Keyword: Electronics & Computers

Electronics & Computers


A newly completed solar microgrid system near Greensburg, Indiana, in Decatur County, is expected to generate enough emissions-free clean energy to offset nearly 4000...


Every year, 50 percent of the energy produced worldwide from coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, and renewable energy sources is lost as heat. This untapped resource...


Using ultrabright X-rays from the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, a team of researchers led by Rice University has determined that sunlight itself can improve the efficiency of 2D...


The aging energy grid is being pushed to the breaking point. Power outages from extreme weather alone cost anywhere from $2 billion to $77 billion per year. And some isolated communities still rely...

White Papers: Data Acquisition
Strategies for Deploying Xilinx’s Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC

Xilinx’s new RFSoC brings a powerful and unique solution for addressing some of the most demanding requirements of high bandwidth and high channel count system. This paper provides...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

FPGAs have become an increasingly important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers significant advantages for implementing software radio functions such...

Blog: Power
What's so tough about developing a car? A Tech Briefs reader wants to know the most challenging subsystem of the vehicle to build.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These elastomers have a wide range of uses for the building, automotive, and electronics industries.
5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
About the size of a grain of sand, the flying microchip (or microflier) does not have a motor or engine.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Breath-regulating garments, humidity sensors, thin-film antennas, and more.
Articles: AR/AI
Supply chains run best when all the stakeholders involved stay keenly focused on their core competencies, says Tom Vanderheyden from TTI Americas.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
An ultra-small actuator has nanometer-scale precision.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

Engineers have developed a sensor system and manufacturing process for smart contact lenses. The sensor system contains a photodetector for receiving optical information, a temperature sensor for...

Products: Electronics & Computers
The PM-50 graphical panel meter is available as a 3.5" or 4.3" graphical touchscreen display.
White Papers: Automotive
Your Guide to 4,000 Solutions

Find the best product for your project by following this guide and sampling free products. Our main objective is to be a solutions partner by delivering cost-effective solutions, improve processes and provide...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and collaborators have devised and tested a highly sensitive method of detecting and counting defects in...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

JILA scientists have boosted the sensitivity of their decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer a thousandfold, enabling it to detect additional biomarkers of disease...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Boron is a versatile non-metal element, but until the last five years, chemists have only theorized about the useful properties and applications of two-dimensional...

INSIDER: Wearables

To enable the development of wearable devices that possess advanced ultraviolet (UV) detection functions, scientists from NTU Singapore have created a new type of light sensor that is...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Our Bodies Power Our Everyday Electronics?

One of the top INSIDER stories of 2021 included a “wearable microgrid” that harvests energy from motion and sweat to power electronics. (Read the 2021 INSIDER story.)

Products: Power
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Facility Focus: Communications
Purdue University is helping to create better battery monitoring, stretchable biosensors, allergen detectors, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Rugged laptops, DC-DC converters, CMOS sensors, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A mobile robot will go to the South Pole of the Moon — with help from radiation-hardened avionics.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This technology improves the detection of low-power far-infrared (FIR) signals.
Briefs: Energy
The phased array antenna based on large-area electronics technology could enable many uses of emerging 5G and 6G wireless networks.

A team of materials scientists and chemists has determined the proper stack pressure that lithium metal batteries, or LMBs, need to be subjected...

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