Keyword: Switches

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

The OSPRES (ONR Short Pulse Research, Evaluation and non-SWaP) program performed fundamental work in the areas of Silicon (Si) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) based...

Articles: Aerospace

Understanding RF, especially microwave switching, can be a challenge. In many cases, test systems have been compromised because a test engineer did not consider all the...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

After extensive review from the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Electrical Safety Office, it was...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Emerging mission requirements from global defense forces are driving new programs and applications for Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) platforms. Like their airborne counterparts,...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

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

Briefs: Materials

The development of transition metal-based molecules and materials that can be switched between low-spin and high-spin...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The primary metrics that prohibit the use of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) gyroscopes for navigation-grade inertial navigation units (IMUs) are angle...

Articles: Aerospace

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) switches are active components in most electronic equipment. Radio frequency (RF) MEMS are used in wireless personal communication devices, satellite...

Articles: Aerospace

The defense and aerospace market continues to push for reductions in size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) to support advanced sensor/vetronics payloads onboard unmanned...

Briefs: Aerospace

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) three-axis acceleration threshold sensors have been developed to measure acceleration threshold levels using voltage switching when the...

Application Briefs: Defense
GE Intelligent Platforms
Huntsville, AL
1-800-433-2682
www.geautomation.com

GE’s Intelligent Platforms division recently secured orders from General Dynamics UK valued at £64 million...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) three-axis acceleration threshold sensors have been developed to measure acceleration threshold levels using voltage switching when...

Briefs: Defense

Suspicious powder incidents continue to be a disruptive and costly problem. In-situ assessment of suspicious powders within inorganic matrices, particularly with powders of...

Articles: Defense

In safety-critical systems, the ability to guarantee that safety-critical tasks have sufficient time to execute is key for system integrity and safe operation. A big...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Ashburn, VA
973-541-3700
www.curtisswright.com

Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Defense Solutions division recently received a contract from Sierra Nevada...

Articles: Defense

The backplane and hardware module standards help to increase part commonality and the reuse of components in different system architectures and...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A dynamically reconfigurable, wideband programmable RF FPGA transceiver will provide reduced lifecycle cost, reduced redesign cost, and service for multiple DoD platforms, while maintaining near-optimal...
Articles: Aerospace

The requirements for smaller size, lower weight, and reduced cost in space and defense systems are driving demands for improved power-management solutions. Integrated DCto- DC converters that are designed for...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Membrane switches are known for standing up to tough environmental conditions. Flexible and durable, the membrane switch can be customized with embossing, backlighting, sealing, and...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a state-of-the-art combat aircraft. BAE Systems has been working with other leading aerospace companies to make sure the Eurofighter Typhoon...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

As a vertical market, “defense electronics” encompasses a huge range of systems, from portable communications to transportation, avionics, and shipborne radar. While the power...

Application Briefs: Defense
Rugged Power Supply Protects Aircraft Carrier’s Voice-Data-Video Network Node

Earl Integrated Power & Controls, a division of Earl Industries (Portsmouth, VA), was enlisted by the U.S. Navy to create an...

Application Briefs: Defense
GE To Supply Subsystems For Scout SV Ground-Based ISTAR Platform

GE (Towcester, UK) will be supplying General Dynamics UK with subsystems required for the Demonstration Phase of the Scout Specialist...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Sophisticated graphics have hit the embedded systems world and are increasingly demanded by military, aerospace, industrial, and medical applications. The problem, of course, is...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
CMOS-Memristor Hybrid Nanoelectronics

The memristor is the fourth fundamental passive electronic device in addition to the resistor, capacitor, and inductor. By integrating with complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) devices, memristors show promise for development of revolutionary new nanoelectronic computing architectures with...

Briefs: Materials

The ever-increasing electrical power, power density, and cooling requirements of present and future military platforms are pushing silicon-based power...