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Semiconductors & ICs

News : Energy
Future Fashion Statement? New Material Generates Power from Human Motion

Vanderbilt University researchers developed an ultra-thin system that can harvest energy from the slightest of human motions — even sitting. Made from materials five...

INSIDER : Semiconductors & ICs
New Class of ‘Soft’ Semiconductors Could Transform HD Displays

A new type of semiconductor may be coming to a high-definition display near you. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley...

INSIDER : Semiconductors & ICs
'Magic' Alloy Could Spur Next Generation of Solar Cells

In what could be a major step forward for a new generation of solar cells called "concentrator photovoltaics," University of Michigan researchers have developed a new semiconductor...

White Papers : Information Technology
Addressing Security Vulnerabilities at the Source

Many embedded developers underestimate how vulnerable embedded devices are to cyber-attacks. When security issues do occur, organizations often respond by addressing the symptoms of poor security rather than the root causes.

White Papers : Information Technology
How IoT is Making Security Imperative for All Embedded Software

Many IoT products lack proper security due to outdated software development practices. Hackers and criminals are acutely aware that many of the security procedures and applications in use today were designed to defend against attacks in the PC era – not current IoT threat vectors....

White Papers : Software
Developing Secure Embedded Software: Quality Doesn't Equal Security

Most organization put considerable focus on software quality, but software security is different. Embedded development presents the challenge of coding in a language that’s inherently insecure; and quality assurance does little to ensure security.

White Papers : Aerospace
Addressing Security Vulnerabilities in Embedded Applications Using Best Practice Software Development Processes and Standards

Many embedded systems and "connected” IoT products lack proper security due to outdated software development practices. Organizations now know they need to incorporate security into the software SDLC, yet many lack...

White Papers : Software
A Guide to the MISRA Coding Standard: What you need to know

This white paper will provide your development organization with the critical information needed to adopt MISRA the standard and to quickly update code review practices and documentation efforts.

White Papers : Software
Using Static Analysis to Overcome the Challenges of Reusing Code for Embedded Software

This paper explains why software reuse is a growing problem within development organizations, why the way embedded software is developed needs to change and what organizations can do to improve reliability, safety, and security while reducing development time....

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
ISO 26262 & Automotive Electronics Development

The automotive industry has always prioritized safety, but the increasing complexity and abundance of automotive electronic systems upped the ante in recent years. As a result, ISO 26262, the international standard for functional safety of electrical and/or electronic systems in automobiles was...

News : Materials
Researchers Awaken Graphene's Hidden Superconductivity

Since its discovery in 2004, scientists have believed that graphene contained an innate ability to superconduct. Now researchers from the University of Cambridge have found a way to activate that previously dormant potential, enabling the material to carry an electrical current with zero...

Products : Semiconductors & ICs
MP3 Audio DSP Microcontroller

VLSI Solution (Tampere, Finland) has introduced the VS1010 MP3 Audio DSP Microcontroller, a highly integrated all-in-one MP3 player system-on-a-chip. VS1010's I/O system includes support for Hi-speed USB (both...

Products : Semiconductors & ICs
32-Bit MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. (Mansfield, TX) is now stocking the MSP432 mixed-signal microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). TI’s MSP432 microcontrollers are based on a powerful, 32-bit ARM® Cortex®‑M4F core with a...

News : Electronics & Computers
Novel Computer Chips Could Bridge Gap Between Computation and Storage

Computer chips in development at the University of Wisconsin–Madison could make future computers more efficient and powerful by combining tasks usually kept separate by...

News : Imaging
Infrared Brings to Light Nanoscale Molecular Arrangement

Detailing the molecular makeup of materials – from solar cells to organic LEDs and transistors to medically important proteins – is not always a crystal-clear process. To understand how materials work at these microscopic scales and to better design materials to improve their function,...

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