Keyword: Radiation

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Computer-Implemented Energy Depletion Radiation Shielding
Radiation shielding for space as well as some terrestrial applications is challenging due to the wide variety and energy ranges of radiation particles.
Articles: Electronics & Computers

Where the ability to detect mid-wave infrared (MWIR) radiation is mission critical, readiness and the importance of long, maintenance-free infrared (IR) system operation is vital. In...

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Briefs: Test & Measurement
Better detection of microwave radiation will enable improved thermal imaging, electronic warfare, radio communications, and radar.
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Briefs: Transportation
The camera combines lasers, computers, and terahertz waves to see “unseen” details.
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Application Briefs: Imaging
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.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This new technique shields electronics from ionizing radiation in applications such as military and space exploration.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The oscillator is designed for localized clock signal generation and data transmission in telemetry systems and remote sensing.
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Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
A combination of polymers and oligomers, when combined with UV light, almost completely kills the coronavirus.
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Briefs: Imaging
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A novel technique for a high-brightness coherent and few-cycle duration source spans seven optical octaves.
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Briefs: Automotive
The material is designed for high-temperature applications in aircraft, building insulation, personal protective clothing, industrial, and automotive.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device has applications in medical diagnostics and homeland security.
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Briefs: Imaging
Imagine being able to snap a picture of extremely fast events on the order of a picosecond.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include terahertz medical imaging and communications.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, and other portable electronics.
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Briefs: Aerospace
The antenna is designed for use in extreme conditions such as outer space.
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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.
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Briefs: Imaging
Detector Senses X-Rays Over a Broad Energy Range
New materials generate precise X-ray images with a lower amount of exposure.
Briefs: Medical
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.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.
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Briefs: Materials
Polymer Composite for Radiation Shielding
The polymer composite could replace conventional radiation shielding materials such as lead.
Briefs: Aerospace
This method detects power line faults using a drone.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This instrument has applications in medical equipment, robotics, and satellites.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The nonlinear camera captures high-resolution images of the interior of solid objects using terahertz (THz) radiation.
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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.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This approach removes the limitation on peak power densities that exists for fiber lasers.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: 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...

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