Piezoelectric Technology: A Primer News & Analysis 8/10/2000 Post a comment Piezoelectric ceramics have unusual properties in both the electrical and mechanical domains. CTS Wireless Components' James R. Phillips presents the basic principals used to both understand and design piezoelectric structures and devices.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.