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Special Report - Applications

Special Report - Applications

Pondering performance as devices proliferate

As more and more devices proliferate and make use of limited spectrum, issues related to electromagnetic compatibility become critical. Electrical and electronics engineers designing...

Forging a bright future for IC and package quality

Vendors are taking a variety of approaches to boosting semiconductor quality and reducing time to market. Offerings range from instrument modules in PXI and...

WLAN, radar, IoT, V2X to complement 5G at IMS

This year, Hawaii is hosting the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), a key annual international meeting for microwave technologists. Co-located with IMS are...

Pivotal year sees standardization proceed

This year is shaping up to be a critical one for 5G, as several participants in 5G development have pointed out. Efforts at standardization...

Technology drives healthcare innovation

Electronics and related technologies play key roles in medical applications. Those roles include acquiring data, processing it, communicating it to caregivers, allowing caregivers to...

Tools extend from DFT software to X-rays

Printed-circuit-board test and inspection becomes challenging as component sizes shrink and access disappears. Solutions include design and DFT software; probes and fixtures; in-circuit, flying-probe,...

From USB 3.1 to 400GbE, data rates push limits

As engineers pursue high-speed serial-bus, backplane, memory-interface, and network designs, they face significant challenges relating to a variety of interfaces and standards, including USB...

Tackling challenges in the time and frequency domains

Successful product design and test increasingly call for expertise in RF/microwave, EMC/EMI, and high-speed digital technologies. Issues extend from compliance to signal and power...

Leveraging medical device test

Computers and specialized electronics have had a major impact on the medical profession. At the high end are computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance...

Vehicle communications drive test challenges

Connected cars are evolving into mobile data centers, with communications extending from CAN, LIN, and FlexRay to MOST and BroadR-Reach. And cellular and wireless...