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Manned Systems

Three Challenges to 5G’s Military Success

Evolving 5G non-terrestrial networks promise to make new applications a reality.

Briefs
Connectivity

Researchers Demonstrate 40-Channel Optical Communication Link

It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.

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AR/AI

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Connectivity

What Do You Know About 5G Technology?

There is a huge amount of hype around 5G technology. So, how much do you really know about it?

Articles
Design

Hybrid Circulators for mmWave Systems

Circulators are primarily used in transmit-receive systems such as point-to-point radio and radar.

Articles
Electronics & Computers

Transforming Battlespace Communications

The Russian invasion in Ukraine has certainly raised the security stakes and intensified the need for simultaneous communications streams over a single platform.

Supplements
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Summer 2022 Resource Guide

In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

'Floating Sensors' Spread Like Dandelion Seeds

Dropped by a drone, the battery-free devices hover 100 meters in the air.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Lidar Technology — MEMS Chip Gives Record Resolution

High-resolution solid-state lidar using an array of MEMS switches will reduce its cost to match that of inexpensive, chip-based cameras and radar systems — removing a major barrier...

Features
Data Acquisition

Is Healthcare Ready to Pick Up the Pace in Cybersecurity?

Healthcare organizations face very difficult choices in balancing patient protection with financial demands.

Products
RF & Microwave Electronics

New on the Market: January 2022

Microwave measurement receivers, oscilloscopes, longwave infrared cameras, and more.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Winter 2021 Resource Guide

In our winter edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.

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Electronics & Computers

DoD Increases Order for Hardened Military GPS Modules

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding...

Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Adapter Makes All Headphones Intelligent

“Dumb” headphones are made smart by turning them into sensors.

From the Editor
Wearables

From the Editor: Digital Revolution Drives Growing Connected Health Market

The connected healthcare market is growing at a robust rate, according to a report from Verified Market Research.

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Connectivity

Two-Dimensional Hybrid Metal Halide Device Allows Control of Terahertz Emissions

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

Briefs
Connectivity

Tiny, Wireless, Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body Processes

Implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditions.

Products
Photonics/Optics

New Products and Services: October 2021 Medical Design Briefs

Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.

Articles
Electronics & Computers

Connections for Control: Communications Interfaces for Position and Motion Sensors

Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.

Special Reports
Imaging

Machine Vision/Camera Advances - July 2021

Advances in cameras and image sensors are transforming the factory floor, while also enabling exciting new applications in space robotics, medicine, and more. Read all about it in this compendium of...

INSIDER
Communications

Special Forces Get a Small, Powerful Cyber Support Device

U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the...

Supplements
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Summer 2021 Resource Guide

Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.

Special Reports
Data Acquisition

Smart Factory/IIoT - June 2021

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, connectivity, controls, and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Technology Leaders
Sensors/Data Acquisition

RF Wireless Power Unleashes the Ubiquity of Sensor Networks

AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.

Technology Leaders
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Innovative IoT Sensor Applications Pave the Way to the Future

Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.

Features
Connectivity

Next-Gen POC Diagnostics: Electronic Measurement Technology Driven by Global Demand for COVID-19 Testing

Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.

Briefs
Medical

Tiny Wireless Implant Detects Oxygen Deep Within the Body

The device, powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the health of transplanted organs and provide early warning of potential transplant failure.

Briefs
Energy

Active Photonic Wireless System Powers Medical Implants

The device recharges the internal battery of implants without invasive surgery.