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Materials

Microtube Technology: A Catalyst for Next-Gen Aerospace Thermal Control

Intergalactic, an aerospace thermal management company, has an inventive approach to heat exchangers.

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Materials

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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Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Minehunting System

A towed sonar array from Abaco Systems uses multiple sensors to identify and detect mine-like objects.

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Electronics & Computers

Developing Thermoplastic Composites for Use in Commercial Aircraft

Thermoplastic composite materials (TPC) are gaining momentum for use in commercial airplanes and other aerospace applications, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

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Products
Aerospace

New Products

Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

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Electronics & Computers

Ruggedization of Electronics for Deployed Military Environments

Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.

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Products
Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Products

Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.

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Electronics & Computers

Pulse Plasma Nitriding for Aerospace Applications

Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.

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Unmanned Systems

Thermal Management Techniques in Avionics Cooling

Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

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Articles
Test & Measurement

Space-Qualified Crystal Oscillators

Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.

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Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Spacesuit Flow Switch

A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.

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Electronics & Computers

Shielding Aerospace Systems from Electromagnetic Interference

See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.

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Products
Test & Measurement

New Products

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

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Materials

German OEMs Flex 3D Manufacturing Muscle

A chief impediment for wider adoption of additive manufacturing long has been its potential for application in high-volume and high-throughput production. But continuing process and technique...

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Electronics & Computers

Dispensable Gels vs Gap Filler Pads

Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.

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Articles
Materials

Why Heat Exchanger Manufacturers Need to Rethink Design and Fabrication

Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.

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Products
RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products

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

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Electronics & Computers

The Role of Prototype/Test Systems in Next-Generation C5ISR Development

For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.

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Articles
Propulsion

Designing Connectivity Solutions for an Electric Aircraft Future

Learn how to take on a “follow-the-wire” design approach.

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Photonics/Optics

Thermal Management for Directed Energy Weapons

Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.

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Application Briefs
Defense

Solar-Powered Structures

Pvilion, a solar-powered fabric provider, was recently awarded a contract by the United State Air Force (USAF).

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Power

Carbon Fiber Research Eyes Roof Frames, Doors

It’s not just for exotic “supercars” and motorcycles anymore. The performance-enhancing attributes of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics continue to be explored by global automakers as they...

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Articles
Test & Measurement

Advances in Millimeter-Wave Isolator Design Launch Manufacturers into Stratospheric Operating Frequencies

The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.

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News
Materials

ALLEGRO Project Seeks to Boost Lightweight-Materials Durability

First define the lightweight material that best complements electric vehicle (EV) and automated-vehicle (AV) range efficiency – then optimize it for increased durability...

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Electronics & Computers

Outsourcing Plasma Treatments for Surface Modification

For many manufacturers, plasma-applied coatings and surface treatments can play a significant role in new product development.

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Articles
Electronics & Computers

RAD-HARD Microelectronics for Space Applications

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

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INSIDER
Electronics & Computers

Collins Aerospace to Provide Critical Subsystems for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide critical subsystems to support...

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Articles
Test & Measurement

Streamlining Post-Processing in Additive Manufacturing

By focusing just on the AM build process, a fundamental part of the production process chain is often overlooked: post-processing.

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Articles
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Engineered Solutions for Enclosure Sealing and Insulation

Custom enclosure gaskets can meet a variety of mechanical shock and thermal requirements.

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