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Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Additive Manufacturing - November 2020

AM/3D Printing is fundamentally changing how products are prototyped and produced in aerospace, medical, electronics, and many other fields. To help you keep pace with the latest advances, we present...

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...

Special Reports: Communications
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...

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

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
2D Materials for Extra Thin Computer Chips

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...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New on the Market: September 2020
Foam gasket tapes, data analytics software, ceramic tape, and more.
Flat-panel technology could transform antennas, wireless, and cellphone communications.
In place of flat breadboards, 3D-printed CurveBoards enable easier testing of circuit design on electronics products.
Additive manufacturing creates cooling solutions with sizes and shapes not previously possible.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: August 2020 Motion Design
Positioning devices, vibration transmitters, brushless DC motors, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: August 2020
Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Room-Temperature Magnon Switch
This approach could lead to entirely new and more efficient logic switches for computer chips.
A quantum material could offset energy demand of artificial intelligence.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Single-Atom Transistors
Linking multiple copies of these devices may lay the foundation for quantum computing.
How to design for safety, reliability, and connectivity using the latest circuit protection technologies and board layout strategies.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: July 2020
Photoelectric sensors, cable connectors, power monitors, and USB3 cameras.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Selecting Pressure Sensors for Autoclaves
Find the right pressure sensors for your sterilization applications.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: June 2020
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Spin Capacitor for Energy-Efficient Electronics
The capacitor could enable a new generation of electronics that will require less power and generate less heat.
Next-generation devices made with a “peel and stack” method could include electronic chips worn on the skin.

The last thing you probably do when a fly buzzes toward you is marvel at its graceful wing and body kinematics. But that’s exactly what researchers at Cornell University’s Itai Cohen Group...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Electronics Design & Assembly - May 2020

The latest advances in chip and board-level design and manufacturing are spotlighted in this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Soft, Flexible Materials with Enhanced Properties
These materials can be used in soft robotics, self-healing electronics, and medical devices.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF & Microwave Electronics - April 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 ground...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Low-Inductance DC Power Bus
The bus is designed for high-frequency, high-temperature operation in electric drive systems and next-generation power electronics.
Using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform uses up to 100 times less chip space.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: March 2020
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
5 Ws: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
5 Ws of PAWS Smart Headphones
Learn about the Pedestrian Audio Wearable System (PAWS), a low-cost, headset-based, wearable platform.
Explore Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA's first space flight complex.

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