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Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Briefs: Materials
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.
News: Weapons Systems

Lockheed Martin Corporation successfully flight tested the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) on a U.S. Air Force Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The captive...

News: Test & Measurement

A team of engineers from NASA and Dallas-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. successfully completed the eighth and final test of the Orion spacecraft Capsule Parachute Assembly System...

Briefs: Materials
Natural DNA-Based Nonvolatile Resistive Switching Memory

Motivated by the demand for an even larger storage capacity in the information era, research efforts have been devoted to the development of more efficient and cost-effective memory elements.

Briefs: Software

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

Briefs: Materials

With superhydrophobic properties being extended to a variety of metallic substrates through the process of ablation due to femto-second...

Articles: Aerospace

Heat pipes are a well-known thermal management solution used in computing applications. Nearly all laptop computers contain some number of heat pipes to effectively remove heat from heat generating...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

It has been established theoretically that self-propulsion of deformable bodies in ideal fluid can occur with a careful specification...

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,...

Application Briefs: Defense
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Trelleborg Sweden
+46 410 670 00
www.trelleborg.com

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has designed and built a new airframe/engine seal fire test facility...

Articles: Aerospace

The perverse thing about ice on the tailplane of a general aviation aircraft is that the pilot sits and looks forward, but the tailplane is aft. You can’t see it from the cockpit.

Briefs: Defense
High-fidelity simulation of blast flow conditions can aid in developing strategies to mitigate blast-induced brain injury.

The prevalence of blast-induced traumatic brain injury (bTBI) has...

Articles: Aerospace

As OEMs seek advantages in Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWaP-C), focus is shifting to advancements in power electronics. Gaining an advantage requires close attention not only to...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

ADLINK Technology (San Jose, CA) has released its new IMT-1 Android 4.2 tablet, integrating the TI OMAP5432 1.5GHz dual-core ARM A15 processor for high performance computing power. Built-in WLAN or optional WWAN...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

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...

Briefs: Information Technology
Materials Design Principles for the Dynamic Fracture of Laminar Composite Structures

Crack bridging (e.g., from stitches or pins) and friction have profound and potentially very useful effects on delamination crack growth, controlling growth rates (damage levels) and the energy absorbed. However, the implications for structural design principles...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Achieving high-power capability of a battery requires minimizing the overall resistance of the electrochemical system. For lithium-ion batteries, much...

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...

Briefs: Materials

As the semiconductor industry continually strives to increase the power density of single-chip packages, thermal management remains a critical challenge...

Articles: Test & Measurement

The avionics systems of military aircraft support maneuverability and situation awareness for the pilot, process essential images, operate sensors, record data, and provide...

Briefs: Imaging

The objective of this work was to develop a high-speed, three-dimensional (3D) confocal imaging system to study coupled fluidic...

Application Briefs: Defense

A broad operating temperature range, fuel resistance and long-term reliability are some of the unique properties of fluorosilicones that make them useful in aerospace applications. To demonstrate their effectiveness, NuSil...

Articles: Test & Measurement

One aspect that sets circuit protection for radio frequency (RF) apart from other types of applications is the range of frequencies in which RF circuits operate. With abbreviated...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Analyzing microelectromechanical system (MEMS) switch behavior is a new field of study that guides the production of MEMS switches. One issue of primary importance is the degradation of...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The process to prepare single-wall carbon nanotube (SWCNT) solutions with a good degree of dispersion of individually isolated SWCNTs and very thin SWCNT bundles was...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

While high-performance test equipment has been used successfully in the laboratory for many years, the trend is moving toward...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

An embedded magnetic memory technology was developed to be integrated into a Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) circuit fabrication process to provide radiation-hard...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Resistances of tenths of ohms to several ohms in transmission lines have been measured in laboratory systems from the power supply...

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