Designing PCBs

29 July, 2015 by | Supplied by: QualiEco Circuits Pty Ltd

Designing and manufacturing PCBs is a complex process that involves many steps and considerations. This is the first article in a three-part series on designing PCB. This article details the types of PCBs and explains why it's important for designers to understand manufacturers' capability statements.

Future quantum technology

29 July, 2015 by

Researchers have discovered a new type of photonic channels, where back and forth are not equal distances. Such a system has been a missing component for building quantum photonic circuits on a large scale.

Power supplies in industrial plants

28 July, 2015 by Bianca Aichinger, Product Marketing Manager | Supplied by: RECOM Asia Pte Ltd

DIN rail power supplies play a central role in industrial plants but often attract little attention, despite the fact that power supply failures can bring production to a halt, causing huge costs.

Synthesising graphene in silicon microelectronics

23 July, 2015 by American Institute of Physics

Korean researchers have developed a microelectronics-compatible method to grow 4″ diameter, high-quality, multilayer graphene on desired silicon substrates.

Power supplies 101

23 July, 2015 by | Supplied by: Digi-Key Electronics

Power supplies are essential components of electronic devices. The basics of linear and switching power supplies, along with their benefits, are detailed in the article below.

Design democratisation

10 July, 2015 by Paul Cox | Supplied by: MathWorks Australia

Supporting a burgeoning spirit of 'democratisation' in micro-manufacturing, 3D printing is quickly growing in popularity across Australia's active community of makers.

Algocraft WriteNow! ISP programming technology

04 July, 2015 by | Supplied by: Redback Test Services

Algocraft has designed WriteNow! ISP programming technology that allows users to reach the theoretical programming speed for any given device on up to eight devices at once.

National Instruments LabVIEW 2015 system design software

04 July, 2015 by | Supplied by: National Instruments Aust Pty Ltd

NI LabVIEW is a development environment optimised for engineers and scientists creating test, measurement and control applications.

Mathworks MATLAB Release 2015a design software

02 July, 2015 by | Supplied by: MathWorks Australia

With MATLAB Release 2015a, enhancements to signal processing and wireless communications products make it easy to analyse signals. Users can perform antenna-to-bits simulation, over-the-air testing and smart RF design, as well as develop real-time DSP algorithms for streaming audio devices and smart sensors.

Würth Elektronik eiSos wireless power coils

29 June, 2015 by | Supplied by: Wurth Elektronik EiSos

Würth Elektronik eiSos is expanding its portfolio of wireless power-transfer products, offering two transmitter and three receiver coils that are suitable for charging wearables and mobile devices.

How insulator materials affect connectors at work

01 June, 2015 by | Supplied by: Bishop & Associates

The material used in a connector design significantly impacts its overall performance. Bob Stanton, technology director at Omnetics Connector Corp, takes a look at how insulator materials affect connectors at work.

RECOM REDIN series 'fit and forget' DIN rail power supply

29 May, 2015 by | Supplied by: RECOM Asia Pte Ltd

RECOM's DIN rail power supply, the REDIN series with 45 and 60 W power, is available with standard output voltages of 12 and 24 VDC, adjustable by a front cover potentiometer.

Analog Devices ADALM1000 active learning module

26 May, 2015 by | Supplied by: element14

Analog Devices has launched the ADALM1000, a learning ecosystem for mixed-signal circuit designs. The product is suitable for teachers, students, electronic design engineers, hobbyists and makers that can benefit from a portable source measure unit that works by streaming to a desktop computer or laptop.

Self-destructing electronic devices

26 May, 2015 by

University of Illinois researchers have developed heat-triggered self-destructing electronic devices, a step towards greatly reducing electronic waste and boosting sustainability in device manufacturing.

Australian start-up locks in a deal with Tesla

21 May, 2015 by

Canberra start-up Reposit Power has locked in a contract that will see Tesla batteries sold with Reposit's technology installed in them.

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