Using Thermal Simulation to Model the Effects of Wind
on the Mars Curiosity Rover
Quality and Validation of Digital Designs for Aerospace
Scaling LiDAR Optical Payloads from Drones to Miniature
Using Sintered Fiber Metal Composites for Aircraft
GaN Breaks Barriers
RF Power Amplifiers Go Wide and High
Test System Ensures Flawless Performance of Military RF
The Impact of Video Compression on Remote Cardiac Pulse
Measurement Using Imaging Photoplethysmography
Remote physiological measurement technique leverages digital
cameras to recover the blood volume pulse from the human body.
Sensitivity Simulation of Compressed Sensing Based
Electronic Warfare Receiver Using Orthogonal Matching Pursuit
Calculate the sensitivity of a CS based EW receiver using two
Initial Validation of Ballistic Shock
A Test Operations Procedure (TOP) describing methods and
instrumentation used in the initial validation of accelerometers to
be used in both Ballistic Shock testing and crew/vehicle
survivability Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E).
Custom Data Logger for Real-Time Remote Field Data
Compact, energy efficient instruments have the same functionality
as a personal computer.
Subjective Mapping of Dust-Emission Sources by Using
Accurate dust-source characterizations are critical for effectively
modeling dust storms and their associated hazards.
Topology Control in Aerial Multi-Beam Directional
Comparing the performance of a centralized algorithm that retains
robust connectivity and reduced throughput to a distributed
algorithm that offers higher throughput but fewer network
On-Orbit Satellite Refueling Flow
The Path from Concept to Operational Status
Radiation Tolerant "Smart Backplanes" for
Using Heat Pipes to Cool Embedded
Electronically Dimmable Aircraft Windows
How do you block the light of the sun?
Eliminating Electrical Arcing in Satellite
NASA Miniaturizes Century-Old Radio Sounder
Developing an Airborne Optical Systems Testbed
New Class of Excimer-Pumped Atomic Lasers
Research demonstrates the viability of an atomic laser having a
quantum efficiency greater than one.
Hydrodynamic Drag Force Measurement of a Functionalized
Surface Exhibiting Superhydrophobic Properties
Comparing the skin friction drag effects of a superhydrophobic flat
plate to an untreated flat plate of the same material and
Stimulated Brillouin Scattering (SBS) Suppression and
Long Delivery Fibers at the Multikilowatt Level with Chirped Seed
Using chirped seed amplification with a MEMS VCSEL seed to scale
the output power of a ytterbium fiber amplifier.
High-Power Broadband Multispectral Source on a Hybrid
Photonic integrated circuits (PIC) may expand the spectral
band-width of currently available optical sources at lower cost,
smaller size, reduced vibration sensitivity, and higher
Erbium Doped GaN Lasers by Optical
Studying ER:GaN materials under 980 nm resonant excitation could
guide future crystal growth.
Measuring Propellant Stress Relaxation Modulus Using
Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
New testing technique requires less material, gives more accurate
Combustion Characteristics of Hydrocarbon Droplets
Induced by Photoignition of Aluminum Nanoparticles
Test methodology allows analysis of combustion dynamics for
subscale rocket injectors under super critical conditions.
Vapor Pressure Data and Analysis for Selected
Organophosphorous Compounds: DIBMP, DCMP, IMMP, IMPA, EMPA, and
Determining the thermophysical properties of chemical warfare agent
simulants can help evaluate the performance of defensive
Coupling of Coastal Wave Transformation and
Computational Fluid Dynamics Models for Seakeeping
New analytical tools improve understanding of vessel operating
environments in the littorals.
Assessment of Non-traditional Isotopic Ratios by Mass
Spectrometry for Analysis of Nuclear Activities
Technique can be used to distinguish between commercial nuclear
reactor fuel cycles, fuel cycles for weapons grade plutonium, and
products from nuclear weapons explosions.
Small Form Factor Embedded Systems
New Technologies Drive Diverse Solutions
Making Laser Weapons a Reality
Modelling and Simulation Tools for Systems Integration
Rotorcraft Anti-Icing Systems
Redundant Transmitting System in Aircraft
Cassini Stays in Touch with NASA's Radio Science
Laser Integration on Silicon Photonic Circuits Through
New fabrication approach allows the massively parallel transfer of
III-V coupons to a silicon photonic target wafer.
High Energy Computed Tomographic Inspection of
Inspection system provides additional level of quality assurance
for R&D, reverse engineering, and malfunction
Terahertz (THz) Radar: A Solution for Degraded
Visibility Environments (DVE)
Operating at higher frequencies than other types of radar produces
tighter beams and finer resolution.
Imaging Detonations of Explosives
Using high-speed camera pyrometers to measure and map
fireball/shock expansion velocities.
Development of Photoacoustic Sensing
Research focuses on sensor miniaturization and detection of
chemical targets both proximally and at range.
Determining Detection and Classification Potential of
Munitions Using Advanced EMI Sensors in the Underwater
Electromagnetic induction could be used to locate and characterize
potentially dangerous sunken metallic objects.
Seeing the Light
Achieving Full-Color, Day or Night Readability for Flat-Panel
Multiple Node Networking Using PCIe
PCI Express (PCIe) interconnects, and how they can be used to
support multiple node low latency data transfers over copper or
optical cables, is gaining momentum in embedded computing
Zero-Emissions Electric Aircraft
Theory vs Reality
Analyzing Radar Signals With Demodulation
Combining Software and Hardware for Highly Specialized
Multichannel Spectrum Monitoring
Advanced Thermal Management Solutions
Thermal Ground Planes
Thermal Management of Laser Diodes
The Effect of Substrate Emissivity on the Spectral
Emission of a Hot-Gas Overlayer
Process Approach to Determining Quality Inspection
Experimental Setup to Assess Blast and
Penetration-Induced Secondary Debris in a Military Operations in
Urban Terrain (MOUT) Environment
Non-Contact Circuit for Real-Time Electric and Magnetic
Touch and go
Avionics developments are changing life in the cockpit and at
airborne work stations
Sandwich cores for the future
Decreasing weight while increasing strength is always critical,
from airliners to future space missions to Mars. Research in
sandwich cores today may lead to radical improvements in the
Rolls-Royce's Chief Engineer discusses how new technologies in
the Trent XWB family of engines are inspiring current R&D
design and evaluation work as part of its strategic roadmap for
future big fanjets. Ongoing development work and associated test
programs extend across a broad range of activities and involve many
Countering cybersecurity threats against unmanned
Cranfield University researchers have developed a monitoring system
whose purpose is to monitor mission profile implementation at both
high level mission execution and at lower level software code
operation to tackle specific threats of malicious code and possible
spurious commands received over a vehicle's data links.
Big Data, aircraft, and a better future
Aircraft manufacturers, in particular engine makers, are exploiting
the opportunities that come with collecting the vast amount of data
available, from customer reports to engine exhaust temperatures.
Why is it potentially so useful? What are some of the best ways to
Let the good times continue to roll
The booming international commercial aviation sector continues to
be a bright light leading the future of the aerospace
Regional and bizjets refined and
As the regional and business jet markets steadily rebound, so too
do the propulsion technologies that will provide airframers and
their customers competitive advantage.
Getting it right with composites
With composites now a mainstay in most new aircraft designs, the
engineering emphasis has switched from understanding if they work
to thinking through the most efficient way to manufacture them,
such as using design-for-manufacturing software.