Articles: Materials
A disruptive manufacturing technology now offers reduced manufacturing costs and improved volumetric energy density in all-solid cells.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.
Products: Energy
Battery analyzers, uninterruptible power supplies, adhesives, and more.
Briefs: Energy
The cathodes could enhance energy density of next-generation Li-ion batteries.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
The online Battery and Electrification Summit on June 15 and 16, 2021 offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications.
Articles: Energy
See how WiBotic — a maker of wireless charging and fleet energy management technologies — is preparing robots for the Moon.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The alloy could influence the way energy storage devices are designed and manufactured.
Products: Test & Measurement
A smart temperature transmitter delivers measurements via Bluetooth.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2021

New diamond super-material enhances military aircraft survivability…a gold film gives robots “chameleon skin”…shape-shifting nanomaterial offers exciting biotech...

Blog: Software
New software being developed at Ohio State University will allow creation of more complex DNA robots, at much faster speeds.
On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Implementing Smart Factory Solutions

The smart factory is much more than just an automated facility. It is a fully connected digital production system that has a constant stream of data coming from sources including production machinery, pick-and-place equipment, machine vision systems for inspection, robots of different types, and...

Webinars: Medical
PQ Dose Mapping and Routine Irradiation of Products with Non-Uniform Density Distribution

Operational Qualification dose mapping of gamma irradiators is performed using homogeneous materials. Product sent for irradiation may deviate substantially from this model, which introduces complexity into Performance Qualification dose mapping as...

INSIDER: Motion Control

Northern Arizona University researchers developed high-performance artificial muscle technology based on linear actuators. Because of their helical structure, the actuators generate more power,...

News: Electronics & Computers

Wind and solar power are increasingly popular sources for renewable energy. However, they have intermittency issues. A potential solution to this problem involves the...

News: Materials

New research conducted by the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has identified a specific building block that improves the anode in...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable gas sensors being developed at the Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH) display an instantaneous visual holographic alarm.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Automotive Lighting: Material Solutions to Address Trends/Emerging Needs for Next-Gen Vehicles

A number of trends and emerging needs are shaping developments in automotive lighting. Among them: more intricate lighting designs, thinner and smaller parts, LiDAR and radar systems integration, and sustainability. This 30-minute Webinar...

White Papers: Medical
Control Under Pressure

Biomedical and life science applications depend on precise, repeatable liquid handling. Pressure-controlled liquid dispensing systems provide a simple, quick and cost-effective way to dose nanoliter- to...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Total Appearance Measurement System for Automotive Applications

Traditional tools for appearance measurement used in automotive applications have put the focus on surface waviness. However, visual quality is more than waviness. Using image projection and analysis to mimic human visual perception, a Total Appearance Measurement System...

Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Can Moving Pins Cut 3D-Printing Costs?

An INSIDER story last week highlighted a 3D printer that uses a platform of movable pins to provide support for the created part. The invention eliminates the need for printed supports.

On-Demand Webinars: Transportation
Design Challenges for Ethernet Adoption in Commercial Transportation

Industrial and commercial vehicle manufacturers are designing a greater degree of sensitive, data-intensive features into trucks, buses, special-use vehicles, agricultural, and heavy-duty construction equipment. The trend is similar to what we’ve seen in the personal...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
How High-efficiency Climate Control Solutions Save Energy and Cost

High temperatures in industrial settings are a leading cause of downtime. Controlling units and microprocessors age quickly under heat pressure, so generated heat...

Blog: Materials
Tech Briefs readers ask a series of questions about the future of plastics in battery electric vehicles.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
How Critical Are Localization and Perception Technologies for Enhanced Autonomous Driving?

Today autonomous driving solutions leverage diverse sensors, along with high-definition maps, to plan and maneuver their path. In an extremely competitive market, automakers are racing to deliver the next levels of autonomy driven by a mixed set of...

Blog: Aerospace
The technology demonstration is a first step in showing that humans could someday live (and breathe) on Mars.
On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Designing with Medical Grade Silicone: Considerations for Medical Product Design Engineers

This 30-minute Webinar focuses on the possibilities for medical device design. A silicone expert presents how silicones can help you develop innovative medical devices.

White Papers: Aerospace
4 Types of Parts Contaminant and How to Remove Them

When it comes to metal fabricating, parts are commonly contaminated during production or transport. Parts contamination, or soils, fall into four basic categories. This paper explores each...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Secrets to Efficiently Sustaining Your Automated Test System

When designing a test system, it is important to plan for problems. The reason is simple. If a test system goes down, your product line loses revenue. This 60-minute Webinar discusses how a well-designed test system – and strategy – can get a system up quickly when a...

White Papers: Medical
Medical Device Cooling Considerations for Your Next Design Project

The term “Medical Device” covers an expansive range of applications ranging from large MRI machines to hand-held surgical devices and diagnostic tools. These pieces of...

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