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10 Electronic Components
Answering I/O Design Challenges
As industry requirements continue to evolve,
mezzanine connectors will provide an economical way
for designers to add functionality and customized
options to their systems.
16 Engineering Answers
Searching for Exoplanets
Researchers believe it is only a matter of time before
we discover a planet orbiting a star outside of our
solar system that could be considered a replica of
Earth, but to discover those planets, we need to image
Testing the World’s
Largest Wind Turbines
With a total weight of two million
pounds, and blades as long as 400 feet, a
single 15 mega-watt wind turbine would
be able to power nearly 3,900 homes.
Unfortunately, they don’t exist … yet.
6 First Look
8 At Issue
12 New Products
34 Final Thought
Powering Remote Wireless Devices
for 40 Years
Selecting the ideal power management solution is a
critical design consideration, especially for remote
wireless devices intended for use in harsh environments.
Regulations Driving Adoption of
Non-Phthalate Material for Medical Tubing
With increasing pressure on device manufacturers to move
away from DEHP in PVC, OEMs are seeking a plasticizer
option that performs similarly without the related,
potential health concerns.