Nottingham gets advanced motor research equipment

The UK government has sponsored the University of Nottingham to support the development of advanced electrical machines and drives for transportation and industry. In particular, Nottingham will install coil-winding equipment and instruments to characterise magnetic materials, using a grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) via the ‘Driving the Electric Revolution’ part of the Industrial Strategy ...

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Young Woman Engineer of the Year

The IET announced the Young Woman Engineer of 2020 earlier this month. She is Ella Podmore (pictured), a materials engineer for super car maker McLaren Automotive. “Balancing her time between experiments and leading technical meetings, Ella created this [materials] department from the ground-up and plans to demonstrate the importance of materials in the automotive industry even ...

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SkyWater to IPO

SkyWater,  the US foundry supported by the Department of Defence, is to IPO. The DOD’s investment in SkyWater was made under the Trusted and Assured Microelectronics (T&AM) program which is developing enhanced sources of microelectronics for the Department’s unique needs. SkyWater’s foundry is an old Cypress fab in Minnesota, The T&AM program seeks to collaborate ...

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ADI develops O-RAN radio unit

ADI has announced an ASIC-based radio platform for O-RAN compliant 5G radio units that is designed to shorten time to market and meet the evolving needs of 5G networks. ADI’s radio platform includes all the core functionality needed in an O-RAN compliant 5G radio unit, including a baseband ASIC, software defined transceivers, signal processing, and ...

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February SEMI billings up 32% y-o-y

February’s billings for sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment were up 3.2% on January’s $3.04 billion at $3.14 billion – a record high for the second consecutive month, says SEMI. The February figure was 32% up on the February 2020 billings $2.37 billion. “February billings of North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers once again exceeded $3 billion, powered ...

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Dual slot output modules added to Vox Power’s NEVO+ series

Vox Power is extending the range of medical applications for its NEVO+600 and NEVO+1200 series of power supplies with two new 300W output modules. The dual slot OPA2 and OPA3 modules provide manually adjustable output voltages of 4.5 to 15V at 25A and 9 to 30V at 15A respectively, Vox Power states. “Vox Power’s NEVO+ ...

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Attack of the Drones

Today, element14 is celebrating the fourth birthday of its monthly Project14 design competition with the launch of its “Attack of the Drones” competition. The competition is a homage to Sci-Fi and its influence on drone technology. Members can use their choice of hardware to design and develop a UAV drone such as a multi-rotor or ...

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