Briefs: Power
The discovery could enable lightweight, low-cost, long-lasting energy storage for electric vehicles, houses, and more.
Briefs: Energy
Inducing TR in a battery cell allows engineers to test and improve the safety performance of overheated batteries that can potentially catch fire or explode.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The LiDAR sensor utilizes Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) technique to determine the distance to the target and the velocity between the sensor and target.
Briefs: Materials
The fibers measure subtle and complex fabric deformations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The flexible, stretchable sensor biodegrades into materials that are absorbed by the body.
Briefs: Defense
This new approach is useful for building radiation shields via the Z-grading method, the process of layering metal materials with different atomic numbers to provide radiation protection for protons, electrons, and x-rays.
Briefs: Energy
The soft and stretchable device converts movement into electricity and can work in wet environments.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Motion Control
The integrated tool eliminates the need for manual operators or additional custom fixtures.
Briefs: Medical
The PEMF device could be wrapped around synovial joints where cartilage-degrading inflammation is located.
Products: Software
Automotive engineers utilize Adams software to build their virtual vehicle prototypes and Adams Real Time Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) capabilities to bridge the gap with physical tests.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The new microscope is called a hybrid open-top light-sheet (OTLS) microscope.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sustainability crisis extends to low-Earth Orbit (LEO), where human-made debris poses a ubiquitous threat.
Articles: Medical
Betterfrost’s solution defrosts and defogs electric vehicles’ windshields with 20 times less power than current technology and extends the range of an EV by 38 km on an average commute in winter.
Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
The core of the Green Screen consists of noise-absorbing mineral wool, which also serves as a vertical surface for evaporating rain coming from the roofs of the adjacent buildings.
Articles: Defense
Some of the hardest to detect cyber-attacks are wireless, including man-in-the-middle attacks and rogue access points.
Articles: Materials
The 3D printing industry has grown quickly over the last decade with average compound annual growth rates of around 27 percent leading to a market size of $17.7 billion in 2022.
Articles: Medical
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, affecting 80 million patients globally including 3 million patients in the U.S.
Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
When solar panels are placed horizontally, they harvest 15-20 percent less energy from the sun, and hence consumers end up paying a higher price for the harvested energy.
Briefs: Energy
Public temperature checks have become common practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers at Texas A&M University hope to make it possible to check the temperatures of large groups of people more quickly and at a less expensive cost than allowed by current methods.
Briefs: Energy
In tests, the proof-of-concept batteries retained 87.5 percent and 115.9 percent of their energy capacity at -40 °C and 50 °C (-40 °F and 122 °F), respectively.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Compact, Temperature-Tuned OFDR Laser
NASA has focused on OFDR, an alternative FBG interrogation technique based on laser interferometry.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.
Briefs: Design
"The potential of harnessing the combined benefits of additive manufacturing and HEAs for achieving novel properties remains largely unexplored."
Briefs: Materials
MIT researchers have developed a way of making even the most unlikely pairings of materials take on a desired level of wettability.
Briefs: Materials
The researchers created these sensing structures using just one material and a single run on a 3D printer.
Briefs: Materials
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
Briefs: Medical
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.