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
Designing memory architectures for AI/ML devices may feel like an impassable compromise with storage volume, speed, and processing. A new in-memory computing accelerator may be a useful solution.
FETs and MOSFETs don't always cut it for dynamic applications. Nexperia says it has created a new flavor of FETs designed to rise to the challenge.
October 26, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
As 5G speed and storage demands collide with the end of Moore's law, chipmakers are turning to multichip packaging to save space and power.
October 26, 2020 by Steve Arar
Tiny insects or drones can carry the high-tech sensor, which weighs less than a gram, into places that are too dangerous or inaccessible to human researchers.
October 23, 2020 by Luke James
Some of the roadblocks to EV adoption lies at the core of AC and DC charging technology.
October 21, 2020 by Steve Arar
The new isolated gate driver for high-powered SiC and GaN power devices is said to reduce PCB space, eliminate external components, and increase power efficiency in EVs.
October 16, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
With lithium-ion batteries ever-rising in demand, it's important to brush up on this battery's three major form factors.
October 14, 2020 by Steve Arar
NXP has announced that it is sampling a new family of 2x2 Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth/BLE chips for advanced industrial and IoT markets.
October 09, 2020 by Luke James
Tesla's Battery Day came with an important announcement: a tabless lithium-ion battery cell. How does this architecture compare to traditional cells?
October 07, 2020 by Steve Arar
When vendors have different names for power modes of low-power MCUs, it can be confusing to compare options for battery-powered IoT designs.
October 05, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Some of the leading players in Li-ion battery development—like Tesla—along with research universities are making notable strides in this energy-efficient technology.
September 28, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
With bigger vehicles come bigger problems with electrification.
September 25, 2020 by Steve Arar
The printed solar cells are so light, thin, and flexible that they can rest on a bubble.
September 17, 2020 by Luke James
Synopsys and Nestwave are combining hardware IP and algorithms to give GNSS receivers in battery-operated IoT devices extra nap time.
September 08, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
This week, Texas Instruments released a buck-boost converter with two heavy-hitter claims: that it extends battery life by 50% and that it offers the lowest IQ in the industry.
September 05, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Texas researchers realize the strengths of both solid-state and liquid-state batteries in the first room-temperature liquid-metal battery.
August 29, 2020 by Luke James
Looking to expedite the design of e-bikes and the like, Renesas recently released a new 48 V mobility solution.
August 27, 2020 by Jake Hertz
By using an existing method, the team from Singapore’s Nangyang Technological University (NTU) has brought perovskites one step closer to market adoption.
August 24, 2020 by Luke James
Researchers from Berkeley have come up with a method to create ultra-high energy density capacitors, combining the virtues of both batteries and capacitors.
August 21, 2020 by Jake Hertz
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