Keyword: Radiation

Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
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.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This new technique shields electronics from ionizing radiation in applications such as military and space exploration.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The oscillator is designed for localized clock signal generation and data transmission in telemetry systems and remote sensing.
Briefs: Materials
A combination of polymers and oligomers, when combined with UV light, almost completely kills the coronavirus.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A novel technique for a high-brightness coherent and few-cycle duration source spans seven optical octaves.
Briefs: Imaging
Imagine being able to snap a picture of extremely fast events on the order of a picosecond.
Briefs: Aerospace
The material is designed for high-temperature applications in aircraft, building insulation, personal protective clothing, industrial, and automotive.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device has applications in medical diagnostics and homeland security.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include terahertz medical imaging and communications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, and other portable electronics.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The antenna is designed for use in extreme conditions such as outer space.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Detector Senses X-Rays Over a Broad Energy Range
New materials generate precise X-ray images with a lower amount of exposure.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Creating next-generation LEDs for novel efforts like COVID-19 decontamination requires LED manufacturers to reevaluate the materials that they’re using.
Briefs: Aerospace
Biomaterial Shields Against Harmful Radiation
A new form of melanin can protect human tissue from X-rays during medical treatment or spaceflight.
Briefs: Materials
Real-time terahertz imaging with a single-pixel detector.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.
Briefs: Materials
Polymer Composite for Radiation Shielding
The polymer composite could replace conventional radiation shielding materials such as lead.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This method detects power line faults using a drone.
Briefs: Aerospace
This instrument has applications in medical equipment, robotics, and satellites.
Briefs: Imaging
The nonlinear camera captures high-resolution images of the interior of solid objects using terahertz (THz) radiation.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Engineers have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This approach removes the limitation on peak power densities that exists for fiber lasers.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

A portable, stable, standards-quality radiation thermometer was invented that can measure temperatures between -50 °C (-58 °F) to 150 °C (302 °F). The corresponding infrared...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Today’s cellular networks and Wi-Fi systems rely on microwave radiation to carry data but the demand for more bandwidth is quickly becoming more than microwaves can handle. That has...

Briefs: Aerospace
Graphene Field Effect Transistors for Radiation Detection (GFET-RS)

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center developed novel transistor technology based on a single graphene layer coupled to a radiation absorber substrate. Unlike conventional charge-sensing detectors, the GFET-RS utilizes the sensitive dependence of graphene conductance on local change...

Briefs: Nanotechnology

The color of a material can often tell how it handles heat. With clothing, for example, the darker the pigment, the warmer you're likely to feel on a hot day. Likewise, the more...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions such as fog. Sub-terahertz wavelengths, which are between microwave...

Briefs: Nanotechnology

A system was developed that can remove radioactive cesium contamination from porous structures such as brick and concrete that are hard to clean, as well as contamination from...

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