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.

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: November 2020
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Briefs: Imaging
Detector Senses X-Rays Over a Broad Energy Range
New materials generate precise X-ray images with a lower amount of exposure.
A technique to assess astronauts’ balance recovery helps people assess their risk of falling.
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Megapixel Photon-Counting Camera Technology
See what kinds of applications are possible when you can literally see light propagating through space.
A "TPSI" process makes it possible to distinguish between the front and back of optical surfaces, and to characterize the quality of both in a single measurement.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Measuring Layer Thickness Using a Microscope
With Nikon's Layer Thickness software module, comprehensive information about a specimen is obtained more quickly than if an operator is making all the measurements by hand.
A reader asks, "For AV testing, what are the respective role of simulation, closed course, and public road testing?"
The response time of kinetic inductance bolometers can be greatly enhanced by electrothermal feedback for devices that are both sensitive and speedy.
In 2020, the EPA marks 50 years of preparing for, responding to, preventing, and mitigating natural and manmade disasters.
This method could benefit next-generation electronics.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Testing Swarming Drones
This system has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Measuring Optical Null Lens Aberrations
This method can be used in astronomy, surveillance, and optics manufacturing.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: October 2020 Motion Design
Accelerometers, actuators, hexapods, and more.
The new approach could help pave the way for smaller battery packs and greater driving range in electric vehicles.

Machine Vision Cameras

Teledyne DALSA (Waterloo, Canada) announced its new Falcon4-CLHS M4480 and M4400 cameras, based on the Teledyne e2v Lince 11.2M monochrome sensors. The...

Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: September 2020
Foam gasket tapes, data analytics software, ceramic tape, and more.
This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Breathable Electronics for Wearable Technologies
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
Facility Focus: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Laser Technology Assesses Cancer Cells
Laser light induces ultrasonic vibrations in a sample that can be used to image cells, blood vessels, and tissues.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Force/Torque Sensor Helps Rover Sample Mars
See how one company reached out to NASA with an offer to develop a custom sensor for the Mars 2020 mission rover.
Self-powering, color-changing humidity sensors are applicable to various fields including smart windows, health care, and safety management.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Using the IoT for Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Smart Sensors for Hazardous Areas
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Engineers 3D-Print Sensors Onto Moving Organs
Designed to assist in robotic surgeries, biomedical devices can be printed in and on the human body.
The COVID crisis is propelling the camera industry toward disruptive transformation.

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