Keyword: Integrated circuits

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...

Q&A: Research Lab

Professor Kenneth K. O. and his colleagues at The University of Texas at Dallas and Oklahoma State University have developed an innovative and affordable terahertz imager microchip that can enable...

Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Increasingly powerful integrated circuit and system-on-chip devices are growing in importance to vehicle design.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
A new fabrication methodology addresses the need for a thin, double-sided circuitry board.
Briefs: AR/AI
This combination of technologies could enable developments for many optical applications.
Briefs: Energy
Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A tiny sensor chip records multiple lung and heart signals along with body movements.
Briefs: Communications
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed an optical amplifier that they expect will revolutionize both space and fiber communication.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This combination of technologies could enable developments for many optical applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Complete integrated circuits with more than 1,000 organic electrochemical transistors can be screen-printed.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new material could help put more power in smaller microchips.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
A smartphone, combined with nanoscale porous silicon, enables inexpensive, simple, home diagnostics.
Briefs: Wearables
Nearly 100% of all-carbon-based transistors are reclaimed while retaining future functionality of the materials.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The portable lab-on-a-chip detects many contaminants in water supplies.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The system provides high tuning capability and extreme simplicity.
Articles: Data Acquisition
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
With PrintIC technology, sensors, actuators, energy supplies, and ICs can be printed on the same substrate, avoiding assembly cost.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The sensor enables detection of items for security screening, intrusion detection, forensics, and medical imaging.
Briefs: Wearables
Fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits open the path towards the development of electronic skin.
Briefs: Software
Open source microcontroller technologies in industrially hardened form factors address critical applications.
Articles: Motion Control
With the emergence of a new generation of ultra-efficient electronic chips, the Wiegand technology is showing significant promise, especially in the exciting area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
A new iteration of sCMOS camera technology promises even higher sensitivity than prior designs.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Using integrated photonic chips fabricated at EPFL, scientists have demonstrated laser-based microwave generators.
Briefs: Aerospace
This program provides a relative navigation capability for spacecraft, remotely operated terrestrial vehicles, and machine vision.
Briefs: Medical
This diagnostic device allows doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma.