Trend of Energy Saving in Electronic Devices for Research and Development
Research Centre for Electic Power and Mechatronic-Indonesian Institute of Sciences
In electronic industry, energy saving is one of the performance indicators of competitiveness beside price, speed, bandwidth and reliability. This affects research and development (R&D) activity in mechatronic systems which uses electronic components and electronic systems. A review of trend of electronic devices technology development has been conducted with focus on energy saving. This review includes electronic devices, semiconductor, and nanotechnology. It can be concluded that the trend in electronic devices is mainly dictated by semiconductor technology development. The trend can be concluded as smaller size, lower voltage leading to energy saving, less heat, higher speed, more reliable, and cheaper. In accordance to such technology development, R&D activities in mechatronics especially in Indonesia is being pushed to make proper alignment.Some of such alignment actions are surface mount technology (SMT) for installing surface mount devices components (SMD), design layout and SMD troubleshooting tools as well as human resources training and development.
Key words: energy saving / electronic devices / research and development / mechatronics / SMT / SMD
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