Electronics & Software


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.

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Blog: Lighting Technology
Engineers developed soft devices containing algae that glow when under mechanical stress —perfect for building soft robots.
White Papers: Power
Eliminating Oscillation in Power Analog Designs

When integrating analog drivers, designers are often faced with unwanted oscillation caused by instability. Download Eliminating Oscillation in Power Analog Designs to learn about instability...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Equipment and test system designers need Ethernet devices that outperform consumer-grade components, while remaining easy to use.
Quiz: Electronics & Computers
How did this computer revolution happen? Who were some of the pioneers? How long has it taken to get here?
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

A collaborative effort has installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size — smaller than an ant’s head — so that they can walk autonomously...

On-Demand Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

From small task robots to large industrial manipulators, an efficient solution to the inverse kinematics problem is a necessary part of the actuation...

Blog: Aerospace
The UA team aims to design a motorless sailplane that can soar over the Martian surface for days at a time, using only wind for propulsion.
On-Demand Webinars: Software

With the recent advances in electrification and new technology developments in propulsion methodology, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test benches—historically...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Application Note: Addressing the Challenges of Specifying and Building Power Racks

EA Elektro-Automatik offers solutions that address these challenges head-on with robust power supply units and turnkey power racks that are certified to EN...

Q&A: Energy
Dr. Brandon Ennis, Sandia National Laboratories’ offshore wind technical lead, had a radically new idea for offshore wind turbines: instead of a tall unwieldy tower, with blades at the top, he imagined a towerless turbine with blades pulled taut like a bow.
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

An ultrathin invention could make future computing, sensing and encryption technologies remarkably smaller and more powerful by helping scientists control a strange but...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

Noise and emissions limits, particularly in urban settings, make battery-electric construction vehicles an attractive option. This is especially true as equipment...

Quiz: Green Design & Manufacturing
How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new, highly sensitive system for detecting the production of hydrogen gas may play an important role in the quest to develop hydrogen as an environmentally friendly and economical alternative to fossil fuels.
INSIDER: Transportation

A first-ever simulation of aluminum conductivity offers a recipe for an inexpensive substitute for copper.

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Researchers at Columbia University, supported in part by a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation, conducted a study that modeled the seasonal variability of solar and...


Princeton Engineering researchers have developed the first perovskite solar cell with a commercially viable lifetime, marking a major milestone for an emerging class of...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

Manual microscopy is giving way more and more to video-measuring machines for inspection of semiconductor components, and manufacturing...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Flow Battery Solutions that Outperform Alternative Technologies

Unlike other rechargeable energy storage technologies, flow batteries provide a more cost-effective option for large energy storage applications, and offer easy maintenance,...

White Papers: Energy
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...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

In the electrification era, thermal management system design requires a complex approach to ensure vehicle performance and customer satisfaction. System...

5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing
Researchers at University of Cambridge have developed floating “artificial leaves” that generate clean fuels from sunlight and water and could eventually operate on a large scale at sea.
Q&A: Design
MIT researchers have developed a new kind of battery, made entirely from abundant, inexpensive materials.
Special Reports: AR/AI
Smart Factory/IIoT - September 2022

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, robotics, connectivity and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Products: Power
New on the market in September 2022.
Articles: Energy
Cylindrical cells are one of the most common battery types used in electric vehicles. Tesla recently improved on the typical cylindrical cell design, developing a new tab design that allows for a much larger cell.