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Achieving total factory information visibility

The transparent factory

Achieving total factory information visibility

If you can’t see it, you can’t measure it, and if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it! Manufacturing excellence can only come from manufacturing visibility. lesen

JTAG use in functional testers on the rise

JTAG use in functional testers on the rise

The era of ‘one test method fits all’ is well behind us. Even when faced with the most modest diversity of products, trying to formulate a test policy is becoming an increasingly tricky balancing act. lesen

All-purpose weapon in the battle against corrosion

HASTELLOY HYBRID-BC1

All-purpose weapon in the battle against corrosion

Aggressive process media with wide-ranging properties present plant manufacturers with enormous challenges. The HASTELLOY HYBRID-BC1 hybrid alloy offers a solution. lesen

Everything for capacitive power supplies from a single source

Components for power supplies

Everything for capacitive power supplies from a single source

Designs based on capacitive topologies are particularly suitable for power supplies in the milliwatt range. They are simple, compact and economical. TDK offers almost all necessary passive components. lesen

TDR Option for TS9000 Series

Terahertz Analysis Systems

TDR Option for TS9000 Series

For its TS9000 series Advantest introduce a TDR option. lesen

PXI Multiplexer and modular breakout system for fault insertion

Switching Solutions

PXI Multiplexer and modular breakout system for fault insertion

At productronica this autum Pickering Interfaces will introduce the PXI 5 Amp Solid State Multiplexer 40-652. lesen

Bluetooth Support for Apple HomeKit

Smart Home

Bluetooth Support for Apple HomeKit

Dialog Semiconductor plc announced a Bluetooth Smart development kit, with full support for Apple HomeKit to accelerate the development of smart home accessories. lesen

Faster Design – Better Catalysts

Research on fuel cell catalysts

Faster Design – Better Catalysts

Catalyst design plays a key role in improving many processes. An international team of scientists has now developed a concept that elegantly correlates geometric and adsorption properties. They validated their approach by designing a new platinum-based catalyst for fuel cell applications. lesen

Real-world Fuel Consumption and CO2Emissions in Europe

ICCT Study

Real-world Fuel Consumption and CO2Emissions in Europe

“Real-world” fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new European passenger cars exceeded official type-approval values by approximately 40 percent in 2014, according to a new update to the International Council on Clean Transportation’s study. lesen

The World's Largest Air-Purifier

Smog Free Project

The World's Largest Air-Purifier

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts are using patented ion technology to build the world's largest smog vacuum cleaner. lesen

Designed for Head-up Displays

Oslon Compact CL

Designed for Head-up Displays

Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed the Oslon Compact CL, a high-power LED with a color coordinate that has been specially matched to TFT displays and the relevant white point requirements. A ceramic converter ensures that the color locus remains constant even at high temperatures. lesen

A Dual-channel, High-performance Integrated Power Switch

Mixed Signal Products

A Dual-channel, High-performance Integrated Power Switch

Silego Technology announced a new addition to its dual-channel, self-contained integrated power-switch product portfolio. lesen

Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

Observing Earth for a Safer Planet

Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme. lesen

How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries

Digital Transformation

How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries

New Study from the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation shows that only 25 percent of companies are taking proactive steps to address digital disruption. lesen

Renesas Electronics Delivers New Platform to Accelerate Development of Innovative, Differentiated Solutions for IoT and Industrial Markets

Embedded

Renesas Electronics Delivers New Platform to Accelerate Development of Innovative, Differentiated Solutions for IoT and Industrial Markets

Renesas Synergy Platform Integrates a Complete Qualified Software Package and an Intuitive API to Reduce Time to Market, Total Cost of Ownership and Barriers to Entry for Embedded Systems Development lesen

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Green Nano

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat with higher output power than currently available materials. lesen

Carbon Nanotube Fibers Provide Two-way Communication

Medical

Carbon Nanotube Fibers Provide Two-way Communication

Carbon nanotube fibers may provide the best way to communicate with the brain. The fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from a neuronal network. lesen

An Injectable UW-Polymer Could Keep Patients from Bleeding

An Injectable UW-Polymer Could Keep Patients from Bleeding

Most military battlefield casualties die before ever reaching a surgical hospital. Of those soldiers who might potentially survive, most die from uncontrolled bleeding. lesen

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Photovoltaics

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Hybrid perovskite solar cells have attained power conversion efficiencies that took decades to achieve with the conventional materials used to generate electricity from sunlight. lesen

Sub-micrometer Carbon Spheres as Oil Additive

Chemistry

Sub-micrometer Carbon Spheres as Oil Additive

Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much as 25 percent, suggesting a similar enhancement in fuel economy. lesen

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Determining what will be needed in five years’ time

Flexible electronics

Determining what will be needed in five years’ time

14.04.16 - Our task as a research center is to offer our partners technical solutions for their future applications, two to three product generations ahead in time. But when it comes to flexible electronics, the industry does not follow predetermined roadmaps that we can use to base our research on. Therefore, the big challenge that faces us every year is to accurately assess what our partners will need in five years’ time. lesen

Single Chip Solution for LED Lighting

Automotive

Single Chip Solution for LED Lighting

10.03.16 - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announces LED driver with integrated Hall-effect switch. The A1569 enables compact, reliable, and fault-tolerant LED lighting with minimal electrical engineering and low component-count and cost. lesen

European Semiconductor Distribution Market Closes 2015 with double-digit Growth

Component Distribution

European Semiconductor Distribution Market Closes 2015 with double-digit Growth

19.02.16 - Healthy market conditions for semiconductor mass market despite economic uncertainties in Europe. Exchange effects dominate growth pattern. Eastern Europe remains growth motor. lesen

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