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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...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
White Papers: Design
How to Select the Right Transformer for High Voltage Energy Storage

Efficient power isolation is necessary to help increase safety in today’s automotive designs that use high voltage energy storage. Bourns’ app note details the advanced,...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Drawing Electronics on Human Skin
People could monitor their own health conditions by picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin.
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
“EasyPass” would enable smart warehouses, automated factories, and more to operate without delays.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Fluoride Materials for Extra-Thin Computer Chips
To make electronic components smaller, semiconductor 2D materials are combined with new types of insulator materials.
Neuromorphic computing uses memristors that could function and operate like real brain synapses.
For nearly 50 years, engineers in the electronics, aerospace, defense, medical device, and transportation industries have relied on Parylene coatings.

The proliferation and miniaturization of electronics in devices, wearables, medical implants, and other applications has...

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...

Researchers at the University of Houston report that they have designed and produced a smart electronic skin and a medical robotic hand capable of assessing vital diagnostic...

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: Electronics & Computers
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...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
What Is This RISC-V Thing, Anyway?

Are you considering leveraging the cost-saving benefits of RISC-V in your next design? The RISC-V processor architecture is revolutionizing the business model for deployment of architectures in the embedded systems marketplace. While the processor design is maturing rapidly, the RISC-V software...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Introduction to Visualizer for VHDL Users

Testing and methodology with complex silicon require powerful but simple-to-use debug solutions. The Visualizer Debug Environment provides a common solution for simulation, emulation, and other engines, including Verilog, VHDL, UVM, SystemC, C/C++, Assertions, and Coverage.

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Calibre nmLVS-Recon Early Circuit Verification Helps Reduce Time to Market

This Webinar explains how to speed up early design analysis while reducing overall design closure time. It also discusses why early verification is necessary in today’s market and why you should use it to focus on the errors most likely to slow down your process...

White Papers: Medical
Choosing the Right Medical Power Supply

Because modern medical equipment heavily leverages advances in the computing and electronics fields, it is increasingly critical to select the right power supply to meet functional and regulatory...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wireless “Pacemaker” for the Brain
This neurostimulator could deliver fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Breathable Electronics for Wearable Technologies
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
The ultra-light robotic insect can be folded or crushed, yet continues to move.
Applications include high-speed communications, networking, and sensing.
Flat-panel technology could transform antennas, wireless, and cellphone communications.
Pop-up miniature electronics based on the Japanese art of kirigami can be repeatedly compressed.
Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electronics Cooling Using Additive Manufacturing
Additive manufacturing creates cooling solutions with sizes and shapes not previously possible.
This method provides a key step toward quantum computers, sensors, and distributed quantum information.

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