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Blog: Energy
Power electronics are critical for renewable energy. They require special design and testing to ensure that they will reliably perform their critical duties.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

A group of scientists in Nagoya University, Japan, have developed a possible solution to one of the biggest problems of the Internet of Energy, energy efficiency. They did so by...

INSIDER: Energy

Imagine a technology that can convert, amplify, limit, filter, control, and transform electricity in countless ways to supply power to the electrical grid. These are power electronics, and...

INSIDER: Energy

Once considered science fiction, technology capable of collecting solar power in space and beaming it to Earth to provide a global supply of clean and affordable energy is moving closer to reality. Through...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.
Issue Archive: Imaging
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Blog: Materials
Engineers have created new high-power electronic devices that are more energy efficient than their predecessors.
Products: Electronics & Computers
See the new products on the market in October 2022.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A first-ever simulation of aluminum conductivity offers a recipe for an inexpensive substitute for copper.

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Advanced analyses shed light on the mechanism of a deadly problem plaguing combustion chambers in rocket engines.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is leading the development of new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery designs specific to the stationary storage requirements.
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...

Special Reports: Imaging
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...

Products: Software
Industrial Edge Hardware and Software

Emerson, Charlottesville, VA, has released the PACEdge™ industrial edge platform to help manufacturers accelerate digital transformation projects by enabling users...

Products: Electronics & Computers
STMicroelectronics’, Geneva, Switzerland, new fully integrated Power-Management IC (PMIC) for AMOLED displays combines a low quiescent current and enhanced flexibility to extend the battery runtime of portable devices.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Dual Locking C14 IEC Connector

The SG03DC from MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, contains side locking tabs similar to the Raritan Securelock. It will mate with any standard nonlocking C13 Outlet along...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Would You Wear a Microgrid?

Our April issue of Tech Briefs highlighted a wearable microgrid that powers electronics by harvesting energy from the wearer’s body. The wearable (shown here) has three components: sweat-powered biofuel cells, motion-powered devices called triboelectric generators, and energy-storing supercapacitors. All parts are...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
See what Ed Brown’s early days as a high-voltage power supplies designer tell him about today’s efforts with A.I.
Products: Test & Measurement
High-performance laser trackers, gimbal motors, air-quality sensors, and more.
Briefs: Energy
The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

In a milestone for renewable energy integration, General Electric (GE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) operated a common class of wind turbines in grid-forming mode,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The nanothin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies, and even deliver pacemakers powered by heartbeats.
Briefs: Energy
In-wall capacitors power lights, phones, and laptops without wires.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Data centers have found a more efficient way of handling power. So, what led to the better power path?
Products: Energy
Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A new fabrication technique helps improve the performance of flying micro-robots.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
To ensure the availability of a UPS system, proper consideration must be taken of each application and its requirements.

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