White Papers: Design
Receiver Testing - Why Test Signal Quality Matters

This educational note provides performance parameters to consider when evaluating signal generators for your receiver testing in order to ensure that the signal generator provides a level of...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
Makers of a brain-computer interface recall a memorable achievement in prosthetics: A presidential handshake.
5 Ws: Medical
A newly designed wearable magnetic metamaterial could help make MRI scans crisper, faster, and cheaper.
Question of the Week: Energy
Will Battery Recycling Efforts Take Off?

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Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
An industry expert supports a “diesel engine without the diesel fuel.”
Q&A: Energy
An inexpensive, clear coating has reduced snow and ice accumulation on solar panels, enabling them to generate up to 85% more energy in early testing.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

When thirsty residents of a permanent community on the Moon take a swig of fresh water brought in from the lunar south pole, they’ll be enjoying the benefits of a 30-pound spacecraft...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and ELI-Beamlines in the Czech Republic have reached a major agreement that will build on the relationship between the two organizations and...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Inside every cellphone is a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an essential role in cellphone communication. Buffeted by...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Two-Axis Laser Scan Head

Aerotech Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) has released the AGV-XPO, a high-dynamic, two-axis laser scan head that combines low-inertia, high-efficiency motors with ultra-high resolution position feedback...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Unmanned Systems - March 2022

Powering better battlefield drones...autonomous quadcopters that fly aerobatic maneuvers...a breakthrough in compact UAV satellite communications technology. Read about these and other advances in air, ground,...

Special Reports: Energy
Engine Technology - March 2022

From diesel to electric to hydrogen, SAE's Truck & Off-Highway Engineering magazine reports on the latest advances in commercial vehicle engines. Stay up to date with this compendium of recent articles...

Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
InGaAs is interesting, but is it useful?
Application Briefs: Imaging
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
An expert compares Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR systems with Time of Flight tech.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
See how solid-state lasers have grown and diversified over the years.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Spectrometers, digital microscopes, high-speed imaging, and more.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A metal-coated fiber capable of withstands high temperatures.
Application Briefs: Energy
See what integrated building systems can do to enhance the working and living environment inside a commercial building.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
Articles: Data Acquisition
The biggest challenge in the provisioning process: ensuring that a device and the connection to the network and server are secure.
Articles: Communications
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The grid’s growing size and complexity increases vulnerability to cyberattacks.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Find the right components that protect your electronics from the effects of temperature and moisture.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Michigan engineers and collaborators are improving smart infrastructure, autonomous transportation, weather prediction, nuclear non-proliferation, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Design of miniature optical systems could lead to future cell phones that can detect viruses and more.
Articles: Materials
A smart roof coating, a wearable RFID sensor tag, and a 3D-printed OLED display.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have created an electronic microsystem that can intelligently respond to information inputs without any external energy input, much like a...