Test & Measurement

Measuring Instruments

Explore a range of technical briefs and articles digging deep into advanced measuring instruments and devices. Find the latest developments that design engineers are using to meet their design challenges.

Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Smart Batteries Include Force and Pressure Sensing
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Designing Large Diameter Aspheres
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Making Laser Processes More Sustainable
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Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
Testing 800G Direct Modulated Optical Signaling
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Carbon-Based Air Quality Sensor
This affordable, scalable sensor could be a vital tool in the fight against air pollution and its associated health risks.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Ultra-Sensitive Flow Microsensors
The sensors could be used in medical applications such as neuroscience and metabolism processes.
The miniaturized detector mimics the process dogs use to detect cancer and other diseases by smell.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Device Measures Toxic Lead in Minutes
The portable lab-on-a-chip detects many contaminants in water supplies.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
I/O Module Enables Remote Data Capture
See how makers of an automated truck wash system added a monitoring option for customers.
Rutgers researcher Xiaoran Fan developed a "HeadFi" method that uses ordinary headphones as sensors.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: May 2021 Battery Technology
Battery analyzers, uninterruptible power supplies, adhesives, and more.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: May 2021 Tech Briefs
A smart temperature transmitter delivers measurements via Bluetooth.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: April 2021
Displacement sensors, metal 3D printers, shielding materials, and more.
Medical instruments equipped with a soft electronics system improve diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in minimally invasive surgeries.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

This year's winners included industrial-automation software, simulation tech, and digital storage oscilloscopes.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optimal Information About the Invisible
Researcher are finding ways to estimate a target location when light gets deflected by a disordered structure.
With new vehicles, automotive manufacturers will need to closely monitor the current flowing to the motor.
Real-time health monitoring and sensing abilities of robots require soft electronics, but a challenge of using such materials lies in their reliability.
A mathematical framework can help engineers make informed decisions about which sensors to use and where they must be positioned in aircraft and other machines.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Prototype Fuel Gauge for Orbit
The technology could continuously monitor fluid flow in pipes on the International Space Station and prevent satellites from colliding.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: March 2021
Vision software, thermal sensors, ceramic pastes, and more.
Equipment designers can simplify design efforts and adjust controller platforms as needed when they standardize on electronic input/output products.

The pursuit of fusion as a safe, carbon-free, always-on energy source has intensified in recent years, with a number of organizations pursuing aggressive...

IR and UV Optics

Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has released Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Wedged Windows, which are ideal for infrared (IR) applications, and TECHSPEC® Calcium...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Test & Measurement - February 2021

Sensors to search for ancient life on Mars...nano-thermometers that could revolutionize temperature measurement...a major advance in semiconductor testing. These are just a few of the technologies you'll...

The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Compact Infrared Spectrometer
This device fits on a computer chip but can analyze infrared light in the same way as a conventional spectrometer.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Integrating QC Measurement Data into Manufacturing Systems
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Kodiak 3D LiDAR
This system provides low-cost, reliable 3D LiDAR images in nearly any lighting condition.
These nanomaterial strain sensors are ten times more sensitive when measuring minute movements compared to existing technology.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: February 2021
Disconnect terminal blocks, oscillioscope probes, test modules, and more.

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