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Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Electric Vehicle Testing: Measurement Solutions for Vehicle Efficiency

Today’s market demands electric and hybrid vehicles to be lightweight, regulation-friendly with long-range, low fuel costs, and integrated electronics. This is driving more computing power and digital communication into cars that were once purely mechanical. Traditional...

Who's Who : Materials
Q&A: Dr. Yanfei Xu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Plastics are excellent thermal insulators — a quality that can be an advantage in some applications. But this property is less desirable in products such as plastic casings for laptops and mobile phones, which can overheat. Dr. Xu is...

Articles : Imaging
Rethinking FPGAs for Smart Cameras

The term “smart camera” has been used for decades, but there has been little agreement on the actual definition. This article will use the term “smart” as the Merriam Webster dictionary defines it:...

Articles : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Selecting a Force Measurement Solution to Minimize Variables and Protect Tensile Testing Data

Computers and software play a major role in force measurement and quality control. Whether in the engineering lab, quality control inspection area,...

INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
Paving the Way for Safer, Smaller Batteries and Fuel Cells
Researchers are developing a solid electrolyte that will make safer, better batteries.
INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
Self-Assembling 3D Battery Would Charge in Seconds
Instead of having a battery’s anode and cathode on either side of a nonconducting separator, a new battery would intertwine the two.
INSIDER : Medical
Wireless System Can Power Devices Inside the Body
Researchers have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within the human body.
On-Demand Webinars : Electronics & Computers
Embedded Computing Systems: Improve Your Thermal Performance

Embedded computing systems used in many military and industrial applications are trending toward higher heat fluxes and power requirements. As a result, performance is being hindered by thermal limitations. This is intensified by harsh ambient conditions experienced in many of...

Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will Flexible Solar Cells Soon Power Our Devices?
Professor Jaana Vapaavuori spoke with Tech Briefs about the manufacturing methods that could someday decrease the cost and increase the lifetime of flexible solar cells.

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