Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Metal Additive Manufacturing on the Rise, Says 3D Printing Study

A report released this week revealed a spike in the adoption of metal additive-manufacturing systems – an increase due largely to a growing number of new companies.

On-Demand Webinars : Imaging
Unique High-Speed Camera Solutions for Aerospace Research Applications

Many aerospace applications use high-speed cameras to provide critical information for analysis. New sensors and technologies are emerging to provide even better data for analysis, especially in image quality and streaming capabilities. To maximize the benefits these...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Modeling Capacity Fade of Lithium-Ion Cells

If you want to learn about creating a mathematical model of a lithium-ion cell, then tune into this webinar featuring guest speaker Ralph White of the University of South Carolina.

Blog : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Truck Platooning Technology: How Will Road Conditions Impact V2V Communications?
A reader asks our expert: "How do road conditions impact vehicle-to-vehicle responses?"
On-Demand Webinars : Materials
How to Select The Optimum Permanent Magnet Material For Your Application

Modern permanent magnet materials offer a wide range of magnetic, thermal and mechanical characteristics. Selecting the optimum material solution for a specific application can be confusing. In this webinar, major material types will be described and guidelines for choosing...

Blog : Lighting
Wobbly ‘HOIP’ Semiconductor Has Researchers in Excited State
Physical chemists at the Georgia Institute of Technology discovered an emerging class of semiconductors with some unexpected moves.
INSIDER : Motion Control
Smart Wheel Knows When and How to Rotate

A technology not only allows wheels to know when and how to rotate, but also enables them to work together in interactive teams. Simply monitoring the data generated when the motors inside the wheels...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
How to Get Started with Software Development for NXP’s S32 Automotive Platform

To address the need for green, safe, secure and connected cars, automotive companies are relying more and more on electronics. The next-generation automotive electronic systems not only require SoCs delivering more performance and power efficiency, they will also...

Question of the Week : Robotics, Automation & Control
Will social robots play a major role in keeping humans happy?

Our lead INSIDER story today featured a discussion of how robots may someday interact with humans.

Blog : Aerospace
HAMMER Time: A New Spacecraft Idea Aims to Ram an Asteroid Off-Course
Scientists have an idea to deflect Earth-bound asteroids: a 9-meter-tall, 8.8-ton spacecraft dubbed the HAMMER.
White Papers : Materials
Antireflection Coatings for Space Applications

Space can be a harsh environment for optical coatings. They are exposed to vacuum, extreme temperatures, high-intensity radiation and ionized gas. To qualify for space programs, there are qualification tests and specifications that must be met. This paper outlines how Optimax qualified AR coatings...

White Papers : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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INSIDER : Energy
System Draws Power from Daily Temperature Swings to Produce Electricity

Thermoelectric devices generate power when one side of the device is a different temperature from the other. Instead of requiring two different temperature inputs at the...

INSIDER : Energy
Lithium-Air Battery Out-Powers Lithium-Ion

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have designed a new lithium-air battery that works in a natural air environment and still functioned after a...

News : Energy
Replacing Camshafts with Valves Paves Way for Cheaper, Greener Engines
By replacing the cam, a new valve technology may lead to more affordable — and more environmentally friendly — engines.

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