Components

Tiny diamond transistors could be used in spacecraft

06 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian National University

A diamond-based ultrathin transistor has the ability to outperform and be more durable than current devices deployed in high-radiation environments such as rocket engines.


RECOM RPM series switching regulator power modules

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

RECOM's latest power modules are designed to increase the power density of DOSA-packaged DC/DC converters. The RPM modules feature efficiency up to 99%, enabling a low-profile package suitable for applications where space is critical.


Contactless payment comes to smart watches

31 October, 2018 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has partnered with Fidesmo in the creation of a turnkey active solution for secure contactless payments on smart watches and other wearable technology.


Renesas Electronics RAA210xxx simple digital power modules

31 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

Renesas Electronics has announced a family of encapsulated digital DC/DC PMBus power modules. The five RAA210xxx simple digital power modules offer advanced digital telemetry and performance.


Copley Controls Argus EtherCAT high-current servo drive

30 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

Copley Controls has released a series of low-voltage servo drives for brushless motors. The Argus drive is capable of running up to 2.7 kW motors and most common feedback types are supported.


This is what real-life levitation looks like

30 October, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have managed to suspend little polystyrene particles in mid-air, supported only by ultrasonic acoustic waves.


Motion Technologies drive slew rings

29 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

Drive slew rings from Motion Technologies are designed for high axial and radial loads. Often not noticed, they can produce large amounts of torque.


Scientists prove the advantages of quantum computers

26 October, 2018

Scientists have conclusively demonstrated the advantage of quantum computers, developing a quantum circuit that can solve a specific 'difficult' algebraic problem.


Towards a 5G future with TWEETHER

25 October, 2018

The European Commission Horizon 2020 TWEETHER project, headed by Lancaster University, is producing the future communication 'arteries' of 5G.


SINTRONES ABOX-5100 Series for AI GPU computers

24 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

The ABOX-5100 Series, from SINTRONES, can be applied to AI-related fields such as AI deep learning and virtual reality.


Würth Elektronik WE-TVS diodes

23 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Wurth Electronics Australia Pty

The WE-TVS diodes are characterised by their short response time and a low terminal voltage, and feature a high ESD dielectric strength with a contact discharge of up to ±30 kV.


IBASE FWA8800 1U rackmount network appliance

22 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

The FWA880 network appliance is based on the AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 Series processors. The device is optimised for throughput performance and high-density deployments in applications such as network security, VPN/SDN/NFV/SD-WAN, and data management and analytics.


'Spray-on antennas' can transmit and direct radio waves

18 October, 2018

Thanks to a breakthrough from Drexel University's College of Engineering, installing an antenna could soon be as easy as applying some bug spray.


Transparent conductive films: a step behind the technology curve?

15 October, 2018 by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director | Supplied by: IDTechEx

ITO alternatives (TCFs) are no longer a young technology — so why has the commercialisation process been prolonged for so long?


Epson Moverio BT-35E smartglasses

12 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Epson Australia Pty Ltd

Epson Australia's Moverio BT-35E augmented reality smartglasses have a transparent Si-OLED display. The smartglasses feature an interface unit with HDMI and USB Type-C ports to easily connect to popular output devices and seamlessly blend digital content into the real world.


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