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Who's Who : Electronics & Computers
Q&A: Dr. Yanfei Xu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Plastics are excellent thermal insulators — a quality that can be an advantage in some applications. But this property is less desirable in products such as plastic casings for laptops and mobile phones, which can overheat. Dr. Xu is...

Products : Test & Measurement
New on the Market: July 2018

Coupled Inductors

Coilcraft, Cary, IL, offers LPD8035V Series miniature, high-voltage, 1:1 coupled inductors that provide 1500 Vrms and one-minute isolation (hipot) between windings. The inductors are...

Articles : Imaging
Rethinking FPGAs for Smart Cameras

The term “smart camera” has been used for decades, but there has been little agreement on the actual definition. This article will use the term “smart” as the Merriam Webster dictionary defines it:...

Articles : Test & Measurement
Selecting a Force Measurement Solution to Minimize Variables and Protect Tensile Testing Data

Computers and software play a major role in force measurement and quality control. Whether in the engineering lab, quality control inspection area,...

INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
Paving the Way for Safer, Smaller Batteries and Fuel Cells
Researchers are developing a solid electrolyte that will make safer, better batteries.
INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
Self-Assembling 3D Battery Would Charge in Seconds
Instead of having a battery’s anode and cathode on either side of a nonconducting separator, a new battery would intertwine the two.
INSIDER : Medical
Wireless System Can Power Devices Inside the Body
Researchers have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within the human body.

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