In a recent article in Nature, Intel has quantitatively proven the efficacy of their cryogenic IC Horse Ridge.
May 13, 2021 by Jake Hertz
This week, Infineon released a new USB-PD charger that leverages a flyback converter topology for maximal efficiency.
May 05, 2021 by Jake Hertz
As interconnects become an increasingly challenging system bottleneck, some researchers—and even larger corporations like Intel—believe silicon photonics to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
April 17, 2021 by Jake Hertz
At just the width of a human hair, a new type of cable from MIT and Raytheon is said to be ten times faster than USB.
March 03, 2021 by Jake Hertz
This past week, Spain’s attempted launch of its first optical imaging satellite ended in tragic failure—and the reason was frustratingly avoidable.
November 20, 2020 by Jake Hertz
NVMe controller technology can be difficult and expensive for academics to get their hands on. Now, a new open-source option may help EE students prototype new storage devices.
September 22, 2020 by Luke James
Molded interconnect devices, when conditioned with laser direct imaging, could be a helpful 3D supplement to PCB design.
September 16, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
In this article, we'll discuss the main features required to have a USB-C power exchange with and without PD.
August 22, 2020 by Steve Arar
This buck-boost converter comes at a time when universal battery charging is becoming a realistic possibility.
June 30, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Driven by demand from consumers, electrical and design engineers have been toiling to find ways to create smaller, lighter, and smarter devices while retaining high performance and efficiency levels.
June 09, 2020 by Luke James
This week, HARTING announced their latest product innovation that they say redefines the word "carrier."
May 01, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
Cypress Semiconductor recently announced its latest USB-C controllers that are designed to improve next-generation PCs and notebooks.
March 22, 2020 by Luke James
The FAN6390MPX incorporates an autonomous USB PD state machine to comply with the USB PD 3.0 specification.
March 02, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The two-port PI3EQX1004E and the one-port PI3EQX1002E are said to be 64% smaller than competitive devices.
February 21, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The AP43771 features low standby power and an embedded MCU with one-time programmable memory.
February 03, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
During CES 2020, Google announced new hardware editions and upgrades to the Coral ecosystem, including an Accelerator Module, the Dev Board Mini, and a System-on-Module.
January 13, 2020 by Cabe Atwell
The COM-WHUC6 module, measuring at 95mm x 95mm, can support up to 64GB of eMMC memory with two available DDR4 slots.
January 03, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Here are some connectors around the industry that can endure harsh environments, save PCB space, and withstand water exposure.
November 16, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
The adoption of PCIe Gen4 and USB 3.2 interface technologies shows how controller chips are trying to match the capacity and speed of flash memory they serve in SSD designs.
August 27, 2019 by Majeed Ahmad
Toshiba Memory has just announced a tiny, fast new memory form factor.
August 06, 2019 by Jennifer DeLaOsa
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