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News: Aerospace
NASA Radar Demonstrates Ability to Predict Sinkholes

New analyses of NASA airborne radar data collected in 2012 reveal that radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and forced evacuations in Louisiana that year. The...

News: Test & Measurement
NASA Model Provides 3-D View of L.A. Earthquake

On March 28, residents of Greater Los Angeles experienced the largest earthquake to strike the region since 2008. The magnitude 5.1 quake was centered near La Habra in northwestern Orange County...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Wireless Device Senses Chemical Vapors

A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed a small electronic sensing device that can alert users wirelessly to the presence of chemical vapors in the atmosphere. The...

News: Communications
Air And Missile Defense System To Get Smarter Software

When a missile is launched against an enemy target, it would be nice to have a lot of good information about that target. But when "decision makers push the fire button, they may have very...

MDB: Medical
Wireless Tags Quickly Provide Details About Orthopedic Implants

Radio-frequency technology that uses human tissue instead of air as a conduit for radio waves is the basis of the first electronic “tag” system designed to track and monitor...

News: Energy
Adapted Antennas Harness More Power From the Sun

A research team from Tel Aviv University is working on a solar panel composed of nano-antennas instead of semiconductors. By adapting classic metallic antennas to absorb light waves at optical...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
General Dynamics to Supply Next-Generation Deep Space Network Antennas

Beam waveguide antennas
General Dynamics SATCOM
Technologies
Newton, NC
828-464-4141
www.gdsatcom.com

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Beyond the Box: A Software-Defined Approach to RF Testing

The traditional engineering response to testing a new wireless standard often involves selecting a box instrument with the closest specifications. For automated test systems with multiple...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
GPS Receiver RF Front-End Enables Use of a Laptop PC for Soft Baseband Processing

Software techniques for use in the global positioning system (GPS)1,2 have recently captured the growing interest of communication and navigation...

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