Keyword: Electronic equipment

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

A co-prime array uses two uniform linear subarrays to construct an effective difference coarray with certain desirable...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

Northrop Grumman Corporation recently received a $124.7 million award for production of AN/APR-39D(V)2 digital...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The aerospace sector places some uniquely challenging demands on electronics designers. For a start, the environments that the electronics are exposed to are much harsher...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Seastema SpA, a company owned by Fincantieri (Genova, Italy), designs, develops, and supplies integrated automation systems for different areas of the marine industry. The company established an Innovation...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Pulsed signals are widespread in radar and other electronic warfare (EW) applications, and they must be accurately measured for manufacturing, design of countermeasures, and threat assessment;...

Articles: Software

Unmanned vehicles for air, land, and water represent an increasingly-important capability for virtually all military services worldwide. Because each new generation of device technology promises...

Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Kittyhawk
San Francisco, CA
+1 415-598-7757
https://kittyhawk.io

Kittyhawk recently announced new features to its flight system software platform. Kittyhawk is adding an automated flight...

Articles: Aerospace

Within the aerospace industry, 2016 and onwards could be looked upon as the tipping point for direct metal printing (DMP), as the technology increasingly made the jump beyond...

Briefs: Energy

Compressive sensing (CS) is a relatively new field that has caused a lot of excitement in the signal processing community. It has superseded...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Kelvin Hughes
London, UK
+44 19 9280 5200
www.kelvinhughes.com

Kelvin Hughes recently announced a number of new coastal surveillance / Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) radar sensor sales references in...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
SteekRock UAV
London, UK
+44 (0) 20 7491 8186
www.sruav.co.uk

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is one of the most significant technological developments in the last decade. However, where once...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

Content addressable memory (CAM) is one of the most promising hardware solutions for high-speed data searching and...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

NASA’s Small Spacecraft Technology Program is on the countdown clock to advance communications and proximity maneuvering capabilities for CubeSats with the Integrated Solar Array and...

Articles: Communications

A single antenna can be used for both transmission and reception. To accomplish this, the transmission must be isolated from the reception. In Figure 1, a radio frequency...

Articles: Aerospace

Maintaining technological superiority remains critical for national defense forces. Many face informal adversaries that are adept at harnessing today’s sophisticated civilian technologies, like mobiles, M2M...

Articles: Aerospace

Communication on the battlefield is a life-or-death matter. You can't take chances with RF devices or power units malfunctioning or failing. A soldier's life may depend on...

Application Briefs: Defense
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar)
Portland, OR
(503) 403-3000
https://pacstar.com

PacStar®, a developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S....

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Topology Control in Aerial Multi-Beam Directional Networks

In multi-beam directional networks, nodes are able to simultaneously transmit to all neighbors or receive from all neighbors. This spatial reuse allows for high throughputs, but in dense networks can cause significant interference. Topology control (i.e., selecting a subset of neighbors...

Articles: Aerospace

The increasing demand for higher data rates in telecommunications and higher resolution in industrial systems is pushing the frequency of operation higher for the electronics that support them. Many of these systems...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

A century-old technology that scientists use to probe the ionosphere — the important atmospheric layer that can interfere with the transmission of radio waves — is getting...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

For applications in manufacturing, remote sensing, medicine, military, and fundamental science, an ideal laser would have high output power and a diffraction-limited beam....

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

One obstacle in the scaling of high-power fiber lasers arises because of nonlinear effects (e.g., stimulated...

Application Briefs: Defense
Lockheed Martin
Bethesda, MD
817-777-6148
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The U.S. Air Force recently authorized extending the service life of the Lockheed Martin F-16's designed service life to 12,000 Equivalent...

Application Briefs: Defense
Pentek, Inc.
Upper Saddle River, NJ
201-818-5900
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NeXtRAD is a dual-band, dual-polarization, multistatic radar system under development at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in...

Articles: Aerospace

Interference mitigation is crucial in modern radio frequency (RF) communications systems with dynamically changing operating frequencies, such as cognitive radios, modern military radar, and electronic warfare...

Briefs: Aerospace

The purpose of this project was to develop a transfer printing process for the massively parallel integration of III-V lasers on silicon photonic integrated circuits....

Application Briefs: Aerospace

In air navigation, a flight transponder (transmitter-responder) is a device that emits an identifying signal in response to an interrogating received signal. Transponders are used as...

Articles: Aerospace

After almost 20 years in space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft begins the final chapter of its remarkable story of exploration. From now until September, Cassini will undertake a set of...

Briefs: Imaging

An accurate view of the physical world is frequently vital. For example, rotary wing aircraft pilots must have knowledge of the terrain in order to safely fly...