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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Nanowire “Inks” for Paper-Based Printable Electronics

Printed electronics must be heated to melt all the nanoparticles together into a single conductive wire, making it impossible to print circuits on inexpensive plastics or paper. A study...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electrically Conducting Nanoscale Sheets for Reconfigurable Electronics

Almost all aspects of modern life, such as communications and healthcare, depend on microelectronic devices. The demand for more powerful, smaller technology keeps growing,...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: September 2017

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
DIGITALIZATION: The New Critical Success Factor

The terms Industry 4.0, Big Data, the Internet of Things, and the Digital Factory are being pitched around like a rugby ball, and almost always with a decided lack of clear definition. Let’s set...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
3D Chip Combines Computing and Data Storage

Fields ranging from autonomous driving to personalized medicine are generating huge amounts of data. But just as the flood of data is reaching massive proportions, the ability of computer chips to...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Shaper Design in CMOS for High Dynamic Range

Front-end electronics for capacitive sensors typically include a preamplifier followed by a filter. The preamplifier provides...

Tech Talks: Electronics & Computers
Modular Vs. Unibody Enclosures: How to Improve Scalability and Efficiency

This brief Tech Talk examines strategies for improving enclosure scalability and efficiency while highlighting the differences between truly modular and unibody welded...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Thermal Management Solutions for Embedded Computing Systems

Embedded computing systems used in many military and industrial applications are trending toward higher heat fluxes and power requirements. As a result, performance is being hindered by...

News: Photonics/Optics
Writing with Light: An ‘Etch A Sketch’ Electrical Circuit

Physicists from Washington State University (WSU) have used lasers to draw conductive circuits into a crystal. The achievement demonstrates a new kind of transparent, three-dimensional...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: August 2017

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

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Would you use "Printed Wi-Fi?"

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