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Briefs: Test & Measurement
Bio-Detection System is a Handheld Chemistry Lab

Devices for manipulating fluids on the microscale have been developed to store, hold, and manipulate small amounts of fluids, and have been applied to the detection of analytes in sample fluids....

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Impedance Measurement Box

The dependability of energy storage devices — particularly batteries — is becoming increasingly important to consumers, industry, and the military. As battery technology becomes more complex and users' expectations...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Transducer-Actuator Systems for On-Machine Measurements and Automatic Part Alignment

When performing machine tool setup and maintenance operations, it is frequently necessary to use a position transducer to “sweep” a surface and establish its...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Paper-Based Electrochemical Test Strip Detects Harmful Bacteria

Borrowing concepts from medical diagnostic devices, researchers have created a simple, inexpensive set of handheld tests that can detect the presence of many water- or food-borne...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
ASTM D4169: A Historical Perspective, plus Review and Implications of D4169-16

WESTPAK's protective package system testing professionals present a webinar focused on ASTM D4169. We begin with a historical perspective of D4169 and its origin to...

On-Demand Webinars: Imaging
The Evolution of ADAS: Testing Systems That Include Cameras, Radar, and Sensor Fusion

On their own, test requirements for camera and radar technology are rapidly changing as they become more safety critical. Because these systems are increasingly...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics
Coming to a Lab Bench Near You: Femtosecond X-Ray Spectroscopy

The ephemeral electron movements in a transient state of a reaction important in biochemical and optoelectronic processes have been captured and, for the first time, directly...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement
Infrared 3D Scanner Measures Like Human Vision

A 3D scanner, with a resolution of one million pixels and real-time data processing, operates using measuring technology that works in a similar way to human vision. To detect an object, periodic...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
In-Situ Load System for Calibrating and Validating Aerodynamic Properties of Scaled Aircraft in Ground-Based Aerospace Testing Applications

The in-situ load system (ILS) provides the ground-testing community with a comprehensive tool that permits...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Photo-Acoustic Chemical Detector

NASA's Langley Research Center has developed a photo-acoustic sensing-based laser vibrometer for the measurement of ambient chemical species. The technology allows for detection of sub-part-per-billion (ppb) levels...

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