Electromagnetics

VoltAero and Safran Pioneer Propulsion Breakthroughs in Electric Aviation

French companies VoltAero and Safran are pioneering stunning breakthroughs in electric aviation powered by permanent-magnet motors and hybrid propulsion systems. Crossing the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France, VoltAero’s Cassio 1 demonstrator aircraft is shown performing its first flight equipped with the company’s hybrid-electric power […]

Electromagnetics

Enpulsion Thrusters Propel Small & Nano Satellites

As satellites get smaller, electromagnetic systems increasingly are taking over propulsion duties from traditional rocket fuel systems. One company whose mini-thrusters are heading into space is Enpulsion of Austria, emerging as a leading manufacturer of electric propulsion systems for nanosatellites and microsatellites. […]

Electromagnetics

Panasonic Develops Moving Coil Technology for In-Vehicle Wireless Charging

Panasonic Automotive announced two variants of in-vehicle wireless charging technology — moving coil and static coil – at the Consumer Electronics show, held virtually in January. Both variants provide efficient in-vehicle charging, making it easier to power up mobile […]

Electromagnetics

Magnonics Researchers at EPFL Use Magnetic Worms to Engineer Nanoscale Communication Systems

Magnonics researchers at EPFL in Switzerland have shown that electromagnetic waves coupled to precisely engineered structures known as artificial ferromagnetic quasicrystals allow for more efficient information transmission and processing at the nanoscale. Their research also represents the first […]