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INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Moore's Law, a fundamental scaling principle for electronic devices, forecasts that the number of transistors on a chip will double every two years, ensuring more computing power...

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INSIDER: AR/AI

A new system that brings together real-world sensing and virtual reality would make it easier for building maintenance personnel to identify and fix issues in...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A few years ago, MIT researchers invented a cryptographic ID tag that is several times smaller and significantly cheaper than the traditional radio frequency tags (RFIDs)...

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Quiz: Materials
Materials science has led to breakthroughs in medicine, renewable energy, and nanotechnology, with the potential for other revolutionary applications. How much do you know about materials science? Find out with this quiz.
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INSIDER: Design

Coherent has established what the company describes as the "world's first capability for 6-inch indium phosphide (InP) wafer fabrication." The compound semiconductor and...

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INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

In a new Nature study, Columbia Engineering researchers have built a photonic chip that is able to produce high-quality, ultra-low-noise microwave signals using...

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INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Achieving speed records is not just for athletes. Researchers can also achieve this kind of feat thanks to their discoveries. This is the case of professor at the National Institute of Scientific...

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INSIDER: Imaging

A newly devised procedure to de-ice Euclid's optics has performed significantly better than hoped. Light coming in to the visible ‘VIS’ instrument from distant stars was gradually...

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Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Robotics - March 2024

Read about the latest advances in robots for space exploration, healthcare, search & rescue, warehouse automation, and more in this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs, Medical Design...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
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ENOB: The Best Digitizer Performance Metric

While the nominal vertical resolution of a high-speed waveform digi-tizer (specified in bits) is often promoted, its true performance is provided by its measured Dynamic Parameters and in...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Semiconductor Wafer Measurement for Increased Productivity

This three-part article describes how manufacturers leverage capacitance-based inspection systems for semiconductor wafers. The article reviews best-practices, consequences of...

On-Demand Webinars: Defense
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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) relies on a vast network of supply, logistics, and maintenance functions to meet its operational requirements. Maintaining an inventory...

Blog: Materials
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new cathode material for solid-state lithium-sulfur batteries that is electrically conductive and structurally healable — features that overcome the limitations of these batteries’ current cathodes.
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Special Reports: Software
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Simulation & Digital Twins - March 2024

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, discover how new digital tools are advancing product design in the aviation, automotive, and power...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
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High Accuracy High-Voltage Measurement

One of the first principals learned as an engineering student is the “observer effect” which states that simply observing a situation or phenomenon necessarily changes that phenomenon. This is often...

White Papers: Design
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Fundamentals of Electrical Safety Testing

Electrical safety testing and certification is a requirement for virtually every electronic device and electrical apparatus. The details of what constitutes a certified product is dependent upon a...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
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In the ever-evolving landscape of battery technology, staying ahead of industry trends is imperative for manufacturers, developers, and OEMs. Third-party...

Blog: AR/AI
Researchers from the University of Waterloo used artificial intelligence (AI) tools to help capture and analyze data from NHL games faster and more accurately than ever before; the work has big implications for the business of sports.
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White Papers: Defense
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RF & Microwave Test: What is the Optimum Strategy?

The design and construction of automated test equipment can significantly burden the engineering resources of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Our new white paper discusses the...

INSIDER: Materials

“Soft robots,” medical devices and implants, and next-generation drug delivery methods could soon be guided with magnetism — thanks to a metal-free magnetic gel...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

Scientists have long strived to develop artificial molecular motors that can convert energy into directed motion. Researchers at Linköping University have now presented a solution to a challenging...

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INSIDER: Design

Scientists from Hiroshima University undertook a study of dragonfly wings in order to better understand the relationship between a corrugated wing structure and vortex motions. They discovered that...

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On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Additive manufacturing offers cutting-edge applications for the aerospace industry. The latest manufacturing innovations utilized by the industry re-risk projects,...

Blog: Energy
The electrification of practically everything these days calls for much more attention to be paid to the transmission system — the electric power grid.
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White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
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5 Things to Know When Selecting a Laser Triangulation Sensor

Laser triangulation sensors are the go-to for non-contact displacement measurements with high accuracy. When choosing a measurement device to provide the most accurate results,...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
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Cross-Industry Insights: Automotive Strategy Drives Aerospace Innovation

The automotive and aerospace industries share similarities and offer valuable lessons for aerospace innovation. The automotive sector's rapid advancements in response...

Special Reports: AR/AI
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ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles - March 2024

In this compendium of popular articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and ADAS & Autonomous Vehicle Engineering, see how advances in AI tools, software, sensors, chips, test systems,...

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