Test & Measurement

Learn what's trending in test, measurement, and monitoring technologies. Explore the latest products, applications, and technical briefs covering advanced measuring instruments, monitoring systems, devices, and instrumentation.

Q&A: Materials
Researchers have developed a theory that predicts the limits to which metals can be subjected to cyclic stress before failing.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
A counterintuitive way to protect atomically thin electronics: adding vibrations to reduce vibration issues.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Get the Inside Story on EO Residuals

Many factors impact Ethylene Oxide (EO) Residual levels following sterilization, making it difficult to determine when a medical device is safe for public use. In our latest Inside Story, Leonard Harris,...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
How Sensors Improve Automated Welding Processes

Many of the skills that manual welders use must be implemented in automated welding machines. Because humans have decision-making capabilities, also automated facilities for welding operations...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Discussing the basic design concepts of a UV-visible-NIR range microscope-spectrometer in several different configurations.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This measurement technique is particularly useful for, but not limited to, samples containing organic compounds.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Potential uses include MEMS accelerometers, vibration monitoring, and other precision motion control applications.
Briefs: Design
The device is 100 percent electrically controllable regarding the colors of light it absorbs, which gives it massive potential for widespread usability.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
On-Demand Webinars: Photonics/Optics

Cost, range, size, and reliability are all key challenges facing LiDAR design engineers. New technologies have emerged that address all these...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Easy and Profitable Measurement Solutions Using Smart Laser Triangulation Sensors

Displacement, distance and position can be measured using laser triangulation sensors. The reasons are clear: easy installation, large measuring ranges and...

White Papers: Medical
A Guide to Polychromatic and Monochromatic Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy for Analysis of Sunscreen Protection For Human Skin

Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy is a technique used in the field of dermatology for assessing optical properties...

Special Reports: AR/AI
ADAS/Connected Car - December 2022

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Autonomous Vehicle Engineering magazines, see how advances in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, lidar and radar, and...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Battery packs, whether made of prismatic, cylindrical, or pouch cells, are cooled by common automotive thermal management systems.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The integrated measuring system (IMS) has demonstrated notable cost savings and improved design efficiencies in linear motion automation applications.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
MMS was developed as an add-on to NASA Ames-patented Inductive Monitoring System (IMS), which estimates deviation from normal system operations.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A developer needs confidence that the compiler will not introduce errors into the design.
Products: Medical
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Articles: Test & Measurement
This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Power electronics are critical for renewable energy. They require special design and testing to ensure that they will reliably perform their critical duties.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Imagine a technology that can convert, amplify, limit, filter, control, and transform electricity in countless ways to supply power to the electrical grid. These are power electronics, and...

Blog: Test & Measurement
The drawing machine uses pens with ink containing conductive material or regular mechanical pencils with varying graphite content.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Leading Sensor Technology for Machine Monitoring

Eddy current sensors belong to the group of inductive displacement sensors and are ideal for industrial applications. Eddy current sensors are ideal for monitoring machinery and equipment...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Extreme miniaturization of infrared (IR) detectors is critical for their integration into next-generation consumer electronics, wearables and ultra-small satellites. Thus far, however, IR detectors have...

Articles: Test & Measurement
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2022 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Special Reports: Motion Control
Automotive Test & Simulation - November 2022

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering magazine, learn about the latest simulation and test technologies for ADAS, EV batteries, NVH, vehicle cybersecurity, and...

Special Reports: Medical
Medical Robotics - November 2022

"Millirobots" swimming in your bloodstream...soft robots you can print on demand...cobots hard at work in the test lab. Read about these and other innovative technologies in this compendium of recent articles...

Application Briefs: Research Lab
DiaMonTech used the Ophir Pyrocam to measure and characterize all their laser developments.
Products: AR/AI
New products for November 2022.

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Application Briefs: Test & Measurement

Compiler Selection for Functional Safety in Robots