Aerospace

Electronics is becoming increasingly important to the aerospace sector. With the development of X by wire systems and the start of a move to more electric aeroplanes, those involved in the sector, as well as those looking to enter the aerospace supply chain, need to keep up to date.

New Electronics covers developments in the aerospace sector, bringing technology updates and opinion from the market.

Cool it!

Temperature affects device reliability significantly, so the onus is on designers to transfer heat away from devices at risk.

Picture this!

Will increasing demand for highly sensitive imaging products see cmos technology gain the upper hand over ccds?

Take up takes off

New markets demanding high availability systems with minimum downtime are a ‘steal’ for the ATCA and MicroTCA sector.

Born and bred

Will ‘new kid on the block’ MicroTCA be mature enough to eventually outgrow its older ATCA sibling?

Security in the skies

How multiple independent levels of security software architecture meet the disparate system design requirements of military UAVs.

Testing times

Test system development isn’t as easy as your boss may think. By Bob Dean and Calvin Erickson.

Together we stand

The UK aerospace and defence industry is uniting to strengthen its supply chain. Can SC21 provide the glue?

Mobiles get wings

Satellite based mobile phone services will allow airline passengers to make calls from on high. By Vanessa Knivett.

Red hot potential

Silicon carbide may bring sensing closer to the action, but it raises data handling problems. By Paul Dempsey.

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