White Papers: Automotive
Beyond Battery Cycling

As automotive battery technologies continue to advance, battery testing is a critical step in the process of bringing a vehicle to market, particularly for hybrid and battery electric vehicles. Lifecycling is an...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Understanding and Selecting Power Sensors

A power sensor is a fundamental measurement tool in RF engineering. However, today's marketplace is filled with myriad choices, and many are making bold claims about attributes such as measurement...

Question of the Week: Aerospace
Will Mars Habitats Be Made from Blood?

Transporting a single brick to Mars is extremely expensive. The high cost presents a challenge for those planning the future construction of a Martian colony.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

This 60-minute Webinar discusses digital solutions that can be used by OEMs to find and mitigate potential noise issues from the earliest stages of design, reducing...

Blog: Materials
A team has created a new type of carbon fiber reinforced material that reverses any fatigue damage -- you just need a little heat.
Special Reports: Software
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - November 2021

In this new report from the editors of Medical Design Briefs and Tech Briefs magazines, discover how the latest advances in 3D printing, machining, molding and more are changing the way...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

Automotive powertrain design is gaining traction in fully electric vehicles, and adhesives are offering impressive benefits and opportunities for advancement. Adhesive bonding also provides...

Question of the Week: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Will Spinning Magnets Clean Up Space Debris?

Our lead story today highlights an effort from the University of Utah to use spinning magnets – and robots – to someday retrieve scraps and bring them to a decaying orbit.

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

On isolated mountaintops across the planet, scientists await word that tonight is the night. The complex coordination between...

INSIDER: Imaging

Time-of-Flight Camera

LUCID Vision Labs, Inc. (Richmond, BC, Canada) recently announced its new Helios™2+ 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera offering two new on-camera depth...

INSIDER: Materials

Infrared (IR) light is invisible to humans. However, some animals, such as rattlesnakes or bloodsucking bats, can perceive IR radiation and use it to find food. But even for humans, the ability to...

Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
A reader asks a simulation expert: How do you compensate for the interaction of rain or snow storms on lidar sensors?
Blog: Materials
Prof. Jake J. Abbott is leading a team that has discovered a way to manipulate orbiting debris with spinning magnets.
White Papers: Aerospace
Testing Polyimide Materials: Higher Thermo-Oxidative Stability & Mechanical Performance

Polyimide materials are high performance polymers used for temperature resistance and mechanical performance, in particular when friction is involved....

Question of the Week: Nanotechnology
Can Borophane Beat Graphene?

A Tech Brief in our November issue highlights a new material that’s super-thin and super-strong. By combining hydrogen with an atom-thick sheet of boron known as borophane, researchers from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have created a potential alternative to the breakthrough 2D material graphene. The Argonne...

Articles: Aerospace
Thanos Yiagopoulos, Chief Technology Officer of Momentive Performance Materials, discusses how engineers can determine the best product for their application.
Q&A: Materials

Jingcheng Ma, along with a team of researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, found a way to make ultra-thin water-resistant surface coatings robust enough to...

Facility Focus: Energy
The "ERDC" helps solve problems in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences.
Articles: Materials
With Artemis II — the first crewed flight of SLS and Orion — four astronauts will travel to the lunar environment in 2024.
Articles: Aerospace
The third flight of SLS and Orion will carry the first woman and first person of color to the Moon.
Products: Test & Measurement
Power supply ICs, temperature sensors, DC-DC converters, and more.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Easy-to-use reverberation test systems (RTS) measure the performance of wireless devices and antennas.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Unmanned aircraft present a range of optics challenges.
Products: Test & Measurement
Infrared lens testers, fiber optic transceivers, spectral radiometers, and more.
Articles: Energy
Silicon Carbide (SiC) optics are becoming more and more prevalent in high-energy laser (HEL) designs, and manufacturers must be aware of the potential risks
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
To have a successful product, one must consider all the required sub-systems to deliver high-quality illumination.
Articles: Imaging
When even your iPhone can easily become a thermal imager, today's top cameras offer better sensitivity and measurement accuracy.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Artemis I will launch from Kennedy Space Center into Earth orbit, where it will travel 40,000 miles beyond the Moon.

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