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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.

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: Electronics & Computers

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.
Facility Focus: Communications
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor could provide a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency from 1 to 100 GHz.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Applications include high-speed communications, networking, and sensing.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This method of machine learning could make communications in the unlicensed bands much more efficient.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Flat-panel technology could transform antennas, wireless, and cellphone communications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Additive manufacturing creates cooling solutions with sizes and shapes not previously possible.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This system encodes information in twisting beams of light.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Foam gasket tapes, data analytics software, ceramic tape, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
An A/C alternative, AI that sharpens blurry images, and a NASA energy harvester.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

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

Briefs: Imaging
Smart adaptive clothing can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
INSIDER: Communications

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...

Products: Photonics/Optics
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Using integrated photonic chips fabricated at EPFL, scientists have demonstrated laser-based microwave generators.
Briefs: Transportation
A quantum material could offset energy demand of artificial intelligence.
NASA Spinoff: Electronics & Computers
Automated systems developed for NASA now serve as office conference bridges.
Blog: AR/AI
NIST engineers are working to make the cellular network standard even faster.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electrical cables are used in services such as power delivery, automation signaling, and communications.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.

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