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Test & Measurement

Products: Test & Measurement
Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
Facility Focus: Photonics/Optics
See how NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, climate monitoring, and more.
5 Ws: Imaging
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
Products: Connectivity
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
Briefs: Transportation
The non-destructive coating has applications in structural health monitoring, aerospace, automotive, and military/defense.
Briefs: Aerospace
A new method of estimating the optimal trailing aircraft position in a formation increases fuel savings.
Products: Software
Adhesives, flame-retardant compounds, vision measurement, and more...
Articles: Software
With the rise in electrification and design complexity, aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to look for new methodologies to mitigate compliance risk.
Facility Focus: Nanotechnology
In recent decades, NSF-funded researchers have discovered quite a bit, including many of the fundamental particles of matter.
Application Briefs: Communications
Measuring milk components has become very crucial for the dairy industry.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Machine vision systems shed light on processes too small or too fast to see with the human eye.
Briefs: Data Acquisition

In order to qualify miniature springs, manufacturers of these systems rely on commercially available testers that are designed for large-scale springs (>0.5" diameter). Commercially available spring...

Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Special Reports: Automotive
Test & Measurement - September 2019

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...

Blog: Defense
"Actually it was not something we really planned!" Dr. Andrew Salmon told Tech Briefs.
Blog: Automotive
Our readers ask: How do you know that you have the right anode? How can you inspect the electrolyte or electrode material?
Briefs: Test & Measurement

Accurately measuring semiconductor properties of materials in small volumes helps engineers determine the range of applications for which these materials may be suitable in the...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

There is a need for high-volume material testing/qualification but industry and researchers are currently limited by commercially available testing devices. Most wear testers can only handle one...

Question of the Week: Test & Measurement
Will 5G Impact How You Test and Design?

We see a huge ‘Fear of Missing Out’ as companies, or even nations, become the first to release new 5G technologies and products,” said National Instruments’ Charles Schroeder during last month’s NIWeek event.

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Code Generator

dSPACE, Wixom, MI, offers Version 4.4 of TargetLink code generator software that features controller modeling with MATLAB® code from MathWorks. It describes algorithms and...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Researchers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center improved their Flash Thermography capabilities by incorporating transient and lock-in thermography. By...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Advanced driver-assistance systems and autonomous drive technologies increase the complexity of automotive integrated circuits (ICs), making it harder to ensure that...

Facility Focus: Test & Measurement

In October 1962, the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Unit was established with a goal of providing specialized medical and physiological support to help close the gap between Army...

Briefs: Imaging

Unwanted porosity is typical to many manufacturing processes — from traditional casting to additive manufacturing (3D printing) — and is difficult to avoid entirely....

Briefs: Medical
Technique Provides Rapid Assessment of Radiation Exposure

Researchers have developed a new technique that assesses radiation exposure in about an hour using an insulator material found in most modern electronics. The technique can be used to triage medical cases in the event of a radiological disaster.

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Transparent Test Patch Determines Food Contamination

A transparent test patch, printed with harmless molecules, signals food contamination as it happens. The patch can be incorporated directly into food packaging, where it can monitor the contents for harmful pathogens such as E. coli and Salmonella. The new technology has the potential to...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The consumable component of muscle tissue in meat is approximately 75% water, 20% protein, 5% fat, carbohydrate, and minerals. The proportions vary depending...

Briefs: Materials

Traditional methods, such as reverse osmosis, that remove contaminants from water are expensive and energy-intensive. Researchers have developed technology to remove contaminants from water,...