Breaking News
Content tagged with Sensors/Transducers
posted in August 2010
<<   <   Page 3 / 3
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.
<<   <   Page 3 / 3


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
1 Comment
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
6 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
34 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
128 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)