Category: Case Studies
Case Study: Enabling the LiDAR Industry

Case Study: Enabling the LiDAR Industry

LiDAR is an emerging technology along the lines of radar and sonar which identifies and maps objects besides terrain. While radar and sonar use radio and sound waves respectively, LiDAR uses pulsed laser light for mapping. This new technology has unlimited potential...

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Case Study: Meeting the Robotic Surgery PCB Challenges

Case Study: Meeting the Robotic Surgery PCB Challenges

Robotic surgery requires remotely operated, minimally invasive surgical tools. It assists the surgeon with more control, accuracy, and flexibility during complex surgical procedures. Sierra Circuits manufactures smaller circuit boards with a quick turnaround time to...

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Case Study: PCB Design for CubeSat Development

Case Study: PCB Design for CubeSat Development

Cube satellite is a nascent market. Universities, research organizations, and even high schools have used simple, modular satellite design and manufacturing to get projects and experiments into orbit quickly and cheaply compared to traditional launch payloads. But,...

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NASA Case Study: Sensor Web Instruments

NASA Case Study: Sensor Web Instruments

This NASA case study was originally published in Tech Briefs. It was written by Joshua Forgione, Electronics Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center. Carl Sorenson, Sensor Engineer, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center also contributed to this article. Network Interface...

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Quickturn PCB Case Study

Quickturn PCB Case Study

Punch Through Design is a Bluetooth expert, providing hardware and software design services for clients that are developing cutting-edge wireless accessories for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Punch Through Design sends prototype circuit board designs to Sierra Circuits,...

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Case Study: Custom BGA for MIT Particle Physicist

Case Study: Custom BGA for MIT Particle Physicist

Physicists explore the fundamental constituents of matter by accelerating subatomic particles to speeds approaching that of light and colliding them head on or against stationary targets. The reaction products are then observed in various types of detectors. Recent...

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