Woodie Flowers: Things, Not Theory
News & Analysis 7/17/2017 23 comments
The legendary MIT professor who helped start the FIRST Robotics Competition discusses what engineers need. In Part 1, Flowers explains how engineering is about solving practical problems.
Anatomy of ATE PCB Assembly
Blog 7/11/2017 Post a comment
An automatic test equipment (ATE) PCB (a.k.a. a test board) is at the heart of all major test activities targeted at verifying a specific semiconductor chip's functionality.
NASA Wants Tricorder for Mars
News & Analysis 7/3/2017 3 comments
A group of researchers working on the Mars mission at NASA wants an all-in-one portable scientific instrument for testing the red planetís rocks.
IMS 2017: 10 Things Not 5G
News & Analysis 6/14/2017 Post a comment
The 2017 International Microwave Symposium, billed as #Hawaii5G, had much more. Here are 10 samples of things that don't fall under the 5G hype.
Fake IC Battle Gets a New Weapon
News & Analysis 5/22/2017 3 comments
A new technology lets engineers identify rogue devices with the speed and resolution needed to make it practical for industry and university labs.
AI Tapped to Improve Design
News & Analysis 2/3/2017 14 comments
Nine companies and three universities are exploring how machine learning could tackle difficult problems in electronics design.