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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.

Articles: Internet of Things
Tech Briefs asks industry experts about cybersecurity, the cloud, wireless devices, and securing a remote workforce.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include terahertz medical imaging and communications.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers from the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Technology Labs (QET Labs) and Université Côte d‘Azur have made a new miniaturized...

White Papers: Government
Critical Techniques for High-Speed A/D Converters in Real-Time Systems

To help define the meaning of “high-speed A/D” used in this handbook, we will be focusing primarily on A/D converters with sampling rates higher than 100 MHz. We will...

Special Reports: Imaging
Optics & Photonics Innovations - January 2021

An ultrafast camera that takes up to one trillion pictures per second...using light alone to levitate objects and propel spacecraft...the groundbreaking optics enabling the world's most powerful...

Briefs: Communications
This subsystem is used in free-space optical communications and fiber-optic communications.
Briefs: Communications
Wire-connected drones may complement or replace the fixed base stations of cellular communications networks.
Briefs: Communications
The antenna is designed for use in extreme conditions such as outer space.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technique for optical data transmission from satellites uses laser arrays to provide fine pointing capability.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The device enables ultra-fast wireless communications at low cost.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Any high-performance communication systems operating in RF or optical frequencies may benefit from this system.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A low-frequency antenna with enhanced bandwidth will enable robust networking among compact, mobile robots.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
What does wave energy have to do with space exploration? Plenty, it turns out.
Briefs: Communications
The robot blocks jump, spin, flip, and identify each other.
Facility Focus: Data Acquisition
Learn about RIT's achievements in cybersecurity, imaging science, and personalized healthcare tech.
Products: Test & Measurement
VOC sensors, panel-mount connectors, 3D printing cloud software, and more.
Briefs: Communications
The network is designed for remote, low-resource locations where power and communications infrastructure are scarce.
Briefs: Materials
With low-cost materials called perovskites, stable, continuous lasing is achieved at room temperature for over an hour.
INSIDER: Communications

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology created a wireless testbed that future research teams can use to investigate secure V2V communications.

Products: Data Acquisition
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These non-reciprocal devices on a compact chip pave the way for applications from two-way wireless to quantum computing.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The tiny unit is significant for the miniaturization of optoelectronic systems.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2020

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 space and...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The proliferation and miniaturization of electronics in devices, wearables, medical implants, and other applications has...

INSIDER: Communications

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?

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The newest version of these combs could revolutionize clocks, telescopes, and telecommunications.

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