Keyword: Hazards and emergency operations

Application Briefs: Aerospace
See how the integrated circuits supported a mission to examine asteroids.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Briefs: Aerospace
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Briefs: Energy
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Articles: Energy

Marelli North America is offering a solution to the problem of interior air quality in shared-use/autonomous vehicles. The upgraded HVAC setup purifies passenger car cabin air, including the...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn how to protect electronics from the extreme environment of space.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Metal matrix composites can electrically bridge the cracks that appear in semiconductor substrates and the composite grid lines.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The U.S. Navy is constantly predicting future threats and contemplating new weapon technologies to counter them. One of those technologies is directed-energy (DE)...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Predictions of these signals were difficult to make due to the complexity of the physics unleashed by the detonation.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Tracking and identifying radiation sources in the age of nuclear proliferation and well- resourced non-state actors is a national priority. Current neutron detection...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Navy is interested in strategies that divers could employ to protect them from loud underwater sounds. Sonar...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Drone Rescue GmbH Graz, Austria
+43 660 140 80 55
www.dronerescue.com

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH has developed a fast, efficient parachute safety solution for drones that can reduce the risk of...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
BRS Aerospace
South St. Paul, MN
651-457-7491
www.brsaerospace.com

BRS Aerospace has engaged Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (WSU-NIAR) to develop...

Articles: Aerospace

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...

Articles: Aerospace

There are many advantages to utilizing active electronics versus the passive systems often used in aircraft applications, such as pressure, temperature, and flow sensors....

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
FLIR Systems, Inc.
Wilsonville, OR
1-800-254-0630
www.flir.com/IBAC2

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced recently that it has received a delivery order for FLIR IBAC™ 2 biological agent detector...

Briefs: Nanotechnology

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: Power

After extensive review from the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Electrical Safety Office, it was...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Hemorrhagic shock occurs frequently in natural and man-made disaster scenarios. To control bleeding and to...

Articles: Aerospace

There are a few open specifications in the embedded industry that have been used in the extreme environments of space over the years. These include VME, CompactPCI, OpenVPX, and MicroTCA. But, prime contractors such...

Briefs: Aerospace

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

Briefs: Materials

Joining of composites can be a challenging issue. If adhesives are used, the joints are permanent and cannot be undone. If they need to be undone, inserts are often used and these inserts increase cost...

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

In recent years there has been a trend towards the wider use of COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) equipment in space missions. This trend has been mainly driven by the...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

A century-old technology that scientists use to probe the ionosphere — the important atmospheric layer that can interfere with the transmission of radio waves — is getting...

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