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Issue Archive: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Briefs: Design
The researchers plan to apply the design to edge computing devices.
Question of the Week: Materials
Smart Molecules Act as Computer Transistors

Researchers have discovered a single-molecule switch that can act like a transistor and store binary information. The molecule is around five square nanometers in size — more than one billion of them would fit onto the cross-section of a human hair.

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have discovered a single-molecule switch that can act like a transistor and store binary information such as the 1s and 0s used in classical computing. The molecule is around five...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

For many types of machinery and test equipment, there is a great need to perform basic automatic control functions, or even just sensor monitoring. Developing hardwired automation is...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Everyone is talking about quantum computers. By interconnecting as many qubits (two-state quantum systems) as possible, massive amounts of data can be processed more easily, quickly and securely...

Articles: Communications

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Facility Focus: Aerospace

Founded in 1876, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Bolder) is a public research university in Boulder, CO. The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder was founded in 1893. With an...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A platform makes space-bound systems quick, easy, and cost-effective to develop.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The information age created over nearly 60 years has given the world the internet, smart phones, and lightning-fast computers. Making this possible has been the doubling of the...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Modular robot platforms, automated crane systems, motion smoothing, and more.
Blog: Medical
The future of computing is in fabrics, says Prof, Yoel Fink from MIT.
INSIDER: Lighting

A new, internet-connected lighting system for greenhouses could sharply reduce a farmer’s electrical bill, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.

INSIDER: Software

Renewable energy has an intermittency problem — the sun provides no power at night, while winds can stop suddenly.

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Spectrometers, digital microscopes, high-speed imaging, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The material could potentially provide a platform for error-free quantum computing.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
The method combines concepts of global and local stereo methods for accurate, pixel- wise matching at low runtime.
Products: Motion Control
Smart contactors, an industrial edge platform, tiny engines, and more.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Liquid-cooled workstations, universal amplifiers, hydrogen sensors, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
The PM-50 graphical panel meter is available as a 3.5" or 4.3" graphical touchscreen display.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Rugged laptops, DC-DC converters, CMOS sensors, and more.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A mobile robot will go to the South Pole of the Moon — with help from radiation-hardened avionics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The phased array antenna based on large-area electronics technology could enable many uses of emerging 5G and 6G wireless networks.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
The "ERDC" helps solve problems in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences.
Briefs: Materials
The 2D materials boost device performance for electronic devices, solar cells, batteries, and medical equipment.
Articles: Imaging
Freetouch turns a smartphone into a touchscreen remote control.
INSIDER: Communications

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
UCLA engineers have demonstrated successful integration of a novel semiconductor material into high-power computer chips.