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Semiconductors & ICs

Review the latest advances and technical briefs in Semiconductor and Integrated Circuit Systems (ICS) technologies essential to Design Engineers. Find new products and applications in semiconductors, electronics, electronic components, electronic circuits, integrated circuits, and ICS.

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The test uses a smartphone microscope and could deliver results in about 10 minutes.
INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

The trade-off between carrier mobility and stability in amorphous oxide semiconductor-based thin film transistors (TFTs) has been finally overcome by...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Twisted nanoscale semiconductors manipulate light in a new way. This effect could be harnessed to accelerate the discovery and development of life-saving medicines as well as photonic...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Demand for sensitive and selective electronic biosensors — analytical devices that monitor a target of interest in real time — is growing for a wide range of applications....

Articles: Electronics & Computers
As light-duty and commercial-purpose battery electric vehicles (EVs) catch on, better, faster, and smarter battery recharging is on the way.
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Test servo drives, robot monitors, AC motors, and more
Briefs: Energy
The discovery could enable lightweight, low-cost, long-lasting energy storage for electric vehicles, houses, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These “living machines” hold potential for applications from medical treatments to improving the environment.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new fabrication methodology addresses the need for a thin, double-sided circuitry board.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This combination of technologies could enable developments for many optical applications.
Briefs: Energy
The material could pave the way for better, safer solid-state batteries.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A new fabrication technique helps improve the performance of flying micro-robots.
Q&A: Semiconductors & ICs
Professor Jiwoong Park and his team have made a material that is crystalline in the X-Y direction, but amorphous in the Z direction.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind.
Briefs: Materials
The sulfolane-additive process yields easy fabrication, low cost, and long operating life.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Sensing is incorporated directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
White Papers: Semiconductors & ICs
Non-Cytotoxic Adhesive Systems Meet Broad Requirements for Medical Devices and Wearables

Manufacturers of wearables and other medical devices can find suitable solutions among a number of medically safe adhesive systems, which are available...

White Papers: Materials
How Dual-Curing Adhesives (UV Light + Heat ) Improve Manufacturing

For a UV curable adhesive, the cure initiates after exposure to UV light at a wavelength that is specific to the photo-initiator used in the formula. A dual cure adhesive has...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Space Technology - January 2022

Read about the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, the NASA rocket that will carry humans back to the moon, the nanosatellites that are dramatically reducing the cost of space science, and much...

Articles: Photonics/Optics
The main Photonics West exhibition opens on Tuesday, January 25.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
About the size of a grain of sand, the flying microchip (or microflier) does not have a motor or engine.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Better detection of microwave radiation will enable improved thermal imaging, electronic warfare, radio communications, and radar.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An ultra-small actuator has nanometer-scale precision.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This robot can run, jump, carry heavy payloads, and turn on a dime.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Diamonds’ atomic flaws are converted into atomic sensors that watch a quantum world of materials under extreme pressure.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The fiber contains memory, temperature sensors, and a trained neural network program for inferring physical activity.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and collaborators have devised and tested a highly sensitive method of detecting and counting defects in...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Boron is a versatile non-metal element, but until the last five years, chemists have only theorized about the useful properties and applications of two-dimensional...