Keyword: Titanium

Articles: Materials
As the acceptance and application of additive manufacturing technology continues to evolve and grow, alloy selection will prove to be an important part of the development process.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Articles: Materials
Titanium is irreplaceable in many industrial applications. But the metal can still be improved.
Articles: Materials
With such great abundance, why is titanium so expensive?
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The rise of titanium for aerospace applications has been well documented in recent years. Equally, the challenges associated with the efficient, productive and high-quality machining of this popular material,...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Sciaky, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), announced recently that Airbus was scheduled to take delivery of a state-of-the-art...

Briefs: Aerospace

Epitaxial superconducting films of refractory metals are a promising new template for single crystal tunnel barriers in Josephson junction quantum bit (qubit) devices. In existing Josephson...

Technology Update: Defense

Metal laser melting has made a successful leap from rapid prototyping to an approved manufacturing technology, and the method is increasingly...

Technology Update: Defense

MTU Aero Engines announced in March that its internal experts and industry partners have jointly developed a new class of intermetallic, high-temperature materials for highly stressed...

Technology Update: Aerospace

More than 1200 large-diameter (up to ¾-in) holes must be drilled into titanium/ carbon stacks for the side-of-body joint on a particular Boeing commercial aircraft fuselage....

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Multispectral imagers use an optical device that can separate the colors to obtain the spectral content in the scene. Such an optical device could be a grating or prism, a filter wheel, a diffractive...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Disposable Chemical Sensor and Wireless Communication Device

A disposable chemical sensor and temperature device has been developed that may be dropped into building rubble or other areas not accessible by rescue personnel to test the environment in the rubble. The system also provides wireless two-way communication and control to obtain...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Differential Amplifier Circuits Based on Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors (CNTFETs)

Since their discovery, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been extensively studied for their great potential in a variety of applications. Several desirable properties that CNTs possess include a high thermal conductivity, high electrical mobility, high...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Threshold Voltage Tuning of Metal-Gate MOSFETs Using an Excimer Laser

This work presents a localized method for tuning the threshold voltages (Vt) of multilayer metal-gate metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) devices with a spatial area theoretically limited by the wavelength of the laser beam. This technique...

Briefs: Materials

Dielectric thin films play a very important role in the development of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). These dielectric materials often are used as insulating layers in...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

An experimental study of vacuum brazing of titanium and of the effects of changes in brazing alloys and brazing process conditions has been performed. [As used here, “titanium” signifies both...

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