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Facility Focus: Argonne National Laboratory
Pros & Cons of Advanced Lightweighting Materials
Technological Advances, and How Structural Adhesives Support Manufacturing
SAE WCX Preview: Experience the Evolution
Products of Tomorrow: March 2018

Products of the Month

New on the Market: March 2018
New Products: March 2018 Photonics & Imaging Insider

Application Briefs

Mixing 3D Printing Technologies Helps Optimize Products
Tech Briefs

Mechanics & Machinery

Efficient Packaging Process for One-Piece Deployable Thin Membrane
Spring Plunger Locking Mechanism for Use in Hand-Actuated Tools
Flexible, Gravity-Fed Heat Pipe
Low-Cost Mechanical Device for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Gimbal for Steering Propelled CubeSats
Simplified Method for Uniformly Distributing Flow Within a Fluid Layer of a Multi-Layer Heat Exchanger


Green Approach for Toughening Thermosetting Reactive Resins
Acoustic Metamaterials Manipulate and Control Sound Waves
Gallium-Infused Liquid-Solid Composites
Shape Memory Alloy Art (SMA-Art) Shapes


Cell Processing Cartridge for Miniature Cytometer
Lifelike, 3D-Printed Organ Models with Integrated Sensors
Self-Powered, Paper-Based Devices for Medical Diagnostics

Electronics & Computers

System and Method for Identifying Electrical Properties of Integrated Circuits
Ultrafast Magnetic Reversal Method for Computer Memory
Flexible Silicon-on-Polymer Chip
Remote Detection of Electronic Devices
Memristors Enable Quick-Learning Neural Network
Magnetic Cooling of Nanoelectronic Chips
Flexible, Water-Repellent Graphene Circuits for Washable Electronics


NWRA AVOSS Wake Vortex Prediction Algorithm Version 3.1.1
Stretchable Mesh for Cavity Noise Reduction
Ground-Based Sensors Detect Aircraft Laser Strikes
Photonics & Imaging Technology


ADAS Design – Specialized Chipsets Do the Job
Hyperspectral Imaging – Teaching Robots to See


Understanding the New Optical Data Interface
Space Imaging
Learn to Trust Your Infrared Camera
Trends in Thermal Imaging
Hunting New Mining Deposits with Hyperspectral Imaging


Scientists Discover New Way to Label Chemical Compounds for Medical Imaging
Tiny Terahertz Laser for Imaging and Chemical Detection
LLNL Finds Reason Behind Defects in 3D Printing
Searching for the Failure Mechanisms in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
Sensor Technology


How to Secure Wireless Sensor Networks
Understanding Network Topology


Sensor Networks — The Platform for a Connected Farm


Ultra-Sensitive Temperature Sensor
Whispering Gallery Optical Resonators
Near-Zero-Power Temperature Sensor
Access System Senses Finger Vibrations to Verify Users
Portable Electrochemical Sensing System
Chemical Identification by Magneto-Elastic Sensing (ChIMES)
New Depth Sensors Could be Sensitive Enough for Self-Driving Cars
Tamper Sensor for Safeguarding Radiological Sources
Wearable Microneedles
Food Allergy Lab Fits on Your Keychain


New Products: March 2018 Sensor Technology