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On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers

With the recent advances in electrification and new technology developments in propulsion methodology, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test benches—historically...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

In the electrification era, thermal management system design requires a complex approach to ensure vehicle performance and customer satisfaction. System...

Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The ability to emit light also brings these microscale robots, which weigh barely more than a paper clip, one step closer to flying on their own outside the lab.
Briefs: Connectivity
It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.
Issue Archive: Electronics & Computers
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White Papers: Aerospace
Overcoming Connectivity Challenges in Defense Applications

Designers of products for defense applications face a complex set of challenges. They must address continually growing data volumes and bandwidth requirements in systems that are...

INSIDER: Medical

A new material holds promise for the next generation of organic electronics.

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering are creating patient-specific 3D-printed smart metamaterial implants that double as sensors to monitor spinal healing.

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Professor Mohammad Reza Abidian of the Cullen College of Engineering — foresees the future production of micro-scale organic electronics via multiphoton 3D printers.

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Professor Karl Leo has been thinking about the realization of this component for more than 20 years, now it has become reality: His research group at the Institute for Applied...

Blog: Materials
We can learn a lot about innovation in technology by looking to the past.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
How Ada enables LASP to constantly modify OASIS-CC to control new instruments and ensure mission-critical systems remain reliable.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Efficiently and Easily Test Fuel Cells

Fuel cells use hydrogen as fuel which combines with oxygen to produce electricity. The byproducts of the electricity process are heat and water. With zero emission of greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, use...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A Guide to Ball Grid Arrays

The ball grid array (BGA) is a surface-mount chip package that is used to mount embedded devices (e.g., microprocessors) by melting balls of solder between the face of the device and the circuit board. Unlike the...

Special Reports: Energy
Power Electronics - August 2022

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for a range of applications...

Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
New Products from the August 2022 issue of Motion Design.
Products: Power
New products on the market in August 2022.
Briefs: AR/AI
The researchers plan to apply the design to edge computing devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Additional applications include defogging/defrosting, wearable devices, industrial heat systems, sensors, thermochromic displays, and microfluidic chips.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Headphone Electroacoustic Measurements Application Note

However, you may call them, headphones, earphones, earbuds, headsets, etc. require a lot of testing before they end up with the end consumer. Also, due to the close coupling of...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Vehicle Electrification - July 2022

Innovation is happening at a rapid pace in the e-mobility space. Read this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Truck & Off-Highway Engineering to learn about...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
LEGO-Like Artificial Intelligence Chip

Imagine a more sustainable future, where cellphones, smartwatches, and other wearable devices don’t have to be shelved or discarded for a newer model. Instead, they could be upgraded with the latest sensors and processors that would snap onto a device’s internal chip — like LEGO bricks incorporated...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
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.

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Scientists at Berkeley Lab have discovered a physical phenomenon that is the basis for a new material that has 150% better thermal conductivity than conventional materials used in...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Imagine a more sustainable future, where cellphones, smartwatches, and other wearable devices don’t have to be shelved or discarded for a newer model. Instead, they could be upgraded with the...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A team from the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering has developed a new family of two-dimensional materials that researchers say has promising applications, including in...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Time to Re-evaluate Automotive Event Data Recorders

What is the future architecture for event data recorders (EDRs) and automotive datalogging? This paper reviews an architecture suitable for current EDRs, next-generation EDRs that...

Special Reports: Information Technology
Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

Articles: AR/AI

With AR eyeglasses, the screen of a mobile device can be transitioned to the lens of a pair of eyeglasses. The problem with that is that even though the technology has been around for a while, the...

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