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Test & Measurement

ERDC Begins Testing with World’s Largest Heavy Vehicle Simulator

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) completed assembly on the world’s largest heavy vehicle simulator (HVS), the “Titan,” at the end of...

Special Reports
RF & Microwave Electronics

Test & Measurement - February 2022

From space vehicles to the modern battlefield to the human body, test innovations are improving device and system reliability while speeding time to market. Read about the latest advances – including the...

Products
Test & Measurement

New on the Market: November 2021

Power supply ICs, temperature sensors, DC-DC converters, and more.

Articles
Propulsion

Inside Story: Keith Moore, CEO of Pickering Interfaces

CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.

Articles
Software

Reimagining Automated Test During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.

Articles
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Software Enables New-Age, Flexible Test Solution for Analog and Digital Radios

Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.

Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

In-Line, Automated CT Scan Data Inspection of Electronic Connectors

A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.

Articles
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Open System Software for Critical Applications

Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.

Technology Leaders
Test & Measurement

Making Laser Processes More Sustainable

Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.

Products
Test & Measurement

New Products: April 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.

Articles
Energy

The Future of Aircraft Electrification

Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.

Blog
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Answering Your Questions: Laser Radar...Or a CMM with a Laser Scanner?

Should you replace your big coordinate measurement machine with laser radar? Or should you just add a laser scanner with a CMM? A reader asks our expert.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Test & Measurement - February 2021

Sensors to search for ancient life on Mars...nano-thermometers that could revolutionize temperature measurement...a major advance in semiconductor testing. These are just a few of the technologies you'll...

Articles
Test & Measurement

Greater Precision for EV Battery Leak Testing

Inficon’s lithium-ion battery cell test can detect a leak many times smaller than current methods identify.

Special Reports
Transportation

ADAS/Connected Car - December 2020

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...

Products
Data Acquisition

Product Focus: Test & Measurement 2020

Auto-injectors, transmitters, laser scanners, and more.

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Electronics & Computers

New Products: December 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.

Articles
Test & Measurement

How Solid-State Technology Impacts A&D Equipment Testing

Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.

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Propulsion

What We’re Driving: 2020 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR CVT

Easily mistaken for its Altima big brother at first glance, the 2020 Nissan Sentra finally gets the all-new platform, exterior style and interior upgrades that this thrifty compact has...

Products
RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products: September 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.

Application Briefs
Photonics/Optics

Measuring Surface Roughness with an Atomic Force Microscope

Thin films and engineered surfaces are used in a myriad of applications including semiconductor electronics, data storage, and precision optics. In many cases, surface roughness and...

Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Force/Torque Sensor Helps Rover Sample Mars

See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.

Special Reports
Materials

Test & Measurement - September 2020

See how the latest test tools and methodologies are enabling new applications in aerospace, electronics, robotics, healthcare, and other key industries. This compendium of recent articles is presented by...

Special Reports
Test & Measurement

Aerospace & Defense - September 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, you'll learn about the technology driving the Mars 2020 rover, how NASA will use GPS to...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products and Services: August 2020 Medical Design Briefs

Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.

Products
Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products: August 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.

Products
Data Acquisition

New on the Market: August 2020

Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.

Briefs
Weapons Systems

Bore Elevation and Azimuth Measurement System (Beams)

A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Machine Learning Enables Rapid Rocket Engine Design

This method provides a fast way to assess rocket engine performance in a variety of operating conditions.