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This 60-minute Webinar examines metal injection molding (MIM), a unique process that eliminates the need for complex, expensive machining when producing small, intricate steel and stainless steel...

Liquid silicone rubber (LSR) materials enable health care device designers and equipment manufacturers to introduce improved material features for critical...

Tech Talks: Photonics/Optics
Multicore Optical Fiber Grating Array Fabrication for Medical Sensing Applications

The growing interest in high-performance fiber grating arrays can be attributed to today’s acceptance of optical fiber sensors in more medical applications such as shape-sensing fiber incorporated into surgical instruments. This presentation looks at a...

White Papers: Medical
Choosing the Right Medical Power Supply

Because modern medical equipment heavily leverages advances in the computing and electronics fields, it is increasingly critical to select the right power supply to meet functional and regulatory...

White Papers: Software
Multicore Systems Management: Hypervisor or Multicore Framework

With increasing application of multicore to embedded devices, a number of important decisions are necessary to ensure optimal design. One such decision concerns the overall...

The reliability of critical components, systems, and devices takes top priority in today’s healthcare environment. With the continued development of highly sophisticated...

Briefs: Medical
Smartphone App Detects Early Signs of Eye Disorders in Children
The CRADLE app allows parents to screen their children for eye disorders more often throughout their development.
Briefs: Aerospace
Biomaterial Shields Against Harmful Radiation
A new form of melanin can protect human tissue from X-rays during medical treatment or spaceflight.
White Papers: Medical
The Top 20 Tubing and Hose Buying Tips, Part 1

This white paper was developed to help avoid the downtime, costs and frustration involved when the wrong plastic tubing or reinforced hose is ordered. Topics include pressure and vacuum...

White Papers: Medical
Distributed Sensing Beyond Rayleigh Scattering Limits in Single and Multicore Fiber Waveguides

Optical fibers with enhanced scattering properties can provide distributed reflection signals beyond the limits set by Rayleigh scattering in...

A team of Brown University physicists has developed a new type of compact, ultra-sensitive magnetometer, 20 times more sensitive than many traditional sensors. The...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers Develop 3D Hand-Sensing Wristband

In a potential breakthrough in wearable sensing technology, researchers from Cornell and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have designed a wrist- mounted device that continuously tracks...

Tiny, metal-rich particles can be excited with a low-power laser for deep-tissue imaging.
The hydrogel could be made into a contact lens that effectively treats corneal melting.
This gel-like material leads a path toward “mechanoceuticals.”
Briefs: Wearables
Automated Diagnostic Kiosk
This kiosk provides an accessible and affordable method for rapid, one-stop diagnostics to reduce time to treatment.
The lab-on-a-chip device allows researchers to look at several different aspects of a disease simultaneously.
The removable adhesive could make it easier for surgeons to close up internal wounds.
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat to give a real-time snapshot of what’s happening inside the body.
Tech Talks: Medical
Fiber Extrusion for Medical Devices 201: How Melt Spinning Works

As implantable medical devices become more advanced, fiber extrusion experts must continue to innovate to meet the increasingly critical requirements for polymer-derived fibers and yarns used for textile components. Going beyond the core principles of fiber extrusion...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Back to the Future of Video Encoding

Have you ever seen pixilation, or have noticed face details disappear, confetti in dark areas or simply muddy video? These are negative effects of compression. Compression is needed to enable transport...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Learn How the Right Connectivity Solutions Enable Life-saving Medical Equipment

The medical field is one of the most specialized markets with very specific and stringent needs. Ensuring equipment is properly connected via power, signal, and...

As COVID-19 has spread throughout the world, it has ushered in a new era of medical device design — one that involves open-source designs, shared design specifications,...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
The Right X-Ray Solutions for Medical Components, Assemblies and Devices

Manufacturers in the medical device sector face quality and process control challenges. Medical device components frequently need to be inspected without being...

The market for wearable technology in healthcare is exploding.

A research team has built a super-high-speed microscope.
NIBIB is committed to integrating the physical and engineering sciences with the life sciences to advance basic research and medical care.
White Papers: Medical
Understanding Medical Device Extractable and Leachables Testing in 2020

The world of physics has a foundation built on beautiful universal constants, which work their way steadfastly into the equations governing electrodynamics, and then...

Webinars: Medical
Materials Qualification of Healthcare Products to Radiation Sterilization

Sterilization process monitoring and control are key to product safety in the healthcare industry. New products that are biological in nature or made of materials that are sensitive to standard forms of terminal sterilization are requiring more developed tools to...

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