corners to spot oncoming traffic and pedestrians.

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Protecting Power Electronics from EM and RF Interference

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Vehicle Electrification

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The Evolution of SOSA

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Next-Gen Vehicle Architectures and the Role of HPCs

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Testing Home Healthcare Medical Devices

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Accelerating Pre-Silicon Software Development with Next-Gen...

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