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Efficient Thermal Runaway Modeling for Sensitivity, Parametric, and Variability Analysis

Under certain off-nominal conditions, Li-ion cells can generate excessive heat and gas due to the initiation of several exothermic decomposition...

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Propulsion

A Motorless Sailplane to Explore Mars’ Atmosphere

The UA team aims to design a motorless sailplane that can soar over the Martian surface for days at a time, using only wind for propulsion.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

How Much Do You Know About Humanoid Robots?

How much do you know about humanoid robots?

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Test & Measurement

5G Cellular to 5G.MIL® Pilot Network Data Transfer Demonstrated

Lockheed Martin and AT&T securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed...

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Aerospace

Flight-Testing of New Airbus A321XLR Gathers Momentum

Following the maiden flight of A321XLR development aircraft MSN11000, two more prototypes, currently in advanced stages of manufacture, will join the certification flight-test...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Air Force Conducts Aircrew Chemical Weapon Protection Test

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing and the 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron recently executed an in-flight vapor purge test in a F-15E Strike...

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Electronics & Computers

Sheldahl Leverages History of Flexible-Circuit Expertise for New Era of Vehicle Electrification

For SAE’s Expert Insight, Enid Kivuti, Director of Engineering and Program Management at Sheldahl, a flexible-materials, films and...

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Motion Control

Perseverance Rover Explores Mars for Ancient Life

NASA is exploring Mars for signs of ancient life. See how Perseverance Mars Rover searches an ancient delta in Jezero Crater.

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Motion Control

Pushing the Limits with Autonomous Driving Control

DARPA advances autonomous vehicle exploration with the new RACER program. See how the University of Washington takes on this challenge of high-speed driving in unstructured...

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Motion Control

Custom Quadcopter Captures Data in the Most Extreme Environments

Watch how researchers at JHU Applied Physics Laboratory use their custom-build quadcopter to capture data in one of the most extreme environments on the planet — the...

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Materials

Expandable Epoxy Adhesives Improve Traditional Bonds and Enable Composite Design Performance

Highly toughened, expandable structural adhesives reliably join gaps while adding strength and rigidity to body-in-white structures,...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Making Low-Cost Automation Accessible

Roose’s Chocolate World, based in Belgium, is using an automated solution, “ChocoMatic,” that doesn’t break the bank.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers Upcycle CDs into Biosensors

New research offers a second life for CDs: Turn them into flexible biosensors that are inexpensive and easy to manufacture.

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Medical

Smart Implants Monitor Healing

Patient-specific 3D printed smart metamaterial implants double as sensors to monitor spinal healing. The new class of multifunctional mechanical metamaterials act as their own sensors, recording and...

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Medical

Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Uses Modified Bacterial DNA

A different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine is said to remain effective against new and emerging variants and could be taken as a pill, by inhalation, or other delivery methods.

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Medical

Wearable Patch Monitors Blood Glucose Levels

Transdermal Diagnostics, a University of Bath spinout company, has invented a wearable patch that allows people with diabetes to painlessly monitor their blood glucose levels. The company has...

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Software

The Value of Sensor Simulation for Hardware-in-the-Loop Design Validation

With the recent advances in electrification and new technology developments in propulsion methodology, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test benches—historically...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Novel Chemical Glucose Sensing Method Based on Boronic Acids and Graphene Foam

Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.

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Power

Application Note: Addressing the Challenges of Specifying and Building Power Racks

EA Elektro-Automatik offers solutions that address these challenges head-on with robust power supply units and turnkey power racks that are certified to EN...

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Materials

Using Fabric to Power Everyday Electronics

See how NUS researchers have developed an ultra-thin, self-charging fabric that is capable of generating electricity using air moisture.

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Materials

In-Motion, Automatic Paint Defect Repair

With today’s new high-performance coatings, obtaining a high-quality finish is even more important. Modern high-performance, inline, car body surface inspection technology can bring users...

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Materials

Novel Material Able to Sense, Think, and Act

Researchers at Penn State have created a new material that is capable of behaving like a brain. See how this soft polymer is able to process sensing, thinking, and acting abilities without...

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Energy

Reinventing Offshore Wind Turbines

Dr. Brandon Ennis, Sandia National Laboratories’ offshore wind technical lead, had a radically new idea for offshore wind turbines: instead of a tall unwieldy tower, with blades at the top, he imagined a towerless turbine with blades pulled taut like a bow.

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Medical

PTSD Risks and Severity Linked to Hippocampus

While the American Psychological Association has recognized posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a mental illness for more than 40 years, there is still much that remains unknown about the...

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Medical

AI Model Uses fMRI to Identify Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia, and Autism Early

Identifying mental health conditions early is key to better treatment and prevention. As advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are paving the way to...

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Imaging

MIT Creates High-Resolution Continuous Ultrasound Sticker

Though medical ultrasound imaging technology has been in use since the mid-20th century, ultrasound technology capable of imaging patients over a longer term have been out of...

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Photonics/Optics

An On-Chip Spectrometer and the Future of Image Sensors

Image sensors convert light into electrical signals and measure light intensity, but for machine vision to improve significantly—essential to advances in autonomous vehicles,...

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Automotive

Streamline Your Functional Safety Systems to Save Time, Improve Performance, and Enhance Safety

As off-road and highway vehicles become smarter and aspire to reduce environmental impact, the complexity of on-board systems continues...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Eliminate Unplanned Machine Downtime With igus Smart Plastics

Collaborative research between 3M and Matrix Engineering Consultants generated fascinating results on controlling loading dynamics in automotive chassis bolted connections...