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New on the Market: September 2022
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Application Briefs: Defense
KnightShield covers medium ranges in ports and detects hostile divers – whether using closed or open breathing apparatus – as well as AUVs, SDVs, DPVs, and UUVs.
White Papers: RF & Microwave Electronics
Receiver Testing: Noise, Interferers and Channel Simulation

At home, at work, or on the go, our daily activities depend on many types of receivers. Developers and manufacturers test receiving devices to ensure their performance and behavior...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Fundamentals of An RF Design

In a wireless or radio-frequency (RF) system, we are typically communicating through free space or air, as opposed to through a wire or a fiber network. In early applications, it was more common to have a one-way...

Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Special Report: Optics & Photonics Innovations - July 2022

The most powerful telescope ever launched, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will peer back in time to the birth of the universe's first stars. Learn about its highly advanced optics...

Special Reports: Propulsion
Space Technology - July 2022

Read about a novel approach to space mining, an advanced propulsion system for hypersonic flight to Mach 17, how digital technology is fueling a new space economy, and much more in this compendium of recent...

Special Reports: Semiconductors & ICs
Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

Products: Motion Control
Industrial Edge Hardware and Software

Emerson, Charlottesville, VA, has released the PACEdge™ industrial edge platform to help manufacturers accelerate digital transformation projects by enabling users...

Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Adas/Connected Car - June 2022

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Autonomous Vehicle Engineering magazines, see how advances in edge computing, lidar and camera technology, cabin design, and more...

On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics

Good measurements are essential for any test setup whatever that scenario might be. Understanding basic requirements and terms is imperative to ensure the measurement accuracy and performance...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Thanos Yiagopoulos, Chief Technology Officer of Momentive Performance Materials, discusses how engineers can determine the best product for their application.
Articles: Electronics & Computers

Hypersonic weapons, unlike ballistic missiles, take unpredictable paths and can evade missile defense systems. To counter hypersonic technologies, radar engineers must build systems that have no...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Dual Locking C14 IEC Connector

The SG03DC from MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, contains side locking tabs similar to the Raritan Securelock. It will mate with any standard nonlocking C13 Outlet along...

Briefs: Communications

Inside every cellphone lies a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an...

Q&A: Electronics & Computers

Professor Kenneth K. O. and his colleagues at The University of Texas at Dallas and Oklahoma State University have developed an innovative and affordable terahertz imager microchip that can enable...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Researchers have created a device that enables them to electronically steer and focus a beam of terahertz electromagnetic energy with extreme precision....

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
RF & Microwave Electronics - May 2022

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in avionics systems,...

Blog: Unmanned Systems
A reader asks an expert how self-driving cars can operate without lidar.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Metamaterials that manipulate microwave energy can be fabricated using low-cost inkjet printing.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The high-bandwidth, high-resolution ISAR technology can be used to study subsurface structures.
White Papers: RF & Microwave Electronics
Receiver Testing - Why Test Signal Quality Matters

This educational note provides performance parameters to consider when evaluating signal generators for your receiver testing in order to ensure that the signal generator provides a level of...

Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Systems - March 2022

Powering better battlefield drones...autonomous quadcopters that fly aerobatic maneuvers...a breakthrough in compact UAV satellite communications technology. Read about these and other advances in air, ground,...

Application Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
An expert compares Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR systems with Time of Flight tech.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Spectrometers, digital microscopes, high-speed imaging, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
Briefs: Energy
Researchers successfully demonstrated the use of the human body as a medium for transmitting and harvesting energy to power wearables.
INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

In efforts to limit the spread of disease while preserving privacy, an interdisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has designed and...

Special Reports: Energy
Test & Measurement - February 2022

From space vehicles to the modern battlefield to the human body, test innovations are improving device and system reliability while speeding time to market. Read about the latest advances – including the...

Products: Test & Measurement
Liquid-cooled workstations, universal amplifiers, hydrogen sensors, and more.

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