Amplitude Systemes are a laser manufacturer that specialize in ultrafast fiber lasers. IDTechEx had a discussion with Amplitude at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (USA).
Littelfuse is a Chicago based multinational electronic manufacturing company.
Spotlight on advances in additive manufacturing in aerospace & defense
In IDTechEx Research's latest report Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense 2018-2028, the focus is on advanced lightweight materials and the rise of additive manufacturing.
Ingestible bacteria on a chip could help diagnose disease
Researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems. This "bacteria-on-a-chip" approach combines sensors made from living cells with ultra-low-power electronics that convert the bacterial response into a wireless signal that can be read by a smartphone.
Next-generation wireless pacemakers
A Rice University student team's demonstration of a next-generation, wireless pacemaker array could point to the future of medical sensors.
What is the Limit of Supercapacitor Energy Density?
An electrochemical double layer capacitor is purely electrostatic in action, meeting the definition of a capacitor. There are other ways of getting high capacitance and energy density.
Electrics for Renewables Reinvented at ICREN Barcelona
IDTechEx is attending the International Renewable Energy Conference (ICREN) in Barcelona this week. This article reports on their findings from the first day keynotes.
Nidec (Copal & Sankyo)
IDTechEx analyst James Hayward caught up with Nidec again at CES 2018. They demonstrated a series of developments in haptics on their booth, including activity from their Copal and Sankyo divisions.
Composites Horizons is a company that manufacture polymer and ceramic high-temperature composite parts. IDTechEx analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Jeff Hynes (CEO).
Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics
Exploring the commercialization of flexible electronics, one of the key focus points of this year's Printed Electronics USA event on November 15-16 in Santa Clara, CA.
Thermoelectric developments continue
Despite a speed up of electrification which is bad news for thermoelectric based waste heat recovery in internal combustion engines, not all has been bad for this energy harvesting technology.