(National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK)) The National Oceanography Centre in Southampton is conserving energy and reducing its carbon footprint -- by harnessing the cooling power of seawater.
Austriamicrosystems has announced the AS5165, a contactless magnetic angle position sensor for accurate angular measurement over a full 360°. The new high-resolution magnetic rotary sensor includes a SENT J2716 interface for
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX5971A single-port, power-sourcing equipment (PSE) controller for IEEE(R) 802.3af/at-compliant, high-power, power-over-Ethernet (PoE+) applications. This device integrates a 0.5ohm power MOSFET and sense resistor to save space and cost...
austriamicrosystems has announced the AS8002, the world’s first integrated solution for voltage and current monitoring in power inverters. This single-chip design offers improved performance and reduced system cost of power inverters while allowing simplified design with a reduced number of components.
Pepperl+Fuchs has expanded its family of Miniature 3 mm and 4 mm diameter Inductive Proximity Sensors. These inductive sensors are available with a smooth or threaded barrel and deliver
The future of clean green solar power may well hinge on scientists being able to unravel the mysteries of photosynthesis, the process by which green plants convert sunlight into electrochemical energy.
In a previous episode, the subject of wind turbines was briefly discussed. They could be considered in an ‘esoteric’ class because of their various disadvantages, primary among them is the lack of reliability, i. e., if the winds don’t blow or they blow too fast, there is no electricity.
Sherborne Sensors has announced the debut of its A323 ‘L’ Series, a range of rugged, ultra-low range gravity referenced linear servo accelerometers with 4-20 mA (closed loop) output, designed for
Find the latest Logic devices that meet your design requirements in TI’s New Logic Selection Guide.
(University of Cambridge) Scientists at Cambridge have developed a simple, accurate way of "seeing" chemistry in action inside a lithium-ion battery.
Last year, Screaming Circuits started closely following the Ti OMAP processor and it's package on package (POP) form factor. The OMAP 35XX processors are very nice on their own, being a very hi-performance ARM jobby, but the package on package...
Why does the Moon look so huge on the horizon? If you’ve ever seen the Moon rising over the horizon, looking so fat and looming that you felt like you could fall right into it, then you’ve been a victim of the famous Moon Illusion. And it is an illusion, a pervasive and...
The Fort Collins City Council will review plans by Hewlett-Packard Co. to expand its engineering campus in the city with a $64.4 million investment that would also bring 100 high-paying jobs.The City Council will discuss the company's proposal Tuesday and whether to give HP $1.6 million in tax...
The maker of graphics chips reported better-than-expected results, but its sales forecast for the current quarter was below target, and shares fell 12 percent.
Full Internet service was restored to the western region of Xinjiang 10 months after it had been blocked in the wake of ethnic rioting.