The proposed research focuses on developing novel energy harvesting devices that can be integrated with loadbearing structures in an air vehicle (e.g. a UAV)....

New aircraft are expected to use more composite materials. This drives the need for nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of composite materials. Current aircraft are flown...

This work describes the use of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques to characterize defects such as rust, voids, etc. in materials,...

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High Strain Rate Mechanical Properties of Glassy Polymers

Arange of experimental data has been generated describing the response of glassy polymers to high strain rate loading in compression. Recently, research programs that study the combined effects of temperature and strain rate have made significant steps in providing better understanding of...

With its international headquarters in Germany, IAV Automotive Engineering is one of the leading engineering and design providers for the automotive industry, working for...

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3D Body Motion Tracking System

Xsens (Enschede, Netherlands) and STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) recently demonstrated the world’s first wearable wireless 3D body motion tracking system based on consumer-grade MEMS combo sensors....

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Thermoelectric Power Generators

Nextreme Thermal Solutions (Durham, NC) has announced a new series of thin- film thermoelectric power generators that offer higher power, more robust mechanical design and ease of integration with common...

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Projected Capacitive Touchpanel

EVERVISION Electronics Europe (Karlsruhe/Germany) has unveiled a new capacitive touch panel product line called IPCT (Improved Projected Capacitive Touchpanel). IPCT specifically addresses industrial...

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Free 32-bit MCU Compiler

Microchip Technology (Chandler, AZ) is offering a free C++ compiler with unlimited code generation. The MPLAB XC32++ compiler supports all of Microchip’s 32-bit PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs), and enables designers...

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Radio Amplifier

AR Modular RF (Bothell, WA) has received JITC certification for its KMW2030 tactical radio amplifier system when used with the Harris PRC-117G tactical radio. It has been previously certified for use with the PRC 117F and the...

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GPS Protector

Times Microwave (Wallingford, CT) offers the Times-Protect® LPGPX- 05-T high-performance lightning protector for RF communications networks. The DC pass design enables protection of GPS receivers requiring up to 5Vdc power to...

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Power Amplifiers

Hittite Microwave Corp. (Chelms ford, MA) has introduced three power amplifier die products for microwave and millimeterwave radios, Ka-band VSAT, and military and space applications from 27.5 to 46.5 GHz. The HMC1014 is a...

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Receiver/Monitor

Integrated Microwave Technologies (Mt. Olive, NJ) offers the PSRX6-D Portable Surveillance Receiver, a portable ruggedized, six-way COFDM (DVB-T compliant) diversity receiver/monitor. The unit displays COFDM video...

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Multilayer Bandpass Filter

TDK Corporation of America (Irving, TX) has introduced the DEA102450BT-1278A1 multilayer bandpass filter in size 1005 with dimensions of 1.0 x 0.5 x 0.37 mm. The filter is designed for the 2.4 GHz band, and is...

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Attenuators

Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications company (Hauppauge, NY), has introduced the Model 769A family of bidirectional coaxial fixed attenuators for general-purpose and test and measurement applications. They operate from DC...

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Push-On Connectors

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (St. Augustine, FL) has announced the TMP® and WMP® series push-on connectors. The TMP family is designed to provide higher power handling capacity, similar to an SMA connector, for use...

WinSystems (Arlington, TX) has introduced two new isolated digital signal conditioning and termination boards for applications requiring signal isolation between a computer and its monitoring/control...

TECA Corporation (Chicago, IL) has introduced the AHP-4250 family of thermoelectric air conditioners that feature a cooling capacity of 3,600 BTU/HR. All configurations include either a coolonly TC-4F or a...

M.S. Kennedy Corp. (Liverpool, NY) has introduced the MSK 5055RH, a radiation-hardened, high-input voltage range step-down synchronous switching regulator controller. The controllers are...

General Micro Systems (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) has introduced the “Zeus” (SCZ91X), a “super-server” that uses a hypervisor to concurrently run numerous, fully independent operating systems (guests). Using a...

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COTS Computer

Aitech Defense Systems (Chatsworth, CA) has released a compact RediBuilt rugged COTS computer that boots and executes a real-time operating system right out of the box. The computer, measuring less than 0.22 ft3,...

GE Intelligent Platforms (Huntsville, AL) has announced the IVD2010 and IVD2015 Rugged Intelligent Vehicle Displays. The 10.4"-screen IVD2010 and 15"-screen IVD2015 XGA (1024 × 768) resolution smart displays both...

Schaefer (Hopkinton, MA) has announced broadened capabilities for its Raptor Series of military power supplies. The Raptor Series’ output voltage range is now extended to provide DC outputs from 12 VDC to 52.5...

Pentek (Upper Saddle River, NJ) offers two Quad Serial FPDP (Front Panel Data Port) modules with a Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA: the Model 71611 XMC module and the Model 7811 native PCI Express card. These new Serial FPDP...

Setra Systems (Boxborough, MA) has introduced its Remote Measurement Display, allowing for clear and remote viewing capabilities of real-time “at a glance” HVAC/R conditions, ensuring effective climate control...

L-com (North Andover, MA) has added new products to its lineup of industrial, ruggedized, and Mil-Spec fiber optic products, including connectors, adapters, and connector/adapter dust covers. The new products, designed...

Microstar Laboratories (Bellevue, WA) has announced the release of a new Rotating Machinery Analysis Module, with software tools to facilitate mixed time measurements and rotation measurements of rotating...

The Tau® SWIR 15 micron camera from FLIR Systems (Colorado Springs, CO)is a low-power, shortwave imager that incorporates FLIR’s new 15 micron pixel 640 × 515 InGaAs focal plane array. The system delivers...

Technology Advancement Group® (TAG®) (Virginia Beach, VA) have expanded their rugged small form factor computer research and development to focus on designing custom Mini-Brick™ computers that are lighter and...

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