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Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Silicon Carbide High-Voltage Switch

High-voltage wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductor devices like 15-kV silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs have attracted attention because of potential applications in high-voltage and high-frequency power...

Application Briefs : Energy
Creating an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging
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Implantable medical biosensors are commonly used to treat health problems via the unobtrusive...

Briefs : Semiconductors & ICs
Semiconductor Blocks Heat Transfer and Preserves Conductivity

A collective rattling effect in a type of crystalline semiconductor was discovered to block most heat transfer while preserving high electrical conductivity — a rare pairing...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design

Well into its third decade of widespread deployment, VME adopted the new VXS gigabit serial interface, clearly representing the most significant leap in backplane data transfer rates throughout its entire history. Because VXS delivered such a dramatic improvement in embedded system...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
High-Speed Real Time Recording Systems

In today’s world of high-speed A/D converters operating in the gigahertz range, real-time signal recording has become a challenging task that requires specialized hardware and intelligent application software. When designing a real-time recorder capable of streaming sustained data to disk at rates of up...

White Papers : Semiconductors & ICs
Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

FPGAs have become an increasingly important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers significant advantages for implementing software radio functions such as DDCs (Digital Downconverters). Over the past few years, the functions associated with DDCs have seen a...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Critical Techniques for High-Speed A/Ds In Real-Time Systems Handbook

To help define the meaning of “high-speed A/D” used in this handbook, we will be focusing primarily on A/D converters with sampling rates higher than 100 MHz. We will review sampling techniques, FPGA technology and we will present the latest Pentek high-speed A/D products...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
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 Downconverters) and DUCs (Digital Upconverters), the fundamental building blocks of SDR, can replace legacy analog...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
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. Specific choices for the control and data channel assignments for each slot, the backplane connectivity,...

Blog : Green Design & Manufacturing
The Top Tech Briefs Stories of 2017

With another year of Tech Briefs almost in the books, it's time to look at our most-read news articles of 2017.

Top stories included a look back at the life of Robert Goddard, and a look forward to...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Device Security for the IIoT

System engineers face challenges today when developing IIoT-capable, network-connected embedded devices. These challenges include security issues, encryption standards, networking protocols and new technologies.

News : Electronics & Computers
Artificial 'Skin' Gives Robotic Hand A Sense Of Touch

A team of researchers from the University of Houston has reported a breakthrough in stretchable electronics that can serve as an artificial skin, allowing a robotic hand to sense the...

News : Medical
Researchers Report New Way To Make Dissolving Electronics

Researchers from the University of Houston and China have reported a new type of electronic device that can be triggered to dissolve through exposure to water molecules in the...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
The Latest Satellite Technology and Test Essentials Poster

"Get it right the first time" takes on a larger meaning with satellites going into Earth´s orbit or traveling deep into space. From guidance systems to satellite payloads to microwave communications, the right design and validation tools provide greater assurance that your satellite and...

On-Demand Webinars : Electronics & Computers
High Performance Real Time Computing For Tactical Military Systems

Tactical military systems require a huge amount of computing capability to track and defeat a variety of threats which threaten forward deployed troops. Intel has been...

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