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Propelled into a New Performance Universe with Galaxie

HERMES Award 2015

Propelled into a New Performance Universe with Galaxie

This year's HERMES AWARD goes to Wittenstein AG. One of the most prestigious innovation prizes, the award was presented to the company at the HANNOVER MESSE Opening Ceremony. lesen...

Operating the Smart Home from the Top of Mount Everest

Smart Home

Operating the Smart Home from the Top of Mount Everest

"Home is wherever you are" – the home control specialist Fibaro is planning a real spectacle based on this motto: mountaineer Mariusz Małkowski will climb Mount Everest and control a smart home system in New Jersey (USA) from the highest mountain in the world. lesen...

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...

Socionext starts operations

System-on-Chip

Socionext starts operations

Socionext, the newly formed system on chip company announced the start of operations. The organization has completed the consolidation of the system LSI businesses of Fujitsu Limited and Panasonic Corporation, and secured an investment from the Development Bank of Japan 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...

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How to integrate all components of a POL converter into the inductor

Passive Components

How to integrate all components of a POL converter into the inductor

06.11.15 - Inductors are the largest components in POL converters and are hard to integrate. With the PSI2 concept it is possible to reduce the size of the POL converter by integrating all other components into the Inductor. lesen...

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Connection systems

Micro parallel board connectors – Smaller, smarter and faster

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Robust power electronics through improved mounting technologies

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