White Papers: Government
Critical Techniques for High-Speed A/D Converters in Real-Time Systems

To help define the meaning of “high-speed A/D” used in this handbook, we will be focusing primarily on A/D converters with sampling rates higher than 100 MHz. We will...

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Application Briefs: Energy
Electric-Powered Warship
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Application Briefs: Defense
Reverse Engineering Technology
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Drone Parachute Rescue System
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Testing Services
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Designing Sensory and Adaptive Composite Materials
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.
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.

In preparation for an increased demand of its services over the next decade, the 846th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is working to get its hypersonic...

Researcher developed a new method for testing metals at a microscopic scale that allows them to rapidly inflict repetitive loads on materials while recording how ensuing damage...

Two DARPA-developed technologies – a novel decision aid for mission commanders and a rapid software integration tool – played a critical role in the recent Air Force demonstration of the...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
3D Ultrasound Shows Aircraft Defects

A two-in-one technology provides 3D images of structural defects in metallic structures that can develop in aircraft. The system, developed by Tohoku University researchers in Japan in...

Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Information Warfare: Staying Protected at the Edge
Securing data shared and stored on the battlefield will require hardware with built-in cybersecurity features
Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Remotely Piloted Air Systems
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Unmanned Ground Vehicles
The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Aircraft Protection Systems
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
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.
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
Learn about a technology designed to safely locate, identify and recovering buried munitions.

NASA research projects are flying aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of Boeing’s 2020 ecoDemonstrator program. Results from these flights will help continuing development of technology to...

Chemical weapons pose a serious threat to civilian and warfighter lives, but technology from the U.S. Army Small Business Technology Transfer program reduces those risks. Researchers...

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