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Materials

Formation and Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles

One-dimensional nanowires are of increasing interest due to their size, physical properties, and other applications in opto-electronics. For example, nanowires have already been used in...

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Briefs
Materials

Carbon Nanotube Thermal Interfaces Enhanced with Sprayed-On Nanoscale Polymer Coatings

As the semiconductor industry continually strives to increase the power density of single-chip packages, thermal management remains a critical challenge...

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Briefs
Materials

Lipid Layer-Based Corrosion Monitoring on Metal Substrates

Corrosion is a deforming process that costs the United States Department of Defense (DOD) approximately $23 billion annually and accounts for 23% of all DOD maintenance. Exhaustive...

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Aerospace

UPS Devices Keep UAVs in the Air

The simplistic definition of UAV reads like this:

“An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), colloquially known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot on board. Its flight is controlled either...

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Aerospace

Free Space Optical Communications System for Advancing Superiority on the Battlefield

Fixed and tactical information networking, especially for defense applications, has begun to require increasing data transmission capacity as the...

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Articles
Defense

The Influence of Material Processing on the Performance of Composite Parts

The production of composite parts relies on an ever increasing number of processing technologies which have a large impact on the performance of the part. The...

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Application Briefs
Defense

Kestrel Wide-Area Sensor Upgrades

In late May, Logos Technologies delivered the first payload upgrade to the Kestrel wide-area sensor, employed on U.S. Navy and Army aerostats in Afghanistan. The new hardware will provide better image...

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Aerospace

Industrial, High-Precision Joystick

CTI Electronics, a supplier of rugged computer peripheral and motion control devices to US armed forces for over 20 years, will manufacture a military-grade, industrial pointing device to retrofit the...

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Application Briefs
Defense

Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7) Software

Raytheon Company (RTN) has started delivering a new release of software, Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7), to its worldwide Patriot customer base. The Patriot air and missile defense system protects...

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Defense

iSLC Flash Technology

Robots have been employed by the military to assist in missions where it would be, and has been, too dangerous to have a human being take on the task. These robots can detect and disable bombs. Some can be thrown into...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

The Basics of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Radio Systems

This article introduces the rationale and techniques involved with MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output)-based communication systems. The communication impairments due to...

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Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

Automated Testing Ensures Top Performance of Army Radios

To keep soldiers safe and the lines of communication open, frequent testing of radios used on the battlefield is imperative. That testing is becoming more automated and efficient with...

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