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: Software
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...

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

Briefs: Defense
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.

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...

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...

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...

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
Alternative Found for Nuclear Weapon Detection

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: Photonics/Optics
Shrinking the Inside of an Explosion

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,...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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

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....

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Analog-to-Digital Converter

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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Aerospace Composites

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: Defense
Rugged Data Recorders

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....

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Rugged Sunlight Readable Tablet

AMREL (Los Angeles, CA) announced the launch of APEX PX5, a 10.1" fully rugged, sunlight readable tablet. The APEX PX5 is built to meet modern demands with a tough magnesium chassis and a durable ABS plastic...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
DC/DC Converters

Gaia Converter (Laval, QC, Canada) has extended its ultra-wide input voltage range DC/DC Converters platform to the new High Rel MGDD-08 series, targeting military and airborne applications. The MGDD-08 Series 9-60V &...

Concurrent Technologies (Woburn, MA) recently announced FR 341/x06, a new 3U VPX™ ExpressFabric® switch. FR 341/x06 supports six payload boards and is based around an Avago Technologies PEX9700 series device...

Products: Defense
Waveguide Mixer

Anritsu Company (Richardson, TX) has introduced the MA2806A High Performance Waveguide Mixer that can be integrated with its MS2830A Spectrum/Signal Analyzer to create a millimeter-wave (mmWave) measurement solution. When...

Articles: Photonics/Optics
Seeing the Light

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...

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...

In the electronic warfare milieu, one of the most common RF applications is that of radar systems. Radar, which uses RF energy to determine the range, angle, and/or velocity of objects, detects...

Systems specifically designed for spectrum monitoring applications typically acquire RF signals from a reference antenna or downlink, analyze the shape...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Advanced Thermal Management Solutions

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...

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