Articles: Test & Measurement
Products of Tomorrow: August 2020
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Valve Leakage Detection in Industrial Pumps

As an integral part of onshore and offshore drilling, mud pumps circulate drilling fluids to facilitate drilling oil and natural gas wells. Mud pumps stabilize pressure and support the well during...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Traverse System Enables Vertical Farming
See how a system feeds plants, delivering about 5,417 gallons of water per hour.
The NASA-funded nanoparticle lubricant also works in satellites and space vehicles.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
5 Ws of Slip-Resistant Shoe Coatings
MIT researchers are developing a shoe coating that provides a stronger grip on ice and other slippery surfaces.
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Facility Focus: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
See how "APL" is developing ways to ensure the safety and performance of autonomous systems.
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: July 2020
Photoelectric sensors, cable connectors, power monitors, and USB3 cameras.
Products: Test & Measurement
Product of the Month: July 2020 Tech Briefs
Tektronix announced new digital storage oscilloscopes.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Optical In-Line VCSEL Testing
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
A new iteration of sCMOS camera technology promises even higher sensitivity than prior designs.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: July 2020
NASA's Dry Goods Delivery System, a lung-heart sensor on a chip, and more.
How to design for safety, reliability, and connectivity using the latest circuit protection technologies and board layout strategies.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Extended Dynamic Range Camera Imaging
New surveillance sensors are able to perform better than ever under unpredictable and dynamic lighting conditions.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Beyond LPW: Debunking the Myth that More is Better
There’s been a race to the top among industrial LED lighting manufacturers as they scramble to squeeze the maximum possible lumens per watt (LPW) out of their products.
NASA needed help accurately measuring Earth-reflected sunlight.
Automated systems developed for NASA now serve as office conference bridges.
In the operating room, you can produce bioresorbable metal implants, such as screws for bone fractures.
An adhesive can be deactivated by applying a small voltage.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
High Quality Optical Surfaces
Make sure the polished optic meets the requirement of a particular application.
Technology Leaders: Nanotechnology
ZERODUR: The Highly Technical Glass-Ceramic
Highly technical glass-ceramic delivers optical precision at nanometer scale.
Aircraft may have a huge amount of data available, but this doesn’t mean it’s the right data to troubleshoot a problem.
NIBIB is committed to integrating the physical and engineering sciences with the life sciences to advance basic research and medical care.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: June 2020 Motion Design
Positioning System

H2W Technologies (Santa Clarita, CA) offers the SRT-030/360-026-01 two-axis X-Theta positioning system for motion control applications that require coordinated linear and rotary...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: June 2020 Sensor Technology
Small Accurate Temperature Sensor

Würth Elektronik (Waldenburg, Germany) is introducing a 2.0 × 2.0 × 0.5 mm temperature sensor. Its accuracy in the measuring range of -40 to 125°C is...

Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: June 2020
Industrial PCs, power modules, processor blades, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Product of the Month: June 2020 Tech Briefs
The K6PM provides continuous, remote thermal monitoring of critical components such as high-voltage control panels, transformers, and hydraulic equipment.

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