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Blog: Test & Measurement
Tech Briefs readers ask two industry experts about the effectiveness of CT scans when you want a deeper look at a battery.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This camera enables multi-spectral imaging for metrology.
Articles: Test & Measurement
See what kinds of applications require high-precision laser glass with demanding dimensional tolerances and high-power laser coatings.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By design, new 3D scanners are motionless during inspection.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Test & Measurement - February 2021

Sensors to search for ancient life on Mars...nano-thermometers that could revolutionize temperature measurement...a major advance in semiconductor testing. These are just a few of the technologies you'll...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Optics & Photonics Innovations - January 2021

An ultrafast camera that takes up to one trillion pictures per second...using light alone to levitate objects and propel spacecraft...the groundbreaking optics enabling the world's most powerful...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A "TPSI" process makes it possible to distinguish between the front and back of optical surfaces, and to characterize the quality of both in a single measurement.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Sealing connection tools, oscilloscopes, snap-action switches, and more...
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
A team is exploring new materials for telecommunications and LIDAR applications.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
Technology used to search for extraterrestrial life can characterize radioactive material.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
Products: Internet of Things
This month: Sensors that measure weather, proximity, pH, and more.
Products: Energy
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
The Army Test and Evaluation Command provides essential information to acquisition decision-makers and commanders.
Special Reports: Test & Measurement
Test & Measurement - March 2020

See how the latest test tools and methodologies are enabling new applications in aerospace, automotive, communications, and other key fields. This compendium of recent articles is presented by the editors of...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
See how NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, climate monitoring, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
A new method of estimating the optimal trailing aircraft position in a formation increases fuel savings.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-printing platforms, simulation software, transistors, and more.
Briefs: Transportation
Software Applications for the Control and Management of the Amine Swingbed Experiment

The Swingbed software applications provide for the control, command, fault detection, fault recovery, and telemetry monitoring aspects of the Amine Swingbed experiment. These software components are the Swingbed Loader Computer Software Configuration Item...

Products: Transportation

Toposens, Sunnyvale, CA, released the TS3, a 3D ultrasonic sensor suitable for autonomous systems including robotics, autonomous vehicles, and other positioning applications that require...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

At the scale of bridges or buildings, the most important force that engineered structures need to deal with is gravity. But at the scale of microelectro-mechanical systems (MEMS) — devices like...

Facility Focus: Software

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit applied research division of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 1934 as the Engineering...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

Accurately detecting, locating, and quantifying leaks of methane — the main component of natural gas and a major fuel source worldwide — is critically important for both environmental...

Briefs: Materials

Adding fluoride to water has been common practice in a number of countries including the U.S. In low concentrations (below 1.5 mg/L), fluoride can help prevent tooth decay and...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and École Poly-technique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have reported that they achieved the fastest distance measurement attained so...


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