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EPA’s Grundler Talks Phase 2, Potential NOx Standard

As the Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ) for the U.S. EPA, Christopher Grundler and his staff of nearly 400 employees strive to protect public health and...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Sea Machines Demonstrates Self-Driving Boats and Ships

Sea Machines Robotics is developing autonomous technologies that it believes will revolutionize the marine sector, enabling smarter, safer and more efficient operations via self-aware and self-driving boats and ships.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Cat Explores Drones Inside Factories

At a recent year-end press briefing, Caterpillar not only detailed new iron but also some of its “digital” activities, such as augmented reality in the cab and drones at the worksite. Caterpillar...

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Defense

Additive Manufacturing: How 3D Printing Will Transform the A&D Support Chain

3D printing, or additive manufacturing (AM), is quickly becoming a 'must have' for aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers rather than just a luxury R&D...

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Aerospace

Advances in Lightweight Electronics Protection

Lightweighting continues to be a key topic for the aerospace, avionics and defense industries as new metals and composites are being integrated into end products and assemblies with the goal of...

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Energy

Powering Outer Space: An In-Depth Look at Aerospace Battery Technology

With space’s extreme environments, there is never a one-size-fits-all battery. Nor is any space mission ever the same, so customized batteries for each operation are...

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Test & Measurement

Using High Bandwidth Oscilloscopes to Analyze Radar and Electronic Warfare Systems

Whether for multi-channel analysis, or for wider analysis bandwidth in a measurement, high bandwidth oscilloscopes offer an alternative to traditional...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Bio-inspired Airborne Infrastructure Reconfiguration (BioAIR)

Conventionally, most autonomous mobile nodes, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are operated remotely by human operators. As such, forming a mobile communication network...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

EMI Analysis Software Helps Telescope Group Simulate RFI Mitigation

Challenging Einstein’s seminal theory of relativity to the limits, how the very first stars and galaxies formed just after the Big Bang, the study of dark energy and the...

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Aerospace

Epitaxial Growth of Rhenium with Sputtering

Epitaxial superconducting films of refractory metals are a promising new template for single crystal tunnel barriers in Josephson junction quantum bit (qubit) devices. In existing Josephson...

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Defense

Processing and Characterization of Polycrystalline YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) Core-Clad Fibers

YAG-based fiber lasers could offer efficient operation at power levels beyond those achievable in current state-of-the-art silica-based fiber...

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Materials

Multi-Scale Analysis of Deformation and Failure in Polycrystalline Titanium Alloys Under High Strain Rates

Extensive use of titanium alloys in critical industrial and military applications, such as compressor blades of jet engines and armor...

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Defense

Abrasion Testing of Products Containing Nanomaterials

This SOP describes how to detect and quantify the release of nanoparticles from surface coatings into the air using a mechanical process that employs abrasion to simulate sanding. A...

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Materials

Spectrum Fatigue of 7075-T651 Aluminum Alloy Under Overloading and Underloading

Most structural members and machine components are subjected in service to cyclic loadings of varying amplitude. The variation in stress level follows either a...

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Communications Electronics Cooling Systems

Aspen Systems
Marlborough, MA
508-281-5322
www.apspensystems.com

Aspen Systems are supplying Environmental Control Units (ECU’s) for critical communications electronics cooling...

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Defense

Advanced Simulation Technology

RGB Spectrum
Alameda, CA
510-814-7000
www.rgb.com

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the Department of Defense's next generation strike aircraft weapon system for the Navy, Air Force, Marines,...

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Defense

Airframe/Engine Seal Fire Test Facility

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Trelleborg Sweden
+46 410 670 00
www.trelleborg.com

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has designed and built a new airframe/engine seal fire test facility...

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Electronics & Computers

Four-Channel Decoder for Automotive Around-View Systems

Intersil Corp. (Milpitas, CA) offers a four-channel analog video decoder with MIPI-CSI2 output interface that supports the latest generation of system-on-a-chip (SOCs) and application...

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Electronics & Computers

Automotive-Qualified Chipset for V2X

Autotalks’ (Kfar Netter, Israel) next-generation V2X devices embed a mobility-optimized modem, support dual-antenna with optimal and flexible RX/TX (receiver/transmitter) diversity, perform line-rate...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Automotive Display Driver Integrated Circuit

Designed for the automotive market, Synaptics Inc. (San Jose, CA) offers a new R6A354 display driver integrated circuit (DDIC) solution. According to company claims, the ClearView R6A354 is the...

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Software

System Simulation Software

SimulationX (3.8) from ESI Group (Farmington Hills, MI) is the latest version of the software platform for dynamic multiphysics system simulation, customizable to the specific needs of diverse industries. The...

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Electronics & Computers

Automotive Relays and Sockets

CIT Relay & Switch (Minneapolis, MN), a division of Circuit Interruption Technology, Inc., offers automotive relays from low current up to a highest switching capacity of 80 amps with voltages ranging from...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Magna’s CTO Talks Innovation and Disruption

Swamy Kotagiri, Magna International’s Chief Technology Officer, will discuss how to foster an innovative organizational culture during a Leadership Summit roundtable, April 4 at the SAE...

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Connectivity

Focus for 2017: Cyber, Connected-Car, EV Charging, Vehicle Autonomy

Our new section, SAE Standards News, aims to update readers on the extensive activity in the SAE Global Ground Vehicle Standards development arena, by more than 800...

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Software

Application Lifecycle Management Module

As part of Arena Solutions’ (Foster City, CA) 2016 Fall Release, Arena Verify adds requirements and defect management to the company’s product offering. These capabilities result in what the...

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Electronics & Computers

Mid-Air Haptics Evaluation and Prototyping

Ultrahaptics’ (Bristol, England) development platform allows companies looking to evolve innovative control solutions a route to evaluate and appreciate the benefits of gesture controls enhanced...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Integrated Accelerometer/gyro Combo Series

The fully integrated ADXC150x series of inertial combo sensors from Analog Devices, Inc. (Norwood, MA) brings together reliability and accuracy with shock and vibration immunity at a reduced...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Intel Inside the Cloud-Based Data Future

Kathy Winters has been re-introducing herself in auto industry circles lately. Last summer, the well-known Delphi engineering executive joined Intel as General Manager of the Automated Driving...

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Materials

Army Explores 3-D Printing's Future Applications

A soldier heads back to camp, grabs a power bar and unloads his gear. The power bar, which was "printed" minutes earlier, contains all the nutrients his body currently needs, according to...

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Materials

Researchers Develop High-Performance, Clean Solid Rocket Propellant

A Purdue-related startup is developing a new rocket fuel formulation that could make rockets used in military and space applications travel further, carry greater...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

New Grasses Neutralize Toxic Pollution From Bombs and Munitions

On military live fire training ranges, troops practice firing artillery shells, drop bombs on old tanks or derelict buildings and test the capacity of new weapons. But those...

Editorial
Unmanned Systems

Vital Transformation

Almost lost in discussions about autonomous-driving technology are the “other” road users and how they fit into the driverless, robotic-vehicle future.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers 3D-Print Operational Drone with Embedded Electronics

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 3D-printed a ready-to-fly drone with embedded electronics using aerospace-grade material. The electronics were...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Laser-Based Navigation Sensor Could be Standard for Planetary Landing Missions

A laser-guided navigation sensor that could help future rovers make safe, precise landings on Mars or destinations beyond was developed at NASA’s Langley...