Keyword: Lasers

Photonics/​Optics

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate recently signed a five-year Strategic Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) with New Mexico State...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
BIRD Aerosystems Herzliya, Israel
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BIRD Aerosystems, a global provider of defense technology and solutions that protect the air, sea, and land fleets of governments and...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Hexavalent chromium is not a term frequently associated with engineers. Residents of Hinkley, California, however, know all about it. So do workers tasked with the labor-intensive...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Working together with a local business and academic professionals at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) team members at...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Through a Small Business Innovative Research contract awarded to MetroLaser, Inc., by the U.S. Navy, a system is being developed to measure the gas velocity of engine exhaust to...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
As the acceptance and application of additive manufacturing technology continues to evolve and grow, alloy selection will prove to be an important part of the development process.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Three University of Arkansas researchers — electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Distinguished Professor Greg Salamo, and Jin Hu, assistant...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
Briefs: Aerospace
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
The AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the growing threat of ground to air missiles.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.
Articles: Weapons Systems
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Materials
ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.
Articles: Nanotechnology
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
Articles: Weapons Systems
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Briefs: Aerospace
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Aerospace
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.

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