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Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New on the Market: August 2020
Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
Smart adaptive clothing can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Smart Surgical Microscope
Imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.
Using integrated photonic chips fabricated at EPFL, scientists have demonstrated laser-based microwave generators.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: July 2020
Photoelectric sensors, cable connectors, power monitors, and USB3 cameras.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Exploring Mars - July 2020

As NASA prepares this week to launch its latest robotic rover to the Red Planet, we are excited to present this commemorative publication chronicling – through historic images and video – six decades of Mars...

High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A Combined Optical Transmitter and Receiver
Researchers at Linköping University, together with colleagues in China, have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Single-Atom Transistors
Linking multiple copies of these devices may lay the foundation for quantum computing.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
RF Innovations Give Batteries New Life
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mars 2020 – The Anatomy of Perseverance
NASA's Mars 2020 rover looks virtually the same as Curiosity but there are a number of differences.
Special Reports: Automotive
Advances in Optics - June 2020

From Automotive LiDAR to Cubesats & space communications to smart cameras for robots, optics technology is enabling exciting new applications across a range of industries. Read all about it in this Special...

The process provides a cost-effective solution for applications in space-based imaging systems, military reconnaissance, and satellite and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Radiation-Hardened Gain Digitizer
This instrument has applications in medical equipment, robotics, and satellites.
The material could enable applications such as antennas that change frequencies on the fly or gripper arms for delicate or heavy objects.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: May 2020
A cryptographic ID tag, a high-reliability NASA switch, and a stretchable thermoelectric generator...
The nonlinear camera captures high-resolution images of the interior of solid objects using terahertz (THz) radiation.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electric Nanoscale Device Sees Through Walls
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.
This device could give doctors a new therapeutic option for treating patients with conditions such as heart failure.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Shape Memory Alloy Mechanisms for CubeSats
This lightweight and efficient mechanism enables retention, release, and deployment of solar arrays and antennas.
Photodetectors, ultrafast lasers, energy sensors, and more.

Even though ultrasound has been studied by scientists for many years, its capabilities in practical applications are yet to be fully harnessed.

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
RFID-Based System Enables Internet of Things
The technology could help in elder care with sensors throughout a home.
Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
The lasers are small and efficient enough to fit on a microchip.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Ultra-Low-Power WiFi Radio Enables IoT Devices
Housed in a chip, it lets IoT devices communicate with existing WiFi networks.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
RF & Microwave Electronics - April 2020

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 space and ground...

In the middle ground between microwaves and visible light lies terahertz radiation, and the promise of “Tray vision.”
An interview with Mike Horton, CTO of ACEINNA, Inc. (Boston, MA).

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