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Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Self-Erasing Chips Catch On?

University of Michigan engineers reported that their new self-erasing chips could help stop counterfeit electronics or provide alerts if sensitive shipments are tampered with. The chips use a new material that temporarily stores energy, changing the color of the light it emits. The self-erase period takes seven...

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How to Select the Right Transformer for High Voltage Energy Storage

Efficient power isolation is necessary to help increase safety in today’s automotive designs that use high voltage energy storage. Bourns’ app note details the advanced,...

As the number of electric vehicles grows, so does the need for advancements in battery technologies, especially in areas of thermal management, safety, durability,...

The response time of kinetic inductance bolometers can be greatly enhanced by electrothermal feedback for devices that are both sensitive and speedy.
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
This method could benefit next-generation electronics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
“One-Way” Electronic Devices
These non-reciprocal devices on a compact chip pave the way for applications from two-way wireless to quantum computing.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Integrated Microchips for Electronic Skin
Fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits open the path towards the development of electronic skin.
People could monitor their own health conditions by picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin.
This approach could engineer quantum materials atom-by-atom for new electronic, magnetic, and sensing applications.
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Combined Optical Transmitter and Receiver
The tiny unit is significant for the miniaturization of optoelectronic systems.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
System Eases Networking Lag in Massive IoT Devices
“EasyPass” would enable smart warehouses, automated factories, and more to operate without delays.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Fluoride Materials for Extra-Thin Computer Chips
To make electronic components smaller, semiconductor 2D materials are combined with new types of insulator materials.
Neuromorphic computing uses memristors that could function and operate like real brain synapses.
Open source microcontroller technologies in industrially hardened form factors address critical applications.
For nearly 50 years, engineers in the electronics, aerospace, defense, medical device, and transportation industries have relied on Parylene coatings.
Perovskites could be the active ingredient that makes the next generation of low-cost, efficient, lightweight, and flexible solar cells.

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

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...

Researchers at the University of Houston report that they have designed and produced a smart electronic skin and a medical robotic hand capable of assessing vital diagnostic...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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...

A new composite from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a new material that can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense electric vehicle traction motors.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Controller Helps Robots Avoid Collisions

MIT startup Realtime Robotics invented a solution that gives robots the ability to quickly adjust their path to avoid objects as they move to a target. The Realtime controller can be connected to...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Combining Customizable High-Speed Interfaces with FPGA Coprocessing

Built for harsh environments, high performance, and sensitive budgets, the new FPGA-based XMC meets VITA 47 rugged specs and offers custom or pre-configured high-speed...

INSIDER: Motion Control
Precision Landing Without a Pilot

For planned robotic and crewed missions to the Moon and Mars, NASA is developing and testing precise landing and hazard-avoidance technologies. A combination of laser sensors, a camera, a high-speed...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
What Is This RISC-V Thing, Anyway?

Are you considering leveraging the cost-saving benefits of RISC-V in your next design? The RISC-V processor architecture is revolutionizing the business model for deployment of architectures in the embedded systems marketplace. While the processor design is maturing rapidly, the RISC-V software...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Introduction to Visualizer for VHDL Users

Testing and methodology with complex silicon require powerful but simple-to-use debug solutions. The Visualizer Debug Environment provides a common solution for simulation, emulation, and other engines, including Verilog, VHDL, UVM, SystemC, C/C++, Assertions, and Coverage.

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Advancement of Spectrum Analysis Techniques for Tracking,...

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