With 5G rolling out more quickly as we approach 2021, it may be helpful to touch on the key technologies that make 5G such a speedy success.
3 days ago by John Koon
Researchers at MIT have developed a new underwater communication technique, called underwater backscattering localization, which they hope will need for batteries in underwater GPS.
November 03, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Altimeters have taken off since the 1920s. Now, with piezoresistive ICs and LiDAR-like technology, they're more advanced than ever.
October 30, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
As 5G barrels forward, engineers are increasingly talking about one of the major design challenges of this technology: thermal management.
October 21, 2020 by Steve Arar
This article is the second in a two-part series that reviews the basics of electromagnetic compatibility tests. We'll now turn our attention to radiated EMC tests.
October 13, 2020 by Ignacio de Mendizábal
AAC’s Digital Datasheet video series introduces the specs and applications of components—both new and familiar—straight from their datasheets.
October 09, 2020 by Heilind Electronics
This week, the European Space Agency discovered underground lakes of liquid water on Mars. What circuit-level hardware made this discovery possible?
September 30, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Molded interconnect devices, when conditioned with laser direct imaging, could be a helpful 3D supplement to PCB design.
September 16, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
This article outlines the attributes of both chip and PCB trace antennas. It also covers the design considerations required in selecting the right type of antenna to implement in your design.
In partnership with Dove Electronics
This article discusses the importance of an impedance-matched antenna when assembling for the end-user environment so that it operates in the desired frequency band with maximum efficiency.
Ultrasound, with nearly a century of technological history, has seen its third major technological breakthrough coming out of North Carolina State.
August 20, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
The new chip leverages photonic topological insulators to operate in the terahertz band—not in the 5G range, but in the 6G range.
August 10, 2020 by Jake Hertz
The "Wi-Fi of Sub-GHz" is here. Wi-SUN is a wireless IoT specification built for smart cities.
August 06, 2020 by Dave Finch
Some duos just work: peanut butter and jam, iron and carbon—and now, photonic integrated circuits (PICs) and metasurfaces.
July 27, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
July 24, 2020 by Mouser Electronics
How are ground-penetrating radars forging exploration in space exploration, archeology, explosive detection? It turns out, this technology can be quite versatile.
July 10, 2020 by Kayla Matthews
COVID-19 has many businesses trying to eliminate card and cash contamination.
July 04, 2020 by Kayla Matthews
Ground-penetrating radar helps unearth the splendors of ancient civilizations. But what's beneath the surface of these complex electronic devices?
July 01, 2020 by Kayla Matthews
Using electrolyte glucose-oxidase as a battery source, MIT researchers have configured RFID tags as sensors, which improves the signal-to-noise ratio and reduces multipath issues.
June 19, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
Like Bluetooth SIG and the Wi-Fi Alliance, the RAIN Alliance is pushing for global adoption of ultra-high frequency (UHF) RFID technology.
June 14, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
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