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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...

Neuromorphic computing uses memristors that could function and operate like real brain synapses.
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...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Controller Helps Robots Avoid Collisions

MIT startup Realtime Robotics invented a solution that gives robots the ability to quickly adjust their path to avoid objects as they move to a target. The Realtime controller can be connected to...

INSIDER: Motion Control
Precision Landing Without a Pilot

For planned robotic and crewed missions to the Moon and Mars, NASA is developing and testing precise landing and hazard-avoidance technologies. A combination of laser sensors, a camera, a high-speed...

This high-strength material could be used to improve safety and reduce the cost of producing cars.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Quantum Error Correction Method
This method provides a key step toward quantum computers, sensors, and distributed quantum information.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Executive Forum: Machine Learning & AI
Tech Briefs posed questions to machine learning/AI industry execs to get their opinions on platform selection, data interpretation, and more.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Smart Sensors for Hazardous Areas
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Deciding between edge computing and cloud computing? Make sure to consider these four major factors, says our industry expert.
On-Demand Webinars: Defense
OpenVPX Technology: The Future of Military Computing

The U.S. Department of Defense and other users are demanding the implementation of open standards and interoperability, not just at the board level but also at the system level to improve interoperability and reduce customization, testing, cost, and risk. The OpenVPX Architectural...

Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Room-Temperature Magnon Switch
This approach could lead to entirely new and more efficient logic switches for computer chips.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Neural Hardware for Image Recognition in Nanoseconds
An ultrafast image sensor with a built-in neural network can be trained to recognize certain objects.
The method determines whether circuits are accurately executing complex operations that classical computers can’t tackle.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
“Racetrack Memory” Digital Data Storage
This technology offers the possibility to both bolster computer power and create smaller, faster, and more energy-efficient computer memory technologies.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Quantum Computing at Room Temperature
Quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality.
Automated systems developed for NASA now serve as office conference bridges.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Single-Atom Transistors
Linking multiple copies of these devices may lay the foundation for quantum computing.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: July 2020
Photoelectric sensors, cable connectors, power monitors, and USB3 cameras.
Mini-magnets could enable cloud computing systems to process data up to 100 times faster than current technologies.
Products: Motion Control
New on the Market: June 2020
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Inspired by the octopus, the structure senses, computes, and responds without any centralized processing.
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.
Briefs: Software
Computational Model Predicts Human Behavior
This analytic model shows how groups of people influence individual behavior.
Products: Photonics/Optics
New on the Market: May 2020
Sealing connection tools, oscilloscopes, snap-action switches, and more...
Applications include distributed computer systems, computer security, and commercial satellite systems.
Landers to small bodies such as comets and asteroids can use this program to estimate the terrain richness of the previously unmapped small body.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Protocol Improves Storage Efficiency and Output Speed of Computer Systems
This approach enables computer systems to retrieve data much faster.

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