Technical Analysis

The content in this section offers technical knowledge and insights in the form of white papers, component datasheets and case studies, submitted by industry leaders and global component manufacturers & distributors in the electronics industry.


Accurate Current Sensing for Safer Solar Energy and EV Chargers

Our society relies on the electric grid every day, so monitoring and maintaining the grid is vital in order to ensure day-to-day reliability. The everyday supply and demand from the grid is changing as more people transition from nonrenewable to renewable ener...

By Alex Smith | 20-06-2024

Smart Contact Lenses: High-Precision Eye Tracking Solution

The rise of wearable flexible devices—driven by advancements in materials science, especially soft materials—has delivered a human-machine interface revolution. Materials can now be made with skin-like mechanical properties (low elastic modulus) and are enabl...

By Liam Critchley | 17-06-2024

2D Membranes Become Efficient Osmotic Energy Harvesters

New renewable energy solutions are being sought to transition away from fossil fuels. While wind and solar are the most prominent solutions with the most maturation, many other solutions are emerging that can support larger renewable energy harvesting technol...

By Liam Critchley | 10-06-2024

QLEDs for Household AC: Efficient Lighting Solutions

Key Things to Know Challenges in LED Systems: Traditional LEDs face issues with energy losses and dependency on driver circuits, leading to increased costs and reduced lifespan. Promising QLED Innovations: Quantum dot LEDs (QLEDs) are being developed...

By Liam Critchley | 03-06-2024

Triboelectric Fibres: Enhance Physiological Monitoring

Textile electronics that use fibres have emerged as a system for monitoring human health and tracking fitness activities. In fibre electronics systems, a network of body area sensors is used to establish different sensing nodes that measure different physiolo...

By Liam Critchley | 16-05-2024

Machine Learning Predicts Osteoarthritis Risk Effectively

Key Things to Know: Global Impact: Approximately 528 million people worldwide are affected by osteoarthritis, with cases increasing due to aging populations and rising obesity rates. Economic Burden: Osteoarthritis contributes to significant healthca...

By Liam Critchley | 15-05-2024

Mobile Manipulators: Wireless Inductive Charging System Enables New Era of Robotics

The following article, written by Marco van der Linden of PULS UK, explores Wiferion's innovative Wireless Power Kit, a ground-breaking advancement in industrial automation. Here are some key points from the article: Innovative Automation Solutions: Learn...

By Jack Pollard | 10-05-2024

Advanced Anode-Electrolyte Theory for Ammonium Ion Batteries

Key Things to Know: Advancing AIB Technology: Ammonium Ion Batteries (AIBs) offer a safer, more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional batteries, using ammonium acetate (NH4Ac) which prevents dendritic growth and enhances battery life. I...

By Liam Critchley | 17-04-2024

3D Printing Custom Ocular Prostheses: New Tech Insights

Key Things to Know: Customisation is Key: Each ocular prosthetic must be individually tailored to fit the unique eye socket shape and appearance of the patient, enhancing both functionality and aesthetics. Technological Advancements: Recent integrati...

By Liam Critchley | 16-04-2024

Soft Neural Probes: Precision Liquid Metal Printing on the Cranium

Key Things to Know: Complex Neural Dynamics: The brain's intricate network of neurons is essential for all bodily functions, controlling everything from motor skills to memory and consciousness. Impact of Material Mismatch: Traditional neural probes...

By Liam Critchley | 15-04-2024

Whitepaper: CO2 & Lighting in Closed Environment Agriculture

In this whitepaper by Dr. Prashanth Makaram, Founder and CEO of Crocus Labs GmbH, supported by Infineon, the focus is on the crucial roles of CO2 levels and artificial lighting in enhancing productivity in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA...

By Jack Pollard | 04-04-2024

Whitepaper: Using Radar and Vision Fusion for Improved Low-light Pedestrian Detection

Radar and vision fusion is setting a new standard for automotive safety, particularly in challenging low-light conditions. In this whitepaper Dr. Peter Gulden and Dr. Zorawar Bassi of indie Semiconductor unveil ground breaking research on enhancing pedestrian...

By Jack Pollard | 28-03-2024

Whitepaper: A Guide to Direct and Coherent Detection in LIDAR Systems

LIDAR technology is reshaping the future of automotive safety and autonomous navigation. In this comprehensive whitepaper, Harvey Weinberg of MicroTech Ventures and Pier-Olivier Hamel from indie Semiconductor dissect the nuances between direct and coherent det...

By Jack Pollard | 26-03-2024

AI in Healthcare: How Deep Learning Detects CHD with Precision

Things to Know: CHD is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in infants, with early detection being crucial for effective treatment and increased survival rates. Traditional diagnostic methods are complex and inaccessible in many regions, highli...

By Liam Critchley | 11-03-2024