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Power

Highly Conductive Aluminum Can Equal Copper

A first-ever simulation of aluminum conductivity offers a recipe for an inexpensive substitute for copper.

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Power

The Battery Powering a Truly Green Revolution in Personal Electronics

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation...

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Connectivity

From Emissions Tech to EV Electronics

A recent visit to Eberspaecher’s North American engineering and manufacturing complex reveals how a global Tier-1 rooted in combustion-engine technology is profitably navigating the transition to...

Briefs
Power

Analyses Find Cause of Fatal Problem in Rocket Engine Combustors

Advanced analyses shed light on the mechanism of a deadly problem plaguing combustion chambers in rocket engines.

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Maximizing the Performance of Battery Cells for Better Energy Storage

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is leading the development of new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery designs specific to the stationary storage requirements.

Special Reports
Transportation

Vehicle Electrification - July 2022

Innovation is happening at a rapid pace in the e-mobility space. Read this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Truck & Off-Highway Engineering to learn about...

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Medical

New Products and Services: July 2022 Medical Design Briefs

Compact Digital Microscope

Vision Engineering, New Milford, CT, has launched a new, compact digital microscope for a wide range of applications. The VE Cam digital microscope...

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Semiconductors & ICs

Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

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Electronics & Computers

New on the Market: June 2022

Industrial Edge Hardware and Software

Emerson, Charlottesville, VA, has released the PACEdge™ industrial edge platform to help manufacturers accelerate digital transformation projects by enabling users...

Executive Viewpoints
Power

Solving the Challenges of Megawatt Chargers

The most significant barrier to the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) is the battery charging infrastructure. The availability of charging stations and the time required to recharge vehicles...

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Electronics & Computers

Product of the Month: June 2022 Tech Briefs

STMicroelectronics’, Geneva, Switzerland, new fully integrated Power-Management IC (PMIC) for AMOLED displays combines a low quiescent current and enhanced flexibility to extend the battery runtime of portable devices.

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Motion Control

New on the Market: May 2022

Dual Locking C14 IEC Connector

The SG03DC from MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, contains side locking tabs similar to the Raritan Securelock. It will mate with any standard nonlocking C13 Outlet along...

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Energy

Would You Wear a Microgrid?

Our April issue of Tech Briefs highlighted a wearable microgrid that powers electronics by harvesting energy from the wearer’s body. The wearable (shown here) has three components: sweat-powered biofuel cells, motion-powered devices called triboelectric generators, and energy-storing supercapacitors. All parts are...

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Electronics & Computers

AI’s Inherent Limitations Call for an ‘In-Advance’ Safety Mindset

See what Ed Brown’s early days as a high-voltage power supplies designer tell him about today’s efforts with A.I.

Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products: April 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Uninterruptible power supplies, single board computers, FPGA platforms, and more.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

New on the Market: April 2022

High-performance laser trackers, gimbal motors, air-quality sensors, and more.

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Implantable Stimulator Speeds Tendon Healing

The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.

Articles
Manned Systems

BEV Truck Manufacturers Charge Ahead at 2022 NTEA Show

This week’s 2022 NTEA Work Truck Week show in Indianapolis, Indiana saw a flurry of BEV reveals and announcements. The market for Class 3 through 6 EVs is getting more crowded by...

INSIDER
Energy

Wind Turbine Enhances Electrical Grid Stability

In a milestone for renewable energy integration, General Electric (GE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) operated a common class of wind turbines in grid-forming mode,...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Nanothin Piezoelectrics for Self-Powered Electronics

The nanothin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies, and even deliver pacemakers powered by heartbeats.

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Charging Room System Provides Electricity Over the Air

In-wall capacitors power lights, phones, and laptops without wires.

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Electronics & Computers

How Has Data Center Power Efficiency Improved?

Data centers have found a more efficient way of handling power. So, what led to the better power path?

Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products: February 2022 Battery & Electrification Technology

Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.

Products
Electronics & Computers

Product Focus: Power Supplies

Look at four of 2022's standout power supplies.

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Giving Bug-Like Bots a Boost

A new fabrication technique helps improve the performance of flying micro-robots.

Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sound Waves Transport Droplets for Rewritable Lab-on-a-Chip Devices

Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind.

Technology Leaders
Electronics & Computers

The Pursuit of an Uninterruptible Power Supply

To ensure the availability of a UPS system, proper consideration must be taken of each application and its requirements.

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Aerospace

Boeing Selects New Electric Power Generation System for B-52 Bomber

As part of the U.S. Air Force’s ongoing modernization efforts to keep the B-52 bomber flying into the 2050s, Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon...