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Lithium-sulfur batteries show promise for replacing lithium-ion ones. Li-S offers energy densities of about 500 Whr/kg, vs. 150 to 200 Whr/kg for Li-ion versions. Further, Li-S batteries have been demonstrated to withstand 1,500 charge/discharge cycles. New research might bring the technology closer to commercialization. In the journal APL Materials, from AIP Publishing, a team of researchers led by Dr. Vasant Kumar at the University of Cambridge and Professor Renjie Chen at the Beijing Institute of Technology describe their design of a multifunctional sulfur cathode at the nanolevel to address performance-related...
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By Elizabeth Persico, Keysight Technologies* In my younger days, field trips were always a great adventure. As a grad student, traveling to a national conference...

by Rick Nelson Recent test innovations address components ranging from passive components to integrated circuits. New and enhanced test equipment ranges from bench-top instruments, such...

by Elizabeth Persico, Keysight Technologies* For those who’ve spent more than 15 years in and around the test equipment business, it may be hard to...

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Most RF and microwave analyzers have a superheterodyne architecture that down-converts the input signal to a lower IF, generally using several IF stages at...

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The military/aerospace (MIL/Aero) arena faces many test challenges as engineers design, maintain, and service defense systems. Test requirements extend from development through manufacturing and...

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DOCSIS 3.1 Protocol Analyzer The DP-1000 DOCSIS 3.1 protocol analyzer, developed with major industry players and designed for both DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 3.1, can...

As electronics technology has evolved toward increasing complexity, so too have test techniques, and you can expect rapid change as the Internet of Things...

The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) workshop held Oct. 17  at Northeastern University focused on nanotechnology applications involving human-performance measurement and medical diagnostics. The event was...

Electronic products generally can’t ship without meeting EMC, EMI, or ESD requirements. New instruments, power supplies, and filters can help ensure that your ICs...

Cloud computing, as one reference put it, is just another term for accessing services via the Internet. For small companies that may be true,...

Jitter measurements are among the most important ways of evaluating the performance of serial digital data links as well as clocks. The oscilloscope is...

“Pickering is about switching,” said Bob Stasonis, director of sales and marketing at Pickering Interfaces. “We are involved in switching on almost every platform...

The military/aerospace (MIL/Aero) arena faces many test challenges as engineers design, maintain, and service defense systems. Test requirements extend from development through manufacturing and...

Most RF and microwave analyzers have a superheterodyne architecture that down-converts the input signal to a lower IF, generally using several IF stages at...