Keyword: Electronic equipment

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed graphene-based sensing technology using G-Putty material — a highly malleable graphene blended putty. The printed sensors are 50 times more sensitive than the...

NASA Spinoff: Unmanned Systems
A NASA microphone that detects unseen air turbulence is lofted to high heights aboard a stratospheric glider.
5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
The durable soft electronics could be used in wearable electronics and soft robotics and could someday be part of a stretchable smartphone.
Briefs: Wearables
The approach could lead to more flexible health monitors, wearable devices, sensors, optical communication systems, and soft robotics.
Briefs: Energy
Synthesis of fiber-metal laminates is performed using RF plasma spray deposition.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
These antennas dramatically increase the amount of information that can be simultaneously transmitted by a coherent light source.
Briefs: Materials
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A skin-like device can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Briefs: Motion Control
An alternative, environmentally friendly production method creates permanent magnets.
Q&A: RF & Microwave Electronics

Fiorenzo Omenetto, Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering at Tufts University School of Engineering, Dean of Research, and Director of the Tufts Silklab led a team that has...

Briefs: Wearables
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.
Articles: Wearables
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A novel nanostructure produces uniquely shaped light.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging method allows researchers to see inside complex semiconductors, without destroying them.
Articles: Imaging
A new high-speed sensor pushes the boundaries in light-starved conditions.
Briefs: Motion Control
A connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft, rubber-like materials could improve robot range.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The tough circuits could withstand the grueling demands of energy production, space exploration, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This invention enables improved carrier mobility for solar cells and other electronic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The soft, stretchy skin patch can monitor cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels at the same time.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The technology recovers pure and precious metals from alloys in cellphones and other electrical waste.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Applications include sensor signal conditioning in harsh conditions such as automotive, oil and gas operations, and firefighting.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A triboelectric generator made of flexible circuit boards creates electricity when the wearer moves.
Briefs: Materials
The organic composite material is soft, stretchable, and has good thermoelectric properties for many wearable applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This new technique shields electronics from ionizing radiation in applications such as military and space exploration.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The microchips are about 100 times smaller than conventional microchips.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The oscillator is designed for localized clock signal generation and data transmission in telemetry systems and remote sensing.