fish fry
Subscribe Now

Tiny Turbines, Real Superhero Powers, and Servers-on-Chip

One part server-on-chip, two parts green energy – with a heavy sprinkling of superhero powers – this week’s Fish Fry takes on advances in connectivity. We investigate the University of Texas at Arlington’s unique collaboration with WinMEMS to create a new way to harness the wind to power your cellphone. Next, we chat with Mike Major (AppliedMicro) about how AppliedMicro is connecting the data center dots with some faster lines and finally, I’ll tell you how you might be able to get yourself some real superhero powers – using ultrasound.

We’re giving away a GertBoard (courtesy of Newark element14) to one lucky listener this week! Head on over to element14.com/fishfry to enter to win. 

 


Click here to enter to win a GertBoard courtesy of newark element14


Listen to this episode

Download this episode (right click and save)

Links for January 17, 2014

More Information about the GertBoard

More information about UT Arlington’s mini windmill project

More information about AppliedMicro

More information about how ultrasound directed to the human brain can boost sensory performance

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Jun 14, 2021
By John Ferguson, Omar ElSewefy, Nermeen Hossam, Basma Serry We're all fascinated by light. Light… The post Shining a light on silicon photonics verification appeared first on Design with Calibre....
Jun 14, 2021
As a Southern California native, learning to surf is a must. Traveling elsewhere and telling people you’re from California without experiencing surfing is somewhat a surprise to most people. So, I have decided to take up surfing. It takes more practice than most people ...
Jun 14, 2021
The Cryptographers' Panel was moderated by RSA's Zulfikar Ramzan, and featured Ron Rivest (the R of RSA), Adi Shamir (the S of RSA), Ross Anderson (professor of security engineering at... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community site. ...
Jun 10, 2021
Data & analytics have a massive impact on the chip design process; we explore how fast/precise chip data analytics solutions improve IC design quality & yield. The post The Importance of Chip Manufacturing & Test Data Analytics in the Semiconductor Industry ap...

featured video

Reduce Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Risk with a Unified Design and Simulation Solution

Sponsored by Cadence Design Systems

Learn how you can reduce your cost and risk with the Virtuoso and Spectre unified analog and mixed-signal design and simulation solution, offering accuracy, capacity, and high performance.

Click here for more information about Spectre FX Simulator

featured paper

4 common questions when isolating signal and power

Sponsored by Texas Instruments

A high-voltage circuit design requires isolation to protect human operators, enable communication to lower-voltage circuitry and eliminate unwanted noise within the system. Many options are available when designing a power supply for digitally isolated circuits including; flyback, H-bridge LLC, push-pull, and integrated isolated data and power solutions. This article explores common questions when isolating signal and power in a design as well as a brief overview of available power solutions.

Click to read more

Featured Chalk Talk

General Port Protection

Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Littelfuse

In today’s complex designs, port protection can be a challenge. High-speed data, low-speed data, and power ports need protection from ESD, power faults, and more. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Todd Phillips from Littelfuse about port protection for your next system design.

Click here for more information about port protection from Littelfuse.