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Question of the Week: Energy
Will Better Sensors Lead to Greater Adoption of Hydrogen Power?

One of the final hurdles to hydrogen power is securing a safe method for spotting hydrogen leaks. A sensor, featured in the June issue of Sensor Technology, has a greater sensitivity than other detectors.

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

After the optical frequency comb made its debut as a ruler for light, spinoffs followed, including the “astrocomb” to measure starlight and a radar-like comb system to...

INSIDER: Connectivity

Atomically thin materials are a promising alternative to silicon-based transistors; now researchers can connect them more efficiently to other chip elements.

INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

Physicists from the University of Sussex have developed an extremely thin, large-area semiconductor surface source of terahertz, composed of just a...

White Papers: Software
How Data Analytics is Paving the Way to Zero Blindspots for the Automotive Industry

This is where NI’s end-to-end lifecycle analytics solution can accelerate the digital transformation in the automotive industry.

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Prediction Model for Flashover, or P-Flash, estimates where flashover explosions could occur.
White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Learn to Design Advanced Industrial Imaging Solutions

Download our FREE comprehensive tutorials on designing industrial imaging solutions with leading-edge technology from Avnet, Xilinx and ON Semiconductor. The application notes cover...

INSIDER: Energy

A sustainable, powerful micro-supercapacitor may be on the horizon. Until now, these high-capacity, fast-charging energy storage devices have been limited by the...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

North Carolina State University engineers continue to improve the efficiency of a flexible device worn on the wrist that harvests heat energy from the human body to monitor health.

INSIDER: Energy

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, WA) have shown that low-cost organic compounds hold promise...

INSIDER: Materials

A collaboration led by Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) used X-ray nanoimaging to gain an unprecedented view into solid-state electrolytes, revealing previously undetected crystal...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Multispectral Imaging Systems for Space, Military and Commercial Applications

Multiphoton imaging techniques and camera systems are serving industries with immediate definition improvements for a wide range of applications. Advanced devices...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
High-Reliability PCB Design Tips for Aerospace and other Harsh Environments

Designing for reliability involves a wide array of design choices, material selections, and carefully controlled manufacturing processes. Take a deep dive into how...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Recyclable Electronics Catch On?

Our June issue of Tech Briefs features a completely recyclable transistor from Duke University. The fully functional semiconductor is made out of three carbon-based inks that can be easily printed onto paper or other flexible, environmentally friendly surfaces.

Blog: Energy
A "self-aware," self-powering material can be used in heart stents, bridges, and even space.
Products: Motion Control
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Ultra-thin piezoresistive sensors can be used in both R&D and as embedded components to develop safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion battery technologies.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The reusable mask would include a heated copper mesh powered by a battery and surrounded by insulating neoprene.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the properties of each capacitor option, and their ideal applications.
Briefs: Materials
Artificial intelligence is used to decode X-ray images faster, which could aid innovations in medicine, materials, and energy.
Products: Imaging
A new power supply from Bicker Elektronik has a backup battery that bridges power failures, brownouts, and flicker.
Articles: Transportation
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The walking quadruped is controlled and powered by pressurized air.
Briefs: AR/AI
The algorithm identified a new compound potentially useful for photonic devices and biologically inspired computers.
Products: Software
Vision systems, signal generators, AC-DC converters, and more.
Briefs: Materials
The new material could help put more power in smaller microchips.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The inexpensive cameras are easy to produce.

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