Music to your ears: New transducers meet electrostatic headphones

19 April 2018

Despite their high quality and accurate audio reproduction, electrostatic speakers can be prohibitively expensive, sometimes fragile and until recently, were…

Analog Clock Motor Driver

16 April 2018
By Dialog Semiconductor

Even in a digital world, classic analog clocks have a timeless style that is here to stay.  We can use…

Designing Digitally Tunable Microwave Filter MMICs

12 April 2018
By Plextek RFI

Tunable filters are a vital component in broadband receivers and transmitters for defence and test/measurement applications. The very low component…

Tackling the challenges of medical device security

28 March 2018
By Alex Wilson and Andreas Rollmann, Wind River

By Alex Wilson and Andreas Rollmann, Wind River In conversations with medical device manufacturers about innovation and the major business…

How Integrated Thermal Protection Technology Can Prevent Solid State Relay Failure in Industrial Systems

16 February 2018
By Rogelio Castaneda and Oscar Rivera, Sensata Technologies

Most large motor-driven machinery requires a system attached to the motor’s power supply that will sense overheating and turn off…

Accelerating Custom Capacitor Design with Simulation Apps

19 January 2018
By Sarah Fields, Technical marketing engineer, Comsol

Capacitors are ubiquitous across common electrical devices used today, as well as in applications where extreme conditions must be considered….

Wireless Positioning and Location Awareness

14 December 2017
By Alan Bensky, Wireless communications consultant, Ateret Radio Engineering

It seems that people like to know where they are, and where their family and friends happen to be at…

Why do I need to test my assemblies and what do I need?

29 November 2017
By JTAG Technologies

Introduction There’s an old saying in the engineering industry that simply states: ‘If it hasn’t been tested then it doesn’t…

Single Chip Front End Module (FEM) for 28GHz 5G

21 November 2017
By Plextek RFI

The Front End Module (FEM) is an essential component required to enable future mm-wave 5G systems, providing the final stages of amplification in a transmitter and…

Understanding and specifying RF filters

27 October 2017
By Andy Treble, Director, EuroQuartz

In today’s digital age, analogue methods used in RF filters are something of a black art. Here, Andy Treble, Sales…