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Test & Measurement

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Chemical Resistance of Thermoplastics for Non-Disposable Medical Devices – A Voice from Industry Collaboration Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Disinfectant formulations tend to be comprised of an active ingredient, a solvent or aqueous carrier solution, and additional constituents that enhance the formulation’s properties.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

AI-Enabled Optical Fiber Sensor Device Monitors Brain Injury

The results from tests on animal brain tissues suggest it could help clinicians to better monitor both disease progression and patients’ response to treatment than is currently possible.

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Semiconductors & ICs

Smart Microrobots Walk Autonomously

A collaborative effort has installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size — smaller than an ant’s head — so that they can walk autonomously...

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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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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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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Test & Measurement

Understanding Phase Noise Fundamentals

A stable frequency source is a common requirement for many electronic and most RF devices. Phase noise is the term used to describe measurements of the short-term frequency stability of these...

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Aerospace

Pulsed Exposure Toxicity Testing: Method Development and Initial Evaluation for Stormwater Compliance

Preliminary research into modifying whole effluent toxicity testing protocols designed for continuous flow discharges as applied to episodic and/or ephemeral discharges such as those associated with storm water runoff.

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Propulsion

Evaluation and Test Requirements for Liquid Rocket Engines

This Standard establishes test and evaluation requirements related to the development, qualification (or certification), and acceptance (flight production unit) of liquid propellant rocket engines and associated propulsion systems.

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Test & Measurement

New Technology Demonstrated During Arctic Exercise

During a multi-service exercise, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) successfully demonstrated a...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Adas/Connected Car - June 2022

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Autonomous Vehicle Engineering magazines, see how advances in edge computing, lidar and camera technology, cabin design, and more...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Portable Device Detects Foodborne Illness

Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year from more than 31 recognized pathogens including E. coli O157:H7, a particularly harsh strain of E. coli. Researchers...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

New Products: April 2022 Motion Design

Modular robot platforms, automated crane systems, motion smoothing, and more.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Fast-Acting Molecular Probe

A reversible polymer changes color when it senses a material is about to fail.

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Medical

Tiny Thermometer Measures Temperature in Nanopores

A thermometer directly monitors temperature changes when ions pass through a nanopore.

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Test & Measurement

Product of the Month: April 2022 Tech Briefs

A new suite helps Ada developers build safe, secure software as well as meet internal security and quality procedures.

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Photonics/Optics

An Innovative Imaging Technique for Dynamic Optical Nanothermometry

A new imaging technique measures temperature in 2D.

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Materials

Tool Calculates Materials’ Stress and Strain Based on Photos

The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

With Functional Fibers, A Shirt Becomes a Valuable Microphone

The future of computing is in fabrics, says Prof, Yoel Fink from MIT.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Smart Grid for Stable, Reliable Electricity Supply

The largest ever simulation of its kind, modeled on the Texas power grid, concluded that consumers stand to save about 15 percent on their annual electric bills by partnering with...

Features
Wearables

Developing an Analog Front-End for an Electrocardiogram Monitor

The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.

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Test & Measurement

Soft Contact Lenses Monitor Ocular Diseases

The lenses enable the painless diagnosis or early detection of ocular diseases including glaucoma.

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Photonics/Optics

Sustainable Silk Material Ideal for Wearable and Implantable Applications

The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.

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Semiconductors & ICs

New Products: March 2022 Sensor Technology

Battery monitoring, flow meters, torque sensors, and more.

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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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Imaging

New on the Market: March 2022

Smart contactors, an industrial edge platform, tiny engines, and more.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Machinery Health Monitoring: Which Equipment is Critical?

Which machinery requires constant monitoring? According to one industry expert, the answer boils down to “Criticality.”

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Test & Measurement

New Photonic Effect Could Speed Drug Development

Twisted nanoscale semiconductors manipulate light in a new way. This effect could be harnessed to accelerate the discovery and development of life-saving medicines as well as photonic...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

New Products: February 2022 Motion Design

Test servo drives, robot monitors, AC motors, and more