Electronics

Net neutrality’s fall is 5G’s gain

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The principles and building blocks of the new 5G standard optimize the use of wireless spectrum and network capacity, per region and application BY PATRICK

Slow ramp for high-efficiency Wi-Fi

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While silicon is emerging for the IEEE 802.11ax High-Efficiency Wireless standard, high efficiency faces a slow ramp in face of “good-enough” data rates BY PATRICK

Single-inductor multiple-output power conve...

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Traditional switching regulator architectures need an inductor for each output voltage, making them bulky By Cary Delano, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, and Gaurav Mital,

Scientists discover new battery material fo...

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Researchers are developing anodes made from lithium titanate hydrate, a fast-charging water-bearing compound By Warren Miller, contributing writer The quest to create the fastest-charging, longest-lasting

Teardown: Megablast speaker leads voice-con...

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The inside of Ultimate Ears’ Megablast waterproof portable Amazon Alexa speaker shows why it represents the latest in voice recognition, sound reproduction, and wireless communications

Blurry Box software security scheme makes c...

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  Using a combination of seven different methods, the Blurry Box scheme foils hackers at every turn   Software can be a significant part of

Current multipliers bring high power direct...

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  By bringing voltage conversion to the point-of-load, these devices board space and pins while improving performance CPUs, graphics processors, DSPs, ASICs, and a host

mmWave chip portfolio offers precision rada...

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  Five devices in two families pair analog design with DSP for exceptional accuracy The AWR and IWR families of mmWave sensors are based on

Mixed-signal oscilloscope offers flexible, ...

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  Users can pick four-, six-, or eight-channel models, with each analog channel convertible to eight digital channels A key limitation of most mixed-signal oscilloscopes

Mid-range FPGAs feature high-speed transcei...

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  Targeting communications infrastructure, the PolarFire family offers GHz-speed IO and serial lanes Built on a 28-nm non-volatile process technology, the PolarFire FPGA family targets