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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The demand for clean energy has never been higher, and it has created a global race to develop new technologies as alternatives to fossil fuels. Fuel cells are among the promising green energy...

Articles: Transportation
A new generation of lithium-ion batteries is poised to improve electric vehicle range and affordability.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The membrane prevents dendrite formation, at least doubling the lifetime of a lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Transportation
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Energy
The Battery Show North America is a forum for advanced battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles, utility and renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military, and telecommunications.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include vehicle and aircraft tires, sports helmets, military equipment, and seals and couplings.
Briefs: Transportation
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Briefs: Energy
This technology can be used for large production volumes such as fuel-cell-powered vehicles.
Briefs: Automotive
Applications include sensor signal conditioning in harsh conditions such as automotive, oil and gas operations, and firefighting.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The lightweight brake rotor design with high heat dissipation uses novel surface cooling technology.
Articles: Motion Control
A new COVID test, a "ChromoUpdate," and NASA's brake rotor.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Power Electronics - August 2021

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for a range of applications...

Blog: Transportation
A self-driving algorithm guides an autonomous vehicle through a traffic scenario that many of us know well: navigating traffic on a crowded, narrow street.
Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Interstate Power Coils Charge Electric Vehicles as They Drive?

Our “Q&A” article in the July issue of Tech Briefs highlighted the work of Dr. Burak Ozpineci from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Ozpineci and his team are building a wireless power-transmission system that charges an electric vehicle as it drives along the road.

Special Reports: Software
Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Briefs: Energy
This could lead to the commercial development of smart glass, with applications ranging from imaging to advanced robotics.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The carbon fiber serves as the electrode, conductor, and load-bearing material.
Q&A: Transportation
Dr. Burak Ozpineci is developing a system that charges electric vehicles while driving.
Briefs: Communications
The technology harvests electrical energy from waste heat sources.
Briefs: Transportation
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Application Briefs: Automotive
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
One of the final hurdles to hydrogen power is securing a safe method for detecting hydrogen leaks.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers have developed a millimeter-thick accelerometer.
Briefs: Automotive
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.