Keyword: Telecommunications

Facility Focus: Aerospace
The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign was established in 1868.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Researchers have developed a technique that will allow for faster communication systems and better energy-saving electronics.
Briefs: Design
Equipment and test system designers need Ethernet devices that outperform consumer-grade components, while remaining easy to use.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.
Briefs: Medical
The innovation opens the door for faster and more affordable at-home medical testing.
Articles: Internet of Things

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
NASA resources helped mature technologies to make CubeSats more capable, so everyone can use them.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensor technology design and manufacturing demands continue to rise to the needs of our continuously connected world.
Articles: Connectivity
As the tension between demand and supply rises, the world of electronics keeps evolving and the impact of its evolution will need to be watched closely.
Application Briefs: AR/AI

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Scientists discovered a new platform for quantum technologies by suspending two-dimensional (2D) crystals over pores in a slab of gold. When heated, the metal reflows to form a porous structure...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Classical laser communication gimbals are coupled to 105um multimodal receiving fibers for the high-power transmission of data, fine pointing, and tracking. These fibers cannot be used in...

Briefs: Materials

Light-emitting diode (LED)-based communications techniques allow computing devices, including cellphones, to communicate with one another using infrared light. However, LED...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that innovation.

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

For many types of machinery and test equipment, there is a great need to perform basic automatic control functions, or even just sensor monitoring. Developing hardwired automation is...

Briefs: Materials

Engineers have added a new capability to electronic microchips: flight. About the size of a grain of sand, the new flying microchip (microflier) does not have a motor or engine. Instead, it...

Briefs: Materials

A new research focusing on topological control capabilities in an integrated acoustic-electronic system at technologically relevant frequencies could pave the way for additional research...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-Speed Communication Vouchsafed by the Laws of Quantum Physics

Security in encrypted communication is a top priority because of our highly connected and mobile society’s increasing reliance on the internet. Engineers at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT, have developed...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed electronic skin (e-skin) that is applied directly on top of real skin. Made from soft, flexible rubber, it can be embedded with sensors that...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Optical limiting — a manner of telecom switching without the use of electronics — is an all-optical method that could improve the speed and capacity of Internet communications. A...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Inside every cellphone lies a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an...

Briefs: Communications
3D nanometer-scale metamaterial structures hold promise for advanced optical isolators.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optical Signals can be retrieved from inherent background noise using Talbot effect to amplify them.
Articles: Motion Control
IE may not be the best solution in every situation, says an industry expert.
Articles: Connectivity
One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.
Briefs: Materials
Metamaterials that manipulate microwave energy can be fabricated using low-cost inkjet printing.
Briefs: Materials
This method prints 3D structures made of metal and plastic, paving the way for 3D electronics.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The system guarantees the security of virtual machines in the cloud.