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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.

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Articles: Imaging
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Continuous Versus Discrete Calibration Sources: Considerations for Use

Radiometric and photometric calibrations have relied on lamp-based sources of radiant flux for decades. Lamps that produce a broad continuum of radiation serve as...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Five Tips for Power Integrity Measurements

Rail voltages are getting smaller and tolerances are decreasing. As a result, making accurate power rail measurements has become much more difficult. In the past, any scope was able to measure...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Operational Safety Assessment Metrics for Automated Driving System-Operated Vehicles: SAE J3237

As development of automated driving system (ADS)-operated vehicles (AVs) progresses, it’s essential for operational safety to be quantified with well-defined metrics. An established set of operational safety assessment (OSA) metrics is...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
Briefs: Materials
Directly visualizing external stresses of plastics is useful in development of materials with improved mechanical properties.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Freetouch turns a smartphone into a touchscreen remote control.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Scientists are working to improve the image resolution of X-ray techniques.
Articles: Connectivity
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Rugged Computing & Electronics - November 2021

From the battlefield to the oceans to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. To help you keep pace with the latest developments, we...

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.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
How Repeatable is Your Emissions Lab Performance?

Is your emissions lab ready for the measurement challenges ahead? As technologies and regulations change, you need flexible, accurate, and efficient solutions to keep your testing efforts on...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Peak and Mean Power Measurements on Wideband FMCW Radar Signals

With increasing object resolution requirements for the future of fully autonomous driving, the bandwidth of automotive radars is going to increase rapidly. Modern automotive...

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2021

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in satellite and...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
The instrument identifies, quantifies, and characterizes contamination, even on irregularly shaped surfaces.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The inexpensive, convenient devices can measure exposure to a class of chemicals that can be harmful during pregnancy.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This method could help firefighters find victims inside buildings and could track hypersonic objects such as missiles and space debris.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology provides accurate results on concentrations below levels that represent an immediate danger to life and health.
Briefs: AR/AI
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Products: Communications
Battery-pack test systems, data management, connector clips, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The compact instrument measures thermal conductivity of materials at below ambient temperatures.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: Aerospace
Vibration-absorbing resonators could better soundproof walls and make vehicles more streamlined.
Briefs: Motion Control
A system uses tiny magnetic beads to rapidly measure the position of muscles and relay that information to a bionic prosthesis.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Laser-distance sensors, light monitoring, flow meters, and more.
Products: Data Acquisition
DATAQ® Instruments announced the Model DI-4730 high-voltage isolated data acquisition system.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Pellistor/Catalytic Bead (CB) sensors can respond to flammable gases such as hydrogen, oxygen, hydrogen sulfide, methane, butane, propane, and carbon monoxide.
Briefs: Energy
Monitoring urine sugar levels is important during early stages of diabetes, and diaper sensors represent an attractive solution.

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