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Briefs: Data Acquisition
Improving network technology through effective systems architecture can ensure better communication between a ground station and multiple UAVs.
Briefs: FDA/Regulatory
Learn about a cyber risk assessment methodology tailored for small UAVs.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
See how the US military can decrease risk to air and ground combatants by causing adversaries to expend resources.
Briefs: Imaging
Well-calibrated imagery helps to distinguish between small UAVs and birds of similar size and dimensions.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Briefs: Wearables
A novel feedback system provides physical therapists with real-time information about quality of head and trunk movement during exercise.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Briefs: Aerospace
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Briefs: Materials
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Briefs: Materials
Incorporating zirconia particles into polyurea elastomers to form hybrid composites and designing them into state-of-the-art body armor has the potential to achieve lightweight ballistic efficiency.
Briefs: Aerospace
Given the importance of electronics in modern warfare, the ability to rapidly develop a counter to such weapons will be essential to sustaining military operations.
Briefs: Energy
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Using terrestrial LiDAR scanners coupled with a GPS/inertial navigation system to collect elevation data along the coast can help assess the accuracy of the data.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
Briefs: Aerospace
Learn about a technology designed to safely locate, identify and recovering buried munitions.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan) Project is in the process of developing anthropomorphic test devices.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.

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