Keyword: Coatings, colorants, and finishes

NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D-printed metals.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These tactile imaging sensors can measure pressure distribution without using pressure-sensitive materials.
Articles: Imaging
With an optical microscope, spectra can be acquired from a sample area smaller than a micron.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
For applications requiring high-energy material deposition coatings, you'll need to understand how stress can impact surface figure and system performance.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Material for shoe bottoms could help prevent falls in icy or slippery conditions.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
High-quality coated components can be integrated into complex systems in a sustainable way.
Briefs: Aerospace
This new technique shields electronics from ionizing radiation in applications such as military and space exploration.
Briefs: Energy
By introducing defects to a common material, a highly efficient capacitor offers dramatically increased energy density.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new COVID test, a "ChromoUpdate," and NASA's brake rotor.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Microspheres are used in wind tunnel experiments to monitor airflow, to stain biological samples, and in time-delayed drug release.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The new metal lattice material can be used to create models that regain shape after being crushed.
Briefs: Aerospace
The coating repels insects on aircraft wing surfaces and motor vehicles and reduces surface imperfections on other low-friction or non-stick surfaces.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new material could help put more power in smaller microchips.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
A smartphone, combined with nanoscale porous silicon, enables inexpensive, simple, home diagnostics.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The new photonic architecture could transform digital communications, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Inspired by camel fur, a two-layered material could provide extended cooling to preserve the freshness of perishable goods.
Articles: Materials
Highly purified, low-outgassing silicones prevent material degradation in satellites and space vehicles.
Briefs: Lighting
The micro-display could enable smartphones and televisions with resolutions of more than 10,000 pixels per inch.
Briefs: Aerospace
This camera enables multi-spectral imaging for metrology.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The invention can become color-changing “artificial muscle.”
Briefs: Aerospace
The coatings can be deposited on substrates such as glass, polymers, metals, and aerogels.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method obtains high-color-purity 3D objects using a new class of nanoparticles.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include terahertz medical imaging and communications.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This rapid and cost-effective technique yields a uniform etched surface with 99.5 percent emissivity.
Briefs: Automotive
The material, commonly found in house paint, can be used in a device to more efficiently process information.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The system enables measurement of active or passive microstrip line devices with DC probing capability.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The battery could be used for drones, cars, or underwater applications at low temperatures.

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