Keyword: Materials properties

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Selective brush plating has dramatically evolved from its origins of touching up existing plating jobs.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Articles: Materials
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Articles: Materials
During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Briefs: Materials
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Materials
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.
Articles: Materials
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

Articles: Aerospace
While the flashiest military innovations like new fighter jets attract the most attention, advancements in RF/microwave absorbers are crucial enablers of these larger innovations.
Articles: Energy
From jet engine components to high-speed airframes, vanadium alloys are deployed in virtually every jet aircraft flying today,
Articles: Test & Measurement
Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.
Articles: Aerospace
Coatings play a critical role in preventing the corrosion or wear of metal substrates. Make sure they meet specifications.
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
Articles: Aerospace
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
New synthesized materials open the way to govern the density of helicity, axial charge, and its flow, axial current.
Briefs: Materials
There are still significant obstacles to the manufacture and use of flexible hybrid electronics in military applications.
Briefs: Aerospace
A study aims to find a suitable decontaminant that can be used successfully in complex transportation vehicles with no negative impact on sensitive electronic equipment.
Briefs: Materials
A new class of soft multifunctional materials could be used to convert mechanical deformation from vibrations and stretching into electrical energy.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
For many manufacturers, plasma-applied coatings and surface treatments can play a significant role in new product development.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs

The ability to predict the mechanical properties of organic semiconductors is of critical importance for roll-to-roll production and...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
With such great abundance, why is titanium so expensive?