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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: Electronics & Computers
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
Articles: Transportation
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Applications include wearables, airplane cabin monitoring, medical diagnostics, and indoor air quality measurement.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace Manufacturing - August 2021

Demanding applications in the aerospace industry require products and systems that are manufactured using the latest technologies – from design and simulation, to fabrication and final testing. To help...

White Papers: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Perfect Optical Inline 3D Measurements

The surfaceCONTROL 3D 3500 snapshot sensor is used for inline inspection of geometry, shape and surface on diffuse reflecting surfaces such as metals, plastics and ceramics. The 3D sensor is designed...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

This 30-minute Webinar examines five common mistakes that engineers make when designing sealed enclosures to protect their projects from...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Testing and Optimizing Low-Power Designs

Power consumption is a key performance parameter for almost every electronics device. Conserving energy is good for the environment and has a large impact on operational costs, customer experience,...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Stumbles in Signal Processing: Oscilloscope Frequency Response

As electrical engineers move towards digital circuits with increasingly short rise-times, it is sometimes useful to remember that our test equipment is not always able to...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
NASA’s need to contain hazardous lunar dust led to technology that senses other pollutants.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
The Earth Imaging Spectrometer instrument is heading to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The oscillator is designed for localized clock signal generation and data transmission in telemetry systems and remote sensing.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Superalloys that withstand extremely high temperatures could be finely tuned for specific properties such as mechanical strength.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
After rigorous ground testing, NASA’s Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber will be installed on the ISS.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new COVID test, a "ChromoUpdate," and NASA's brake rotor.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Gait data and machine learning help to monitor and predict disease progression.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Applications include sensor signal conditioning in harsh conditions such as automotive, oil and gas operations, and firefighting.
White Papers: Automotive
Mechanical Testing of Electric Vehicle Batteries

Electric vehicle (EV) sales are soaring, and EV battery technology is constantly evolving. What does this mean for you? An ever-growing list of new components and materials that require...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Hipot Testing of Military/Aerospace Interconnect Components

This paper provides an overview of how advanced-perfomance electrical safety testers address standards testing requirements for wire/cable/connector/harness/relay components in...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
A reader asks our expert how to contain a "thermal runaway" explosion in a lithium-ion battery.
White Papers: Test & Measurement
Secrets to Efficiently Sustaining Your Automated Test System

When designing a test system, it is important to plan for problems. The reason is simple, if a test system goes down, your product line loses revenue. This white paper discusses...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Microspheres are used in wind tunnel experiments to monitor airflow, to stain biological samples, and in time-delayed drug release.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The open-architecture flight software package provides solutions for onboard orbit determination.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Temperature transmitters, robotic tool changers, epoxy adhesives, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This system enhances processing via real-time, non-destructive defect tracking.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.

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