White Papers : Defense
Gain a Competitive Edge Through Test

The competition to win bids in the aerospace and defense industry is intense. The good news is you can use better test strategies that not only mitigate risk but also enable you to proactively leverage your test department to win programs and grow revenue. Download this white paper to see how a more...

Blog : Energy
Will Flexible Solar Cells Soon Power Our Devices?
Professor Jaana Vapaavuori spoke with Tech Briefs about the manufacturing methods that could someday decrease the cost and increase the lifetime of flexible solar cells.
White Papers : Materials
Importance of CTE of Adhesives for Assembly Reliability

Forming reliable bonds between different materials can be challenging due to large variations in coefficients of thermal expansion. In this white paper you will learn more about typical CTE's for various chemistries, how fillers can be used to modify CTE and more.

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Lowering the Risk of Transit Electrification with Informed, Model-Based Strategies

In response to mounting concerns about climate change, many municipalities are working to increase the use of public transit while reducing the carbon emissions generated by that transit. For many transit authorities, the way forward is creating a smarter fleet...

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Application Note: Extreme Customization, Well-maintained Tooling, and Accuracy

Take a look behind the scenes at how Nippon Pulse America Inc. re-designed one of its standard linear stepper motors to replace a competitor motor that was no longer meeting customer resolution or accuracy requirements. This application note showcases major...

On-Demand Webinars : Photonics/Optics
Six Best Practices for Optical Product Design Teams

Optical product development managers often face challenges in bringing projects to the finish line—on time and on budget. A modern approach to your design process can drastically improve your chances for success, improving optical performance, cutting your product development time...

Blog : Medical
Studying the Secrets Behind Spider Glue
How does a spider's glue maintain its stickiness, even in high humidity? Researchers in Akron investigated the question.
Question of the Week : Manufacturing & Prototyping
What’s the Hold-Up with Digital Product Development?

Digital technologies are bringing big data, automation, and mobile capabilities to processes like IT, HR, sales, and marketing, but what is the hold-up with product development? Has your product development process been modernized and “digitized?”

During a live webinar this...

White Papers : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Balancing Power Supply Requirements in ADAS Applications

Thanks to advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), cars are becoming safer to drive. The cameras in these systems, in combination with sensors, sophisticated algorithms, and microprocessors, are alerting drivers to obstructions in the roadway, braking for them when necessary, pointing...

On-Demand Webinars : Photonics/Optics
Defining a Sparkle Measurement Standard for Quality Control of Anti-Glare Displays

Anti-glare films are applied to displays to minimize reflections and ensure information is viewable. The variable surface structure of the film allows ambient light to be diffused evenly but can also compete with the pixel geometry of the display as light is...

Dynamic White Papers : Lighting
Making the Switch: Adopting LEDs for Light Curing

Because of their many benefits, LEDs are becoming more popular for use with light-curable materials. However, because of technology differences, making the switch from broad-spectrum to LED curing energy sources is seldom a matter of simply replacing conventional lamps with LED units and leaving...

Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
FLAM! Researchers Test Cellulose as Sustainable 3D-Printing Material

Researchers from Singapore University of Technology and Design have demonstrated 3D printing with one of the Earth’s most abundant organic compounds: cellulose.

INSIDER : Nanotechnology
New One-Dimensional Material Has Applications in Nanometer-Scale Transistors and Circuits
Quasi-1D materials will play an important role in device miniaturization.
INSIDER : Test & Measurement
How to Make Your Factory Wireless — A NIST Guide

The just-published NIST Guide to Wireless Systems Deployments in industrial environments was developed by a group of experts on wireless communications from government, industry, and...

INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
A 'Missing' Component Could Revolutionize Electronics
A radically new electronic building block is being proposed.

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