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20-year PXI development has seen continued growth

PXI has blazed a trail since its introduction in 1997 by National Instruments with growth that has remained in the double digits, according to...

Engineers push to make the world greener and extend battery life

The drive for efficiency and long battery life implies that power considerations play a key role in designs—from battery-powered mobile devices and electric vehicles...

5G development efforts accelerate

This year is shaping up to be a critical one for 5G with the pace of development efforts accelerating. Several 5G-related topics have hit...

Identifying transistor-level yield limiters in the FinFET era

As the digital semiconductor manufacturing process moves into the FinFET era, more and more front-end-of-line (FEOL) defects are observed due to extremely small feature...

Sensors Expo offers gamut from components to networks

Sensors Expo & Conference will convene June 27-29 in San Jose. Event organizers say more than 300 exhibitors will demonstrate products that measure acceleration,...

Light provides right insight for medical imaging

Recently, at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco, imec introduced a new sensor with the potential to enhance developments in medical imaging. Headquartered in...

Test, inspection drive Industry 4.0 at IPC Apex Expo

The IPC Apex Expo 2017 got underway Feb. 14 in San Diego with a keynote address by the actor Mayim Bialik, who also earned...

No ticketing for autonomous vehicles?

My editorial in the February 2013 issue is titled “Ticketing autonomous vehicles.” A high-school student researching self-driving cars came across that and asked for...

EE – May 2017 Product Picks

Sampling oscilloscopes New two- and four-channel 25-GHz models in the PicoScope 9300 family of sampling oscilloscopes support fifth-harmonic capture for data up to and including...