Keyword: Energy conservation

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

By integrating the design of antennas and electronics, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have boosted the energy and spectrum efficiency for a new class...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), CHL, FRF, had a need for a remote real-time data collection system to control instruments and log and communicate data from five...

Articles: Aerospace

That was the challenge posed to Gentex by Boeing. Window shades typically do the job on an airplane, but they’re cumbersome to operate, expensive to maintain, and do little to reflect the...

Briefs: Aerospace

The rapid expansion of the remotely piloted aircraft market includes an interest in 10 kg to 25 kg vehicles (Group 2) for monitoring, surveillance, and...

Briefs: Aerospace

Development of robust semiconductor devices with high energy efficiency and reliability is a key objective towards 'Energy...

Application Briefs: Defense
Aspen Systems
Marlborough, MA
508-281-5322
www.apspensystems.com

Aspen Systems are supplying Environmental Control Units (ECU’s) for critical communications electronics cooling...

Articles: Energy

With space’s extreme environments, there is never a one-size-fits-all battery. Nor is any space mission ever the same, so customized batteries for each operation are...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Now more than ever, devices with increasing power and smaller footprints are demanding a good stable cost effective thermal management solution. Fortunately many options are available today. However, for...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

There are many places one can go to get an outline on the pros and cons of different methods for enclosure cooling. Although we will briefly touch on them here, this is really an in-depth article on how to choose a...

Articles: Aerospace

It is hard to imagine just how radical the change in fortunes for the world’s major commercial aerospace manufacturers has been in the last few years. Just ten years ago the smart money in aerospace...

Articles: Aerospace

For the defense industry, NAND Flash, with its lack of moving parts, has made it the common storage medium for a variety of field applications. With its small size, low power usage, high...

Technology Update: Software

Greater fuel efficiency and low emission requirements have grown into such an urgent imperative in aircraft design that it often overshadows an equally significant factor in air...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
Warren, MI
586-215-8763
tardec.army.mil

At the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

In addition to providing thrust, the engines on conventional civil jet airliners generate power for onboard systems and ancillary loads in the form of pneumatic, hydraulic, and...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Given the current emphasis on sustainability, there is a growing interest in monitoring various facets of building resource consumption. Building monitoring and automation...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Agrowing number of mobile, space constrained or harsh environment applications are being designed for the military, industrial automation/HMI, digital signage and medical markets that are...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

While carbon nanotube technology (CNT) has generated widespread interest for applications ranging from semiconductors to medical, one area that is a focus of research at...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

All Navy aircraft and missiles use gasturbine engines for propulsion. Many ships are also dependent on gasturbine engines to generate both propulsive power and electricity. These engines are fundamentally...

Articles: Aerospace

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been increasing around the world as many countries have been rapidly adding UAVs to their arsenals during the past decade. One of the most...

Application Briefs: Defense
Fastener Inserts Designed for Lightweight Aerospace Materials Reduce Risks, Costs

Ongoing efforts to increase fuel efficiency, tactical mobility, and payload capacity in aerospace design have driven engineers to find...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Turbines in aircraft turbojet engines are being subject to increasingly higher temperatures to improve fuel efficiency. High turbine efficiency requires the ability of turbine blades to...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

The Distributed Jammer Network (DJN) is composed of a large number of tiny, low-power jammers, which are distributed inside a target network and emit radio energy to disrupt its communications. Recent...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

The Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) is a worldwide network of ground stations that supports a variety of users from NASA to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Networks of microsensors can greatly improve environment monitoring for many civil and military applications. Multiple sensors provide fault tolerance and can provide...

Articles: Aerospace

The Embedded usage model is characterized as one that is operated at the extremes of available performance. Knowing that the targets of the thermal design power usage mode are only...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The rapid evolution of technology has given embedded developers more options than ever before in designing embedded graphics systems. The consumer electronics market, most...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Trustworthy Hardware for 3D Circuit-Level Integration

Three-dimensional (3D) integration is a promising technology for designing high-performance, low-power systems by stacking multiple integrated circuit dies and connecting them at the circuit level with conductive posts. Most current efforts are at the electromechanical level of getting 3D to...

Application Briefs: Defense

In January, Concepts NREC (CN) was awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the Navy to improve the power efficiency of its gas turbine prime...