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Liquid Metal Allows Flexible Electronics

Materials Research

Liquid Metal Allows Flexible Electronics

New research at the Purdue University shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for "soft robots" and flexible electronics. lesen...

Innovative Production Concepts for High-Efficiency LEDs

LED Production

Innovative Production Concepts for High-Efficiency LEDs

A fully optimized production concept for LED components and light modules in which all the process steps are coordinated with one another could give rise to completely new types of LED and also reduce their manufacturing costs. lesen...

Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

Drive System

Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with aweight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts –five times more than comparable drive systems. lesen...

The taming of magnetic vortices

Nanotechnology

The taming of magnetic vortices

Magnetic vortex structures, so-called skyrmions, could in future store and process information very efficiently. They could also be the basis for high-frequency components. lesen...

Connectivity makes cars more efficient

17th Technical Congress of the VDA

Connectivity makes cars more efficient

Cars still have their best days ahead of them. “Connectivity makes cars more efficient,” said Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the Bosch board of management, at the 17th Technical Congress of the VDA in Filderstadt, Germany. lesen...

Cypress and Spansion complete $5 Billion Merger

Embedded Systems

Cypress and Spansion complete $5 Billion Merger

Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion have closed the merger of the two companies in an all-stock, tax-free transaction valued at approximately $5 billion. lesen...

Around the World in a Solar Airplane

Solar Impuls 2

Around the World in a Solar Airplane

Solar Impulse landed in Ahmedabad (India) after crossing the Arabian Sea, completing the longest distance ever flown by a solar airplane in aviation history. lesen...

SenseMe Software Library for Smartphone and Wearable Applications

Wearable Applications

SenseMe Software Library for Smartphone and Wearable Applications

QuickLogic’s SenseMe algorithm library now includes several new algorithms. When coupled with QuickLogic’s sensor hub silicon platforms and reference designs, the SenseMe algorithms enable designers of smartphone and wearable devices to expand the capabilities and features of their devices. lesen...

Efficiency of blue LED chips increases significantly

Forward Voltage

Efficiency of blue LED chips increases significantly

Osram Opto Semiconductors has achieved one of the best values in terms of forward voltage for blue high-current chips. lesen...

New Formula One season gaining momentum

Cooling Solutions

New Formula One season gaining momentum

Fan specialist ebm-papst from Baden-Württemberg's Mulfingen will be supporting the successful MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team once again in the coming season. lesen...

What requirements do relays in e-mobiles have to fulfill

Relay

What requirements do relays in e-mobiles have to fulfill

Today e-mobility is one of the main topics in the automotive industry, because it stands for lower emissions, higher energy efficiency and the option to provide new high performance functions for passenger comfort. lesen...

Interaction between light and sound in nanoscale waveguide

Photonics Research

Interaction between light and sound in nanoscale waveguide

Scientists from Ghent University and imec announce that they demonstrated interaction between light and sound in a nanoscale area. Their findings elucidate the physics of light-matter coupling at these scales – and pave the way for enhanced signal processing on mass-producible silicon photonic chips. lesen...

Smart NFC ZigBee Remote Control 2.0

Smart Home

Smart NFC ZigBee Remote Control 2.0

New device enables innovative consumer uses and revenue streams for the smart home. lesen...

Lighting Technology of the Future

BMW Show Car

Lighting Technology of the Future

Osram is represented in the BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights not only with laser light in the headlights but also, and for the first time, with OLEDs (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) in the tail lights. lesen...

Color Sensor for Mobile Devices Improves Accuracy

Display Technology

Color Sensor for Mobile Devices Improves Accuracy

TCS3490 intelligent color sensor’s accurate measurement of color temperature and ambient light intensity enables sophisticated display color management control for smartphones, tablets, notebooks and digital still cameras lesen...

EpiGaN Appoints Markus Behet as Chief Marketing Officer

GaN Technology

EpiGaN Appoints Markus Behet as Chief Marketing Officer

EpiGaN has appointed Markus Behet as Chief Marketing Officer for its GaN/Si and GaN/SiC epitaxy wafer product lines. In this newly created role Markus Behet will lead the company’s global commercial and marketing programs. lesen...

Electric Paint Replaces the Soldering

Painting Circuits

Electric Paint Replaces the Soldering

Painting circuits and sensors on any surface with Electric Paint. The electric ink is liquid wire and conductive adhesive in one. lesen...

Raspberry Pi 2 is now 6 x Faster

element14

Raspberry Pi 2 is now 6 x Faster

The new Raspberry Pi™ 2 Model B is available to buy today from element14, priced at $35. It is six times faster than the previous model and now boasts 1GB of RAM to run bigger and more powerful projects. lesen...

Overcoming QA challenges in smart multimedia device manufacturing with state-of-the-art video testing

Multimedia Video

Overcoming QA challenges in smart multimedia device manufacturing with state-of-the-art video testing

Thanks to consumer entertainment requirements, global video product markets are developing and diversifying at a fast pace. In addition to enhanced specifications and functions, product development is oriented towards the ability to play video anywhere, anytime and across multiple platforms. lesen...

Differences Between Electromechanical Relays and Semiconductors

Relay Technology

Differences Between Electromechanical Relays and Semiconductors

When special properties of the electromechanical relay are not taken into account in circuit development and they are treated like semiconductor elements, this can lead to malfunctions. This article explains the differences between the characteristics of electromechanical relays and semiconductors. lesen...

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Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

Drive System

Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

27.03.15 - Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with aweight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts –five times more than comparable drive systems. lesen...

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Photovoltaics

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

10.06.15 - 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...

A Method to Clean the Ocean from Plastic

Ocean Cleanup

A Method to Clean the Ocean from Plastic

11.05.15 - The Ocean Cleanup, founded by Boyan Slat who invented a method aimed at cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, announced its next major project: the Mega Expedition, in which up to 50 vessels will collect plastic measurements in three weeks. lesen...

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

Memories

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

10.06.15 - Researchers have revealed the first recording of optically encoded audio onto a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure, opening the door to multiple uses. lesen...

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

Semiconductor Technology

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

09.06.15 - A new semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, an emerging breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster, less power-hungry electronics. lesen...

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

Communications

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

10.06.15 - Unlike Bilbo’s magic ring, which entangles human hearts, engineers have created a new micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light, an important first step in a whole host of new technologies. lesen...

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

Semiconductor Technology

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

09.06.15 - Researchers at IBM attach silicon photonic chips directly onto a processor package promising a faster, cheaper and lower energy future for computing systems, including cloud data centers. lesen...

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

Semiconductor Technology

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

10.06.15 - With data transfer rates over 100 Gb/s, communication between servers requires optical switches with faster switching time, broader band operation and larger capacity for switching elements. lesen...

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