Materials scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and SiEnergy Systems LLC have demonstrated the first macro-scale thin-film solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC).
Today, DILAS broadens its wavelength spectrum of diode laser bars. The additional wavelengths of 1210nm and 1320nm diode laser bars boast wall plug efficiencies of >40%.
Increasingly, the number of battery operated devices use rechargeable lithium ion batteries as the power source. Common charging solutions for these batteries include wall adapter based chargers and universal serial bus (USB) based chargers.
Anaren, Inc. announced today that it has added two new members to its fast-growing line of Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) modules. In order to meet operating demands and compliance requirements specific to the European market...
Ever since Cadillac invented the starter motor in 1912, vehicles used lead acid batteries to crank the engine. Not much has changed in 100 years except that the starter battery must now also feed power-hungry accessories. Starting is easy...
CML Microcircuits (www.cmlmicro.com) today announced the launch of the CMX7164 Multi Mode wireless data modem IC. The CMX7164 provides 4/16/64-QAM and root raised cosine 2/4FSK baseband modem functions in a single chip...
Our guest for this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox is Partha Ranganathan, a distinguished technologist at Hewlett Packard Labs. In the interview he discusses Memristor technology and how HP is using it to create new nanostore memory devices.
Keithley introduced the Model 2651A High Power System SourceMeter instrument. Designed for characterizing high power electronics, the instrument provides
LogMeIn Inc., which operates a service that lets people remotely access their computers, said Friday that a federal judge has ruled in its favor in a patent case.The company said the judge in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has granted LogMeIn's motion for summary...
The April 2011 issue goes into medical electronics applications including strain gauge technology and wireless systems. The Brainstorm collaborative Q&A section deals with the smart grid & alternative energy, and former Editor-in-Chief, Alix Paultre, discusses America’s power industry.
Demonstrating an important milestone for the longevity and utility of implanted brain-computer interfaces, a woman with tetraplegia using the investigational BrainGate* system continued to control a computer cursor accurately through neural activity alone...
Movea has created a wireless, miniaturised, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that uses MEMS sensors to accurately measure 9 Degree-of-Freedom (DOF) motion with a PCB module that is about the size of a small wristwatch.
When Twitter turned five years old on March 21, co-founder Isaac "Biz" Stone was on the road celebrating with some of the popular short messaging service's famous users. In the past two weeks, he has appeared on the shows of Conan O'Brien, Howard Stern and Martha Stewart among others.
ERNI Electronics has expanded its 1.0mm MicroSpeed connector family to include a two-row 90° version in addition to the standard vertical male and female connectors designed for typical Mezzanine applications. The new right angled MicroSpeed connectors support
WAGO Corporation’s new Interface Adapter provides JUMPFLEX Signal Conditioners and Relays with a tool-free interface to the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM or other PLC interfaces. Interface adapters capture
Bud Industries has announced a die-cast aluminum enclosure that provides desirable EMI/RFI protection and an IP67/NEMA 4X waterproof seal. The ANS Series’ double-channel sealing system is asserted to
TE Connectivity offers the next-generation LCD Coaxial Embedded Display Interface (LCEDI) family of connectors for panel/main board interconnection. There are two distinct versions of these connectors: LCEDI connectors are
Positronic’s high density rectangular line offers industrial performance and conformance to MIL-C-28748 and MIL-DTL-28748, with size 22 contacts in density contact configurations from 4 to 104 contacts.
JST Corporation’s ZPD Series wire-to-board, double row, crimp style connectors are designed with a secure locking device to ensure mating. These SMT and through-hole connectors are polarized and have
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a Permanent Downhole Gauge connector for use in demanding exploration and production projects. Designed to operate at
Automation Systems Interconnect Inc. (ASI) announced the release of a new line of DIN rail mounted IEC terminal blocks, EZ Jump Terminal Blocks that are rated at 1000V DC for PV applications. The entire range of EZ Jump terminal blocks has
Recently Ephemeral Chimera Laboratories (ECL), specialists in commercialization efforts for novel and radical technologies, announced they are in the process of commercializing a radical bioelectromechanical power system that promises to end energy dependence worldwide.
Southwest Microwave, Inc. announced a family of Low Profile, PCB-mount End Launch Connectors. Requiring no soldering for mounting or use, their lower profile design permits use where vertical headroom is critical, such as
Ironwood Electronics has introduced a new BGA socket for 0.4 mm pitch 221 ball BGA - SG-BGA7162. The socket operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss. The contact resistance is typically
Cicoil offers standard “off-the-shelf” and custom made cables for high performance medical automation, diagnostics and pharmaceutical processing applications. The light-weight cables can