The promise of molecular electronics

16 November 2021
By Dr Andrea Vezzoli, a Royal Society Research Fellow from the Department of Chemistry and Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy at the University of Liverpool

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are using PI actuators to precisely hold and manipulate single molecules in their research…

MEMS Accelerometer Performance Comes of Age

10 November 2021
By Ed Spence Analog Devices, Inc

In the June/July 2016 Uptime article, “Condition Monitoring and MEMS Accelerometers: What You Need to Know,”1 several attributes of microelectromechanical…

Selecting antennas for ADAS and telematic applications

13 October 2021
By Edoardo Genovese, Technical Development Manager RF Europe, TTI

This white paper investigates the critical characteristics of antennas for various driver assistance and telematics applications, from 5G-based V2X to…

How to Design a GaN PA MMIC

24 September 2021
By PRFI Ltd

This white paper describes how to design a custom GaN PA MMIC using a commercially available GaN-on-SiC foundry process. It…

Active Battery Cell Balancing

21 July 2021
By Kevin Scott and Sam Nork, Analog Devices, Inc.

With passive and active cell balancing, each cell in the battery stack is monitored to maintain a healthy battery state…

Potting and encapsulating – avoiding voids

21 April 2021
By Paul Whitehead, BSc CEng MIET, Strategic Accounts Manager, INTERTRONICS

Introduction Formulators of multi-component adhesives, potting and encapsulation materials are careful not to supply products with entrapped air. They do…

Physical Size Allocations for RF Electronics in Digital Beamforming Phased Arrays

27 January 2021
By Peter Delos Analog Devices, Inc

Introduction Phased array radars and active electronically scanned arrays (AESA) have been in use and deployed within the aerospace and…

Improving Quality Inspections for Electronics with AI

11 December 2020
By Vesa Tormanen, VP of Product Management and Engineering, Neurala

Manufacturers face immense pressure to deliver high-quality products. Even the smallest of overlooked defects can render a product useless, resulting…

Wireless Current Sense Circuit Floats with Sense Resistor

10 December 2020
By Kris Lokere, Strategic applications manager for signal chain products, at ADI

Introduction Measuring the current that flows through a sense resistor seems easy. Amplify the voltage, read it with an ADC,…

A New Approach to Software is Needed to Unleash the Full Power of Manycore/Multicore Processing

23 October 2020
By Rolland Dudemaine, VP Engineering, eSOL Europe.

When combined with a distributed-microkernel OS, today’s highly-efficient manycore processors can endow autonomous systems with human-like skills, explains Rolland Dudemaine,…