New technologies in power supplies and management, board-level electronics, electronics and computers, and battery systems provide wide-ranging applications essential to military, aviation, medical, and automotive.

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: February 2021
Disconnect terminal blocks, oscillioscope probes, test modules, and more.
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Printable Chemical Nanosensor
This integrated nanosensor is printed on a daughter board using 3D printing techniques.
This rapid and cost-effective technique yields a uniform etched surface with 99.5 percent emissivity.
White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) Meeting the Challenge

Degraded Visual Environments (DVE) introduce fundamental challenges to the safety and operational capabilities of pilots and ground vehicle crews. Overcoming DVE challenges will demand...

White Papers: Materials
Corrosion Protection Without Anodization: Sol-gel Coatings for Aluminum Alloys

Aluminum and its alloys are widely chosen materials for several industrial sectors including automotive, aerospace, household appliances, marine, architecture,...

If you're concerned that electric vehicles don't have the reliability to get you where you need to go, Penn State engineers are working on a battery for...

The performance of flexible large-area organic photodiodes has advanced to the point that they can now offer advantages over conventional silicon photodiode...

Researchers from the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Technology Labs (QET Labs) and Université Côte d‘Azur have made a new miniaturized...

White Papers: Data Acquisition
Putting VPX and Open VPX to Work

Before the advent of OpenVPX, designers of embedded systems took advantage of the extreme connectivity offered by VPX (VITA 46), but were faced with a virtually unlimited number of possible implementations....

White Papers: Data Acquisition
Software Defined Radio Handbook

SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Vehicle Electrification - January 2021

See how Ford, Volkswagen, Cadillac, and other manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of battery & EV design to compete with Tesla in a rapidly growing market, plus learn about the latest EV...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Supercapacitor Based on Manganese Oxide
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
The system can recharge the internal battery of devices without invasive surgery or risky penetrative procedures.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Pill-Sized Heating Device for Diagnostic Testing
Combined with smartphone technology, the device becomes a portable system that can track, monitor, and diagnose infections.
Membranes that remove salt from water help split sea water into fuel.
The battery could be used for drones, cars, or underwater applications at low temperatures.
The chip could provide low-voltage power for small devices or sensors.
Stanford University’s School of Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Next-Generation Computer Chip Has Two Heads
The chip combines two functions — logic operations and data storage — into a single architecture, paving the way to more efficient devices.
This device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, and other portable electronics.
The material, commonly found in house paint, can be used in a device to more efficiently process information.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Processor Power and Energy Efficiency
Just like smartphones, the same trend of combining separate components into one device is also apparent in industrial automation.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: January 2021
Radar sensors, cameras, RF processing systems, and more.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Platform for All-Optical Computing
Computations are done solely with beams of light.
The system enables measurement of active or passive microstrip line devices with DC probing capability.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Supercool Mini-Thermometer
Applications include monitoring the temperature of processor chips in superconductor-based quantum computers, which must stay cold to work properly.
White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The Ultimate Guide to Cable Management

From manufacturing to IT, the more you rely on technology, the more cables you need. Manage, organize and protect your wire and cable bundles with our vast range of solutions suited for demanding...

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