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Explore the advancements in medical electronics and instrumentation, including new embedded systems and power supplies. Read technical briefs that demonstrate successful engineering applications.

Laser Components USA, Inc., Hudson, NH, presents assembled patchcords based on UV fibers for immediate application. UV fiber assemblies are required for many applications, for example in fluorescence...

Products: Electronics & Computers
World’s Most Powerful Form C Reed Switch

HSI Sensing (Hermetic Switch, Inc.), Chickasha, OK, created a quality line of high-power, high-voltage reed switches, engineered for fluid processing applications, including the world’s...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Ultra Precision Chip Resistors

KOA Speer Electronics, Inc., Bradford, PA, introduces the 0402 (1E) size of their RN73H line of ultra precision chip resistors. These thin film (metal) chip resistors feature high heat resistance (up to...

Products: Electronics & Computers
TVS Diode Arrays

Littelfuse, Inc., Chicago, IL, introduces the SRDA3.3 Series TVS Diode Array – SPA® Diodes. The SRDA3.3 Series integrates low-capacitance steering diodes with an additional zener diode to protect data lines...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Compact One Watt DC-DC Converter

Murata Power Solutions, Inc., Mansfield, MA, announced its MEJ1 series of isolated 1 Watt DC-DC converters. Encapsulated in a 7- pin SIP package, the series offers basic and supplementary isolation to the...

Digi-Key Corporation, Thief River Falls, MN, announced its agreement to distribute IPDiA products worldwide. IPDiA provides innovative 3D silicon sub-mounts, 3D silicon RF, and 3D silicon capacitor...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
First 20nm All Programmable Device

Xilinx, Inc., San Jose, CA, Xilinx has now taped out the semiconductor industry’s first 20nm device, and the PLD industry’s first 20nm All Programmable device. Xilinx has also implemented the...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Thermocouple to Digital Converters

Mouser Electronics, Inc., Mansfield, TX, is now stocking highly accurate 1-wire Thermocouple to Digital Converters from Maxim Integrated. MAX31850 and MAX31851 ease design effort and lower system cost. The...

Cognex Corporation, Natick, MA, has released a new vision system and image engine for OEM devices. The Advantage 100 vision system is a compact (23mm x 44mm x 54mm), enclosed vision...

Products: Materials
Light Curing Adhesives

DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC, Sudbury, MA, announces that its new light curing DELO-KATIOBOND product lineup has been engineered specifically for exceptionally fast seal-bonding functions in the production of...

Ironwood Electronics, Eagan, MN, introduced a new LGA socket addressing high performance requirements for 2.54mm pitch devices - CBT-LGA-5002. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 19 gram actuation...

Products: Electronics & Computers
GT-43007 Power Supply AC Adapter

GlobTek, Northvale, NJ, announces that its Series GT-43007 wall plug in power supply AC adapter’s operating temperature specifications have been tested, certified, and upgraded to -40°C to +40°C for...

News: Medical
Silver Printed Fabric for Wearable Electronics

Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory, Middlesex, UK, Electronics Interconnection group has developed a new method to produce conductive textiles. This new technique could make integrating electronics into all types of clothing simple and practical by enabling lightweight circuits to be...

News: Electronics & Computers
Guiding Nanowire Growth for Self-Integrated Circuits

Those scientists working with tiny components in nanoelectronics say that the nano-components are so small that arranging them with external tools is impossible. Their only solution is to create the proper conditions for them to assemble themselves. Previously, researchers had developed...

Insulating and jacketing material options for wire and cable are innumerable, even if the field is narrowed to those with some qualification for use in medical electronics....

News: Medical
Creating a ‘Bioartificial’ Kidney

Nephrologist William Fissell IV, MD, associate professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, is intent on creating and mass-producing an implantable bioartificial kidney for people with chronic kidney disease who would otherwise be forced onto dialysis.

Briefs: Medical
Wireless Body Area Networks for Health Monitoring

Faculty in the departments of electrical and computer engineering are leading research in mHealth at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. mHealth capitalizes on what Dr. Emil Jovanov, associate dean for graduate education and research in the College of Engineering, calls “major...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
R&D Roundup: August
Student Device May Help Avoid Repeated Breast Cancer Surgeries

During a lumpectomy, surgeons can’t immediately tell whether all the cancer cells were removed. The excised tissue must be preserved and analyzed in a...

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News: Electronics & Computers
Elastic Electronics Grows Own Wires

A team of engineers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, found that networks of spherical nanoparticles embedded in elastic materials could make the best stretchy conductors. Flexible electronics have a wide variety of possibilities, they say, from bendable displays and batteries to medical implants that...

News: Medical
Building 3D Structures with Liquid Metal

Scientists at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, developed a 3D printing technology to create free-standing structures made out of liquid metal at room temperature. They discovered that a liquid metal alloy of gallium and indium reacts to the oxygen in the air at room temperature to form a...

R&D: Electronics & Computers
New Class of Transparent, Stretchable Electrodes Created

Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology (UNIST), South Korea, has created contact lenses fitted with inorganic light-emitting diode, and tested them on a live rabbit with no side effects. This new class of hybrid transparent and stretchable electrodes, they say, could pave the...

Laird Technologies, Inc., Earth City, MO, BL600 modules make it easy to add single-mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), or Bluetooth Smart™, to small, portable, power-conscious devices,...

Products: Medical
NEW CATALOG M60.2

Keystone Electronics Corp., Astoria, NY, has released the 2nd edition of its full line catalog of interconnect components and electronic hard ware featuring more than 5,000 quality products within easy-to-locate product...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Mercury-Free Nickel Zinc Batteries

VARTA Microbattery, White Plains, NY, announces new mercury-free primary Nickel Zinc (NiOOH) Battery Systems. VARTA Microbattery's nickel zinc cells are developed as an ideal cost-effective and highly...

Products: Electronics & Computers
4kW High Voltage Power Supply Family

Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corp., Hauppauge, NY, introduces its new STA Series of 4kW high voltage power supplies. Units with positive or negative polarities and outputs ranging from 1kV to 70kV...

Products: Electronics & Computers
EP13 Plus DC/DC Transformer Platform

Pulse Electronics Corporation, San Diego, CA, announces its new EP13 Plus platform that delivers 25% more power handling capability than the industry standard EP13 platform in the same PCB footprint. This...

API Technologies Corp., Orlando, FL, announces its latest NTC thermistors, Surge-Gard™ inrush current limiting devices, which help reduce circuit failures and lower rectifier costs by reducing required...

Tasked with the design and build of a fully automated in vitro diagnostics (IVD) bottling plant, an engineering firm specializing in the development of analytical medical equipment found...

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