Keyword: Forming

Articles: Electronics & Computers
A new process enables large monocoque components to more accurately retain their shape after cooling.
Articles: Energy

Conventional reconfigurable electrical and radio frequency (RF) structures commonly used in applications involving real-time reconfigurability in response to fast varying...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Beckwood Press Company
Fenton, MO
636-343-4100
www.beckwood.com

Beckwood Press Company, a company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems,...

Briefs: Materials

Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) devices have drawn much interest in the last decade,...

Articles: Aerospace

As aerospace and defense manufacturing becomes increasingly digitized—from the earliest design stages to the factory floor and beyond—data accuracy is fundamental to...

Application Briefs: Defense
Porcher Industries
Badinières, France
+33 (0)4 74 43 10 10
www.porcher-ind.com

Porcher Industries, a company that specializes in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions,...

Articles: Aerospace

There are those who think all cables are created equal. Well, they're not.

Articles: Aerospace

Conventionally, most autonomous mobile nodes, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are operated remotely by human operators. As such, forming a mobile communication network...

Briefs: Defense

Most structural members and machine components are subjected in service to cyclic loadings of varying amplitude. The variation in stress level follows either a...

Articles: Defense

A modern aircraft includes multiple intelligent subsystems that aid in communication, navigation, and surveillance. These subsystems, called line replaceable...

Application Briefs: Software
Collier Research Corporation
Newport News, VA
757-825-0000
http://hypersizer.com

When announcing the completion of the Bell V-280 tiltrotor fuselage at a press conference, Bell Helicopter leadership...

Application Briefs: Defense
Egmond Plastic
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31-72-5614644
www.egmondplastic.nl

Fuel housings for aerospace applications have very complex inner geometries which are not moldable using conventional...

Articles: Aerospace

One of the methods for radar testing is the simulation of an environment where there are dynamic or static objects that are scanned by the radar under test. In particular,...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The efficiency and methodology of coupling light into microcavities has improved exponentially in the last decade. One such advancement is coupling light onto silicon microspheres. The material, size, and...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Small Form Factor (SFF) embedded systems have been gaining popularity due to their small size, weight, and power (SWaP) advantages. The SFF architectures are typically purpose-built, providing...

Technology Update: Materials

Toho Tenax Co., Ltd. announced Nov. 6 that it has developed a new prepreg — a carbon-fiber sheet pre-impregnated with matrix resin — that offers super-high-heat and...

Articles: Defense
Materials and Processes Enable New Possibilities for Unmanned Systems Command & Control

Unmanned vehicles are finding increasing usage in military engagements, not only for aerial applications but also...

Articles: Defense
At the U.K.’s new Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, engineers and innovators have at their disposal some of the world’s most advanced design and manufacturing assets for precision...
Briefs: Materials

One-dimensional nanowires are of increasing interest due to their size, physical properties, and other applications in opto-electronics. For example, nanowires have already been used in...

Briefs: Materials

Corrosion is a deforming process that costs the United States Department of Defense (DOD) approximately $23 billion annually and accounts for 23% of all DOD maintenance. Exhaustive...

Articles: Defense

The production of composite parts relies on an ever increasing number of processing technologies which have a large impact on the performance of the part. The...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

This article introduces the rationale and techniques involved with MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output)-based communication systems. The communication impairments due to...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Polymer composites comprised of metallic particles distributed throughout a contiguous polymer matrix can often be modified to produce advanced composites...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

The testing of individual respiratory protection (IRP) devices is now accomplished with panels of human wearers. Historical at tempts to simulate the human face and head have...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Structural electronics, or structronics, seeks to build wiring and electrical interconnects directly into component structures to diminish the need...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Recent years have seen a burgeoning interest in the physics and applications of metamaterials. Briefly, metamaterials consist of a periodic array of subwavelength structures that...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Operation and On-Chip Integration of Cavity-QED-Based Detectors for Single Atoms and Molecules

A new experimental platform for studies of transport and quantumlimited measurements of cold, trapped atomic gases was constructed. Using microfabrication processes, a silicon wafer was micromachined to allow for deposition of micrometer-scale...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

A computational camera uses a combination of optics and software to produce images that cannot be taken with traditional cameras. A variety of computational cameras has been demonstrated; some designed to achieve new...

Application Briefs: Defense

A combat identification system developed by Cubic Defense Applications, the defense systems business of Cubic Corporation, was successfully tested during a recent...