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Description: Solar Energy Systems covers recent developments in photovoltaic and solar thermal systems; new applications for passive solar; and the latest projects involving concentrating solar power. In addition, the newsletter brings readers up-to-date on the enabling technologies and materials needed to build these systems, including semiconductor devices, coatings, electrical and electronic components, nanomaterials, plastics and glass.
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Acoustics & Audio Technology
Covers the field of sound recording, sound reproduction, and sound abatement.
Provides market overviews, information on global and regional trends, specific product and material developments and delivers the latest news on the industry.
Covers new technologies impacting the aerospace industry.
Alternative & Renewable Energy
Focuses on energy savings and the environment, and explores new ways to generate electricity.
Serves manufacturers of consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances, as well as the design and engineering firms, product development, and industrial design firms supporting this industry segment.
Helps engineers specify optimum parts and select best fabrication practices to improve performance, lower cost, and speed production of today's passenger cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles
Building & Design
Covers the materials, hardware, and tools used to design and construct new building projects or rehabilitate and renovate existing structures.
Building Blocks for the IoT
Covers the most critical issues affecting developers of next-generation connected devices for the Internet-of-Things, Industry 4.0, and consumer products, including embedded systems in applications.
Covers design, construction, and operation of plants and machinery for making such products as acids, dyes, drugs, plastics, and synthetic rubber by adapting the chemical reactions discovered by the laboratory chemist to large-scale production.
Coatings & Surface Engineering
Covers new products and developments in materials, applications, and processes for surface engineering.
Commercial Transportation keeps readers informed of new technology developments driving passenger and freight trains, trucks and buses, and marine vessels of all types.
Components for RF & Microwave
Informs readers of the latest developments in microwave and radio frequency system design as well as new applications for RF and microwave systems.
Construction Tools & Equipment
Covers the trucks, cranes, earth moving equipment, tools, and safety equipment used to build the world's highways, bridges, infrastructure, civil and major structures.
Creative Engineering covers creative ideas, inspiring stories, products and people in the electronics industry and maker space.
Includes information about acquisition of signals and waveforms, and processing of the signals to obtain desired information.
Defense & Security Technology
Updates subscribers with the latest developments across all technology sectors relevant to defense and security.
Design & Analysis Software
Keeps subscribers up to date on four main categories of design and analysis software: Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Computer Aided Engineering, and Product Lifecycle Management.
Offers subscribers a wealth of information on man-machine interface methods, including LED and LCD displays, flat panels, touch screens, panel meters, imaging workstations and analysis, and computer workstations used to monitor manufacturing processes.
Offers subscribers a wealth of information for design engineers and other technical professionals using electric components as their primary building blocks in consumer and commercial products.
Offers subscribers a variety of information on electronic design products and processes for application in computers, communications equipment, consumer electronics, and industrial systems.
Electronic Device Design
Electronic Device Design examines the enabling technologies and material advances behind the latest generation mobile and handheld electronics.
Electronic Product Design
Offers subscribers a wealth of information on products and services such as: adhesives, coatings and sealants, computers and computer software, contract manufacturing, electronic components, embedded systems, motors and motion control, plastics/elastomers, pumps, valves, and filters, and test and instrumentation.
Electronic Test Equipment
Keeps subscribers up-to-date on the field of electronic testing, from test instruments and PCB tests, to test and inspection strategies.
Drawing from the trusted analysis and unmatched editorial content of Electronics360.com, The Electronics360 Weekly Current features the top stories, latest news, charts, insights and more on the end-to-end electronics value chain.
Engineering in Motion
Focuses on engaging and informative engineering news provided in the form of videos.
Engineering Knowledge & Insight
Provides engineers with news and developments concerning engineering references, technical standards, scientific journals, courses and seminars, engineering degree programs, technical conferences and symposia, and more.
Offers valuable information on tools and strategies used to keep all engineering departments within an organization “on the same page.”
Covers pollution control, waste management, hazardous waste disposal, and sanitary engineering.
Fastening, Joining & Assembly
Covers information about fasteners and materials that hold parts together (screws, rivets, bolts, adhesives, etc.), the tools and systems that automate application/dispensing of fasteners/adhesives, and new assembly/disassembly techniques integrated into system design.
Fluid Power Systems
Fluid Power Systems describes the use of hydraulic and pneumatic technologies in plant-wide systems, mobile equipment, and vehicle applications.
Food & Beverage Technology
Read by engineers and managers involved in the processing, plant construction and operation, sanitation, packaging/storage/preservation, quality inspection, handling, and distribution of food and beverage products internationally.
Written for engineers, managers, and consultants involved in healthcare facility design, building, renovation, and operation.
Covers all areas of the climate control discipline, including heating, ventilating, and air conditioning.
Covers the components and systems that enable automated manufacturing, assembly, and inspection.
Offers a wealth of information for professionals working in maintenance, repair, and operations of industrial plants.
Industrial Processing Equipment
Covers products and solutions used in large-scale manufacturing of fluids, gases, and powders.
Covers the products, equipment, and solutions used in clinical and research laboratories for the preparation, separation, and analysis of samples.
Light & Laser
Covers materials and components used in the creation, detection, or manipulation of light.
Covers new developments impacting the design and use of lightweight aircraft – from drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to airships and single-engine planes
Machine Tools & Metal Working
Offers information relevant to the shaping, drilling, grinding, cutting, and other “metal working” processes that are generally carried out with machine tools or multi-tool machining centers.
Manufacturing Technology e-newsletter is for engineers involved with the design and installation of robotics, automation, sensors, controls, mechanical systems and electromechanical equipment. Manufacturing engineers are not only tasked with producing the products created by design engineers, but bringing those products to market quickly at reasonable cost
Material Handling & Supply Chain Technology
Technologies Covered: Design & Analysis Software; Display Technologies; Drives; Electrical Components; Industrial Automation; Material Handling; Mechanical Components; Mechanical Power Transmission; Motion Control Components; Motors; Networking & Communications; Robotics Systems; Sensors & Switches; Wireless Technology
Informs engineers of the latest developments in ferrous and nonferrous metals, specialty alloys, glass, ceramics, fibers and fabrics, as well as plastics and composite materials.
Offers information on a range of mechanical components, systems, and solutions.
Mechanical Power Transmission
Offers information on a range of systems that may use combinations of belts and chain drives, gears and gear drives, couplings, clutches and brakes, and other components.
Medical Equipment Design
Tracks trends and product news in the medical equipment field.
Military & High-Reliability Electronics
Covers components designed specifically for harsh environments and mission-critical applications in systems for military, aerospace, medical, and industrial end-users.
Motion Control Components
Provides current news on products designed to precisely control movement of machinery.
Motors & Drives
Motors & Drives covers new developments in the design of AC, DC, servo, and stepper motors as well as associated drive types.
For engineers and other professionals involved in building materials and devices on a nanoscale – molecular or atomic structures measuring less than 100 nm.
Networking & Communications
Focuses on networking hardware and software used to manage digital communication networks.
Oil & Gas Technology
Informs subscribers on everything from exploration and drilling to product processing and tank filling.
Packaging & Labeling
Tracks trends and products for the packaging and labeling industry.
Plant & Facilities Engineering
Covers industry trends and events, equipment, and techniques related to plant and facilities engineering (also known as maintenance engineering or reliability engineering).
Plastics & Resins
Focuses on new materials, from engineered thermoplastics to plastic films and composites.
Covers new methods for making parts out of plastics as well as improvements to “tried-and-true” methods, such as molding, extrusion, and machining.
Power Generation & Distribution
Provides the latest news on electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution, as well as cogeneration.
Power Supplies & Devices
Power Supplies & Devices reports on advances in power supplies as well as the components and devices used in power conversion, power management, and power distribution.
Focuses on products in two pump categories: hydraulic pumps for liquids and pneumatic pumps for air or gas.
Quality, Test & Measurement
Quality, Test & Measurement keeps readers up to date about quality control methods and standards, test equipment, materials, and compliance testing.
Reports on all of the components that go into constructing robots and robotic systems, as well as the software used to program them.
Provides industry news on instruments, apparatus, software, detectors, and techniques in experimental measurement.
Semiconductor & MEMS Fabrication
Focuses on silicon-based technologies and manufacturing processes.
Sensors & Switches
Focuses on sensor and switching devices that are ubiquitous throughout all industry.
Shock, Vibration & Noise
Looks at the ways of measuring and minimizing the effects of factors related to shock, vibration and noise through the use of devices.
Specs & Techs
Covers all the technologies engineers need for new product development: from mechanical, electrical, and electronic components to engineering software, fluid power, materials, and more.
Unconventional Oil & Gas
Unconventional Oil & Gas covers new technologies for developing shale gas, shale oil, and oil sands resources.
Focuses on proper selection, application and uses of today's smart positioners, controllers, and valve actuators, as well as the maintenance, repair, and replacement of valves.
Water & Wastewater Systems
Serves engineers, managers, consultants, contractors, and operations professionals both in industrial and municipal water/wastewater industries.
Wire & Cable Technology
Presents new technology and information for manufacturers, distributors, and users of all types of electrical, communication, and mechanical wire and cables and cable assemblies, cable testing, and installation.
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Reports on widely used applications in computer networking and communications.
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 5 - Issue 6 - 11/03/2015
Laser Marking and Identification; EPO-TEK® Adhesives for Solar Applications; New Metal Solar Placards from HellermannTyton; Economical Weather Station for PV Monitoring; Durable NEMA Enclosures for the Solar Industry
Volume 5 - Issue 5 - 09/01/2015
Integrated Lighting Solutions for Solar Simulation; Enclosing Solar Solutions; UV Protection — Heat Shrinkable Wire Identification Sleeves; Economical Weather Station for PV Monitoring; New Metal Solar Placards from HellermannTyton
Volume 5 - Issue 4 - 08/04/2015
Integrated Lighting Solutions for Solar Simulation; Disc Couplings for Semiconductor and Solar Equipment; Weather Station Improves PV Installation Monitoring; American Zettler's 30 Amp Miniature Power Relays; High Power MPPT Solar Charge Controllers
Volume 5 - Issue 3 - 06/02/2015
Polycarbonate Enclosures Ideal for Solar Applications; PV150 Solar Installation Test Kit; TE Connectivity's (TE) High Performance PCFN Solar Relay; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems; Advanced Thermal Management for Printed Electronics
Volume 5 - Issue 2 - 04/07/2015
Laser Marking and Identification; Alternative Energy and Solar Industry NEMA Enclosure; New Lower Cost TD-4100XD/XDC for General Purpose Areas; EPO-TEK® Adhesives for Solar Applications; PVmet 150 — Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor; High Power MPPT Solar Charge Controllers; Maximize Your Solar Efficiency; Flow Controllers for Inert / Reactive Gases
Volume 5 - Issue 1 - 03/03/2015
DC Disconnect Switch with Arc Fault Detection; PV150 Solar Installation Test Kit; PVmet 150 — Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor; Grid-tie Inverter System for Solar and Photovoltaics; Optimized Gearmotors for Battery/Solar Power; Flow Controllers for Inert / Reactive Gases; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems; Maximize Your Solar Efficiency
Volume 4 - Issue 6 - 11/04/2014
Solar Irradiance Meter – TPI 510; Solar Panel Test Systems; TE Connectivity's Power PC Board Relays; Solar Materials – CIG Alloy Sputtering Targets; Ensure NEC 2014 Compliance with PVSEC-AF1; Best Power Quality for Alternative Energy; Solar Energy Harvester; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems
Volume 4 - Issue 5 - 09/02/2014
American Zettler – the Broadest Line of Relays for Solar Market; Faster Assembly with PV Connector System; TE Connectivity's (TE) Solar Identification Labels; Interested in Becoming a Morningstar Dealer/Installer?; EnerCard™ Energy Harvesting-based Power Modules; Ensure NEC 2014 Compliance with PVSEC-AF1; Solar Materials – CIG Alloy Sputtering Targets; Multi-function Junction Box
Volume 4 - Issue 4 - 08/05/2014
Solar Panel Backing Support; Solar Hub Increases Power Generation; Interested in Becoming a Morningstar Dealer/Installer?; American Zettler — the Broadest Line of Relays for the Solar Market; Photovoltaic Wire and Solar Cable; Hercules II PV Junction Box; ELASTOSIL® Solar 2200; Grid-tie Inverter System for Solar and Photovoltaics
Volume 4 - Issue 3 - 06/03/2014
Solar Cables; Solar Actuating Systems; Connectors for Demanding and Harsh Environments; Custom Pressure Die Casting; Solar Controllers and Inverters; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems; Grid-tie Inverter System; Connector Systems for Renewable Energies
Volume 4 - Issue 2 - 04/01/2014
Optimized Gearmotors for Battery/Solar Power; Open Format Junction Box for PV Modules; Grid-tie Inverter System for Solar and Photovoltaics; Junction Box -- Smaller Overall Footprint; Photovoltaic Wire and Solar Cables
Volume 4 - Issue 1 - 03/04/2014
Photovoltaic Wire; Rotary Drive Enables Increased Power Generation; Connector for Demanding and Harsh Environments; Advanced Material Options for Photovoltaic Modules; Circuit Breaker and Disconnect; Powder and Flake for Solar Cell Manufacturing; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems; Point Tracking Controller for Off-grid Solar Systems
Volume 3 - Issue 4 - 11/05/2013
Standards for Solar Energy; Inverter for Interconnection Requirements; Solar Hub for Power Generation; DC Connectors; Circuit Breaker and Disconnect; Foundations and Anchorage Systems; Solar Actuating Systems; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems
Volume 3 - Issue 3 - 09/03/2013
Environmental Chambers for PV Reliability Testing; PV Wire and Solar Cables; High Performance PV Connectors/Junction Box; UV-Resistant Sealed Circular Plastic Connectors; 600V Controller; Reduce Project Planning and Installation Costs/Time; Power Ready Systems for Remote Off-grid Deployment; 10 Watt Solar Power System
Volume 3 - Issue 2 - 06/04/2013
ANSI Standards for Solar Energy; For Off-Grid Applications, When Every Watt Counts!; SKF Solar Linear Actuators Introduced; An Ideal Enclosure; SolarSpec DC Connectors; Fasteners for Solar Energy Mounting Systems; Powder and Flake for Solar Cell-manufacturing
Volume 3 - Issue 1 - 03/05/2013
Download Standards for Solar Energy; Solar Power Systems for Remote Locations; Significant Cost Reduction with High Performance PV Junction Box; Solar Linear Actuator Introduced; Reliable Performance in Demanding and Harsh Environments; 600 VDC Circuit Breaker Now Available; Xplore Digital Library
Volume 2 - Issue 4 - 11/06/2012
1,000 VDC Systems: The New Standard for Commercial PV; Molded In-line Fuse for Solar Apps; A Solar System's Intelligence Resides in Its Electrical Installation; Photovoltaics Testing and Certification Services; Low Operating and Maintenance Costs; Electric Linear Actuators for Solar Tracking
Volume 2 - Issue 3 - 09/04/2012
Slewing Bearing Rings for Solar Energy Panels; Photovoltaic Wire and Solar Cable; Molex SolarSpec DC Connectors; A Solar System's Intelligence Resides in Its Electrical Installation; Need Reliable Remote Site Power?; Metal-formed PV Rooftop Solar Mounts; Cables for Renewable Energy - Solar and Wind
Volume 2 - Issue 2 - 06/05/2012
Get the Latest Solar Energy Standards; Engineered Sealing Solutions for Solar Industry; Steps to a Greener Tomorrow; Cable Glands and Industrial Enclosures - Photovoltaic/Solar!; 600 VDC Circuit Breaker Now Available
Volume 2 - Issue 1 - 03/06/2012
EPO-TEK Epoxies for Solar Applications; ARCA Enclosures Offer Custom Color Options; Low Operating and Maintenance Costs; Solar Cable and Photovoltaic Wire; Photovoltaic/Solar Strain Relief Fittings and Cable Glands!
Volume 1 - Issue 3 - 11/01/2011
Solar Energy Solution to Reduce Power Loss; Low Operating and Maintenance Costs; Zero Power Millimeter Sensors Using EnerChips; Photovoltaic Wire and Solar Cable
Volume 1 - Issue 2 - 09/06/2011
Proven Flow Measurement of Thermal Oil or Molten Salt in CSP; New Modular Junction Box System; TE Connectivity SOLARLOK Residential Combiner Box; Solar Panel DC Disconnect Switches; Low Operating and Maintenance Costs; Slewing Bearing Rings for Solar Energy Panels
Volume 1 - Issue 1 - 06/07/2011
Proven Flow Measurement of Thermal Oil or Molten Salt in CSP; Download Standards for Solar Energy; Highly Engineered Specialty Epoxies and Silicones; Solar Power for Remote Equipment; FN2200 DC EMC Filter for Photovoltaic Inverters; Conductive Materials for Solar Cell Production; Panel Mount PV Connector; Solar Energy Harvesting Wireless Demo Kit