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5 Ws: Electronics & Computers

5 Ws of the Paper-Based Keypad

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Fluoride Materials for Extra-Thin Computer Chips
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Protecting Power Electronics from EM and RF Interference

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Vehicle Electrification

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The Evolution of SOSA

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Next-Gen Vehicle Architectures and the Role of HPCs

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Testing Home Healthcare Medical Devices

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Accelerating Pre-Silicon Software Development with Next-Gen...

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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs

“One-Way” Electronic Devices

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The Product Innovation Imperative: A Leader’s Guide for Using Cloud-Based Product Development Tools to Drive Teamwork and Innovation

The Product Innovation Imperative is a practical guide for engineering and manufacturing leaders to...

Question of the Week: Materials
Will Indoor Light Someday Power Our Smart Devices?

Our lead INSIDER story today looks at “perovskite-inspired” materials that can absorb indoor light at higher efficiencies than ever before.

The model analyzes three factors that drive infection risk: where people go in the course of a day; how long they linger; and how many other people are visiting the same place at the same time.
A new material is especially effective at absorbing indoor light and converting it into usable energy.
Question of the Week: Software
Would You Use 'Tsugite' Software for Woodworking?

A recent INSIDER story highlighted a new tool for architects, furniture-makers, and woodworking beginners. The interactive software from the University of Tokyo, known as "Tsugite," provides milling machine instructions and on-screen design guidance so that users can piece an object together...

Researchers in the Battery and Energy Storage Technology Center at Penn State University are searching for a reliable, quick-charging, cold-weather battery for automobiles. They...

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used new techniques to create a composite that increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a...

A new lithium-based electrolyte invented by Stanford University scientists could pave the way for the next generation of battery-powered electric vehicles (EVs). Their electrolyte...

On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics
Using Spectrum Analysis to Track, Locate and Identify Interfering Signals

We’re surrounded by radio signals that we depend on for our day-to-day lives and, in some cases, for our very safety. For the most part, the spectrum is well managed and maintained by respective transmitters, but there will always be sources of interference...

White Papers: Medical
Radically Advance Your Health Care Solution with Highly Advanced Simulations

85% of the top 50 health care companies leverage Ansys engineering simulations to drive product and process development. This enables industry-wide in silico...

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control
Watch Live at 11 am ET: The 2020 Create the Future Contest Awards

For the first time, the winners of the Create the Future Design Contest will be announced live! Join us for this special one-hour presentation as we honor our 2020 Grand Prize...

Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will Paper-Based Keypads Catch On?

The “5 Ws” feature of our November issue of Tech Briefs highlights a paper-based keypad being developed at Purdue University.

Spectrophotometer for a Microscope

CRAIC Technologies (San Dimas, CA) has introduced the 508 PV™ UV-visible-NIR spectrophotometer for your microscope. The 508 Perfect...

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers evaluated commercial ultraviolet (UV) sources for viral disinfection to combat COVID-19 on land and at sea and established a...

Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities...

White Papers: Software
Leveraging Software-Defined Automated Test to Enable Digital Transformation in Aerospace and Defense

Many aerospace and defense companies of all sizes are pursuing digital transformation projects to become more competitive. Unfortunately,...

The soil microbial fuel cells produce energy to filter enough water for a person’s daily needs, with potential to increase scale.
On-Demand Webinars: Software
PPAP Reviews Using AI and Machine Learning

In this era of digitalization, it’s a fact that PPAPs are considered to be documents – not data. The process of maintaining and verifying the accuracy of these documents is recursive and tedious. Many organizations have taken the effort of building portals that act as an extensive document...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
PCB Design and Assembly for Power Supplies

Power supplies come in large varieties, can have different topologies, and feature numerous safeguards. Designs of printed circuit boards (PCBs) for power supplies can, therefore, have infinite...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Say Goodbye to Stencils

Using stencils is how assembly manufacturers traditionally transfer solder paste onto the surface of printed circuit boards. Simply put, PCB assemblers use customer-provided stencil files to laser-cut metal stencils....

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Method Turns Fruit Peels into New Batteries
Orange peels are used to extract and reuse metals from lithium-ion batteries to create new batteries.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart, Self-Powered Knee Implants
These implants can provide doctors with regular activity updates and are powered by the patient’s movement.
The material can be used in power electronics and power converters for solar energy power systems.
This technology enables robots, electronic devices, and prosthetic devices to feel pain through sense of touch.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: November 2020
VOC sensors, panel-mount connectors, 3D printing cloud software, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
E-Tongue Nanosensor Array
The technology detects the presence of one or more specific chemical components in a liquid.
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Tests show magnetoelectric power is a viable option for clinical-grade implants.
The SHFQA Quantum Analyzer from Zurich Instruments operates at up to 8.5 GHz and can perform direct readout of superconducting and spin qubits.

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