This article explores the IEC 60730 Class B standard for functional safety to address both mechanical and electrical design in appliances. Learn what the standard entails and controllers to help meet these standards.
December 01, 2020 by Chad Solomon, Microchip Technology
In what could be a world-first, researchers in Japan claim to have succeeded in moving electrons in an organic superconductor in a specific direction by irradiation of ultrashort laser pulses.
September 21, 2020 by Luke James
A recently-released reference design for a GaN-based QR adaptor opens a discussion: How do quasi-resonant flyback converters work? And what are the virtues and limitations of designing a GaN-based power converter?
August 13, 2020 by Steve Arar
If COVID-19 really is "a massive experiment in telecommuting," Intel is showing how more robust processors—like its new processors with built-in Wi-Fi 6—will be key to the success of remote workers.
May 14, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Within a month, researchers around the world have released landmark studies on qubits operating above absolute zero temperatures. Does this mean commercial quantum computing is on the horizon?
April 25, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
Physicists at ETH Zurich have established a microscopic mechanism for a material that integrates quantum magnetism and topological electronic properties, connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology.
April 22, 2020 by Luke James
After 12 years in the making, the computer designed to work like a human brain, at the University of Manchester is finally switched on. What does this computer do? How is it made? And who is Steve Furber?
November 05, 2018 by Robin Mitchell