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INSIDER: Design

BAE Systems has been awarded a $60 million contract from the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island under the Cornerstone Other Transaction Authority...

Briefs: Materials
DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
Briefs: Materials
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are seeking to patent a novel process for manufacturing a type of material called preceramic polymer-grafted nanoparticles,...

Articles: Photonics/Optics
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
News: Test & Measurement

Developing lightweight, stiff and crash-resistant vehicle body structures requires a balance between part geometry and material properties. High-strength materials...

Articles: Materials

It’s not just for exotic “supercars” and motorcycles anymore. The performance-enhancing attributes of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics continue to be explored by global automakers as they...

INSIDER: Wearables

Since World War I, the vast majority of American combat casualties has come not from gunshot wounds but from explosions. Today, most soldiers wear a heavy, bullet-proof vest to...

Articles: Communications
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
News: Connectivity

In the constantly evolving world of automaking, Dr. Karl Haider, Chief Commercial Officer of Tata Steel Europe (TSE) is certain of one thing: that steel will continue...

INSIDER: Aerospace

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...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Mahmooda Sultana recently won funding to advance a potentially revolutionary, nanomaterial-based detector platform. The technology is capable of sensing everything from minute...

Briefs: Nanotechnology

In order to address issues related to mechanical and vibrational stresses that are commonly experienced in mounting, launch,...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Arizona State University (ASU) have designed a super-strong alloy of copper and tantalum that can withstand...

Briefs: Nanotechnology

The objective of this research program was to provide the fundamental understanding required for using the principles of electroanalytical chemistry to detect target...

Briefs: Materials

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...

Briefs: Defense

TiO2 or ZnO nanoparticles (NPs) have a very strong finite-size dependency in their Raman spectra or photoluminescence (PL) spectra due to the phonon...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The purpose of this research program was to create and study novel luminescence particles (phosphors} capable of sensing and retaining the time-temperature information to which they were...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Rice University materials scientists are making nanodiamonds and other forms of carbon by smashing nanotubes against a target at high speeds. The process will enrich the knowledge of...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

Researchers at Drexel University and Dalian University of Technology in China have chemically engineered a new, electrically conductive nanomaterial that is flexible enough to fold, but...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed a small electronic sensing device that can alert users wirelessly to the presence of chemical...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at University West in Sweden are using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. In tests, this increased the...

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