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FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER: WHY CO-PACKAGED OPTICS ARE A GAME CHANGER

Everywhere in the world, the bandwidth of Ethernet networks keeps growing. This extremely rapid growth is powered by the great progress made in many areas involved, such as video, AI, HPC, and 5G. The operators of data centres and research…

STEP TOWARDS SECURE INDUSTRIAL DIGITALIZATION

Modern society is relying more and more on connected, digitalized, and automated technology – an epochal change that touches on all aspects of business life, including the manufacturing of products. Fraunhofer IZM is at the forefront of this trend, creating…

HOW LONG WILL IT WORK? TESTING THE RELIABILITY OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

When developing and bringing new products to market, knowing its lifetime can be essential. Manufacturers want their products to work for a specific period of time or number of uses, but things break and products fail. To know when and…

A REVOLUTION FOR NEURAL IMPLANTS: WIRELESS CHARGING AND NERVE STIMULATION

The Moore4Medical project brings together no fewer than 66 companies, universities, and research institutes from more than ten countries. Their aim is to develop open technology platforms that offer revolutionary new opportunities for the medical sector and its patients. Fraunhofer…

POWER-HUNGRY COMMUNICATION: FIVE STEPS FOR SAVING ENERGY

We use our smartphones on average for almost four hours a day, for social networking, streaming, gaming, and a host of other functions. We all know that the phones in our hands consume energy – but how much power is…