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Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.
Briefs: Aerospace
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the growing threat of ground to air missiles.
Articles: Aerospace
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software estimates the trajectory of separation between the aircraft and the store. But how reliable is the CFD model in real-life situations?
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
White Papers: Data Acquisition
High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design

Well into its third decade of widespread deployment, VME adopted the new VXS gigabit serial interface, clearly representing the most significant leap in backplane data transfer rates...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics that could make for better...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See the trends today that are helping satcom design engineers meet the data demands of their military and aerospace clients.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Products: Test & Measurement
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Defense
The Slovak army is the 6th armed force to choose the modern 5th generation SPIKE LR2 missile.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The next few years will help determine whether high-energy lasers become a staple of the battlefield.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.

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