Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Development Software Handles High-Integrity Space Applications
NASA needed help accurately measuring Earth-reflected sunlight.
Automated systems developed for NASA now serve as office conference bridges.
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5 Ws Of LEDs for 3D Metal Printing
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: Materials
High Quality Optical Surfaces
Make sure the polished optic meets the requirement of a particular application.
Technology Leaders: Materials
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: Test & Measurement
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.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Don’t Blame it on the Bearings
New measurement methodologies can save you time that would otherwise be wasted on returning and reordering bearing.
Taking a holistic approach to sealing systems in hydraulic systems using chrome alternatives helps engineers achieve optimum function.
The right sensors can cut machine building costs, improve flexibility, and boost customer satisfaction.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Can a Wearable Help You Get Quality Zzzzs?
Combining pulse oximetry with a heart-rate monitor improves sleep monitoring accuracy.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mars 2020 – The Anatomy of Perseverance
NASA's Mars 2020 rover looks virtually the same as Curiosity but there are a number of differences.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Mars 2020 – Building Perseverance
Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Keith Comeaux, Deputy Project Chief Engineer, to learn more about the helicopter heading to Mars.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Products of Tomorrow: June 2020
Nature-Inspired Energy Tech, Superelastic Tires, Wearable Supercapacitors, and more...
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Mars 2020 – Looking for Life
Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Ken Williford, Mars 2020 Deputy Project Scientist, to learn more about the science capabilities of Perseverance.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Mars 2020 – Getting to Mars
Perseverance will have the ability to land in more challenging terrain than Curiosity, making more rugged sites eligible as safe landing candidates.
Learn about the four goals of the Mars 2020 mission.
Read our special series on the Mars 2020 mission, featuring interviews with NASA experts and designers of the Perseverance rover.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Magnetic Transmissions Increase Lifespan of Offshore Wind Farms
In places of limited accessibility and harsh conditions, replacing failed transmissions is a challenging and tremendously costly task.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Seeables and Hearables for Fitness Feedback
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Selecting Pressure Sensors for Autoclaves
Find the right pressure sensors for your sterilization applications.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Battlefield Navigation with MEMS
Soldiers tend to dodge, dive, duck, and run, creating motion measurement challenges.
Wool from special sheep keeps astronauts and emergency responders safe.
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