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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Bend- and Twist-Sensing Optical Fiber
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Articles: Imaging
Space-Based Bone Scanner Expands Medical Research

Spinoff is NASA's annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has...

Briefs: Software
Echo Analysis Environment for Analyzing Large, Complex Datasets

Analyzing data piecemeal is usually uninformative. Analysts need tools to evaluate multiple pieces of data...

Who's Who: Electronics & Computers
Q&A: Dr. Shannon Yee, Assistant Professor of Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers in Dr. Lee’s...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Nonlinear Structural Mechanics Modeling

In this webinar, we will analyze the nonlinear structural behavior of a complex system by making a series of assumptions about its geometry and physical behavior. The goal is to create a mathematical model...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Design Considerations: How to Keep Wearers Wearing Wearables

In a Tech Briefs Q&A, professor and biosensor creator Albert Titus reviews the state of wearable sensor design.

News: Medical
Electropolishing Solutions for the Medical Industry

As a critical component in patient healthcare, medical device manufacturing is highly regulated and requires the utmost attention to sanitation, safety, and biocompatibility. Used both internally...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
What it Does, How it Works

Electropolishing is often referred to as a “reverse plating” process. Electrochemical in nature, electropolishing uses a combination of rectified current and a blended chemical electrolyte bath to remove flaws from...

News: Materials
Single-Operation Finish for Improved Biocompatibility of Implants

Orthopedic and cardiovascular implants are some of the most common medical devices manufactured today that...

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