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.

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Products: Materials
Video Spotlight on Products and Services
See which products and services the video spotlight is on, including a static testing system from Instron, the SIGMA Laser Stent and Tube Cutting System, medical micro molding services from AccuMold, sterilization solutions and lab testing and advisory services from Sotera Health, electric linear actuators from Thomson, nitinol components from Confluent Medical, and Interpower's power cords.
Products: Electronics & Computers
See where the product focus is this month: power supplies, including power entry modules from Schurter, XP Power's AC-DC power modules, highly compact power supplies from Cosel Co. Ltd., and binder USA's coded panel-mount parts.
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Briefs: Medical

An aging population and a recognition that early detection of ailments enhances life expectancy and reduces costs mean that the number of healthcare applications is growing rapidly. While powering...

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Briefs: Wearables

Scientists have developed a flexible battery as thin as a human cornea, which stores electricity when it is immersed in saline solution, and which could one day power smart...

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Products: Imaging
See the new products and services, including a low-capacity torque sensor from Sensor Technology, Dymax' first medical product in its new Hybrid Light-Curable series of adhesives, a bone screw inspection and measurement module from VisionX, and more.
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Supplements: Medical
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
See the new products and services, including servo motor drives, leak testing equipment, rupture disk product selection, an automated regrinding system, and more.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
The product focus is on power supplies this month.
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Briefs: Wearables
The next step in wearables is to shrink the size of the devices while offering more comfortable shapes and additional features and wireless communications capabilities.
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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See the new products and services for January 2023, including a microscale 3D printing system, low-viscosity silicone, and more.
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Supplements: Photonics/Optics
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
New products and services for December 2022, including a medical power offering, miniature solenoid valves, medical laser optics, and more.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
In order for wearables to be functional and practical, they need to have batteries that are stretchable and highly deformable.
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Features: Medical
Miniaturized sensor technology allows engineers to build more functionality into less space than ever before; but they require more battery power.
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Products: Medical
Compact Digital Microscope

Vision Engineering, New Milford, CT, has launched a new, compact digital microscope for a wide range of applications. The VE Cam digital microscope is available in two variants with...

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Products: Materials
Metal additive manufacturing, high-performance grease, filters, and more.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
Look at four of 2022's standout power supplies.
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Briefs: Medical
The device harnesses the thermal energy generated by body heat.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
Winners will be announced in Medical Design Briefs and here on MedicalDesignBriefs.com.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new design improves the conversion efficiency and power density of the chip.
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Products: Photonics/Optics
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
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Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
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INSIDER: Medical

Scientists have developed a soft and stretchable battery that is powered by human perspiration. The prototype battery consists of printed silver flake electrodes that generate electricity in the...

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Technology Leaders: Design
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
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R&D: Design
The cardiac pacemaker of the future could be powered by the heart itself.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
A new series of medical desktop ac-dc power supplies is available from CUI.
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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Medical pipettes, syringes, and mesotherapy devices often move loads linearly instead of rotationally.
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R&D: Energy
An innovative system may provide a new option to use directed energy for biomedical applications.
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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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