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Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Design

Electrokinetics Models for Micro- and Nano-Fluidic Impedance Sensors

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.

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Unmanned Systems

Chemical Hazard Sensor

Teledyne FLIR Defense
Wilsonville, OR
+1 877-773-3547
www.teledyneflir.com

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, teamed up with MFE Inspection Solutions to integrate the...

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Weapons Systems

A New Approach to Counter-UAS Technology

Drone warfare has become a critical component of modern-day military conflicts. Militant groups around the world, including those present in Gaza and Lebanon in the Middle East, and in Ukraine, are...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Removing Aircraft Paint Using Laser-Equipped Robots

Hexavalent chromium is not a term frequently associated with engineers. Residents of Hinkley, California, however, know all about it. So do workers tasked with the labor-intensive...

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Communications

Drone-Mounted Search and Rescue Technology

Robotics Centre Ottawa, Canada
+ 1-613-755-2280
www.robotics-centre.com

Robotics Centre, Inc. and Smith Myers recently announced that the Smith Myers ARTEMIS Mobile Phone detection,...

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Aerospace

Machining Beryllium

Because beryllium is extremely expensive, the learning curve for potential competitors is costly.

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Aerospace

Radiation-Hardened ICs

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

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Aerospace

Novel Whisker Mitigating Composite Conformal Coat Assessment

DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.

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Nanotechnology

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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Electronics & Computers

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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Defense

Drone Parachute Rescue System

The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.

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Test & Measurement

Bioenvironmental Engineering Guide for Composite Materials

Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.

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Materials

Fast Reacting Nano-Composite Energetic Materials: Synthesis and Combustion Characterization

The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Marelli’s COVID-Killing Cabin Purifier

Marelli North America is offering a solution to the problem of interior air quality in shared-use/autonomous vehicles. The upgraded HVAC setup purifies passenger car cabin air, including the...

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Electronics & Computers

RAD-HARD Microelectronics for Space Applications

Learn how to protect electronics from the extreme environment of space.

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Aerospace

Electrodeposition of Metal Matrix Composites and Materials Characterization for Thin-Film Solar Cells

Metal matrix composites can electrically bridge the cracks that appear in semiconductor substrates and the composite grid lines.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The Challenge of Replacing Hard Chrome

Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.

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Software

Integration of Adaptive Optics Into High-Energy Laser Modeling And Simulation

The U.S. Navy is constantly predicting future threats and contemplating new weapon technologies to counter them. One of those technologies is directed-energy (DE)...

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Regulations/Standards

Bell Incorporates Bird-Deterring Lights as Standard Equipment on Bell 407 Helicopters

Helicopter manufacturer and Textron Inc. subsidiary, Bell Flight, is adding a new piece of standard equipment to its Bell 407GXi single-engine, civil...

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Test & Measurement

Nominal High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Waveforms

Predictions of these signals were difficult to make due to the complexity of the physics unleashed by the detonation.

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Manned Systems

Like a Good Neighbor, Impossible Aerospace Flew over to a Nearby Construction Fire to Help Locate Hotspots for First Responders

When a four-alarm fire started burning at a Santa Clara, California construction site down the street from...

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Aerospace

MTSI’s Latest Project Gives Fixed-Wing Aircraft Vertical Cargo Lift Capabilities

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), an engineering services and technology company based in Alexandria, Virginia, has developed an unconventional...

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Regulations/Standards

Boeing Reports on Its Environmental Efforts

In its 2019 Global Environment report, the Boeing Company provides an update on the environmental strategy the company unveiled last year. The strategy identifies 2025 as a target year to...

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Aerospace

Electrical Characterization of Crystalline UO2, THO2 and U0.71TH0.29O2

Tracking and identifying radiation sources in the age of nuclear proliferation and well- resourced non-state actors is a national priority. Current neutron detection...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Sound Attenuation of Neoprene Wetsuit Hoods as a Function of Dive Depth and Acoustic Frequency: Hyperbaric Chamber Trials

The U.S. Navy is interested in strategies that divers could employ to protect them from loud underwater sounds. Sonar...

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Aerospace

Intelligent Parachute Rescue System

Drone Rescue GmbH Graz, Austria
+43 660 140 80 55
www.dronerescue.com

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH has developed a fast, efficient parachute safety solution for drones that can reduce the risk of...

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Aerospace

Aircraft Parachute Recovery Systems

BRS Aerospace
South St. Paul, MN
651-457-7491
www.brsaerospace.com

BRS Aerospace has engaged Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (WSU-NIAR) to develop...

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Electronics & Computers

Streamlining EMC Solutions for Avionics Interfaces

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...