Featured Articles

  1. Trends In Fiber Optic Connector Cleaning
    8/13/2014

    This paper offers insight into cleaning and maintaining fiber optic connectors to ensure optimal performance, and also discusses new approaches to simplify field-cleaning and inspection in rugged fiber optic connectors.

  2. Rugged Connectors
    8/5/2014

    Rugged connectors are designed to withstand extreme conditions. This paper will educate you on types of rugged connectors available, where a rugged connector should be used, how to sterilize them, how they’re sealed, and much more.

  3. Communication Protocols for Body Worn Applications in Patient Care
    7/31/2014

    This white paper will give you an overview of the most relevant parameters that define if a cable assembly or a connector can withstand a defined data protocol.

  4. Hermetically Sealed Connectors
    7/30/2014

    Hermetically sealing connectors can be a complex process that involves mechanical design, materials science, surface science, and fluid behavior. Hermeticity can be a huge challenge when specifying connectors into a device or system, whether it’s used in medical, aerospace, or military applications.

  5. Connector Selection: Ten Considerations For Getting It Right
    7/29/2014

    This white paper is a guide on factors to consider when selecting a connector for integration into a device (medical, or otherwise), including cover contacts, sealing, materials, functionality, and cable assembly requirements. Miniaturization and working with supplier engineer teams also are discussed.

  6. Managing Risk In Medical Connectors
    7/29/2014

    This paper will help to educate designers and manufacturers of medical devices who integrate electrical connectors into their design on some recent changes made by the FDA, and the implications of the new regulations.

  7. SolarStratos: To The Edge Of Space

    As an official partner of SolarStratos, an ambitious project to send the first manned solar plane to the stratosphere, we are testing the boundaries of possibility. By combining high-performance connectivity with ingenuity and innovation, we’re helping push the limits of solar aviation to the edge of space.