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Articles: Energy

By integrating the design of antennas and electronics, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have boosted the energy and spectrum efficiency for a new class...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The venerable MIL-STD-1553B bus has survived remarkably well even as other more advanced solutions gained wide acceptance in the last few years. However, the fact remains that its maximum data rate of 1 Mb/s is...

Application Briefs: Imaging
General Robotics
Beit Nehemia, Israel
+972 (0) 77 512 1020
www.glrobotics.com

General Robotics, a company that specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced robotic systems for defense...

Application Briefs: Defense
Bird Aerosystems
Herzliya, Israel
+972 9 9725700
www.birdaero.com Plasan Sasa
Kibbutz Sasa, Israel
+972-4-680-9000
www.plasan.com

Plasan Sasa and BIRD Aerosystems...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The concept of an imaging system that captures both spatial and spectral information has existed for a while. An example of one such imaging system that encodes both...

Briefs: Aerospace

The magneto-optical (MO) oxide layer consists of (Bi,Y)3Fe5O12 or BiYIG, bismuth garnet. This material was selected because it has a better...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Despite enormous advances in integrated photonics over the last decade, an efficient integrated phase delay remains to be demonstrated. This problem is fundamental – most...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The major goals of this research project included two parts. First, an ultracompact plasmonic electro-optical (EO) modulator was to be developed and investigated for efficient...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Researchers are testing the properties of graphene after it has been launched into the stratosphere. Two-dimensional graphene has a unique combination of being extremely flexible, harder than...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A new device can increase aircraft safety during takeoff. During the first 10 seconds of the takeoff roll, the device predicts if the aircraft will reach the sufficient speed for taking off. The...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Called the Weather Instrumentation and Specialized Environmental Monitoring Platform (WISE-MP), a device being developed by the Air Force can measure conditions that can be detrimental to...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A hybrid origami drone can be stiff or flexible depending on the circumstances. When airborne, the structure is stiff enough to carry its own weight and withstand the thrust of the propellers....

Articles: Materials

In August 2017, Qantas Airlines laid down the challenge to both Boeing and Airbus to offer an aircraft that can cross one of aviation's “last frontiers.” That “last frontier” was an...

Articles: Software

As satellites and astronauts travel further out in space, the more communication challenges they face. NASA launched the InSight Mission on May 5, 2018 from Vandenberg Air Force...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Drone aircraft and their uses have been evolving quickly, supported by a great deal of ongoing research. One area of increasing interest is the decoy drone, designed to mimic the...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Turbine flow meters have long been a preferred technology for obtaining precise measurements of fluid flow in the aerospace industry. In addition to their high...

Articles: Software

Avionics is a very restricting domain for obvious safety reasons. Along with miniaturization comes the idea of integration. More functionality on one spot requires a good management of privacy and...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

A new research project announced recently as a collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology and satellite communications provider Xenesis could help open the...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
AeroVironment, Inc.
Monrovia, CA
626-357-9983
www.avinc.com

AeroVironment, Inc., a specialist in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, and ESG...

Application Briefs: Materials
Stratasys Ltd.
Eden Prairie, MN
952-937-3000
www.stratasys.com/aerospace Phoenix Analysis and Design
Technologies (PADT) Tempe, AZ
1-800-293-PADT
www.padtinc.com

Stratasys Ltd.,...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

As the medical community learns more about brain injury, the importance of blunt impact mitigation becomes more apparent. As such, it is critical to make sure that research...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The objective of this research was to hydraulically pressurize the internal diameter of one 102mm Polymer Matrix Composite (PMC) over-wrapped cylinder up to 25,000 pounds per...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Boeing and DARPA are collaborating to design, build, and test a technology demonstration vehicle for the agency’s Experimental Spaceplane program. The Phantom Express would reinvent space...

INSIDER: Motion Control

Imagine piloting a drone using the movements of your torso only and leaving your head free to look around, much like a bird. Your torso is more intuitive – and more precise –...

INSIDER: Defense

In March 2018, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Sensors Program Office, working jointly with the AFLCMC Medium Altitude Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Office, sponsored three...

INSIDER: Aerospace

In preparation for its upcoming maiden flight, Airbus’ first BelugaXL is now in its heavy ground test phase – which focuses on the highly modified airframe for...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are “turning up the heat” in the field of polymer additive...

INSIDER: Defense

Purdue University researchers have developed a superstrong material that may change some manufacturing processes for the aerospace and automobile industries.

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