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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.

NASA Spinoff: Communications
NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Satellite radio communication is widely used in industry and government for high-bandwidth data transfers.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.
Issue Archive: Internet of Things
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White Papers: Communications
Free White Paper: Multicore MCUs by AUTOSAR Comms Stack Distribution

For many decades, the software development in the area of mainstream computing enjoyed a free lunch profiting from the exponential growth of transistor densities and...

Briefs: Communications
Researchers built electroluminescent soft artificial muscles for flying, insect-scale robots.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Special Report: Optics & Photonics Innovations - July 2022

The most powerful telescope ever launched, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will peer back in time to the birth of the universe's first stars. Learn about its highly advanced optics...

On-Demand Webinars: Communications

Whether it’s electric vehicles, autonomous driving applications, or connectivity to the cloud, more data in the vehicle means...

White Papers: Communications
Steer Towards Full Vehicle Autonomy with Confidence

Achieving the next level in vehicle autonomy demands robust algorithms trained to interpret radar reflections from automotive radar sensors. Overcome the gaps between software simulation...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Scientists discovered a new platform for quantum technologies by suspending two-dimensional (2D) crystals over pores in a slab of gold. When heated, the metal reflows to form a porous structure...

Briefs: Communications

Classical laser communication gimbals are coupled to 105um multimodal receiving fibers for the high-power transmission of data, fine pointing, and tracking. These fibers cannot be used in...

Briefs: Communications

Light-emitting diode (LED)-based communications techniques allow computing devices, including cellphones, to communicate with one another using infrared light. However, LED...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Briefs: Materials

A new research focusing on topological control capabilities in an integrated acoustic-electronic system at technologically relevant frequencies could pave the way for additional research...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-Speed Communication Vouchsafed by the Laws of Quantum Physics

Security in encrypted communication is a top priority because of our highly connected and mobile society’s increasing reliance on the internet. Engineers at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT, have developed...

NASA Spinoff: Photonics/Optics

NASA’ Deep Space Network (DSN), a sort of GPS system for space, relies on atomic clocks for extreme accuracy. Any modern navigation system must accurately time radio signals to triangulate a...

White Papers: Automotive
Navigate Safety, Interoperability and Conformance

Safety, interoperability, and conformance are important criteria for enabling success in the e-mobility ecosystem. This paper explores:

How EV and EVSE manufacturers can cope with a...

White Papers: Aerospace
Addressing Challenges with Silicone-Based Solutions

When designing electronic systems, it is easy to forget about real-world limitations and effects that would not otherwise affect a circuit. For example, a circuit that works in theory might...

Products: Connectivity
Battery Management Solution

InnovationLab (Heidelberg, Germany) has launched BaMoS, its battery monitoring solution for automotive applications. BaMoS uses ultra-thin printed...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Hypersonic weapons, unlike ballistic missiles, take unpredictable paths and can evade missile defense systems. To counter hypersonic technologies, radar engineers must build systems that have no...

Briefs: Communications

Inside every cellphone lies a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an...

Briefs: Communications

Researchers have created a device that enables them to electronically steer and focus a beam of terahertz electromagnetic energy with extreme precision....

Briefs: Unmanned Systems

A continuous flight of small drones over its perimeter could enhance security of the nation's border, but there is one small problem: The battery limitation of small drones (they last about 30 minutes)...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF & Microwave Electronics - May 2022

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in avionics systems,...

Briefs: Materials
3D nanometer-scale metamaterial structures hold promise for advanced optical isolators.
Briefs: Communications
Optical Signals can be retrieved from inherent background noise using Talbot effect to amplify them.

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