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Question of the Week : Semiconductors & ICs
Would You Use a CurveBoard?

MIT researchers have invented a way to integrate “breadboards” — flat platforms widely used for electronics prototyping — directly onto physical products.

White Papers : Medical
Piezo Technology in Pneumatic Valves

Compared to traditional solenoid valves, piezo valves are lightweight, precise and energy efficient. These advantages make them ideal for many critical applications—from semiconductor manufacturing to laboratory automation. This white paper explores piezo valves in greater detail, including valve design...

On-Demand Webinars : Energy
Thermal Management Crisis: Knowing Your Passive Solution Options

Product development engineers are continually challenged to make the next-generation design of their devices smaller and lighter while increasing functionality. Next-generation sensors, power amplifiers, and FPGAs ensure that power consumption will continue to increase, and...

When electric vehicles end their life, the remaining storage capacity of the lithium battery is expected to be higher than 70%. After this, they can be reused for less demanding...

Materials called perovskites show strong potential for a new generation of solar cells, but they’ve had trouble gaining traction in a market dominated by...

A new bendable supercapacitor made from graphene, which charges quickly and safely stores a record-high level of energy for use over a long period, has been developed and...

New research by engineers at MIT and elsewhere could lead to batteries that can pack more power per pound and last longer, based on the long-sought goal of using pure lithium metal...

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
Electric-Vehicle Transmission Development and Simulation

With electric-vehicle introductions coming hard and fast between 2020-2023, OEMs and suppliers are anxious to build the correct vehicle for each market niche. Much of the ongoing differentiation in EV drivetrains is expected to come from traction motors and their associated...

Blog : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Readers Select 2019 Products of the Year
The votes are in. Our readers selected top products in data acquisition, software, and ultrasonic sensing.
White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
The Critical Role of Data in Automotive Innovation

The automotive industry is undergoing significant transformation as OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers look for new ways to accelerate the development of advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. In this eBook, Dell Technologies CTO Dr. Florian Baumann, PhD shares his thoughts on current...

Question of the Week : Energy
Will We Ever Recharge Electric Batteries As Quickly As We Get Gas?

Stanford University researchers have developed a machine learning-based method that cuts battery testing times by 98 percent. The team says that their A.I. technique could lead to a future where an electric battery is recharged in the time it takes to stop at a gas station. Watch...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Combined Current Control with Inrush Current Limiters

When high-power devices and systems such as power supplies, frequency converters or on-board chargers are switched on, loads that are often many times the rated current can cause significant stress or damage. Although this extra load is only for a short period of time, it can damage the...

White Papers : Software
An Introductory Guide to Cloud-Native Product Development (Free eBook)

Best-in-class companies have moved business-critical tools to cloud-native Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms, but many product development professionals have yet to benefit from this major technology shift.

Increase battery life and reduce data loads with an analog-first processing architecture.
Your preview of one of the largest technical mobility events of the year.
Products : Test & Measurement
New on the Market: March 2020
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
Articles : Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: March 2020
Biodegradable batteries, solid-state ultracapacitors, and infrared camouflage.
An engineered surface treatment can reduce waste and improve efficiency in many processes.
An interview with Mike Horton, CTO of ACEINNA, Inc. (Boston, MA).
Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Soft, Conformable Hearing Implants
These electrode implants will allow people with a dysfunctional inner ear to hear again.
Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Low-Inductance DC Power Bus
The bus is designed for high-frequency, high-temperature operation in electric drive systems and next-generation power electronics.
Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Magnetic Shield Using Proximity Coupled, Spatially Varying Superconducting Order Parameters
This magnetic shielding design can be easily incorporated into a wide range of electronic sensing applications.
Briefs : Electronics & Computers
3D Inductor Technology Expands Microchip Capability
Using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform uses up to 100 times less chip space.
These thin films hold great promise for solar cells and LEDs.
This new understanding can help chip manufacturers find ways to better diffuse the heat that leads to device damage and decreased device lifespans.
5 Ws : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
5 Ws of PAWS Smart Headphones
Learn about the Pedestrian Audio Wearable System (PAWS), a low-cost, headset-based, wearable platform.
Altering the traditional intensity distribution of fiber lasers improves weld quality.
There are longwave, midwave, and shortwave camera systems—each with its own advantages for specific industries and uses.
Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Layered Composite Insulation
This cost-saving piping insulation has uses in refrigerated containers that protect food, medicine, and other perishables.
This technology could impact new directions in robotics design.

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Photonics/Optics

High-Powered Directed Energy Laser Projects: Destroy the Target,...

Upcoming Webinars: Photonics/Optics

Optical Coating Design

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Rapid Decompression and Sealed Containers: Why Choose Magnet...

Upcoming Webinars: Motion Control

Advantages of Smart Servo Steppers vs. Smart Brushless Servos

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Large Cable, Large Problems: Considerations for Innovation

Upcoming Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control

Collaborative Robots: Are They as Safe as They Sound?