News Green Design & Manufacturing
Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...
Microfluidics- and nanofluidics-based impedance sensors play an important role in the identification of toxic industrial chemicals and pathogens in the biodetection and biodefense arena, but their efficient modeling and design continues to be a challenge.
The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
Briefs RF & Microwave Electronics
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
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.
Briefs Electronics & Computers
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Given the importance of electronics in modern warfare, the ability to rapidly develop a counter to such weapons will be essential to sustaining military operations.
Developing lightweight, stiff and crash-resistant vehicle body structures requires a balance between part geometry and material properties. High-strength materials...
It’s not just for exotic “supercars” and motorcycles anymore. The performance-enhancing attributes of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics continue to be explored by global automakers as they...
In the constantly evolving world of automaking, Dr. Karl Haider, Chief Commercial Officer of Tata Steel Europe (TSE) is certain of one thing: that steel will continue...
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Briefs Sensors/Data Acquisition
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
A new class of soft multifunctional materials could be used to convert mechanical deformation from vibrations and stretching into electrical energy.
Enhanced Contacts for Inverted Metamorphic Multi-Junction Solar Cells Using Carbon Nanotube Metal Matrix Composites
In order to address issues related to mechanical and vibrational stresses that are commonly experienced in mounting, launch,...
Briefs Test & Measurement
The objective of this research program was to provide the fundamental understanding required for using the principles of electroanalytical chemistry to detect target...
The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...
TiO2 or ZnO nanoparticles (NPs) have a very strong finite-size dependency in their Raman spectra or photoluminescence (PL) spectra due to the phonon...
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...
As the aerospace industry continues to make improvements to safety, comfort and affordability of aircraft, nanomaterials are making their way into more elements of aircraft...
The search for lighter weight, stronger materials to construct airplanes and spacecraft remains as important as ever. But it takes a long time for new materials in aerospace structures to make their way into...
Application Briefs Aerospace
Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) has partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of...
Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping
Over the past decade, there has been considerable progress in the development of new mechanical testing methods to characterize the properties of...