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Browse the innovative developments in electronic components that are enabling advancements in passives, semiconductors, electromechanical, power and circuit protection. Access technical briefs and articles that provide essential applications for cellphones, laptops, tablets, and other electronics.

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Special Reports: Software
Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Facility Focus: Aerospace
Duke Engineering supports clinical ultrasound imaging, restoration of hearing by cochlear implant, megapixel photography, and metamaterials.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Could a tool from the dentist's office lead to better recycling of lithium-ion batteries?
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Atomically thin materials are a promising alternative to silicon-based transistors; now researchers can connect them more efficiently to other chip elements.

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Physicists from the University of Sussex have developed an extremely thin, large-area semiconductor surface source of terahertz, composed of just a...

INSIDER: Energy

A sustainable, powerful micro-supercapacitor may be on the horizon. Until now, these high-capacity, fast-charging energy storage devices have been limited by the...

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: Imaging
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The walking quadruped is controlled and powered by pressurized air.
Products: Transportation
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Ultra-thin piezoresistive sensors can be used in both R&D and as embedded components to develop safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion battery technologies.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Complete integrated circuits with more than 1,000 organic electrochemical transistors can be screen-printed.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
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: Semiconductors & ICs
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The technology could help computers process visual information more like the human brain.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The inexpensive cameras are easy to produce.
Briefs: Materials
Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain.
Products: Software
Battery analyzers, uninterruptible power supplies, adhesives, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
A smart temperature transmitter delivers measurements via Bluetooth.
News: Automotive

Wind and solar power are increasingly popular sources for renewable energy. However, they have intermittency issues. A potential solution to this problem involves the...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
An "Under the Hood" Look at Technology Supporting the World's Fastest EV Dragster

As more EV engineers adopt a non-Hall-effect approach to measuring current in their li-ion battery management systems (BMS), some components from...

Blog: Materials
Researchers from RMIT have introduced an ultra-thin material for semiconductors that could lead to transparent electronics.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Researchers from Cornell University have redesigned the battery so that aluminum more easily integrates into a battery's electrodes.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Servo drives, magnetic angle sensors, draw wires, and more.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Professor Qiaoqiang Gan of the University at Buffalo (NY) and his team developed a unique two-in-one system that uses solar energy for simultaneously cooling and heating — without electricity.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Displacement sensors, metal 3D printers, shielding materials, and more.

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