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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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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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...

Articles
Aerospace

Electrified Propulsion for Aerospace: Where to Start?

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

Briefs
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.

Briefs
Aerospace

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

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

Briefs
Photonics/Optics

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
Power

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.

Features
Regulations/Standards

Establishing Proper Validation of Extruded Silicone Tubing

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

Briefs
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.

Features
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Biomedical Balloons: Understanding Their Physical and Mechanical Properties

Learn about the different material options for balloon catheters.

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Machine Condition Monitoring Keeps a Factory Running

Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.

Briefs
Automotive

Long-Life Lithium-Metal Battery

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

News
Propulsion

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...

Application Briefs
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.

Articles
Transportation

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
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Wearable Sensors Detect Gas Leaks

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

Features
Nanotechnology

Advanced Extrusion Techniques: How Engineered Extrusion Helps Medical Device Makers Improve Device Designs and Patient Experiences

Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.

Articles
Aerospace

Thermal Management Techniques in Avionics Cooling

Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

Briefs
Energy

Reduced Heat Leakage Improves Wearable Health Device

A flexible device worn on the wrist harvests heat energy from the human body to monitor health.

Application Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Hybrid Concept for Actuating Subsea Valves

A valve actuator has deep-sea applications.

R&D
Wearables

Reduced Heat Leakage Improves Wearable Heat Harvester

A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.

Briefs
Photonics/Optics

Tiny Wireless Implant Detects Oxygen Deep Within the Body

The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.

Articles
Electronics & Computers

Charge Control Methods for Supercapacitors

A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.

Briefs
Motion Control

Keeping Drones Flying When a Motor Fails

Onboard cameras can be used to keep damaged quadcopters in the air and flying stably, even without GPS.

Briefs
Connectivity

The Challenges of Handheld and Wearable Medical Device Batteries

Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.

Briefs
Software

Damage Simulation Tool for Composite Laminates

This tool provides faster and more detailed composite damage simulation results.

Briefs
Internet of Things

New Materials Boost Efficiency and Stability of Optical Rectennas

The improved rectennas could operate low-power devices such as temperature sensors.