Electrical/​Electronics

Board-Level Electronics

Stay updated on board-level electronic options for system design engineers. Access articles, technical briefs, and white papers on the viable solutions and products providing new tools and innovation.

Blog: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert explains why automotive manufacturers are turning to a "floating" board-to-board connection.
Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Stretchable Smartphones Catch On?

Our “5 Ws” feature this month highlighted skin-like electronic circuits being developed at Virginia Tech.

Products: Software
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Briefs: Materials
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technology would enable transmission of information just by touching a surface.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Automotive camera monitors, curved CMOS sensors, fiber lasers, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
The SHT40 Smart Gadget comes with a humidity and temperature sensor.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Researchers at North Carolina State University demonstrated a low-cost technique for retrieving — and then reusing — nanowires from electronic devices.
Briefs: Transportation
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Applications include sensor signal conditioning in harsh conditions such as automotive, oil and gas operations, and firefighting.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A triboelectric generator made of flexible circuit boards creates electricity when the wearer moves.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This new technique shields electronics from ionizing radiation in applications such as military and space exploration.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The microchips are about 100 times smaller than conventional microchips.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The oscillator is designed for localized clock signal generation and data transmission in telemetry systems and remote sensing.
Briefs: Imaging
The technology potentially enables a new generation of miniaturized electronic and optoelectronic devices.
Briefs: Medical
By capturing more cancer cells than blood draw screening, this device could help doctors understand a tumor’s biology and make decisions about treatment.
Blog: Materials

While soft robots hold promise in applications ranging from search-and-rescue efforts to wearable exoskeletons, the technologies are often held back by the electronics, says William Grover,...

Briefs: Medical
This could make possible embedded devices like a spinal cord-stimulating unit with a battery-powered magnetic transmitter on a wearable belt.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology harvests electrical energy from waste heat sources.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Temperature transmitters, robotic tool changers, epoxy adhesives, and more.
Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Recyclable Electronics Catch On?

Our June issue of Tech Briefs features a completely recyclable transistor from Duke University. The fully functional semiconductor is made out of three carbon-based inks that can be easily printed onto paper or other flexible, environmentally friendly surfaces.

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Technology Leaders: Connectivity
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Complete integrated circuits with more than 1,000 organic electrochemical transistors can be screen-printed.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Vision systems, signal generators, AC-DC converters, and more.
Briefs: Materials
The new material could help put more power in smaller microchips.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Nearly 100% of all-carbon-based transistors are reclaimed while retaining future functionality of the materials.

Trending Stories

NASA Spinoff: Aerospace

Nanotechnology Repairs Engine Damage in Cars

Q&A: RF & Microwave Electronics

Q&A: Flexible, Printable, Tunable Microwave Resonator Arrays

Podcasts: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Here's an Idea: Wearables

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A 'Charging Room' Powers Devices Through the Air

Videos