Keyword: Instrumentation

Test & Measurement

Articles: Software
Avionics engineering teams should minimize testing time to accelerate the pace of innovation required for the next era of space exploration.
Products: Electronics & Computers
CAD software, torque sensors, HD lenses, and more.
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The testing of EMI materials must be rigorous and designed to predict performance over the lifetime of a material.
INSIDER: Defense

The largest missile ever to launch from Sandia’s Kauai Test Facility in Hawaii has shown the storied test range is still growing to meet the testing needs of advanced weapons systems....

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.
INSIDER: Defense

A team of Sandia National Laboratories engineers developed a new testing capability in support of its nuclear weapons mission. The team completed their first...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.
Products: Data Acquisition
Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Application Briefs: Software
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Products: Test & Measurement
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Army has implemented an outdoor system to test swarming drones that has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.

The system tracks motion, creating...

Products: Energy
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), was recently selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver telemetry tech for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
New tech can improve evaluation of vadose zone source impacts on groundwater, leading to improved remediation decisions.
Articles: Materials
Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Coatings play a critical role in preventing the corrosion or wear of metal substrates. Make sure they meet specifications.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
Briefs: Aerospace
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.

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