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Connectors designed for combined signal and power transmission

April 28, 2015 1:33 pm | by Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. | Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max is pleased to introduce new connector products designed for combined signal and power transmission. These connectors eliminate having to choose separate connectors for power and signal, simplify board layouts, provide versatility and deliver reliable and consistent performance. They are offering two new connector sets....

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Letter to the Editor: Engineers must take the lead

April 28, 2015 1:23 pm | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

My initial reaction, the emotional one, to the idea of an autonomous car was: Anyone who would buy or even ride in such a car has got to be out of his mind. Technology is not the issue. As Musk says - it’s a doable problem. The problem is the car makers....

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2015 IMPACT Awards finalists: Antennas

April 28, 2015 1:07 pm | by ECN Staff | News | Comments

With the demand for wider frequency coverage and complex designs with fast data retrieval continuing to increase, antennas need to be smaller while still maintaining their integrity. This category spotlights innovation among antenna types....

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2015 IMPACT Awards finalists: Analog & Mixed Signal ICs

April 28, 2015 12:59 pm | by ECN Staff | News | Comments

The real world provides us with oceans of signals such as voice, sound, pressure, temperature, and electricity. The success of the electronic device often depends on how well we turn those signals into precise, reliable data. Examples of products for Award consideration in this category ...

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APC awarded UK and Ireland franchise by ProLight Opto

April 28, 2015 12:28 pm | News | Comments

A new distribution franchise has been awarded to UK specialist electronic components distributor, Advanced Power Components (APC); by leading LED manufacturer, ProLight Opto Technology Corporation (ProLight)....

19.5" LCD delivers 4K2K resolution

April 28, 2015 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tianma NLT America has introduced a new 19.5” diagonal 4K2K resolution LCD developed by NLT Technologies Ltd. with a proprietary pixel structure that delivers high transmissivity and high-density color display. The new LCD utilizes NLT’s proprietary new Super Fine TFT2 (SFT2) technology, which is ...

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Students participate in research laboratory design challenge at Natick

April 28, 2015 11:03 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

More than 150 students, from 17 colleges and universities and three service academies, were on hand at the Natick Soldier Systems Center, April 13-17, as they partook in the 2015 Air Force Research Laboratory University and Service Academy Design Challenge.

When mediated by superconductivity, light pushes matter million times more

April 28, 2015 10:19 am | by Academy of Finland | News | Comments

When a mirror reflects light, it experiences a slight push. This radiation pressure can be increased considerably with the help of a small superconducting island. This was revealed by the joint research done in the Aalto University and the ...

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Heat makes electrons' spin in magnetic superconductors

April 28, 2015 10:13 am | by Academy of Finland | News | Comments

Physicists have shown how heat can be exploited for controlling magnetic properties of matter. The finding helps in the development of more efficient mass memories. The result was published yesterday in Physical Review Letters....

Acquisition of the DATEL Business Unit from Murata Power Solutions

April 28, 2015 10:05 am | News | Comments

DATEL management announces the acquisition of the DATEL Business Unit from Murata Power Solutions.  The business will operate as DATEL Incorporated, an employee-owned, US based corporation.​ The entire management team as well ...

Two-dimensional semiconductor comes clean

April 28, 2015 9:54 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

In 2013, James Hone, Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene--highly conducting two-dimensional (2D) carbon ...

A new constitutive model for the thermo-elasto-plasticity deformation of crystals

April 28, 2015 9:50 am | by Science China Press | News | Comments

Researchers have proposed a new thermo-elasto-plasticity constitutive model based on the interatomic potential and solid mechanics for metal crystals. Through this new model, the material behavior at different temperatures could be ...

Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event

April 28, 2015 9:45 am | by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch. While skeptics question whether the company's future is tied too much to one product, the iPhone's popularity was the ...

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Wireless Minute: NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad

April 28, 2015 9:40 am | by Jon Dipierro, Janine Mooney | Videos | Comments

Whenever I'm cooking, it's always difficult to actually prepare the meal, hold seven hundred things in your hand, and then flip the page on the recipe book to see what the next step is. The NailO wants to help. A team at the MIT Media Lab is ...

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Linear position sensors designed for metrology and dimensional gauging

April 28, 2015 9:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

H G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce it has released a line of spring-extend AC-LVDT based dimensional gauging probes (aka pencil probes) for QC metrology, X-Y tables, and automotive/medical/aerospace test stands. These dimensional gauging probes are regularly used with ...

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