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Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new high-speed sensor pushes the boundaries in light-starved conditions.
Articles: Materials
A new generation of lithium-ion batteries is poised to improve electric vehicle range and affordability.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Demand for wireless IoT cloud-connected devices is growing rapidly, yet deploying Wi-Fi battery-based products is difficult.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
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: Software
An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the differences between bipolar and unipolar motors, their driving methods, and advantages and limitations.
Articles: Motion Control
A new generation of long-life electric linear actuators has emerged to give designers more flexibility.
Articles: Motion Control
These common pneumatic circuits can be used alone or as building blocks in larger pneumatics systems.
Articles: Connectivity
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new COVID test, a "ChromoUpdate," and NASA's brake rotor.
Articles: Imaging
Resolution is an often discussed but seldom understood value in the world of 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Articles: Wearables
Battery recycling, NASA's water treatment, and a wireless wearable transmitter.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn the distinct forms that linear bearings take, and where the bearings are being used today.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Designers who must sense motor position, speed, or acceleration have a lot of choices, including resolvers, optical encoders, and Hall-effect devices.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MEMS sensors have been around for a long time, but requests from the market for new applications are driving upgrades in the technology.
Articles: Automotive
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Articles: Imaging
Head-up displays, health-monitoring sensors from NASA, and a pollen sponge.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Articles: Wearables
Conductive cellulose, composites testing, and a light-emitting tattoo.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These 6 advancements are leading us to cleaner, faster aircraft.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
As the vehicle platform size decreases, the pulse power discharge rates of the Energy Storage System (ESS) increase.
Articles: Energy
Lithium-metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more energy-dense alternative to current technology.
Articles: Materials
A disruptive manufacturing technology now offers reduced manufacturing costs and improved volumetric energy density in all-solid cells.
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.
Articles: Automotive
The online Battery and Electrification Summit on June 15 and 16, 2021 offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications.

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