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Aerospace

A Mechanistic Analysis of Oxygen Vacancy Driven Conductive Filament Formation in Resistive Random Access Memory Metal/NiO/Metal Structures

Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) devices have drawn much interest in the last decade,...

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Aerospace

The Rapid Rise of Beryllium-Aluminum Alloys in Aerospace

Enhanced performance operating envelopes for aerospace platforms continue to challenge industry limits. Aerospace platform operators demand extreme performance in harsh environments...

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Defense

Night Vision Displays

Daisy Data Displays
York Haven, PA
717-932-9999
www.makeitdaisy.com

United States Coast Guard officials required night-vision goggle compatibility for the flat panel display systems used in the...

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Defense

Lithium Battery Pack

800-537-1368
www.tadiran.com

When designing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), engineers must continually seek to reduce size and weight wherever possible in order to improve aerodynamics and free up critical...

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Aerospace

Sandwich Cores for the Future

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...

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Physical Sciences

Testing Mechanical Properties of Polymer-Based Multi- Phase Particulate Composites

Polymer composites comprised of metallic particles distributed throughout a contiguous polymer matrix can often be modified to produce advanced composites...

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Electronics & Computers

Choosing a Capacitor for Use as a Switch-Mode Power Supply Filter

Input filter caps need to be able to supply a quick burst of energy and to suppress noise generated in the switch circuit. Important considerations for the input filter cap...

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Defense

New Energy Source Powers Single-Use Mil/Aero Equipment

Until recently, single-use high energy devices were typically powered by reserve/thermal batteries using decades-old technology. Recognizing that battery performance limitations could...

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Aerospace

Using Fiber Metal Abradable Seals in Aerospace Turbine Applications

Limiting leakage in aerospace turbo-machinery has been a focus of engineers ever since the advent of the turbine. An increasing number of companies are finding that fiber...

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Electronics & Computers

Polypeptide-Based Molecular Electronics

Polypeptide supramolecules that will self assemble from solution and will form molecular wires that exploit quantum mechanical transport mechanisms can enable the formation of molecular devices such as...

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Photonics/Optics

Advances in Materials for Photonic Applications

Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio Aprogram of research has addressed multiple topics in the design, development, characterization, and utilization of new...