Electronics & Software

Topics:

Here are innovative solutions for your biggest challenges in Electronics and Software - Power Supplies and Management, Board-Level Electronics, Components and Batteries. You’ll find applications essential to military, aviation, medical and automotive design engineering.

UpFront: Robotics, Automation & Control
UpFront: October 2021 Tech Briefs
subscribe to magazine
Get the latest breakthroughs from NASA & other technology sources.

Latest Briefs & News

On-Demand Webinars: Imaging
X-ray Computed Tomography: Enabling Safe and Effective Battery Technology

Next-generation battery technology has dominated headlines in both scientific and mainstream news outlets for years. The number of critical applications that rely on this technology is rapidly growing. With battery-powered devices making their way into every facet...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Medical sensing technology has taken great strides in recent years, with the development of wearable devices that can track pulse, brain function, biomarkers in...

INSIDER: Physical Sciences

Stacking extremely thin films of material on top of each other can create new materials with exciting new properties. But the most successful processes for building those...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Although measuring the electrical activity of neurons is useful in many disciplines, making durable neural interfacing brain chip implants with negligible...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Commercial Vehicle Electrification: Batteries or Fuel Cells?

The regulatory climate is increasingly calling for fleets full of zero-emission commercial vehicles in the next couple of decades, which means widescale electrification is coming. As the industry continues R&D efforts to move in this direction, a question arises: Will these...

White Papers: Imaging
The Need for High-Performance Surge Protection for PoE Cameras

The application space and potential for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) continues to expand in today’s communications market. More network designers deploying cameras for...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will We Ever Charge Our Cars (As We Drive)?

Cornell Engineering Professor Khurram Afridi wants you to be able to power-up your vehicle simply by changing lanes and driving over a charging strip.

Blog: Electronics & Computers
UCLA engineers have demonstrated successful integration of a novel semiconductor material into high-power computer chips.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Application Briefs: Software
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Application Briefs: Software
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
Products: Data Acquisition
DATAQ® Instruments announced the Model DI-4730 high-voltage isolated data acquisition system.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Metamaterial printing, high-efficiency solar cells, and a noise-reduction material.
Facility Focus: AR/AI
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
5 Ws: Wearables
Who

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health. Wearing a facemask is a step in protecting against infection; the new facemask also diagnoses the wearer with...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pellistor/Catalytic Bead (CB) sensors can respond to flammable gases such as hydrogen, oxygen, hydrogen sulfide, methane, butane, propane, and carbon monoxide.
Blog: Energy
A NASA expert explains why the Artemis mission will rely on a fascinating orbit known as the "Gateway."
Blog: Energy
A NASA expert explains the big difference between the lunar south pole and the Moon's equator.
Blog: Propulsion
Before human explorers can head to the Moon and beyond, they need to tackle these three important tasks.
Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will Laser Cooking Catch On?

Our lead story today looked at a cutting-edge way to prepare food: Laser cooking.

INSIDER: Lighting

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are an unsung hero of the lighting industry. They run efficiently, give off little heat, and last for a long time. Now scientists are looking at new materials to...

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
With the help of additive-manufacturing techniques and software-controlled lasers, Blutinger and his colleagues are digitizing the cooking process.
Blog: Automotive
A reader asks an industry expert from IBM: How is feature-based modeling better than a bill of materials?
On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics
Advanced High-Peak-Power Semiconductor Laser Transmitter Solutions for LiDAR

LiDAR for high-level autonomous driving is quickly progressing into mass deployment for everyday use. Several new car models announced for 2021-2022 launch will be equipped with the latest LiDAR technology, signaling an incoming wave of LiDAR commercialization....

Videos