Keyword: Metrology

Test & Measurement

INSIDER: Government

Gears are sophisticated parts that play a vital role in cars, airplanes, construction and mining equipment, food processing, clock making, and more. And, companies are still trying to make them better...

Special Reports: Materials
Special Report: Optics & Photonics Innovations - July 2022

The most powerful telescope ever launched, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will peer back in time to the birth of the universe's first stars. Learn about its highly advanced optics...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Dual Locking C14 IEC Connector

The SG03DC from MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, contains side locking tabs similar to the Raritan Securelock. It will mate with any standard nonlocking C13 Outlet along...

Products: Test & Measurement

Rohde & Schwarz, Columbia, MD, launches its new LCR meter family of high-performance general-purpose impedance testers covering a wide range of applications. With its supported frequency...

Products: Energy
Power supply ICs, temperature sensors, DC-DC converters, and more.
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: Aerospace
The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Briefs: Imaging
This camera enables multi-spectral imaging for metrology.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
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: Test & Measurement
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: Photonics/Optics
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: Test & Measurement
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: Photonics/Optics
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.
Products: Test & Measurement
This month: Sensors that measure weather, proximity, pH, and more.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Thermal cameras, testing software, an ion air knife, and more.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
CT vs. structured light scanning — See which option is best for you.
Facility Focus: Nanotechnology
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: Photonics/Optics
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: Connectivity
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
Briefs: Aerospace
A new method of estimating the optimal trailing aircraft position in a formation increases fuel savings.
Products: Software
3D-printing platforms, simulation software, transistors, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
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...