3D printed 'battery' can be worn on your wrist

26 October, 2017 by

UK scientists from Brunel University London have used a 3D printer to create a flexible, wearable equivalent of a battery, in what is claimed to be a world first.

Doctored quantum dots release laser light more efficiently

25 October, 2017 by

US researchers have created tiny semiconductor particles, called quantum dots, into which they can add extra electrons — a treatment that nudges the dots ever closer to producing the desired laser light with less stimulation and energy loss.

Supplementing Wi-Fi with LEDs

20 October, 2017 by

University of Edinburgh researchers have alleviated potential fears about using light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for wireless communication, revealing that transmitting digital data via LEDs does not make their light dimmer or change their colour.

MACOM MAAM-011206 DC–15 GHz Darlington amplifier

06 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Wireless Components

The MAAM-011206 DC–15 GHz Darlington amplifier, from MACOM Technology Solutions, is a versatile device with 13.5 dB typical gain and 18 dBm of output power. The input and output are fully matched to 50Ω.

Superconductivity discovered in thin films of titanium oxide

06 October, 2017 by

Japanese researchers have discovered superconductivity in thin films of titanium oxide (Ti4O7) and gamma-phase trititanium pentoxide (γ-Ti3O5), in a breakthrough that could one day be used to develop ultrafast computers.

FUTEK LTH Series Thru-Hole (Donut) Load Cells

05 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

FUTEK's LTH Series Thru-Hole (Donut) Load Cells offer a variety of capacities and inner diameter sizes, making them suitable for bolt-fastening applications.

Supercooled platform for detecting single photons

05 October, 2017 by

UK researchers have developed a supercooled detector platform, capable of detecting single photons, which could find applications in cancer treatment, driverless cars and practical quantum communications.

MEN Mikro Elektronik A25 multicore single-board computer

04 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: OEM Technology Solutions

The A25 multicore SBC, from MEN Mikro Elektronik, offers up to 16 independent CPU cores, a variety of I/O options and an FPGA-based VMEbus interface.

u-blox SARA-R410M-02B LTE Cat M1/NB1 multimode module

03 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: u-blox Singapore Pte Ltd

u‑blox has announced the SARA‑R410M‑02B, a configurable LTE Cat M1/NB1 multimode module with worldwide coverage.

Advantech EPC-S101 slim type embedded barebone system

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech has announced its latest thin, barebone fanless system, the EPC-S101, with Intel Celeron N3160/N3060 and the Intel Atom-E8000 processor.

Polymer-based capacitor could improve electrical circuitry

28 September, 2017 by

Saudi Arabian researchers have used a blend of polymer materials to develop a novel type of component — one that could substantially improve the performance of electrical circuits.

High-efficiency SiC power device developed

27 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Mitsubishi Electric Australia

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a silicon carbide (SiC) power device with what is claimed to be the world's highest power efficiency in a device of its type, thanks to the use of a proprietary source structure.

Aplex Technology ARCHMI-9XXA Series panel PCs

27 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

Aplex Technology's ARCHMI-9XXA Series of 12.1″ to 32″ panel PCs are powered by Intel's 6th generation of i5 and i3 iCore processors.

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-F1 rugged handheld tablet

27 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Panasonic Australia Pty Limited

Panasonic has announced the Toughpad FZ-F1 fully rugged handheld tablet, powered by Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise.

Vicor PI3523-00-LGIZ (PI3523) Cool-Power ZVS buck regulator

22 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

The PI3523 is a 48 VIN, 3.3 VOUT nominal buck regulator capable of supplying up to 22 A. It requires only an output inductor and minimal passives for a design that consumes less than 740 mm2 of PCB space.

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