Keyword: Electronic control systems

Briefs: Information Technology
Evolvable Approaches to Software Verification and Validation

Research was conducted to integrate and advance current techniques in compilers, hardware architectures, and security to develop novel techniques to protect against physical attacks on encrypted embedded systems. The innovation in the approach was in exploiting the power of integrated...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Long-term stress testing of silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor devices is required to determine suitability for power electronics applications. During testing, preventable...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A highly flexible automated prognostics and diagnostics sensor module (PDSM) prototype is presently under development to be incorporated for data...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Currently, there is a performance issue regarding vehicle control at higher speeds for some indirect-vision, by-wire military vehicles; that is, those...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Prognostic health management (PHM) of electronic systems presents challenges that traditionally were not worth the cost of pursuit. Recent changes in weapons platform acquisition and...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Research in fuzzy diagnostics of brake-by-wire systems focuses on the power electronics switches, since they are often considered to be the weakest link in...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A novel high-temperature, high-voltage power electronics capacitor incorporates materials of construction and electrical components that have been initially designed as a segment of...

Briefs: Materials

This technique uses nanocluster assembly to produce model soft magnetic materials with simpler chemical composition than existing materials and well-controlled nanostructure,...

Briefs: Medical

The term "tactical medical coordination system" (TacMedCS) denotes any of several prototype electronic systems for tracking patients in a scenario that may involve multiple instances of treatment by...

Articles: Power

Current threats on our military forces have created a tremendous requirement for mobility as it relates to mission specifications. The objectives of onboard vehicle power (OBVP) are to develop,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A five-year program comprising several coordinated research efforts was devoted to increasing understanding and developing capabilities for computational modeling of the effects of...

Briefs: Weapons Systems

Progress has been made on several fronts in a continuing program of research oriented toward the development of real-time algorithms, and computer and control systems that utilize...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Spintronic Effects in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Progress has been made in calculation of spintronic effects in semiconductor nanostructures. The calculations contribute to the body of theoretical knowledge complementing recent experimental advances in generating, transporting, and detecting coherent spin-polarized populations of electron and...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

AFRL aeronautical engineers collaborated with the Electronic Systems Center's (ESC) Force Protection Program Office, Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB), Massachusetts, to conduct an in-house effort assessing the...

Briefs: Materials

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is the Department of Defense's affordable next-generation strike aircraft designed to meet the needs of the Air Force (AF), Navy, Marines, and US allies. Currently in development by Lockheed...