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.

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
OpenVPX Technology: The Future of Military Computing

The U.S. Department of Defense and other users are demanding the implementation of open standards and interoperability, not just at the board level but also at the system level to improve interoperability and reduce customization, testing, cost, and risk. The OpenVPX Architectural...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Introduction to the Vehicle-to-Everything Communications Service V2X Feature in 3GPP Release 14 – White Paper

One pillar of modern society is mobility. Conveyance of goods and passengers is essential for a prospering economy. The growing...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
2020 Trends in Electronics Sourcing

Trade wars, Covid, and other disruptive forces have created increasing complexity and uncertainty for most manufacturers. Nowhere is this more evident than in the high-tech value chain – which also is a...

Dr. James Rees is spending the time in his lab testing sensors made from bacteria.
White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Dac Brief: Showcasing the Latest Innovations in Analog Mixed-signal Verification

This brief provides a high level summary of advancements in Mentor’s AMS Verification solutions since we saw you all last year at DAC 2019 in Las Vegas....

Researchers have developed a new way to build power efficient and programmable integrated switching units on a silicon photonics chip. The new technology is...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wiegand Wire: Energy Harvesting and More
With the emergence of a new generation of ultra-efficient electronic chips, the Wiegand technology is showing significant promise, especially in the exciting area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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...

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.
New safety relay modules follow updated standards to give designers more options for a tailored electrical safety implementation.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Transparent Graphene Electrodes
A new roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Room-Temperature Magnon Switch
This approach could lead to entirely new and more efficient logic switches for computer chips.
These are important traits in electronics and electrical systems including electric cars, industrial drills, and electric grids.
The method determines whether circuits are accurately executing complex operations that classical computers can’t tackle.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Active Battery Cell Balancing
Active cell balancing redistributes charge between battery cells during the charge and discharge cycle
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Venting for EV Battery Packs
Cell chemistries, thermal dynamics, vehicle packaging, and even weather present challenges for optimizing electric vehicle battery functional safety.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Spreadable Way to Stabilize Solid-State Batteries
A “butter-like” interlayer material boosts current density and increases safety.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Semi-Liquid Metal Anode
Lithium batteries made using this electrode type could be much safer than typical lithium metal-based batteries.
Drop-in replacements for lithium ion batteries would not pose a fire danger.
The device brings lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercial viability.
Using ceramic material and graphene, the toughness of solid-state lithium-ion batteries can be doubled.
The battery design increases the number of possible cycles from tens to more than 100 with little degradation.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: August 2020
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Products: Test & Measurement
New Products: August 2020 Battery Technology
Power switches, battery pack adhesives, supercapacitor modules, and more...
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Wraparound Sensors
These sensors monitor electrical loads from household appliances to support grid operations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable Strain Sensor Using Light Transmittance
This technology shows potential for the detection of subtle human motions and the real-time monitoring of body postures for healthcare applications.

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