Bill Schmitz, President of Vicor Power Systems, a Vicor Corporation subsidiary
Commercial trucking is the backbone of the U.S. economy. That has never been more evident than in the past few years as Covid-19 supply chain disruptions gripped the country.
At the same time, it’s becoming harder and harder to find people who want to drive trucks. The average American truck driver is abou
Figure 1: Southampton hands. Across each palm can be seen a dc motor with a worm and wheel to rotate the thumb. Five other motors flex and extend the fingers and thumb. The fingertips have touch (force), slip/texture, and temperature sensors.
Dr. Arthur Chiang, Director of Reliability Engineering, Vishay Siliconix
Though copper wire bonding developed nearly 30 years ago, it has only recently gained in popularity due to the rapid increase in the price of gold, which is now about 7,000 times that of copper (Reference