ITT Interconnect Solutions (Santa Ana, CA) has expanded its ARINC 600 Series avionic connector product line to include next-generation avionic connector inserts that combine signal, power, Ethernet and fiber optic...

TDK-Lambda Americas (San Diego, CA) has introduced the new DPX Series DIN-rail mounted DC-DC converters. Available with both 2:1 and 4:1 input voltage ranges covering from 9.5V to 75V, with 40 to 60W output ratings, this new...

VersaLogic Corp. (Eugene, OR) has introduced the Mamba, an ultra-fast single-board computer (SBC) on an industry-standard EBX form factor. Designed around an Intel® Core™2 Duo P8400 processor, the Mamba performs at...

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Line Driver

Holt Integrated Circuits (Mission Viejo, CA) has introduced the HI-8596 line driver that automatically generates all ARINC 429 voltage levels on-chip, eliminating the need for negative voltage supplies or inverters typically found in ARINC 429 bus driver designs. The HI-8596 operates from a single +3.3V supply using four external...

Omnetics Connector Corp. (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the Latching-Bi-Lobe, is a Nano-D-shaped metal connector assembly with multiple pins and sockets set on 25 mil (.635 mm) pitch that matches the performance...

AVX Corp. (Greenville, SC) offers the TRM Series SMD tantalum professional multi-anode capacitor series that provides ultra-low ESR and high reliability levels. The capacitors feature failure rates better than...

Data Device Corp. (Bohemia, NY) has introduced the BU-672 Series PMC, PCI, cPCI/PXI, and PCI Express MIL-STD-1553 cards designed around its AceXtreme™ 1553 core. The cards add multi-function capability,...

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ARM-Based 32-Bit MCUs

STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) has announced that the roadmap for its breakthrough STM32 family of 32-bit MCUs based on ARM® Cortex-MT processor cores will include new devices centered on the Cortex-M4 and...

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3-Axis Acceleration Sensor

Saelig Company, Inc. (Pittsford, NY) has introduced JoyWarrior24F14, a high-resolution USB-connected 3-axis acceleration sensor with 125μg sensitivity. The new USB-powered JoyWarrior24F14 offers acceleration...

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PCIe/104 Single Board Computer

Kontron (Poway, CA) has introduced the world’s first PCIe/104™ embedded single board computer (SBC) based on the Intel® Atom™ E600C processor series, pairing an Intel Atom E600 series processor with an...

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Programmable Logic Controller

The new Vision1040™ PLC and integrated HMI from Unitronics (Quincy, MA) allows machine manufacturers and system integrators to add both a brilliant 10.4” color touch-screen equipped with 9 programmable...

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Video Camera

Goodrich Corp.’s ISR Systems Princeton (Princeton, NJ) has introduced the SU640HSX mil-hardened, indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) shortwave infrared (SWIR) uncooled video camera for military imaging systems and covert...

Ballard Technology (Everett, WA) has announced that its line of pocket-sized USB Avionics Databus Interfaces are now available with an optional orange case. The high-visibility flight test orange case allows...

Diversified Technology (Ridgeland, MS) has announced the PCS-001 portable computing system for high-end communication and processing applications within the militarized battlefield. The system is contained in a...

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Rugged Computer

The Golden Eye II from General Micro Systems (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) is a rugged computer system based on the Intel® Penryn processor. It features up to a 2.26-GHz Core 2 Duo processor with 6 Mbytes of L2 cache, and is...

InterTech Development (Skokie, IL) has introduced MicroPulseTM, an alternative to mechanical syringes for producing small, short pulses of various gases. The solid-state unit measures 145 × 52 × 35 mm and contains a...

Total-ACETM fully integrated MIL-STD-1553 components from Data Device Corp. (Bohemia, NY) consolidate protocol, memory, dual transceivers, and dual transformers in a single, small plastic BGA package. The terminals are...

The Model AP5101 from Stellar Technology (Amherst, NY) is a DIN-rail-mounted single-channel amplifier that provides excitation and signal conditioning for standard DC-excited strain gauge transducers, including those for...

Advanced Antivibration Components (New Hyde Park, NY) offers a series of 17 elliptic leaf spring antivibration mounts that are resistant to corrosion and operate in a wide range of temperatures. The design employs two or...

Calex Mfg. Co. (Concord, CA) has announced the availability of the Calex MS22 Mounting Kit, which provides a turn-key solution for prototyping or mounting a DC/DC converter in an enclosure. The MS22 accommodates...

ITT Interconnect Solutions (Santa Ana, CA) has expanded its family of sealed, miniature, lightweight connectors for modern and “future soldier” applications with a “Super Clean” version. Nemesis SC...

Falcon Electric (Irwindale, CA) has announced a new line of SSG-RP SeriesTM Ultra-Wide Temperature UPS, with models from 1kVA to 3kVA. Having an operational temperature range of −22 °F to +149 °F (−30 °C to 65...

SMART Modular Technologies (Newark, CA) has introduced the Xcel-100 solid-state drive (SSD) for mission-critical defense and industrial applications. Optimized for rugged applications that require high-performance, SMART's...

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the next big telescope at NASA, will be placed at a stable Lagrange point approximately 1 million miles from the Earth. This telescope is the next stepping...

Fluid flow is a critical part of defense and aerospace design, whether the product is a rocket’s fuel valve or a tank’s turret-mounted electronics pod....

The main idea of composite material is to combine different materials to produce a new material with performance unattainable by the individual constituents. It gives...

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Synthesis of Long-Chain-Branched (LCB) Polysulfones for Multifunctional Transport Membranes

Increasing numbers of technologies are based on the idea of harnessing charge transport for useful processes such as energy harvesting, actuation, and sensing. Although much progress exists based on perfluorosulfonated platforms, new and more complicated...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Biodegradable MEMS Based on Cellulose Paper

Electro-Active Paper(EAPap) has been recognized as a new smart material that can be used for sensors, actuators, biomimetic robots, and smart wallpapers. EAPap is made with cellulose paper by...

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Functionalized Silk Materials

T he goal of this work was to exploit the novel structural, physical, and biological features of silk proteins towards functionalization of materials systems generated from this family of protein. A new generation of functional silk systems is sought to provide novel materials with precise control of material...

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