Royal Holloway is among a select group of top universities to receive £21.5 million in government funding to explore commercial uses for graphene.Announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne just after Christmas, the funding will focus attention on the
"The core stage of NASA's Space Launch System -- America's new flagship rocket -- has successfully completed a major technical review by meeting system requirements within acceptable risk, and fell within schedule and budget constraints.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has expanded the capabilities of its precision lead screw products. Haydon Kerk, recognized globally as a leader in linear motion, has applied its many years of experience and knowledge of precision thread rolling to a new range of lead screw sizes.
Pentek, Inc.announced a new line of multiband, modular RF slot receivers: the Model 8111 series accepts RF signals over the range of 800 MHz to 3 GHz, downconverting them to a 225 MHz IF signal suitable for A/D conversion by any of several Pentek signal acquisition modules.
Banner Engineering expands its line of emergency stop buttons with the Surface Flush Mount E-Stop. The new 40-mm emergency stop buttons are designed to easily mount to a wall or other flat surface without disassembling or individual wiring.
Murata Americas introduced its DMF series, a high peak current electrical double-layer capacitor (EDLC). The newest EDLC offering from Murata also features low resistance (40mΩ to 60mΩ) and stable temperature characteristics, enabling it to be charged and discharged frequently over the operating range of -30°C to +70°C
If you thought being able to “pinch” your iPad screen to zoom was cool, hold on to your hats, because there is something even better coming: a way to use your computer without even touching it.To fully understand why this technology is so awesome, you have to ask yourself about the actual reason the computer mouse is designed the way is it.
RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Johanson Technology’s (JTI) newly introduced 2.4GHz, High-Rejection Band Pass Filter (BPF) with Land Grid Array (LGA)-type terminations. This brand new BPF has the highest close-to-passband rejection with the smallest footprint ever made by JTI.
OKW has launched IN-BOX – its toughest ever range of industrial-strength plastic electronic enclosures.IN-BOX has all the design features and attention to detail you would expect from OKW but has been designed to cope with extremely demanding industrial environments. Typical applications will include digital and analog instrumentation, sensors, interfaces and security systems.
The Unistax range of power supplies from Powerstax offer high levels of ruggedness and is designed for use in stringent industrial applications. Available with single and three phase inputs, these power supplies offer output voltages up to 200 V and output power up to
Wind power will make a major contribution to the energy turnaround. Efficient power generation by means of offshore power plants requires powerful, reliable generators that do not cause disproportionately high logistic efforts and do not require complex foundations
AutomationDirect has expanded its sensor cable offering to include additional M12 cables, receptacles, field-wireable connectors, and bulkhead receptacles. Four-pole M12 cables are now available in two, seven, 10 and 15-meter lengths; the cables feature a polyurethane jacket for dependable use in oily and direct sunlight applications.
Larson Electronics announced the addition of their 120/277 VAC A19 LED bulb. The LED-A19-10-E26 is a replacement for standard 100 Watt incandescent light bulb and operates on voltages ranging from 120 to 277 VAC.
Industrial automation manufacturer Opto 22 has announced the Network LED Dimmer, a compact, solid-state, and networkable LED dimmer that uses pulse width modulation (PWM) to control LED brightness (0-100%) for 9-30 VDC constant voltage LED lighting assemblies such as lamps, bulbs, strips, ropes, and bars.
We here at ECN love to hear what you have to say, so for our February issue we’re opening up the Brainstorm discussion to our faithful readers. We want to hear your thoughts about consumer electronics and the future of technology. Typically, the Brainstorm is an editorial section consisting of short commentary....
Cicoil's highly flexible flat silicone cables are designed for use on Autonomous Subsea Vehicles that require absolute reliability in Mission Critical Applications. Ideal in AUV’s, RMV’s, ROV’s and Underwater Drones, these Halogen-Free and Flame Resistant (UL 94 V-0) cables are an excellent alternative to PVC, Neoprene and Polyurethane cables....
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announced a new 360-W, high-efficiency CFM361S Series of AC/DC power supplies. These units are suitable for telecom, ITE and industrial equipment applications. The CFM361S Series consists of single 12-V, 24-V, and 48-V output models with
L-com, Inc. has launched a line of D-Subminiature female to female gender changers that have the normal mating hardware removed so it does not get in the way of panel mounting. The new items come in DB9, DB15, and DB25 sizes, as well as
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced a new SMT Power Metal Strip resistor in the 2010 case size that combines a high 2 W power rating with low resistance values down to 0.001 Ω and stable resistance tolerances to 0.5 percent. Its construction incorporates a
Crystek’s new CVCO55CXT-6525-6525 Coaxial Resonator Oscillator (CRO) is a coaxial-based VCO with an internal proprietary frequency doubler. The CVCO55CXT family’s frequency doubling, 2X fundamental technology reaches new performance levels of lower phase noise
Standex-Meder Electronics introduces its new MK27 magnetically activated reed sensor, equipped with a robust aluminum housing that protects the magnet and sensor from extreme environmental conditions as well as against vandalism or sabotage.
Electronics manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to improve product quality, speed time to market, and reduce production costs. To optimize manufacturing, engineers carefully consider the three major aspects of production: technology, processes, and materials.
Differential signaling is used for noise immunity in Ethernet, RS-485, CAN and USB. In ideal cases, all common-mode noise is rejected. In real-world applications, there are several design techniques and component parameters to consider in order to keep the data flowing with high confidence.
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com has released a generator powered light tower designed to provide easy setup and mobility in a high powered stand alone package. The WAL-ML-2XM-3G Mini Light Tower produces over 200,000 lumens of light output and can be extended to 12 feet in height....
MEN Micro Inc. has enhanced its rugged box computer used for mobile applications to accommodate the latest G-Series Advanced Processing Unit (APU) from AMD. The modular BC50M (formerly the BC1) offers exceptional flexibility in a low power, maintenance-free design.