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Imaging

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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Power

An EV ‘Lightning Round’ with Ford’s Farley, Field and Zhang

With the industry’s first full teardown of a Ford F-150 Lightning well underway, competitive-analysis specialists Munro & Associates recently purchased a second...

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Aerospace

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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Connectivity

Funding, Mandates Fuel Commercial-Vehicle Electrification

Government funding and electrification mandates are providing strong tailwinds for electric vehicle (EV) suppliers. But to optimize their transitions, fleet operators will have...

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Software

Finding a Manufacturing System Upgrade to Match In-House Innovation

Radiation medicine pioneer Elekta is growing fast. In anticipation of regulatory changes requiring more documentation and labeling, the company implemented a...

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Defense

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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Imaging

High-Power Terahertz Laser for Sensing and Imaging

A terahertz laser was developed with high constant power, tight beam pattern, and broad electric frequency tuning for a wide range of applications in chemical sensing and imaging. The...

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Imaging

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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Unmanned 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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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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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Energy

Safe, High-Energy Li-Ion Battery for Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle batteries typically require a tradeoff between safety and energy density. If the battery has high energy and power density — required for uphill driving or merging on...

Application Briefs
Unmanned Systems

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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Medical

Handheld Measuring Device Distinguishes Between Methanol and Potable Alcohol

Methanol is sometimes referred to as ethanol's deadly twin. While the latter is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor, the former is a chemical...

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Test & Measurement

Rapid Agent Aerosol Detector for Biological Agents

Any space, enclosed or open, can be vulnerable to the dispersal of harmful airborne biological agents. Silent and near-invisible, these bioagents can sicken or kill living things before...

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Aerospace

Machining Beryllium

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

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Materials

Anode Material for Safer Fast-Charging Batteries

The material enables lithium-ion batteries to be safely recharged within minutes for thousands of cycles.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Wearable Gas Sensor for Health and Environmental Monitoring

Applications include detection of chemical and biological agents as well as dangerous gases from vehicle emissions.

Technical Innovation
Green Design & Manufacturing

Lightning EMotors Announces EChassis for Commercial EVs

Lightning eMotors has announced the availability of the Lightning eChassis platform for commercial EV applications. The platform, which was co-developed with Metalsa, will be...

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Imaging

LEDs Can Detect Spoiled Food and Lethal Gases

The technology could benefit firefighters, miners, the military, plumbers, and households.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Gel-Like Fluid Prevents Wildfires

The long-lasting, environmentally benign fire-retarding treatment, if used on high-risk areas, could dramatically cut the number of fires that occur each year.

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Materials

Self-Powered Alarm Monitors Fires and the Environment

This remote forest fire detection and alarm system is powered by nothing but the movement of the trees in the wind.

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Data Acquisition

Progressive Band Selection for Hyperspectral Images

This system enables fast analysis of hyperspectral images in disaster response or target detection scenarios.

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Energy

Polymer-Based Battery Enables Fast Charging and Low Operating Temperatures

The battery charges faster than a lithium-ion battery and is fire-safe and eco-friendly.

NASA Spinoff
RF & Microwave Electronics

Answering the Call of Distress

Software created with NASA expertise improves satellite-based search and rescue system.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

High-Sensitivity Microwave Radiation Sensor

Better detection of microwave radiation will enable improved thermal imaging, electronic warfare, radio communications, and radar.

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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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Unmanned Systems

Camera Captures Images of Interior of Solid Objects

The camera combines lasers, computers, and terahertz waves to see “unseen” details.

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Energy

Products of Tomorrow: December 2021

NASA-developed fire protection, implantable stimulators, and more.