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Antenna Bandwidth

05/29/2016 by Michael Rogers
If an element is at a center resonant frequency, it will show a negative gain gradient as one moves off its resonant frequency, is this 'area under th...
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Views: 328, Comments: 21
Last comment 06/13/2016 by RAMConsult
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Networking & Communications

94 blog entries, 1054 comments (0 Viewing)

Is the Internet a Utility?

06/15/2016 by HUSH
What’s your monthly internet bill look like? We are cordcutters in my house, so to facilitate our dozen streaming apps we pay for a ‘Turbo...
Pathfinder Tags: FCC Internet Net Neutrality utilities
Views: 326, Comments: 9
Last comment 06/20/2016 by adreasler

Shaping the Car of the Future

04/12/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Anyone who watches the nightly news knows that autonomy and connectivity will define the car of the future. While these technologies have separate ev...
Views: 123, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/12/2016 by Rixter
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Data Acquisition

101 blog entries, 693 comments (0 Viewing)

Techniques of Signal Isolation

06/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The Internet of Things (IoT) requires spatially distributed sensors, remote communications, isolated measurements, and remote control of motor speed a...
Views: 96, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/15/2016 by Mr. small

The Wheatstone Bridge: Still Alive and Kicking

05/04/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Invented in 1833, the Wheatstone bridge is still used today. The fundamentals are unchanged. A resistance is measured by applying a voltage across tw...
Views: 279, Comments: 13
Last comment 05/13/2016 by James Stewart
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Electronic Components

113 blog entries, 676 comments (0 Viewing)

Silver Nanowires Power Emerging Touchscreens

06/11/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As consumers migrate to flexible touchscreen technologies, researchers are looking for less costly alternatives to traditional touchscreen materials s...
Views: 74, Comments: 0

What Makes Your Smartphone Smart?

05/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Typically, a smartphone consists of components like microprocessors, system-on-a-chip (SoC) IC, cameras, sensors, display, operating system (OS),...
Views: 168, Comments: 6
Last comment 05/24/2016 by 70AARCuda
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Electronic Product Design

96 blog entries, 354 comments (0 Viewing)

Flying Board Not Fiction Anymore

06/27/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Back in 1989, the fictional movie "Back to the Future Part II" depicted flying boards transporting people around as the wave of the future. Now that f...
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Flexible Silicon Transistors Set New Speed Record

05/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Using low-temperature processes to pattern circuitry on single-crystalline silicon placed on a flexible polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrate...
Views: 107, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/24/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

80 blog entries, 610 comments (0 Viewing)

Sensing Water Leaks by Their Sound

05/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In a world suffering water shortages that promise only to get worse, simply detecting and correcting leaks in existing infrastructure can improve...
Views: 146, Comments: 5
Last comment 05/25/2016 by Bayes

High Levels of High-frequency Noise in Public Spaces

03/30/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Can a sound hurt you even though its frequency lies above the normal range of human hearing? A resounding "yes" according to research from the Univer...
Views: 153, Comments: 4
Last comment 04/01/2016 by Phys
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Wireless Technology Blog

111 blog entries, 2474 comments (0 Viewing)

High-Stakes Racing is the Newest Drone Application

05/18/2016 by HUSH
Even as an adult, I love small-scale radio-controlled vehicles. As a kid I had tons of RC cars, trucks and even a hovercraft. Today, my RC collectio...
Pathfinder Tags: drone racing radio control RF
Views: 178, Comments: 11
Last comment 05/20/2016 by Mikerho

Engineers Create Wi-Fi Using Less Power

04/10/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Wi-Fi uses a lot of energy and can drain the battery life of wireless devices. But, a university research team has found a way to create Wi-Fi transm...
Views: 241, Comments: 6
Last comment 04/11/2016 by Rixter
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Display Technologies

98 blog entries, 317 comments (0 Viewing)

Pop-up Ads Can Now Follow You Into the Real World

05/04/2016 by HUSH
For someone who lives so close to large metropolitan areas, billboards are a common sight. So much so that even though I regularly see up to several...
Pathfinder Tags: Advertisement billboard data collection marketing
Views: 159, Comments: 4
Last comment 05/06/2016 by adreasler

Bigger, Curvier, Higher Resolution — and Virtual Reality

03/03/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Last year's CES focused on 4K, and the resolution fight continued in 2016 with the SUHD format (an enhanced 4K experience). The trade show to end all...
Views: 71, Comments: 0
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Appliance Technology

77 blog entries, 526 comments (0 Viewing)

What Makes Your Smartphone Smart?

06/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Typically, a smartphone consists of components like microprocessors, system-on-a-chip (SoC) IC, cameras, sensors, display, operating system (OS), appl...
Views: 128, Comments: 5
Last comment 06/24/2016 by Phys

The IoT Struggles to Find a Home

04/22/2016 by HUSH
We've been told for several years that the Internet of Things (IoT) was going revolutionize how we interact with everything. From changing the therm...
Pathfinder Tags: engineering management home automation iot Nest
Views: 121, Comments: 3
Last comment 04/27/2016 by BestInShow
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Solutions for Industrial Computing

184 blog entries, 738 comments (0 Viewing)

Programmable Digital Power Control

04/06/2016 by SavvyExacta
The digital power IC market is forecast to grow more than 40% year over year until 2019. Applications outside of the server and telecommunication sec...
Views: 92, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/07/2016 by ci139
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Light & Laser Blog

128 blog entries, 1115 comments (0 Viewing)

The Key to Practical Optical Interconnects

02/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As metal conductors increasingly become the limiting factor in computer speed, silicon photonics technology generates ever more interest. Optical int...
Views: 126, Comments: 0

Drive By (Optoelectronic) Light

12/07/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Forget about those LED turn signals that were all the rage. The next big advance in automotive lighting will come from headlamps featuring adaptive L...
Views: 290, Comments: 5
Last comment 12/10/2015 by Brave Sir Robin
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Dawn of the Balance Scooter

12/02/2015 by HUSH
What did you do on Black Friday? If you're like me, you drove home from Thanksgiving and avoided leaving the house due to the yearly sales armageddo...
Pathfinder Tags: gyroscope mobility scooter Segway
Views: 524, Comments: 7
Last comment 02/13/2016 by geekykant
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
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Meet the Team: Bryan DeLuca, Director of Content and Publishing at Electronics360

01/08/2016 posted in The CR4 Admin Blog
You may have seen a recent post about CES from Bryan DeLuca. There was some confusion over whether he was spamming CR4. That's not the case; he's part...
Pathfinder Tags: Electronics360
Views: 256, Comments: 2
Last comment 01/11/2016 by 70AARCuda

Webinar Calendar - December 2015

12/17/2015 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
December is halfway over, but there's still one more webinar on the Engineering360 calendar for 2015. Webinars allow you to learn about specific topi...
Pathfinder Tags: microwave power RF Semiconductor
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Spotted on My Trail Camera

06/20/2015 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
Last month I set up a trail camera in a wooded part of my property. It's caught family members, a guy we don't know, and a few animals. I thought I'd...
Pathfinder Tags: ANIMAL SCIENCE trial cam
Views: 783, Comments: 34
Last comment 06/23/2015 by IdeaSmith

AM Broadcasting: A Rebirth?

01/17/2014 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
Picture this: you're an 8 year old on a Friday night in 1933, cross-legged on the floor next to your hulking, overheating Zenith console, impatientl...
Pathfinder Tags: digital broadcasting digital radio mondiale DRM shortwave
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