Test & Measurement

Monitoring

Access the developments that are trending in medical and health applications in monitoring systems and devices. Find the latest breakthroughs that design engineers are using to meet their design challenges in advanced monitoring systems.

Photopolymer films, LED light engines, measurement systems, and more.
For disease diagnosis, a microchip maps the back of the eye.
Applications include modeling of tidal stress response of icy satellites as well as fatigue of terrestrial ice shelves.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Chromium Removal from PVC Filters
The process does not cause any structural changes to the PVC filter membrane.
This electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
The self-contained technology is similar to the smart watches that monitor heart rate.
These advances are useful for transportation, infrastructure, and aerospace.
See how NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, climate monitoring, and more.
Interaction of sound and light reveals new information of a crystal's quantum properties.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Micro Device Detects Ebola Virus Using Bio-Sensors
The device can be used to pre-screen for the virus using gene-editing assays before those infected can travel and expose others.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: January 2020
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
The non-destructive coating has applications in structural health monitoring, aerospace, automotive, and military/defense.
Ultra-thin SiC microstructures enable batch fabrication of MEMS, NEMS, pressure sensors, and biosensors.
A new method of estimating the optimal trailing aircraft position in a formation increases fuel savings.
Vitrek introduces the PA920 Series ultra-high-accuracy power analyzer.
Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: December 2019
Adhesives, flame-retardant compounds, vision measurement, and more...
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Embedded Fiber Optic Sensors (EFOS)

Current laser interferometry pressure pulse detection techniques use the shock-induced change in index of refraction to track detonation and/or shock fronts in a single fiber optic by reflecting laser...

Glenn's research facilities have contributed to decades of technology advances.
This method also reverse-engineers computer chips to detect the chip’s purpose.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Washable Sensor Can Be Woven Into Materials
The device could impact composites manufacturing and health monitoring.
The Foldable Drone: a Morphing Quadrotor that can Squeeze and Fly Davide Falanga, Kevin Kleber, Stefano Mintchev, Dario Floreano, and Davide...

Undercooled metal technology was developed that features liquid metal (in this case, Field's metal, an alloy of bismuth, indium, and tin) trapped below its melting point in polished,...

5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of the E-Tattoo for Heart Monitoring
A new wearable could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines.
In recent decades, NSF-funded researchers have discovered quite a bit, including many of the fundamental particles of matter.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
X-ray Measurement Approach Could Improve CT Scanners

A new measurement approach could lead to a better way to calibrate computed tomography (CT) scanners, potentially streamlining patient treatment by improving communication among doctors.

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Battery-Free Sensor for Underwater Use

To investigate oceans, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that sends data to the surface. Supplying constant power to scores of sensors designed to stay for long...

Products: Test & Measurement
New on the Market: November 2019
3D-printing platforms, simulation software, transistors, and more.

Understanding how cars, planes, bridges, and other structures handle vibrations and dynamic loads can be critical to their design and performance. Researchers have developed a new way to...

The material used on a shuttle's rocket boosters has several terrestrial applications.

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