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Heat predictably and precisely changes the surface structure of a particle of liquid metal.
These composites could improve how unmanned vehicles dissipate energy.
This type of energy source could be the basis for robots that seek out and “eat” metal, breaking down its chemical bonds for energy like humans do with food.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mars 2020 – Building Perseverance
Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Keith Comeaux, Deputy Project Chief Engineer, to learn more about the helicopter heading to Mars.
In places of limited accessibility and harsh conditions, replacing failed transmissions is a challenging and tremendously costly task.
This method of producing clean syngas could be used to develop a sustainable liquid fuel alternative to gasoline.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Method Turns Trash Into Graphene
This green process produces pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic, and other materials.
The rainproof, stainproof technology turns clothing into self-powered remotes while turning away bacteria.
Application Briefs: Wearables
Seeables and Hearables for Fitness Feedback
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
This system can amplify a faint signal from a neighboring system even when that signal’s amplitude is as small as ten trillionths of a meter.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Mars 2020 – The Anatomy of Perseverance
NASA's Mars 2020 rover looks virtually the same as Curiosity but there are a number of differences.
The process provides a cost-effective solution for applications in space-based imaging systems, military reconnaissance, and satellite and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
New software sets the stage for A.I.-enabled robotic prostheses that predict user terrain and initiate mechanical changes accordingly.
On-Demand Webinars: Software
The Role of Analytics in the Digital Twin

In the era of Industry 4.0, the digital twin has emerged as a new technology that brings together physical and simulated information to deliver greater value from existing resources. When paired with the latest in analytics, digital twins can lead to better decision making at each step of the...

The Los Angeles, CA-based company Nanotech Energy is using graphene to prevent thermal runaway and create a non-flammable battery.
On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Electronic Component Sourcing & Covid-19 Research Results: Top Challenges & Their Impact

Sourcing for electronic components is unlike other traditional supply chain commodities. The rapid changes due to supply market volatility, part complexity, shortening lifecycles, and unique cost drivers make it extra challenging for sourcing...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
SWaP-C: How to Maximize PCB Space With Connector Selection

Connectors are often the last components considered during a high-reliability PCB design, yet they account for a considerable amount of board space and a large percentage of the overall bill-of-material value. When specified in the right way, the resulting savings in PCB space...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Touch-Safe High-Voltage Battery Connectivity Solutions

The mass production of battery-powered electric vehicles requires a high safety level during assembly, daily operation, and maintenance. This is particularly relevant to battery connectors, where touch safety is vital, in addition to electrical and mechanical performance over the...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Application and Use of Virtual ECUs Within an AUTOSAR Software Development Environment

The AUTOSAR Classic Platform architecture is now widely used across the automobile industry to address the complex interaction between hardware, software, and physical components. The AUTOSAR Classic methodology requires powerful software development...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
How Single Pair Ethernet Streamlines Aircraft Networks

Bandwidth-hungry electronics are increasing on aircraft as passengers and crews expect more from in-flight entertainment, cabin lighting, security and freight monitors, and other...

There are several safety concerns for patients with metallic implants who require MRIs, including magnetic forces, torques, radio-frequency-induced heating,...

Stanford University researchers created an inverse design codebase called SPINS that can help researchers explore different design methodologies to...

The AI system can help shorten the time required for 2D material-based electronics to be ready for consumer devices.
The method slashes battery testing times — a key barrier to longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Spin Capacitor for Energy-Efficient Electronics
The capacitor could enable a new generation of electronics that will require less power and generate less heat.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
VoroCrust v.1.0 Meshing Software
This program generates a mesh that conforms to a complex model without clipping.
Briefs: Defense
Computational Model Predicts Human Behavior
This analytic model shows how groups of people influence individual behavior.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: May 2020
Sealing connection tools, oscilloscopes, snap-action switches, and more...
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-Efficiency Laser for Silicon Chips
Applications include optical data transfer, infrared and night-vision systems, environmental sensors, and breath analysis for medical diagnosis.

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Collaborative Robotics: Sharing the Workspace

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