Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

ACSS (Phoenix, AZ), an L-3 and Thales Company, has developed an ADS-B transponder solution for legacy corporate aircraft, the NXT- 700. This next-generation Mode S transponder will satisfy the DO-260B mandate for...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The Hoffer (Elizabeth City, NC) HIT-4U Rate Indicator/Totalizer is being offered with additional options providing the user with enhanced functionality and flexibility in a compact enclosure. The choice of a NEMA 4X...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Connect Tech (Guelph, Ontario) announces Rosie, its latest rugged embedded system, based on the NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1. Housed in a compact enclosure with optional mounting brackets, Rosie features the NVIDIA...

Articles: Defense

Microwave radiometers measure temperature, water vapor, and cloud ice in the atmosphere, since oxygen and water vapor naturally emit signals in the microwave portion of the...

Briefs: Defense
Secret Sharing Schemes and Advanced Encryption Standard

There are many secret sharing schemes and variations available to hide and reconstruct the given secret. Shamir’s Secret Sharing Scheme, making use of linear Lagrange interpolation on the dealer-generated polynomial, was used to reconstruct the secret from the stipulated threshold number...

Briefs: Defense

Prior to the Proceed program, the main challenges preventing practical demonstrations and use of Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) were efficiency and...

Briefs: Software
Using Mathematics to Make Computing on Encrypted Data Secure and Practical

In order to make computing on encrypted data more practical to use and more secure from attack, it is necessary to discover, develop, and understand the mathematics on which it is based and the mathematics that can be used to attack it.

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Rice University materials scientists are making nanodiamonds and other forms of carbon by smashing nanotubes against a target at high speeds. The process will enrich the knowledge of...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles' heel of modern-day aviation. The reports submitted by pilots, subjective and often very inaccurate, are the least expensive and the most...

INSIDER: Aerospace

As NASA aeronautics engineers prepare to develop a series of greener, quieter, faster X-planes, they are already testing concepts that could be candidates. One of those is a Boeing blended...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

Antennas often need to trace circles in the sky. For example, radar arrays atop air-traffic control towers rotate to sweep signals in all directions. But spinning large...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

One of the most critical issues the United States faces today is preventing terrorists from smuggling nuclear weapons into its ports. To this end, the U.S. Security and Accountability for...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Testing explosions is epic science. The most detailed studies of explosive charges have been conducted at national laboratories using a gun as big as a room to fire a flat bullet – the flyer plate,...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a lattice structure capable of absorbing a wide range of vibrations while also being useful as a load-bearing component in propellers, rotors, and...

INSIDER: Materials

NASA’s bright pink Pressure-Sensitive Paint (PSP) is helping to test new aircraft designs. A thin coat of PSP is sprayed onto the model that will be tested in the wind tunnel and...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The newest passenger jets are made primarily from advanced composite materials such as carbon fiber reinforced plastic — extremely light, durable materials. But composite...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

An Indiana University expert in the high-tech field of computer vision will collaborate with U.S. Navy engineers to improve the quality of microelectronic components used...

INSIDER: Imaging

A researcher at Arizona State University has discovered how to control multiple robotic drones using the human brain. A controller wears a skull cap outfitted with 128 electrodes...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Army Materiel Command’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, is using miniature cameras to create vision-aided navigation...

Articles: Aerospace

Many different electrically propelled aircraft have been or are soon to be flying. Recently a zero-emissions electric aircraft, Solar Impulse, flew around the world with zero fuel....

Articles: Aerospace

In order to meet the requirements of current-generation military ruggedized displays and monitors, various technology innovations have been developed that allow for an enhanced user experience. Accommodating all of these...

Articles: Aerospace

PCI Express (PCIe) interconnects, and how they can be used to support multiple node low latency data transfers over copper or optical cables, is gaining momentum in embedded computing...

Articles: Defense

Now more than ever, devices with increasing power and smaller footprints are demanding a good stable cost effective thermal management solution. Fortunately many options are available today. However, for...

Articles: Defense

There are many places one can go to get an outline on the pros and cons of different methods for enclosure cooling. Although we will briefly touch on them here, this is really an in-depth article on how to choose a...

Articles: Aerospace

Wide band gap (WBG) semiconductors are semiconductor materials that allow higher voltages, higher frequencies and operation at higher temperatures over...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

High-power laser diodes can generate a great deal of heat. Even for laser diodes operating with 70% or higher efficiency, a large amount of applied energy is converted to heat. Since the performance and...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The new EV12AD550 1.5GSps ADC from e2v (Chelmsford, UK) supports high dynamic range at 4.5GHz and S-band direct digitization, which enables space systems to avoid costly down conversion requirements. Future...

Products: Aerospace

Victrex (West Conshohocken, PA) launched a new line of PAEK-based composites for the aerospace industry in the form of unidirectional (UD) tape and laminate panels. Introduced under the brand VICTREX® AE250 composites,...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

DTS (Seal Beach, CA) has released SLICE HG, a new standalone 3-channel system; 31.75 mm in diameter × 42.52 mm; 20,000 g shock-rated; programmable bandwidth DC to 40 KHz; with adjustable sampling 10 to 500,000 sps/ch....

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