Blog : Photonics/Optics
Researchers Ready Cell-Sized Robots for Inspection Tasks

Researchers at MIT have created cell-sized robots that may someday be used to inspect and analyze hard-to-reach locations, from oil pipelines to the human body.

White Papers : Automotive
Choosing the Best Ultra-Thin Corrosion Protection

You are looking for an ultra-thin coating which protects your components effectively? We are talking about the KL120 from Dörken MKS. The effective zinc flake system fulfils all requirements for corrosion protection, with the option of giving the components a stable black surface. Read all about...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Choosing Two-Leg Versus Three Leg Control

When an industrial application requires a thermal system with a large amount of energy, three-phase heaters are used due in part to the reduced current per leg as well as the increased efficiency of three phase over single phase. Logically controlling electricity flow to this type of heater requires a...

Blog : Electronics & Computers
How Would You Use An Electronic Circuit Sensor Sticker?

Researchers at Purdue University and the University of Virginia have designed peelable electronic films that can be cut and pasted onto any object, offering new sensing capabilities to...

White Papers : Test & Measurement
Understanding Radar Signals Using Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers

Designing effective modern radars is a difficult and demanding task. Tektronix provides the expertise and innovative solutions to help you meet the challenge. Learn more about how to see aspects of your signals that were previously invisible, and how to recreate stimuli and...

Blog : Robotics, Automation & Control
Is It Important to Know How a Robot is 'Feeling?'

Talking about your feelings can be difficult. Now imagine if you’re a robot.

INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
Silicon Photonics Scientist Demonstrates New Type of Laser

Northern Arizona University assistant professor Ryan Behunin collaborated with a team of physicists from Yale and the University of Texas at Austin in discovering an innovative way...

INSIDER : Research Lab
Research Project Will Produce Clearer Images of Space Objects

A research project designed to enable more precise imaging of space objects has moved from lab bench testing to field testing at the John Bryan State Park observatory,...

INSIDER : Photonics/Optics
National Ignition Facility Sets New Laser Energy Record

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National Ignition Facility (NIF) laser system has set a new record, firing 2.15 megajoules (MJ) of energy to its target chamber – a...

Products : Photonics/Optics
New Products: July 2018 Photonics & Imaging Insider

CMOS Image Sensor

Teledyne e2v (Chelmsford, UK) recently announced its Emerald 67 megapixel, the newest member of its Emerald CMOS image sensor family. The new sensor features a...

On-Demand Webinars : RF & Microwave Electronics
Understanding Pulsed-RF Using Time-selective Spectrum Analysis

When performing measurements on pulsed RF-based transmitters, used typically in TDMA-based communications, radar and electronic warfare systems, the signal of interest will only be available to analyze at an instant in time, either periodically or randomly depending on the nature of...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
EtherCAT Helps Boost Production Capacity of Lithium-ion Automotive Batteries

Learn how EtherCAT’s motion control solution boosts production capacity of lithium-ion automotive batteries used in electric cars, synchronizing immensely scaled equipment across modules, thereby enabling giant multi-axis and cross-module leaps in productivity. As...

Question of the Week : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Which Superpower Do You Want Most?

Our latest episode of “Here’s an Idea” showcased a variety of technologies designed to give the human user a kind of “superpower”: a Spider-Man-like adhesive; an Iron Man suit; a Jet Pack; and (thermal) invisibility.

What ‘superpowers’ do you want most? (And do you think technology can...

Videos : Imaging
Rare Double Asteroid '2017 YE5' Revealed by Observatory Team

Near-Earth asteroid '2017 YE5' was discovered in December, 2017. In July, 2018, three of the world's largest radio telescopes joined forces to reveal that the asteroid is...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Simulation of Electrohydraulic Power Systems

Join us for this webinar to learn about simulating electrohydraulic power systems, featuring guest speaker Steven (Feng) Qi from FZB Technology. In the presentation, he will discuss a multiphysics model of the latest pump design for automotive applications from FZB's team.

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