Electronic Products & Technology


June 28, 2017 by Mick Kulikowski and Mehmet Ozturk, North Carolina State University

New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics

North Carolina State University engineers designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that could rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronics using body heat as its only energy source.
June 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Connectors deliver one-touch locking for automated assembly processes

KYOCERA 6810 Series One-touch Locking flexible printed circuit (FPC) and flat-flex cable (FFC) electronic connectors provide automatic locking upon full insertion, a key feature to support automated manufacturing and robotic assembly processes. Durable devices are heat resistant up to 125°C…
June 22, 2017 by James Urton, University of Washington

Connecting biology with electronics – be rigid, yet flexible

If you want to interface electronics and biology, you need a material that effectively communicates across those two realms - reports University of Washington
June 20, 2017 by Sarah Derouin, Stanford University News

Stanford U researchers develop flexible, organic, biodegradable semiconductor

A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
June 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

Frame grabber achieves data transfer rates of up to 25Gbps

TELEDYNE DALSA  Xtium-CXP PX8 half-length CoaXPress frame grabber combines industry-leading performance and feature sets and extensive camera support. Product is fully supported by Sapera LT SDK and firm’s DALSA’s Trigger-to-Image-Reliability platform. Product takes full advantage of the PCIe Gen 2.0 platform using PCIe x 8 slots…
June 19, 2017 by From National Research Council Canada

NRC and uOttawa capture the first-ever holographic images of the quantum wave function of an electron

For the first time ever, physicists from three continents have been able to completely measure and describe the quantum-mechanical wave function of an ionized electron by using attosecond science techniques. This breakthrough was made by physicists from the National Research…
June 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Heat sinks come in extruded, stamped versions

CUI Aluminum heat sinks are available in both extruded and stamped versions, are compatible with TO 218, TO 220, TO 252 and TO 263 transistor packages. Designed to improve the heat dissipation of low and high power board level applications,…
June 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Quality assurance system optional for wire crimping machines

SCHLEUNIGER WireCam optional quality assurance system for firm’s CrimpCenters monitors the stripping results and certain properties of positioned seals. A camera takes a picture of the processed wire end, while the wire is in motion, or ‘on-the-fly’. Based on a…
June 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Low viscosity conformal coating delivers 20cP viscosity

DYMAX Multi-Cure 9452-FC conformal coating is formulated with a new technology as an alternative to thin, solvent-based conformal coatings. With a viscosity of 20cP, the 100% solids material provides a thin coating that is more environmentally friendly than solvent-based alternatives.…
June 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

Automotive, aerospace, materials to benefit from graphene

While many industries will benefit from the remarkable properties of graphene, three stand out as having the greatest potential – automotive, aerospace and materials. A new report predicts that this trio will make strong gains from graphene within a 5-10-year…
June 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

SMD, BGA rework stations are versatile

PDR AMERICA IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA rework stations are versatile systems suitable for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/uBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized pcbs. Product is available in three models – IR-E3S Standard, IR-E3G Gold and IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB…
June 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Optically clear cured silicone enhances low temp serviceability

MASTER BOND MasterSil 157 two component silicone system suitable for potting and encapsulation applications, provides low viscosity and low exotherm. Product boosts electrical insulation properties and can cure in sections beyond 1 inch thick. Product is serviceable over the wide…