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Test & Measurement

Using Open-Cavity Plastic Packages in Avionics Applications

See which methods can help semiconductors meet very tight time-to-market windows.

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Semiconductors & ICs

Electronic Prognostics – A Case Study Using Global Positioning System (GPS)

An electronic system containing high frequency RF components reduces failure rates.

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Electronics & Computers

FPGAs and HPC

A study determined the value of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) for high-performance computing (HPC) applications.

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Design

Domestic Supply of Radiation Hardened by Design Microelectronics Technology to Expand

BAE Systems has been awarded a $60 million contract from the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island under the Cornerstone Other Transaction Authority...

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Aerospace

Radiation-Hardened ICs

See how the integrated circuits supported a mission to examine asteroids.

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Aerospace

DOD Taking Measures to Protect Nuclear Weapons and Space Assets

The Defense Department relies on nuclear-armed bombers, submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as space-based sensors, to provide a strategic deterrence...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products: September 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Ka-Band Front-End Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) and Transmit/Receive (T/R) Modules Testing

Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.

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Photonics/Optics

New Products: June 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.

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Data Acquisition

Designing for the Connected Battlespace

Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products: May 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.

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Semiconductors & ICs

TinMan Helps Protect Aircraft Semiconductor Parts

A new technology developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory and Honeywell is providing needed atmospheric environment information to the aerospace industry. The device, called TinMan, has...

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Test & Measurement

Improving Transmit/Receive Module Test Accuracy and Throughput

A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.

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Electronics & Computers

Radiation Effects on Electronics in Aligned Carbon Nanotube Technology (RadCNT)

The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Nanofabrication Technology for Production of Quantum Nano-Electronic Devices Integrating Niobium Electrodes and Optically Transparent Gates

Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.

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Materials

Atomistic- and Meso-Scale Computational Simulations for Developing Multi-Timescale Theory for Radiation Degradation in Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices

One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Diamond Super-Material Enhances Aircraft Survivability

A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.

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Electronics & Computers

Radiation-Tolerant FPGAs Solve Spacecraft Design Challenges

Learn about the different FPGA technologies that are available for space applications, and the process for developing the components.

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Motion Control

New Products: August 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.

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Communications

Photonic Microwave Generation Using On-Chip Optical Frequency Combs

A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.

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Test & Measurement

Ruggedizing Coaxial and Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies from Mechanical Strain

Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling

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Data Acquisition

A Focal Plane Array and Electronics Model for CMOS and CCD Sensors in the AFIT Sensor and Scene Emulation Tool

Developing an improved model capable of generating realistic synthetic data that represents a wide range of systems can lead to new algorithms and data exploitation techniques.

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Test & Measurement

Fabrication and Electrical Characterization of Correlated Oxide Field Effect Switching Devices for High Speed Electronics

The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.

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Electronics & Computers

Weyl Semimetals (WSM) for Electronics Applications

New synthesized materials open the way to govern the density of helicity, axial charge, and its flow, axial current.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Future Advances in Electronic Materials and Processes - Flexible Hybrid Electronics

There are still significant obstacles to the manufacture and use of flexible hybrid electronics in military applications.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Calculating Electrical Requirements for Direct Current Electric Actuators

When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.

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Semiconductors & ICs

Heterogeneous Integration Technology

Integrating different types of devices and materials could increase their functional density, improving the performance of electro-optic systems for sensor applications.

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Test & Measurement

Tips for Reducing Error When Using Eddy Current Measuring Techniques

Inductive eddy current technology is an extremely versatile non-contact method for measuring an object's position, distance, or vibration.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

S-Band Radar Systems

Artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians.