Latest Briefs & News

Liquid silicone rubber (LSR) materials enable health care device designers and equipment manufacturers to introduce improved material features for critical...

Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Coming Soon - Metal Injection Molding

This 60-minute Webinar examines metal injection molding (MIM), a unique process that eliminates the need for complex, expensive machining when producing small, intricate steel and stainless steel...

Tech Talks: Medical
Multicore Optical Fiber Grating Array Fabrication for Medical Sensing Applications

The growing interest in high-performance fiber grating arrays can be attributed to today’s acceptance of optical fiber sensors in more medical applications such as shape-sensing fiber incorporated into surgical instruments. This presentation looks at a...

Almost all satellites are powered by solar cells – but solar cells are heavy. While conventional high-performance cells reach up to three watts of electricity per gram,...

White Papers: Aerospace
H2OLock Advanced Desiccant

AGM’s H2OLock Advanced Desiccant is a dense, shapeable, composite desiccant, that combines superior moisture adsorption with strength sufficient for use as a structural design component through a wide...

White Papers: Materials
Flame Retardant Epoxies and Silicones Meet Critical Safety Requirements

Used in aircraft applications, epoxies and silicones must maintain their primary role as adhesives or coatings while exhibiting resistance to heat and flame in...

The reliability of critical components, systems, and devices takes top priority in today’s healthcare environment. With the continued development of highly sophisticated...

The “E-dermis” will enable amputees to perceive through prosthetic fingertips.
This eye-on-a-chip can help treatment of dry eye disease.
Briefs: Medical
Smartphone App Detects Early Signs of Eye Disorders in Children
The CRADLE app allows parents to screen their children for eye disorders more often throughout their development.
Briefs: Materials
Biomaterial Shields Against Harmful Radiation
A new form of melanin can protect human tissue from X-rays during medical treatment or spaceflight.
Inspired by parasites, the tiny needles could help eliminate painful shots.
Products: Data Acquisition
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: Test & Measurement
Occulter for CubeSat Coronagraph
The instrument has uses in photography where the goal is to image a dim object near a bright one.
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
Application Briefs: Software
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.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Acoustic Monitoring of Laser Welds
Empa researchers were able to demonstrate real-time acoustic monitoring of laser weld seams.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New Products: September 2020 Sensor Technology
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Learn how to obtain large signals from hyperspectral imagers.
The COVID crisis is propelling the camera industry toward disruptive transformation.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Measuring Surface Roughness with an Atomic Force Microscope

Thin films and engineered surfaces are used in a myriad of applications including semiconductor electronics, data storage, and precision optics. In many cases, surface roughness and...

High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
The robots could fly silently for covert operations and stay steady through turbulence.
In 2019, NASA engineers test-fired a 3D-printed rocket engine combustion chamber.
Features include unusual color changes and high touch sensitivity.
The ultra-light robotic insect can be folded or crushed, yet continues to move.