Keyword: Hazardous materials

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
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.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Materials
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: Defense

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

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: Defense
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: Energy

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...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

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: Electronics & Computers

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...

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: Aerospace

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...

News: Imaging

NASA's Langley Research Center has developed an aircraft-based turbulence and vortex detection system. Turbulence and vortices in the front-flight path are very dangerous for...

Briefs: Aerospace

An effort has been made within the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to extract quantitative information on explosive performance from high-speed imaging of explosions. Explosive fireball surface...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

An advance computed tomography (CT) system was recently built for the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, for the inspection of...

Briefs: Aerospace

An accurate view of the physical world is frequently vital. For example, rotary wing aircraft pilots must have knowledge of the terrain in order to safely fly...

Briefs: Aerospace

In recent years, photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAS) has emerged as an attractive and powerful technique well suited for sensing applications. The development of high-power radiation sources and...

Application Briefs: Defense
KONGSBERG Protech Systems (KPS)
Johnstown, PA
814-269-5700

KONGSBERG Protech Systems (KPS), one of the world's leading suppliers of Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) recently unveiled their latest system...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The purpose of this research program was to create and study novel luminescence particles (phosphors} capable of sensing and retaining the time-temperature information to which they were...

Briefs: Aerospace

Near-field radiation patterns are useful in diagnosing antenna array defects, measuring far-field antenna patterns where the far-field is prohibitively...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

The purpose of this research was to investigate non-volatile memory device technologies that could be applied to reconfigurable electronics applications to provide power reduction,...

Articles: Aerospace

Using advances in the areas of multi-mode, closely coupled miniaturized radiators and artificially engineered materials, ultra-broadband, highly efficient,...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The photovoltaic community is closer than ever to achieving ultra-high multijunction solar cell efficiencies (>50%). Subcells from III–V compound semiconductors are approaching ideal...