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Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Space Technology - October 2021

A new era of space exploration is set to begin with Artemis 1, the first in a series of increasingly complex NASA missions that will take humans back to the moon and then on to Mars. Read all about it in this...

Briefs: Energy
The electricity can be used to power wireless devices or to charge energy storage devices such as batteries and supercapacitors.
Articles: Electronics & Computers

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditions.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Growing large-area graphene on optical substrates enables use in photonics devices.
5 Ws: Wearables
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The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health. Wearing a facemask is a step in protecting against infection; the new facemask also diagnoses the wearer with...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Monitoring urine sugar levels is important during early stages of diabetes, and diaper sensors represent an attractive solution.
Briefs: AR/AI
This AI turns even the blurriest photo into realistic computer-generated faces in HD.
Briefs: Imaging
Applications include planetary exploration and imaging systems used in surveillance, navigation, and target recognition.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Advanced High-Peak-Power Semiconductor Laser Transmitter Solutions for LiDAR

LiDAR for high-level autonomous driving is quickly progressing into mass deployment for everyday use. Several new car models announced for 2021-2022 launch will be equipped with the latest LiDAR technology, signaling an incoming wave of LiDAR commercialization....

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
White Papers: Communications
Meeting the Connectivity Requirements of 5G mmWave Signals

Users demand more data. While growing in the 5G space is essential to maintaining competitive edge, it is also important to understand the limitations and risks of this...

Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
A team at the University of Tsukuba used a beam of microwave radiation to a launch a drone into the air. Can this type of propulsion take off?
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
A NASA microphone that detects unseen air turbulence is lofted to high heights aboard a stratospheric glider.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Synthesis of fiber-metal laminates is performed using RF plasma spray deposition.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
UpFront: Nanotechnology
NASA Washing Machine Designs Go for a Spin

Right now, there is no laundry service in space.

Astronaut garments aren’t washed. They are put onto ships that burn up in the...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
These antennas dramatically increase the amount of information that can be simultaneously transmitted by a coherent light source.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Briefs: Communications
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Facility Focus: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the batteries, skin sensors, flexible antennas, and other cutting-edge research coming from Penn State Engineering.
Q&A: RF & Microwave Electronics

Fiorenzo Omenetto, Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering at Tufts University School of Engineering, Dean of Research, and Director of the Tufts Silklab led a team that has...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
To modernize optical storage, Purdue researchers are replacing Morse code with colored “digital characters.”
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Demand for wireless IoT cloud-connected devices is growing rapidly, yet deploying Wi-Fi battery-based products is difficult.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Test & Measurement - September 2021

An automated CT system “sees” deep inside electronics to spot hidden defects...a NASA moon mission spinoff now monitors forest fire emissions...a novel way to test bonded structures in critical...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A novel nanostructure produces uniquely shaped light.

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