Keyword: Research and development

Articles: Aerospace
Metamaterial printing, high-efficiency solar cells, and a noise-reduction material.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
As the U.S. lands a craft on the Moon for the first time since 1972, technology built by Louisiana State University students will report back from the lunar surface.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Briefs: Transportation
Applications include manufacturing structural components for aerospace vehicles, cars, trucks, trains, ships, and submarines.
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
A NASA microphone that detects unseen air turbulence is lofted to high heights aboard a stratospheric glider.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The reaction converts 90% of plastic to jet fuel and other valuable hydrocarbon products within an hour at moderate temperatures.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This work could help severely injured people, such as soldiers, regain the ability to control their movements.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The approach could lead to more flexible health monitors, wearable devices, sensors, optical communication systems, and soft robotics.
Briefs: Energy
A folded plastic bladder could store and pump the fuel.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Exoskeleton legs are capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using artificial intelligence technology.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A low-cost, dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers reduces waste and saves time.
Briefs: Motion Control
The soft robot harvests energy from a laser beam and can crawl on horizontal surfaces and climb vertical walls and an upside-down glass ceiling.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Facility Focus: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn about the batteries, skin sensors, flexible antennas, and other cutting-edge research coming from Penn State Engineering.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The robot can walk, run, jump, and interact with the environment in synchrony with a human operator.
Q&A: RF & Microwave Electronics

Fiorenzo Omenetto, Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering at Tufts University School of Engineering, Dean of Research, and Director of the Tufts Silklab led a team that has...

Briefs: Wearables
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technology would enable transmission of information just by touching a surface.
Articles: Wearables
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging method allows researchers to see inside complex semiconductors, without destroying them.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Northwestern researchers have developed a new microscopy method that allows scientists to see the building blocks of “smart” materials.
Articles: Materials
A new high-speed sensor pushes the boundaries in light-starved conditions.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The tough circuits could withstand the grueling demands of energy production, space exploration, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include vehicle and aircraft tires, sports helmets, military equipment, and seals and couplings.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
This treatment has the potential to remove from drinking water nearly all viruses that have an “outer fortress.”
Briefs: Aerospace
The material sets the stage for new forms of electric power in the future.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The technology recovers pure and precious metals from alloys in cellphones and other electrical waste.

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