Sensors/Data Acquisition

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Determining Detection and Classification Potential of Munitions Using Advanced EMI Sensors in the Underwater Environment

Hazardous ordnance items are present along coastlines and in rivers and lakes in waters shallow enough to cause concerns for...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Advanced Spacecraft Navigation and Timing Using Celestial Gamma-Ray Sources

This technology can decrease the overall operations cost of exploration missions by increasing the onboard navigation and guidance...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wireless Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Microwave Heater System Using RFID-Based Temperature Feedback

This heater can be used in condensation control in inflatable structures, or in aircraft de-icing.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Precision Detector Conductance Definition via Ballistic Thermal Transport

This innovation could be applied in the development of bolometric detector array sensors.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Venus Heat Flux Sensor

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

A sensor element that consists of a thermally resistive layer made of nand p-type semiconductor elements amplifies the temperature gradient in the resistive...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
RFID Waveguide, Antenna, and Cavity Sensors

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags consist of an antenna and an integrated circuit. The antenna is typically the more costly of the two components, and, by far, the largest. As antenna size...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Multiple-Frequency-Band Software-Defined Radiometer

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Remote sensing — the use of spacebased satellite technologies to obtain information on environmental variables — in combination with...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
ATMS Antenna Beam Analysis Software

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) Antenna Beam Analysis Software uses a suite of test data to calculate the ATMS instrument beam pointing,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
LabNotes Mobile App for Instrument Control and Data Collection

This application greatly reduces the cost and size of data acquisition components.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Most instruments...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
GRAVITE Incinerator

Government Resource for Algorithm Verification, Independent Test, and Evaluation (GRAVITE) system is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) system, developed and deployed by Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)...

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