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Podcasts: Power
Archer Aviation, Joby Aviation, and Lilium are three electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft manufacturers that are making major progress in this growing new area of aviation right now. In this episode of the Aerospace & Defense Technology podcast, we highlight some of the latest business agreements, international expansion and regulatory progress being made by these three eVTOL companies. Listen now.
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White Papers: Aerospace
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Digital Continuity for the Aerospace Industry

As a digital enabler, digital continuity works as a tool to accelerate the process of business transformations in the aerospace industry, read more.

Quiz: Connectivity
Office buildings use a significant portion of the world’s energy resources. Integrated building systems such as HVAC and lighting can significantly reduce that load. How much do you know about integrated building systems? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
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On-Demand Webinars: Communications
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Designing wireless products for normal commercial environments is well understood by most designers. However, because vehicle regulations are different from the...

White Papers: RF & Microwave Electronics
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The importance of Radio Frequency Filters in Today’s Challenging U.S Frequency Spectrum

The US frequency spectrum regulated by the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) for Non-Federal use, and NTIA (National Telecommunication and...

Blog: Design
Researchers used X-ray absorption analysis and theoretical calculations to explore the fine details of changes in the structure of the cathode material caused by introducing different dopant elements.
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White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Informative eBook: Getting Started With Transformers

Transformers are widely used to efficiently transfer both power and data in switching power supplies, MOSFET gate drivers, and isolation circuits. Because they come in what can be a...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Achieving Full-Spectrum Dominance

Electronic warfare & combat radar technology must evolve with emerging threats. Learn about DRFM technology, radar testing & cognitive EW with AI/ML.

INSIDER: AR/AI

Researchers from NUS, together with industry partners Soitec and NXP Semiconductors, have demonstrated a new class of silicon systems that...

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INSIDER: Information Technology

Health-monitoring apps can help people manage chronic diseases or stay on track with fitness goals, using nothing more than a smartphone. However, these...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Silicon semiconductors have become the ‘oil’ of the computer age, as was demonstrated recently by the chip shortage crisis. However, one of the disadvantages...

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Podcasts: Unmanned Systems
Ronnie Tao, Vice President of Business Development for Amprius Technologies, joins the Aerospace & Defense Technology podcast to discuss the AIBOT battery selection and what to expect in the future development of eVTOL battery technology. He also explains how far most eVTOLs can fly on Amprius and other comparable aircraft batteries today.
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Articles: Energy
Recovery of valuable elements within the EV battery is essential for the health and viability of the industry. In recycling used EV batteries, controls valves are required. Read on to learn more.
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Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Battery management systems are poised to become a key competitive differentiator in an EV market that is seeking to grow and thrive on a global level. And by tapping into smarter BMS, automotive manufacturers are future-proofing their resources by embracing, even anticipating, trends in EV battery design. Read on to learn more.
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Articles: Electronics & Computers
As demand increases for electric and hybrid technology advancements in the North American market, off-highway vehicles are subject to many challenges. These range from vibration and shock impacts on the vehicles, to thermal stress and adverse environmental conditions such as water, ice, humidity, dust, and grime. Read on to learn how to mitigate these threats.
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Products: Materials
See the new products, including Nexperia's latest Energy Balance Calculator, StoreDot's new I-BEAM XFCTM concept, Bourns Inc.'s latest miniature resettable thermal cutoff device series, Rohde & Schwarz's wireless battery management system technology, Weidmuller USA's rugged battery connectors, Littelfuse Inc.'s overtemperature detection platform, and more.
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Articles: Power
Future electric vehicles will be more efficient, more powerful, and will be able to hold more energy in their batteries than today’s EVs. Those big “mores” require countless small improvements beyond the headline component — batteries. Read on to learn more.
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Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
As it turns out, motion control can not only help map the world — it might even make it a safer place. Read on to learn how and why.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
See the new products, including Kollmorgen's latest update to its AKD2G Servo Drive, Teledyne FLIR IIS's Bumblebee® X series, Emerson's Movicon.NExT™ HMI/SCADA, Pleora Technologies' expanded eBUS Edge GigE Vision software transmitter solution, Bodine Electric Company's 12 new AC inverter-duty hypoid hollow shaft gearmotors, Linear Servo Motor from Moticont, and more.
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Articles: Electronics & Computers
When electromechanical actuator designers began integrating electronics inside their housings, it gave a control and efficiency advantage that opened the door to applications that had long been the sole domain of hydraulics cylinders. Those same electronics, coupled with recent experience applying electric actuators in new applications, now enable a modular design strategy that makes customizing electric actuators easier, further enhancing their advantages over hydraulics.
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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Most PCB manufacturers use automatic optical inspection (AOI) to monitor defects in their printed circuit boards. This delivers strong results when there are defects in the soldering, connections, pads, and traces on printed boards.
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Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Affordable thermal storage could help industries and cities capture heat that is currently wasted, as well as balance the inconsistencies in wind and solar power output. But while Polar Night Energy is eager to work directly with potential customers, they realize that the challenges ahead are too big for them to tackle alone.
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Products: Internet of Things
See what's new on the market, including OnLogic's new Tacton Series of rugged panel PCs and industrial touchscreen displays; binder's M12 series of surface-mount devices; SINAMICS DriveSim Basic's new software solution; L. S. Starrett's latest Video System in its KMR Series: the new KMR-MX 200; and more.
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Special Reports: Software
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ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles - May 2024

Ten amazing unmanned ground vehicles being tested worldwide…full speed ahead for Indy autonomous race cars…laser attacks blind automated vehicles. Read these stories and more in this compendium of...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have found ways to develop soft OECTs for wearable pressure sensors. They first experimented with a solid type of gating substance: a charged, gelatinous substance called an ionic hydrogel. Read on to learn more.
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Products: Semiconductors & ICs
See the product of the month: The new multi-purpose ICAM-B charge amplifier from Kistler, which is ideal for use with piezoelectric sensors.
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Briefs: Energy
Modine Targets Off-Highway EVs with ‘Plug-and-Play’ BTMS
Deutronic is not alone in developing and integrating thermal-management solutions to meet the specific demands of off-highway EVs. Modine, for example, in 2023 launched a new edition of its EVantage battery thermal-management system with a liquid-cooled condenser (L-CON BTMS). Read on to learn more.
Briefs: Power
In a recent study published in the journal ACS Applied Energy Materials, researchers have utilized poly(vinylphosphonic acid) (PVPA) as a binder for a micro-SiO electrodes, achieving superior performance compared to conventional cells. Read on to learn more.
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Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are taking cleaner transportation to the skies by creating and evaluating new batteries for airborne electric vehicles that take off and land vertically. Read on to learn more.
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