Electrical Engineering

New UVa center part of $200M microelectronics initiative

A new, multimillion-dollar center at the University of Virginia will bring together researchers from eight universities to ease data access.<p>The …

Business

Fender’s American Original Series marries classic guitars with modern tech

The spirit of rock ‘n’ roll is the spirit of innovation. The boundary pushing that defined the genre during rock’s golden age between 1950 and 1970 …

Guitar

Scientists discover catalyst to convert CO2 into something very useful

With so much CO2 in our atmosphere as a result of decades of unfettered pollution, it’s about time we found a way to convert it into something useful.<p>…

Engineering

Introducing: The URWERK AMC, An Atomic Clock-Controlled Take On The Breguet Sympathique

Quick Take<p>URWERK has just announced that they're working on what sounds like a very unusual (and extremely technically) challenging project: a modern …

Watches

Research team determines how electron spins interact with crystal lattice in nickel oxide

Researchers at UC Riverside used an unconventional approach to determine the strength of the electron spin interactions with the optical phonons in …

Quantum Mechanics

New Part Day: MEMS Loudspeakers

MEMS, or <i>M</i>icro <i>E</i>lectro<i>M</i>echanical <i>S</i>ystems, are the enabling technology that brings us smartphones, quadcopters, tire pressure monitors, and a million …

Engineering

R-07 | High Resolution Audio Recorder

Recorder Part<p>Tracks<p>2 (stereo)<br>4 (stereo x2) * WAV x 2 recording mode only<p>Signal Processing<p>AD/DA conversion: 24 bits, 44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz<p>Data Type<p><b>[For</b> …

Audiophile

Tuesday's Newsletter: IoT Tech Focus

Coming to your inbox tomorrow: <i>Circuit Cellar’s</i> <b>IoT Technology Focus</b> newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter covers what’s happening with Internet-of-Things …

Internet of Things

7 High-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree

An associate's degree in web development or nursing can set you up for a career that pays well and is in high demand.<p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Careers

Shedding some light on light

Today's topic is going to be light, as in "illumination," not as in "frivolous." But first, a story about how I came up with this topic.<p>I want to …

Thomas Edison

HKU Faculty of Engineering – Master’s degree curricula - Engineering a greater future

<b>[Sponsored Article]</b><p>The Faculty of Engineering is one of the two founding faculties of The University of Hong Kong when it was established in 1911. …

MBA

The Vegas Pinball Hall of Fame astounds us with a huge, rare collection | Ars Technica

Two-player pinball, ultra-rare machines, and Peppy the Clown are ready to entertain you.<p>LAS VEGAS—When we weren't pounding the pavement at last …

Las Vegas

Are you chained to your desk for work? Researcher says it increases risk of heart disease

The researcher says that even slim-looking people are at high-risk of chronic illnesses like type 2 diabetes and heart diseases.<p>People who spend a …

Diabetes

Clever app-controlled analog split-flap display for your home or office

Vestaboard is a clever app-controlled version of the old split-flap display that you'd see in train stations of yore. It's the same electromechanical …

Engineering

Are Cloaking Devices Coming? Metalens-Shaped Light May Lead The Way

Combining nanotechnology of two different varieties might be the game-changer we’ve always dreamed of.<p>For as long as human beings have been writing …

Engineering

Cyberattacks could lead to use of nuclear weapons

The world's nuclear weapons may be more vulnerable to cyber attacks than previously thought and could result in an accidental missile launch …

Cybersecurity

Cleanliness is Close to Godliness for Carbon Nanotubes

Two of the main showstoppers to carbon nanotubes (CNTs) making a major impact in electronics has been putting them where you want them to go and …

Engineering

New algae fuel cell design ramps up the efficiency

We could learn a lot about energy production from plants, who have been tirelessly turning water and sunlight into energy for millions of years. …

Science

WATCH: New Mercedes-Benz G-Class revealed

Related Links<p>Detroit - Mercedes-Benz heads into 2018 with the relaunch of a classic SUV - the new G-Class.<p>The new G-Class makes its debut at the …

Trucks

Facebook Is Reportedly Set to Launch its Own Smart Home Device Later This Year

Facebook could soon become a more prominent presence in your everyday life, with reports suggesting that The Social Network's looking to launch a new …

Chromecast

Graphene-based wearable could help save babies from ‘crib death’

Graphene, a versatile material composed of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in an hexagonal lattice, can do everything from making superior …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Fiber OLEDs thinner than a hair

Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team have fabricated highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes …

Chemistry

Graphene Research Targets Wireless Sensors for IoT

Graphene researchers have built a remote humidity sensor for Internet of Things apps as a proof of concept for low-cost wireless IoT sensors built …

Engineering

New oxide and semiconductor combination builds new device potential

Insulating oxides are oxygen containing compounds that do not conduct electricity, but can sometimes form conductive interfaces when they're layered …

Science

Emerging MEMS and Sensors

The MEMS and Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) held their annual executive congress a couple of months ago. That would mean it’s time for Alissa …

Engineering

Vinci Signs EUR284 Million Hydroelectric Contract in Morocco

Vinci SA (DG.FR) has won a 284 million-euro ($341 million) contract to build a hydroelectric plant in Morocco as part of the country's plan to develop renewable energy, the company said Tuesday.<p>The French construction company said it will lead a joint venture with Andritz Ag (ANDR.VI) to develop …

Renewable Energy

Charcroft tunes linecard for high-rel and COTS sectors

Likely to be most relevant for avionics, high-end audio, defence, oil and gas, rail and space sectors, the line-card covers passives, …

Electronics

LEMO TO EXHIBIT ITS LATEST RANGE OF INDUSTRY-LEADING ELECTRICAL & FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECT SOLUTIONS AT SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING & ELECTRONICS 2018

LEMO will be exhibiting its latest range of industry-leading electrical, electronic and fibre optic interconnect solutions from the 6th to 8th of …

Engineering

Superconductivity offers tantalising changes from electricity to transport

The physics sensation of the 1980s was the discovery of “high-temperature superconductivity” by Georg Bednorz and Alex Muller at IBM’s Zurich …

Chemistry

Sony announces Android Auto car audio system with "astonishingly flat" touchscreen

Sony announced a new in-car audio head unit at CES today that integrates with Android Auto, the XAV-AX5000, the centerpiece of which is a bezel-less …

Android News