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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Keeping Your Silicon Cool

Onboard electronics continue to evolve rapidly. Components are smaller. Systems are more complex. The sophisticated electronics components that make up modern vehicles require precision heat dissipation for...

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Electronics & Computers

Applying Forensic Cost Analysis Methods to Medical Devices

Forensic cost analysis methods have already gained traction in the automotive industry, which has long recognized the value of determining an accurate cost of components and...

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Manned Systems

Analyses Find Cause of Fatal Problem in Rocket Engine Combustors

Advanced analyses shed light on the mechanism of a deadly problem plaguing combustion chambers in rocket engines.

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Aerospace

Self-Aligning Poppet

Testing has shown that NASA's poppet reduces leakage rates of traditional aerospace cryogenic valves by three orders of magnitude.

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Power

Designing Transportable, High-Performance AI Systems for the Rugged Edge

System design requirements are well understood for high-performance artificial intelligence applications destined to reside in enterprise or cloud data centers....

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Electronics & Computers

Understanding Cryocooled Infrared System Reliability

Where the ability to detect mid-wave infrared (MWIR) radiation is mission critical, readiness and the importance of long, maintenance-free infrared (IR) system operation is vital. In...

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Aerospace

Electrified Propulsion for Aerospace: Where to Start?

In the eVTOL marketplace there is no common ground yet regarding the number of propulsion modules.

Editorial
Manned Systems

Maintaining EV Chargers Yet Another Challenge

Industry experts have trumpeted ad nauseam the need to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure for the past half-decade or more. Those calls continued at the recent Green Truck...

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Medical

Cardiac Patch with Bioink Can Repair the Heart

3D bioprinting using bioink from engineered stem cells enables treatment of myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular diseases.

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Propulsion

Measuring Aggressive Launch Loads on Spacecraft

What began as a research tool to collect aerodynamic data from research aircraft is now solving technical challenges for NASA.

Briefs
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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RF & Microwave Electronics

Infrared Systems for Tactical Aviation: An Evolution in Military Affairs?

See why the military is trying to understand the chaotic evolutionary development of infrared (IR) systems

Technology Leaders
Electronics & Computers

The Pursuit of an Uninterruptible Power Supply

To ensure the availability of a UPS system, proper consideration must be taken of each application and its requirements.

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Energy

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Regulations/Standards

Establishing Proper Validation of Extruded Silicone Tubing

Bring your project from the process development phase of manufacturing to a fully validated one.

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Materials

Cold Sprayed Coatings with Dual Nanoparticle Reinforcements for Wear and Corrosion Protection

The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.

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Photonics/Optics

Silicon Carbide Optics for High-Energy Applications

Silicon Carbide (SiC) optics are becoming more and more prevalent in high-energy laser (HEL) designs, and manufacturers must be aware of the potential risks

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Electronics & Computers

Biomedical Balloons: Understanding Their Physical and Mechanical Properties

Learn about the different material options for balloon catheters.

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Test & Measurement

Machine Condition Monitoring Keeps a Factory Running

Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.

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Aerospace

Photo-Induced Emission Analysis to Identify Surface Contaminants

The instrument identifies, quantifies, and characterizes contamination, even on irregularly shaped surfaces.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Independent Collaborative Robots

Artificial intelligence helps train robots to work together to move an object around two obstacles and through a narrow door in computer simulations.

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Energy

Long-Life Lithium-Metal Battery

The technology could be key to lighter, less expensive, and long-lasting batteries for future electric vehicles.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Photonics/Optics

The Hidden Effects of Optical Coating Stress

For applications requiring high-energy material deposition coatings, you'll need to understand how stress can impact surface figure and system performance.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Mapping Performance Variations to See How Lithium-Metal Batteries Fail

Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.

Articles
Data Acquisition

Ruggedization of Electronics for Deployed Military Environments

Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.

Briefs
Wearables

Wearable Sensors Detect Gas Leaks

The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.

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Unmanned Systems

The Purpose of Mixed-Effects Models in Test and Evaluation

While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.