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Features

Articles

Products of Tomorrow: August 2018
Optimized Imager Tracks Cancer and Stem Cells in Medical Research
Key Technologies Needed to Advance Mission-Critical IoT
Plant Food for Space Grows Crops on Earth
Auxiliary Power Solutions for 1500 VDC Photovoltaic Systems
Air Force Research Laboratory

Products of the Month

New on the Market: August 2018
Product of the Month: August 2018
IMTS Product Preview 2018

Application Briefs

Reducing Weight and Design Time for Dream Chaser Spacecraft
System Tests Dream Chaser's Atmospheric Flight Control System
Tech Briefs

Materials

Artificial “Blubber” Protects Divers in Frigid Water
Hardface Coating Systems for Wear and Corrosion Resistance
Rubber-Like Adhesive Film Sticks to Highly Deformable Areas
Water-Repellent Nanotextures Possess Anti-Fogging Capability
Modified, 3D-Printable Alloy for Flexible Electronics and Soft Robots

Software

Simulation Technique Models Material-Aging Process
Modification of SURFICE Code
Comprehensive Software Simulation on Ground Special Power at Kennedy Space Center
Information Sharing Protocol VCR (ISPVCR)
Location Awareness Algorithm for Internet of Things Devices

Manufacturing & Prototyping

Method 3D-Prints Marine-Grade Stainless Steel
Printing Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits
3D Printing of All-Liquid 3D Structures
Diamond Pellet Grinding Tool

Bio-Medical

Portable Brain Imaging System
Self-Powered Paper Patch Measures Glucose
Non-Invasive Diabetes Monitoring Patch
Ingestible Sensors Powered by Stomach Acid

Electronics & Computers

Integrated Inverter for Controlling Multiple Electric Machines
Power Outlet Analyzes Electrical Current Usage
Thermally Conductive Crystals Dissipate Electronics Heat
Ultra-Low Power Consumption for Data Recording
Microcontroller Altimeter (uCA)
Supersonic Waves Enable Heat Management in Electronics Devices
Linear Resonators Make Electronics More Resistant to Damage and Defects
Advances in Spintronic Devices
Built-In Temperature Sensing Method in a Microheater

Photonics/Optics

Crystal-Free Formation of Non-Oxide Optical Fiber
Material Brings Optical Communication onto Silicon Chips
Hybrid Optics for Color Imaging
Hyperfine Interpolated Range Finding for CW Lidar, Radar, and Sonar Using Repeating Waveforms and Fourier Transform Reordering

Energy

Water-Based Battery Stores Solar and Wind Energy
Graphene Oxide Nanosheets for Lithium-Metal Batteries
Chemical Heat Battery Material Releases Energy on Demand
Electrode Design Boosts Supercapacitor Performance
Motion Design

Features

Conical, Floating-Piston Isolation Valve
Machine Vision Can Do More Than You Think
IMTS2018 Preview

Applications

High-Speed Reluctance Machine Design
Drive Technology: The Recipe for Precise Actuator Control

Briefs

Fast, Low-Voltage Actuator for Soft and Wearable Robotics
Ultra-Thin Capacitive Sensor Has the Least Possible Resistance to Motion
Variable-Camber Compliant Wing
Using Direct Current with Inverter Technology in Resistance Welding
Autonomous Crop-Counting Robot
Hydraulic-Based Spherical Robot

Departments

New Products: August 2018 Motion Design