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Browse a wide range of solutions for challenges facing design engineers working with communication platforms that include applications in laser, acoustics, optical, tactile, and wireless communications. Find the latest technical briefs, articles, white papers, and webinars.

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For a long time, something important has been regularly neglected in electronics. If you want to make electronic components smaller and smaller, you also need the right insulator materials. This...

White Papers: Information Technology
The Value and Necessity of External Surge Protection in PoE Applications

PoE network engineers should deploy high-quality external surge protection devices (SPDs) to help ensure safe, secure network operation, reduce downtime, minimize site...

Tech Talks: Communications
Amplifying Satellite Communications: Next-Generation Deployable Antenna Mesh

Deployable antenna mesh is frequently used in communication satellites for transmitting and reflecting radio frequency signals. How does this highly sought-after material remain so resilient in the extreme conditions of space?

The newest version of these combs could revolutionize clocks, telescopes, and telecommunications.
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Quantum Sensor Enables Wide Spectral Coverage
The sensor could provide a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency from 1 to 100 GHz.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Force/Torque Sensor Helps Rover Sample Mars
See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.
Applications include high-speed communications, networking, and sensing.
This method of machine learning could make communications in the unlicensed bands much more efficient.
Flat-panel technology could transform antennas, wireless, and cellphone communications.
Additive manufacturing creates cooling solutions with sizes and shapes not previously possible.
This system encodes information in twisting beams of light.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: September 2020
Foam gasket tapes, data analytics software, ceramic tape, and more.
Articles: Internet of Things
Products of Tomorrow: September 2020
An A/C alternative, AI that sharpens blurry images, and a NASA energy harvester.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart Sensors for Hazardous Areas
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.

Researchers have developed a new way to build power efficient and programmable integrated switching units on a silicon photonics chip. The new technology is...

Smart adaptive clothing can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.

Carolin Frueh is among only a handful of researchers who have persisted in using a complex technique that can diagnose a problem from thousands of miles away based on how a...

High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Using integrated photonic chips fabricated at EPFL, scientists have demonstrated laser-based microwave generators.
A quantum material could offset energy demand of artificial intelligence.
Automated systems developed for NASA now serve as office conference bridges.
NIST engineers are working to make the cellular network standard even faster.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Seeables and Hearables for Fitness Feedback
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Electrical cables are used in services such as power delivery, automation signaling, and communications.
Technology Leaders: Communications
RF Innovations Give Batteries New Life
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
This system can amplify a faint signal from a neighboring system even when that signal’s amplitude is as small as ten trillionths of a meter.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Electric Nanoscale Device Sees Through Walls
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.

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Upcoming Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics

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