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Reality check needed: New technology doubles solar conversion efficiency
SmartEnergy Designline Blog  
8/9/2010   18 comments
Researchers at Stanford have developed a cesium-coated gallium nitride PETE device that converts both light and heat into electrical energy, potentially doubling the efficiency of solar panels.
Position sensing in vehicles: how new magnetic encoder technology helps ensure accurate, fault-free sensor outputs
Design How-To  
8/9/2010   2 comments
Angle and motion sensors are widely used in vehicles for applications such as pedal position-sensing, throttle control, and in transmissions and steering wheels. It hardly needs stating that, particularly in steering systems and the throttle, reliable operation is absolutely essential to the safety of the driver, passengers, other road users and pedestrians. Automotive sensors, then, must be extremely robust, and perform reliably for the whole life of the vehicle.
Book explores the increasingly vital world of small antenna theory, design
Blog  
8/9/2010   5 comments
As products get smaller, the antenna is an integral part and challenge of the design and product
Power Tips #5: Buck-boost design uses a buck controller
Design How-To  
8/4/2010   Post a comment
A negative output voltage buck-boost, sometimes called a negative flyback, operating at 50% duty-cycle provides an output voltage equal to the input voltage, only opposite in polarity.
Power Tip 26: Current distribution in high-frequency conductors
Design How-To  
8/4/2010   11 comments
Understand how the skin effect can apply to wires, such as used in switching-converter windings
ASIC performs ambient noise cancellation during a voice call or music playback.
Product News  
8/4/2010   3 comments
Wolfson’s latest stereo headphone driver employs its proprietary digital ambient noise cancellation technology, enabling electronics manufacturers to provide consumers with cost-effective, mass market, noise canceling headphones and headsets.
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Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
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As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

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Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

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The Other Tesla
David Blaza
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I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...