Sensors & Test

Test & Measurement

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.

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Supercool Mini-Thermometer
Applications include monitoring the temperature of processor chips in superconductor-based quantum computers, which must stay cold to work properly.
The system turns faces into thermostats, providing more comfort with less energy.

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

This patch offers noninvasive and continuous monitoring of various biomarkers for a range of physiological conditions.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Handheld Device Diagnoses Skin Cancer
The device could reduce the need for painful biopsies by 50 percent.
Combined with smartphone technology, the device becomes a portable system that can track, monitor, and diagnose infections.
The technology could allow deep-space exploration without running out of propellant.
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
This simple and inexpensive design achieves high-quality ozone measurements.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Cameras Capture Asteroid Debris Retrieval
See how Space Dynamics Laboratory built the electronics for a three-camera suite onboard OSIRIS-REx.
The system enables measurement of active or passive microstrip line devices with DC probing capability.
This system provides low-cost monitoring for machine health with audio-based artificial intelligence.
White Papers: Data Acquisition
Powering Ultra High-End Data Acquisition at Swabian Instruments

Swabian Instruments GmbH, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, was founded in 2016 by Helmut Fedder, Michael Schlagmüller, and Markus Wick as a spin-off from the Physics...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Aerospace, Defense and Government Industry Solutions

Whether you’re building and maintaining test assets to support long life cycle programs, designing next generation radar and electronic warfare systems, or deploying digital...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have invented a miniature superconducting thermometer with big potential applications, such as monitoring the...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Sensors Driven by Machine Learning Sniff-Out Gas Leaks Fast

A new study has confirmed the success of a natural-gas leak-detection tool pioneered by Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists, which uses sensors and machine learning to...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
ADAS/Connected Car - December 2020

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
20 Years of Science on the International Space Station
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.
NASA’s neutral body position research was used in the design of a medical massage chair.
A low-cost sensor enables at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Products of Tomorrow: December 2020
Robotic exoskeletons, a breath-test for cancer, and plastic-eating enzymes are Products of Tomorrow.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Executive Roundtable: Robotics Design
A panel of experts explains how robots are playing a larger role in manufacturing.
Winners will be announced in Medical Design Briefs and online.
Learn about the sensors assessing and analyzing plant equipment.
Smart electric actuators not only enable fine position adjustments, but they also provide real-time feedback on the extent of those adjustments.
The mobile system could reduce healthcare workers’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
A battery-less pacing system enables painless defibrillation.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New on the Market: December 2020
Mixed-signal oscilloscopes, 3D printers, DC/DC converters, and more.

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