Electronics

Power Supplies & Batteries

Power supplies are essential to a variety of medical devices, from MRI equipment to robotic surgical devices. Learn about the medical power supply market and requirements for compliance. Explore technical briefs, white papers, and products.

Latest Briefs & News

Products: Packaging & Sterilization
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
R&D: Electronics & Computers

A research team has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes. The team says the portable skin mapping (imaging) device could be used to assess...

Briefs: Connectivity
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Products: Materials
Curable adhesives, thermoelectric coolers, DC power supplies, and more.
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Products: Medical
Hospital-grade plugs, configurable platforms, solid-state relays, and more.
Features: Imaging
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.
Features: Electronics & Computers
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This relationship is important to understand when developing the end system.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Sleep-tracking sensors, stepper motors, electromechanical actuators, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Proportional control, modular connectors, power supplies, and more.
Technology Leaders: Design
Ventilators are mission-critical to sustaining life and require a robust design to ensure they maintain the necessary up-time for patient care.
Products: Materials
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Power-Entry Module

A new power entry module from Schurter, Santa Rosa, CA, integrates an IEC inlet, circuit breaker, and mains filter, with optional IP protection. The...

Products: Electronics & Computers
DC-DC Converters

New Yorker Electronics, Northvale, NJ, offers a family of 2- and 3.5-W DC-DC converters for medical applications from Polytron Devices. The 2:1 input range MTWA2 and MTWA4 2-...

Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics

People and power don’t mix well, and this is particularly true when people are medical patients. Aside from the more usual environment of a medical facility, patients are also...

Products: Medical
External PSUs

XP Power, Tokyo, Japan, has released two series of external power supplies that are intended for modern medical applications, including safety approvals...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
UV-LED Light Engines

Innovations in Optics, Woburn, MA, offers high-power, UV LED light engines. The LumiBright™ UV-LED Light Engines feature UV die arrays bonded on...

Global Innovations: Energy

Researchers at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable, and safe...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical Device Manufacturing Software

Master Control, Salt Lake City, UT, has released a software platform designed to automate production and improve operational quality....

News: Electronics & Computers

A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, has made a breakthrough in the field of noninvasive robotic device...

Features: Electronics & Computers

For many high-power RF applications, the “Q factor” of embedded capacitors is one of the most important characteristics in the design of circuits. This includes products such as cellular/telecom...

Features: Electronics & Computers

The medical device industry often looks to independent distributors to address chronic shortages in the availability of electronic components. Direct sourcing of...

Products: Materials
Medical Adhesives

Epoxy Technology, Billerica, MA, has completed ISO 10993 testing of its previously Class VI adhesives, as well as the addition of 12 new...

R&D: Electronics & Computers

Super-elastic multifunctional super-coiled fibers can stretch up to 16 times maximum and maintain electronic characteristics at the same time. The new fibers can be used in various electronic...

Products: Packaging & Sterilization
Heat Pipes

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Norwood, MA, has expanded its line of high-performance, off-the-shelf, flat and round heat pipes from 33 to 350. The high-performance...

Products: Medical
Switching Power Supplies

An AC/DC switching power supply series from Bicker Elektronik, Donauwoerth, Germany, has been developed for space-saving installation in medical devices and...

From the Editor: Electronics & Computers

The IoMT has ushered in a new era for connected medical technology. But battery life is often mentioned as one of the impediments to the...

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