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.


Potassium-Sulphur Batteries: Optimisation Leads New Energy Era

Key things to know: Potassium-Sulfur Batteries (KSBs) offer a high theoretical energy density of 1023 Wh kg-1, leveraging the abundant and cost-effective resources of potassium and sulfur. Challenges such as low sulfur utilisation and sluggish kineti...

By Liam Critchley | 06-03-2024

Whitepaper: Miniature Sensor Interconnections for Rugged Applications

Introduction Sensor systems are becoming a primary data source on highly portable electronic technologies employed in potentially extreme environmental conditions and must be small, lightweight and rugged. The interconnection networks within those systems have...

By Omnetics Connector Corporation | 05-03-2024

LLMs Actively Enhancing Catalysts in the Chemical Industry

Key things to know: Heterogeneous catalysis plays a pivotal role in enabling chemical reactions essential for sustainable chemical development and the creation of green energy solutions. The integration of AI and Large Language Models (LLMs) is emerg...

By Liam Critchley | 05-03-2024

Bi-Stable QHA: Enhancing Communication in Disaster Zones

Key things to know: Bi-Stable QHA Design: A breakthrough in antenna technology, offering seamless switching between terrestrial and satellite communication modes without external power. Adaptability in Disaster Zones: Specifically designed for areas with...

By Liam Critchley | 23-01-2024

3D Printed Self-Healing Liver Models: The Future of Surgery

Conceptual Image: 3D Printing an Artificial Liver, Illustrating Advances in Medical Technology. 3D Rendering on White Background. Key things to know: Advancements in 3D printing technology have led to the development of more realistic liver models, enhancing...

By Liam Critchley | 17-01-2024

Whitepaper: The Benefits of LDS for RF Applications

KYOCERA AVX's latest whitepaper, written by Field Application Engineer Youssef Laamimat, presents an in-depth look at Laser Direct Structuring (LDS) technology, a significant advancement in manufacturing complex 3D circuits for electronic devices. This technol...

By Youssef Laamimat | 18-12-2023

X7R vs. X7S MLCCs: A Comprehensive Guide for Engineers

Key Things to Know: X7R vs. X7S MLCCs: The article discusses the differences between X7R and X7S multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), focusing on their temperature coefficient of capacitance (TCC) and DC bias performance. X7R is widely used due to its...

By Samsung Electro-Mechanics | 09-11-2023

Deep Learning's Role in EV Battery Fault Detection

As companies and governments head towards achieving net-zero emissions and decarbonisation of our transportation systems, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming a more common sight in society. EVs that use Li-ion batteries are the most widely adopted vehicles du...

By Liam Critchley | 02-11-2023

SuperGuard: Qualifying C Standard Library for Safety-Critical Use

Software solutions play an ever-increasing role in safety-critical and safety-related systems, with the result that software malfunctions now represent liabilities and a real threat in terms of injury, loss of life, the interruption of essential services, or d...

By Solid Sands | 19-10-2023

How Soft Interlayer Design is Transforming Stretchable Electronics

Soft and stretchable electronic devices have gathered a lot of interest in recent years, primarily as tools for biomedical diagnoses and in the study of biological systems. This is because these devices can interface effectively with the human body and other b...

By Liam Critchley | 25-09-2023

Electrolyzers: Mass Hydrogen Extraction from Water

Through the process of electrolysis, powered by wind or solar energy, we can produce an abundant supply of energy-rich green hydrogen. This innovative technology not only captures the immense potential of renewable sources but also transforms them into a susta...

By Gary Elinoff | 07-09-2023

Wearable Interfaces for Gene Therapies: Medical Delivery Solutions

As technology advances, the integration of electronic devices with biological systems is becoming a frontier in medical innovation. Wearable devices that can monitor, sense, and even administer therapies are no longer a distant dream but a tangible reality. Th...

By Liam Critchley | 14-08-2023

Quantum Cryptography: The Future of Secure Digital Payments

Digital payments and digital banking have become more and more popular over the last decade or so and have replaced cash transactions in many parts of society. The adoption of online banking and digital payments was also accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemi...

By Liam Critchley | 18-07-2023

Hygroelectricity: The Untapped Potential of Humid Air

As researchers try to explore new power sources for a renewable future, some have turned their attention to hygroelectric systems, those that harness electricity in humid air. What exactly is hygroelectricity, what have researchers done regarding this field of...

By Robin Mitchell | 13-07-2023