2022-05-11 - Texas Instruments Inc.

TI’s solid-state relays tout industry-leading reliability

TI's new portfolio of solid-state relays can help make EVs safer while reducing solution size up to 90% and cost…

2022-04-25 - Pete Millett

Why microstepping in stepper motors isn’t as good as you think

When designing a motion control system using stepper motors, do not assume that the holding torque of motor still applies…

2022-01-20 - Bill Schweber

After all these years, brushed motors still alive and kicking

Despite the ascendance of brushless and stepper motors, the classic brushed DC motor is still viable for many cutting-edge applications.

2020-10-14 - Chang Fei Yee

Study of fiber weave effect on PCB with 3DEM modelling

This article studies the fiber weave effect on PCB in terms of mode conversion and differential insertion loss due to…

2020-10-06 - Bill Schweber

Reed relays switch to new designs, applications

Ancient electromechanical components still have an irreplaceable role...

2020-08-10 - Nitin Dahad

Adaptive listening sensor ‘learns’ background noise

Piezoelectric MEMS technology company Vesper has announced its next generation microphone based on a listening sensor which ‘learns’ from background…

2020-07-13 - Andrew Dereka

Keeping cool with thermoelectric cooler assemblies

With the ability to heat and cool, thermoelectric cooler assemblies deliver precise temperature control in a compact size, while their…

2020-05-13 - Bill Schweber

Terahertz waves and acoustic modulation: A datalink “Odd Couple”?

Researchers have mixed two radically different forms of energy waves, using laser-generated acoustic pulses to modulate terahertz waves generated by…

2020-05-08 - Tim Dhuyvetter

Improving haptic feedback with piezoelectric transducers

Introduction to piezoelectric haptics provides the pros and cons of each and details piezoelectric transducer principles, theory, and modelling along…

2017-01-02 - R. Cittadini, F. Poulin

Microphone amplifier for your PDAs

TS97x family is available in thin and compact packages for use in PDA or cellular phones as well as in…