Keyword: Nanotechnology

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.
Articles: Materials
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Briefs: Energy
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Briefs: Materials
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Briefs: Materials
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
Articles: Materials
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Briefs: Materials
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Briefs: Materials
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Briefs: Aerospace
Given the importance of electronics in modern warfare, the ability to rapidly develop a counter to such weapons will be essential to sustaining military operations.
News: Nanotechnology

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

News: 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...

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...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Briefs: Energy
A new class of soft multifunctional materials could be used to convert mechanical deformation from vibrations and stretching into electrical energy.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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

Briefs: Materials

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

Briefs: Energy

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: Electronics & Computers

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: Aerospace

This SOP describes how to detect and quantify the release of nanoparticles from surface coatings into the air using a mechanical process that employs abrasion to simulate sanding. A...

Articles: Aerospace

As the aerospace industry continues to make improvements to safety, comfort and affordability of aircraft, nanomaterials are making their way into more elements of aircraft...

Articles: Defense

The search for lighter weight, stronger materials to construct airplanes and spacecraft remains as important as ever. But it takes a long time for new materials in aerospace structures to make their way into...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Aberdeen, MD
410-436-7118
www.ecbc.army.mil

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) has partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Over the past decade, there has been considerable progress in the development of new mechanical testing methods to characterize the properties of...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

The onset of local damage in structures, such as delamination, cracking, and fastener loosening, can often be difficult to detect and has long-term implications on the...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) are the most attractive material in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology due to their chemical, physical, and...

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