Solving Smart Clothing Design Challenges With Printed, Flexible Sensor Technology

source: EDN news Robert Cox -November 15, 2017. From fitness trackers and smart watches to virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) headgear, wearable devices now permeate the everyday lives of consumers worldwide. People have come to rely on wearables to monitor their health and well-being, keep them connected to the outside world, and provide endless opportunities […]

Lobachevsky University Scientists Create A Prototype Neural Network Based On Memristors

source: ECN news Mon, 11/13/2017 – by Lobachevsky University. Lobachevsky University scientists under the supervision of Alexey Mikhailov, Head of the UNN PTRI Laboratory of Thin Film Physics and Technology, are working to develop an adaptive neural interface that combines, on the one hand, a living culture, and on the other, a neural network based […]

Effects of ESL on the performance of capacitors

source: Capacitor Faks blog Capacitors are widely used in electronic circuits for storing and managing energy. Typical applications include filtering, decoupling, energy storage, and tuning. Some applications such as decoupling demand low impedance, high ripple current capability, and excellent surge performance. Inductance is one of the key parameters to consider when selecting a capacitor for […]

Resistive memory components the computer industry can’t resist

source: Phys org news Make way for some new memsistors. For years, the computer industry has sought memory technologies with higher endurance, lower cost, and better energy efficiency than commercial flash memories. Now, an international collaboration of scientists may have solved many of those challenges with the discovery of thin, molecular films that can store […]

Thick Film Power Resistor with Thick Printed Copper Terminals

source: FEE RICE University of West Bohemia Pilsen, Elceram a.s., EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: This paper is focused on the thick film power resistors with copper terminals. These terminals are manufactured by the new Thick Printed Copper (TPC) technology. This technology is based on sequential screen printing and firing of copper paste in nitrogen atmosphere on alumina […]

Carbon Nanotubes Ammonia Sensor Printed by Aerosol Jet System

source: RICE, FEE, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: This article deals with ammonia gas sensor based on carbon nanotubes. Active layer is deposited on a flexible substrate by new deposition technique called Aerosol Jet. The deposition technique remove deficiency of today’s common used deposition technique, where it is very difficult to […]

Printed and Embroidered Electronic Passive Components

source: RICE, FEE, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: Wearable electronics and smart textiles is rapidly developing area currently. An integration of electronic components and systems directly on/into textile substrates leads to the development of promising new technologies among which it is possible to include printing of passive electronic components and/or embroidering […]

Heraeus Next Generation of Polymer Capacitors: Boosting Performance of Electrolytic Capacitors with Conductive Polymer Dispersions

source: Heraeus, EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: The major use of polymer aluminum and tantalum capacitors is for low voltage consumer electronics. The development of conductive polymer dispersions has extended the voltage range of polymer capacitors up to 125 V in the last years and opened the door for high reliability applications like automotive. We present the […]

Aerosol Jet Printing Technology Opportunities

source: RICE, FEE University of West Bohemia, EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: Aerosol Jet is a selective direct writing deposition technology. It generates aerosol from an inserted ink and aerodynamically focuses this aerosol in a print head. This allows the aerosol beam to be focused to the distance (between the tip of the deposition nozzle and a […]