Sensors & Test

Test & Measurement


Learn what's trending in test, measurement, and monitoring technologies. Explore the latest products, applications, and technical briefs covering advanced measuring instruments, monitoring systems, devices, and instrumentation.

Latest Briefs & News

Special Reports: AR/AI
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ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles - May 2024

Ten amazing unmanned ground vehicles being tested worldwide…full speed ahead for Indy autonomous race cars…laser attacks blind automated vehicles. Read these stories and more in this compendium of...

Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
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Automotive Test & Simulation - May 2024

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Truck & Off‐Highway Engineering, learn about the latest simulation and test technologies for ADAS, autonomous...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
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RF & Microwave Electronics - May 2024

RF and microwave technologies are critical in a range of mil/aero applications including electronic warfare, space communications, and counter‐UAS measures. Read about the latest innovations in this...

Special Reports: Materials
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Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2024

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, learn how breakthroughs in materials science are enabling exciting new applications in quantum...

White Papers: Power
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Uniform Platform for Consistent Battery Quality to Sustain Long Range E-mobility

Batterie Inspektor™ is a flexible and scalable platform that delivers a seamless testing experience and grows with your product. This is why our customer...

Briefs: Materials
Glow Sticks: From Parties to Detecting Biothreats for the Navy

Remember that party where you were swinging glow sticks above your head or wearing them as necklaces? Fun times, right? Science times, too. Turns out those fun party favors are now being used by a University of Houston researcher to identify emerging biothreats for the United States...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Detector can identify radioactive isotopes with high resolution.
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White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Leading Sensor Technology for Machine Monitoring
Robust Inductive Displacement Sensors Based on the Eddy Current Principle

Eddy current sensors belong to the group of inductive sensors and are ideal for monitoring machines and equipment,...

Special Reports: Aerospace
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Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2024

The world's first long‐range radio communications with an atomic quantum sensor…a sensor material 10x stronger than Kevlar…a microchip combining two Nobel Prize‐winning techniques to monitor...

Special Reports: Power
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Power Electronics - April 2024

This compendium of articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology magazines looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for applications ranging from...

Special Reports: Energy
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Electric Vehicles - April 2024

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Battery & Electrification Technology, learn about the latest advances in solid‐state batteries, electric drivetrains,...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
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The vehicles we drive are getting smarter and more connected — and that connectivity presents opportunities for system interference, creating potentially hazardous situations for vehicle...

Products: Semiconductors & ICs
See what's new on the market, including: new TEMPUS™ technology from Renishaw, SPIROL's Series CL6000 Compression Limiters, binder-USA's protective caps, a breakthrough lithium coin cell holder from Keystone Electronics, and more.
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Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
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Optics & Photonics Innovations - April 2024

How to turn a mobile phone into a high–resolution microscope…hyperspectral imaging technology spots pipeline leaks from space…a MEMS solution to self–driving cars' LiDAR challenges. Read...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See the product of the month: The IMS5420-TH white light interferometer from Micro-Epsilon. The IMS5420-TH can be used for undoped, doped, and highly doped SI wafers.
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White Papers: Test & Measurement
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High Accuracy High-Voltage Measurement

One of the first principals learned as an engineering student is the “observer effect” which states that simply observing a situation or phenomenon necessarily changes that phenomenon. This is often...

White Papers: Design
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Three Vibration/ Balancing Solutions for the Aviation Industry

Throughout the aviation industry, whether commercial or military, jet engine vibration is an everyday concern. Maintenance, repair, and overhaul crews worldwide are tasked with...

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
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ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles - March 2024

In this compendium of popular articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and ADAS & Autonomous Vehicle Engineering, see how advances in AI tools, software, sensors, chips, test systems,...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
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Automotive EMC Testing: Fundamentals and Best Practices

TÜV SÜD’s Automotive Electromagnetic Capability (EMC) testing and certification services ensure your automotive electrical components, systems and sub-assemblies meet global...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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Test & Measurement - February 2024

From advanced fighter aircraft to future fleets of driverless cars, innovative test technologies are enabling major performance, quality, and cost improvements. Read about these and other applications in a...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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How Capacitive Sensors Shine in Industrial Environments

Learn how to use capacitive sensors in various measurement tasks and profit from unsurpassed stability and nanometer resolution — also in industrial applications. Capacitive sensors...

Quiz: Test & Measurement
One of the most widely used test instruments, the oscilloscope's primary function is to provide a graph of a signal’s voltage over time. Its applications include acoustic research, television-production engineering, and electronics design. So, how much do you know about oscilloscopes? Find out with this quiz.
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White Papers: Test & Measurement
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How Electrification Is Changing Testing in R&D

The automotive and transportation industry shift from internal combustion to Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) requires major changes in how R&D personnel perform testing. This white paper,...

Articles: Test & Measurement
NASA’s Artemis program consists of a series of missions designed to land humans on the Moon and establish a sustainable, continuing presence. A long-term foothold on the Moon’s surface enables invaluable research and testing opportunities that will set the stage for future groundbreaking missions, including the first human mission to Mars.
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MIT researchers have developed a battery-free, self-powered sensor that can harvest energy from its environment.

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White Papers: Medical
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Understanding Standard Conditions In Flow Measurement

Gas flow measurement is usually expressed in volumetric units such as cubic feet, cubic liters, or cubic centimeters per time. Since gases are compressible fluids, the total mass...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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3 Examples How Measurement Sensors Improve the Performance of Tooling Machines

Modern tooling machines comprise numerous sensors. Faster, more precise, higher productivity - these are the key requirements when developing new machine tools....

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

An inspection design method and procedure by which mobile robots can inspect large pipe structures has been demonstrated with the successful inspection of...

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Quiz: AR/AI
One of the benefits of modern digital technology is that industrial maintenance can be done in a more efficient way than ever before, by using a process called predictive maintenance (PdM). See how much you understand about it — take this quiz.
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