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For many manufacturers, plasma-applied coatings and surface treatments can play a significant role in new product development.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
90° Hybrid Coupled Power Amplifier – Pros and Cons
Wireless communications is a broad market and PAs fill a wide array of those applications.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Electronic Warfare Weapon
Powered by a turbojet engine, the SPEAR missile offers over double the range.
Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Learn how to protect electronics from the extreme environment of space.

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide critical subsystems to support...

Airbus announced that, as part of its plan to produce 63 A320 Family aircraft per month in 2021, the company will expand its industrial footprint in the U.S. by increasing...

Taking to the sky is what NASA does best. The agency is offering drone design improvements that can help create the next wave of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Technologies are...

A modern airplane’s fuselage is made from multiple sheets of different composite materials that must be wheeled into warehouse-sized ovens where the layers fuse together to form...

White Papers: Data Acquisition
Software Defined Radio Handbook

SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital...

White Papers: Data Acquisition
Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

FPGAs have become an increasingly important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers significant advantages for implementing software radio functions such...

NASA’s first large-scale, piloted X-plane in more than three decades entered final assembly and integration of its systems. The X-59 will be flown above select U.S. communities to...

INSIDER: Materials
Nano-Barrier Could Strengthen Spacecraft Payloads

The University of Surrey developed a robust, multi-layered nano-barrier for ultra-lightweight and stable carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRPs) that could be used to build high precision instrument structures for future space missions.

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner did not reach its planned orbit and dock to the International Space Station last month but completed test objectives related to NASA’s Commercial Crew Program including a...

Researchers with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) designed and built an instrument called NAUTILUS to provide new measurement capabilities to measure nuclear,...

Metal detectors now appear routinely in the entrances of many schools, airports and even houses of worship. They serve as portals to correctional facilities, prisons and...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers Shine a Light on Wearable Technology

Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center are looking at LEDs to help warfighters battle chemical warfare agents (CWA)....

Shape-memory alloy (SMA) is a functional metal with unique properties that allow it to be trained to move on its own. Researchers at NASA Glenn partnered with Boeing to test how shape-memory...

The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites to build the structures of satellites, rockets, and jet aircraft. But the life of...

The ability to predict the mechanical properties of organic semiconductors is of critical importance for roll-to-roll production and...

With such great abundance, why is titanium so expensive?
Custom enclosure gaskets can meet a variety of mechanical shock and thermal requirements.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
S-Band Radar Systems
Artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians.
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Metal-Plated, High-Temperature Plastics
Imagine a material that lightens fuel loads and cuts costs every time a rocket blasts off from the launch pad.
Inductive eddy current technology is an extremely versatile non-contact method for measuring an object's position, distance, or vibration.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Heavy Dump Truck
Mack Defense is partnering with Crysteel Manufacturing on the U.S. Army M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT)
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
SDR Interface for the NeXtRAD Multistatic Radar System
Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Robotic Helicopter
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.

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