Electrical/​Electronics

Power Management

Browse the latest technologies and product developments focused on the challenges facing power management system designers. Power management is integral to electrified and autonomous vehicles, hybrid power, and fuel cell power systems.

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Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Valve Leakage Detection in Industrial Pumps

As an integral part of onshore and offshore drilling, mud pumps circulate drilling fluids to facilitate drilling oil and natural gas wells. Mud pumps stabilize pressure and support the well during...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Active Battery Cell Balancing
Active cell balancing redistributes charge between battery cells during the charge and discharge cycle
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Spreadable Way to Stabilize Solid-State Batteries
A “butter-like” interlayer material boosts current density and increases safety.
The battery design increases the number of possible cycles from tens to more than 100 with little degradation.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Venting for EV Battery Packs
Cell chemistries, thermal dynamics, vehicle packaging, and even weather present challenges for optimizing electric vehicle battery functional safety.
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Products: Test & Measurement
New Products: August 2020 Battery Technology
Power switches, battery pack adhesives, supercapacitor modules, and more...
Briefs: Energy
Semi-Liquid Metal Anode
Lithium batteries made using this electrode type could be much safer than typical lithium metal-based batteries.
Using ceramic material and graphene, the toughness of solid-state lithium-ion batteries can be doubled.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: August 2020
Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: August 2020
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
These are important traits in electronics and electrical systems including electric cars, industrial drills, and electric grids.
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
Wraparound Sensors
These sensors monitor electrical loads from household appliances to support grid operations.
This method creates a thin-film electrode for a bio-nanobattery.
A new design enables artificial photosynthesis to generate fuel that can power homes and vehicles.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: July 2020
Photoelectric sensors, cable connectors, power monitors, and USB3 cameras.
This type of energy source could be the basis for robots that seek out and “eat” metal, breaking down its chemical bonds for energy like humans do with food.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Cut-to-Length Electrical Cable Cuts Costs
Electrical cables are used in services such as power delivery, automation signaling, and communications.
The multitasking device could advance development of an electric circuit for faster, next-generation electronics like quantum computing technologies.
Products: Imaging
New on the Market: June 2020
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: June 2020 Tech Briefs
The K6PM provides continuous, remote thermal monitoring of critical components such as high-voltage control panels, transformers, and hydraulic equipment.
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
System Provides Cooling with No Electricity
This passive device relies on a layer of material that blocks incoming sunlight but lets heat radiate away.
Products: Data Acquisition
New on the Market: May 2020
Sealing connection tools, oscilloscopes, snap-action switches, and more...
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electric Nanoscale Device Sees Through Walls
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.

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