Aerospace Engineering/Aerospace & Defense Technology

    • Open Standard Middleware Enables New HPEC Solutions
    • Cooling Your Embedded System
      What Can Your Open Standard Architecture Handle?
    • Evaluating Key Certification Aspects of Multicore Platforms for Safety Critical Avionics Applications
    • Simulating and Analyzing Flow for an Air-to-Air Refueling System
    • The Ins and Outs of Spaceflight Passive Components and Assemblies
    • Development of High Quality 4H-SiC Thick Epitaxy for Reliable High Power Electronics Using Halogenated Precursors
    • Silicon Based Mid-Infrared SiGeSn Heterostructure Emitters and Detectors
    • Reconfigurable Electronics and Non-Volatile Memory Research
    • Energy-Filtered Tunnel Transistor: A New Device Concept Toward Extremely Low Energy Consumption Electronics
    • Additive Manufacturing
      How 3D Printing Will Transform the A&D Support Chain
    • Advances in Lightweight Electronics Protection
      Conformal Coatings Increase Reliability of Aerospace and Military Assemblies
    • Powering Outer Space
      An In-Depth Look at Aerospace Battery Technology
    • Using High Bandwidth Oscilloscopes to Analyze Radar and Electronic Warfare Systems
    • Bio-inspired Airborne Infrastructure Reconfiguration (BioAIR)
    • EMI Analysis Software Helps Telescope Group Simulate RFI Mitigation
    • Epitaxial Growth of Rhenium with Sputtering
    • Processing and Characterization of Polycrystalline YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) Core-Clad Fibers
    • Multi-Scale Analysis of Deformation and Failure in Polycrystalline Titanium Alloys Under High Strain Rates
    • Abrasion Testing of Products Containing Nanomaterials
    • Spectrum Fatigue of 7075-T651 Aluminum Alloy under Overloading and Underloading
    • Achieving Performance Advantages in Unmanned Systems
      Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) are reaching new levels of functionality and performance, and it's not just for air vehicles either.
    • COTS Embedded Systems and Link Budgets
      The days of proprietary embedded computing systems in military systems are numbered.
    • Custom Designing Enclosures Using 3-D CAD Modeling
      Due to the advancement of 3-D computer-aided design software, enclosure manufacturing is not what it used to be. Technology advances industry.
    • Fiber Optic Multi-Sensing Platforms
      Enabling Innovation Across Aerospace Organizations
    • RECAT
      Wake Turbulence Recategorization
    • New Concept for Improving the Performance of Electrically Small Antennas
    • Microwave Radiometer for Advanced Nanosatellite Control Systems
    • Secret Sharing Schemes and Advanced Encryption Standard
    • SIPHER: Scalable Implementation of Primitives for Homomorphic Encryption
    • Using Mathematics to Make Computing on Encrypted Data Secure and Practical
    • Seeing the Light
      Achieving Full-Color, Day or Night Readability for Flat-Panel Displays
    • Multiple Node Networking Using PCIe Interconnects
      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 solutions.
    • 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
    • Thermoelectric Cooling
    • 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 Deployment
    • 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 Field Measurements
    • Digital Design Tools
      Simulating Thermal Expansion in Composites with Expanded Metal Foil for Lightning Protection
    • Rugged Computing
      Designing VME Power Systems with Standard Modules
    • Optical Sensors
      Optical Ice Sensors for UAVs
    • Rotorcraft Technology
      Rotorcraft Icing Computational Tool Development
    • RF & Microwave Technology
      Curled RF MEMS Switches for On-Chip Design: Design Software Supports BAE System's Mixed-Signal Chip Design
    • UAV Technology
      Using SWaP-C Reductions to Improve UAS/UGV Mission Capabilities
    • UGV Technology
      Designing Rugged Computing Platforms for UGVs
    • UUV & Robotics Technology
      Bi-manual Dexterous Manipulation for Maritime Explosive Ordnance Disposal
    • UUV Technology
      Applying UUV Advances to Safeguard Harbors and Littoral Waters
    • Robotics Technology
      Designing a Robot to Counter Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Devices
    • Electronic Warfare
      Next Generation FPGAs for Electronic Warfare Systems
    • Materials: Composites
      Managing the Impact of Nanomaterials in Aerospace Manufacturing
    • Aerospace Materials/Manufacturing
      Turbine Flow Meters
    • Alternative Power Sources
      Designing a Power Generation System for a More-Electric Aircraft
    • Clamoring for more entertainment
      Connected consumers drive demand for bandwidth, though seatback entertainment remains popular.
    • Fighting for life in military markets
      Airbus Defense & Space is looking to revitalize and ramp up production rates of its military aircraft portfolio.
    • 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 future.
    • Powering on
      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 partners.
    • Countering cybersecurity threats against unmanned vehicle systems
      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 use it?
    • 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 industry.
    • Regional and bizjets refined and redefined
      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.
    • Unmanned Aerial Systems
      Deploying Next-Generation UAS Platforms with 3U VPX
    • Unmanned Ground Vehicles
      UGVs - On the Cutting Edge of Thermal Management
    • Unmanned Surface/Underwater Vehicles
      Controlling the Seas - Introducing a New Concept in Autonomous Surface/Underwater Vehicles
    • Robotics
      Connectivity in Robotic Systems
    • Propulsion
      Fanjet Evolution - the Next Steps
    • Composites
      Dry Drilling Composites Using Carbon Dioxide Cooling
    • Wireless sensing--the road to future digital avionics
      A look at the comparative performance of wired and wireless sensors, type of wireless sensors & interfaces, frequency performance, protocols, network topologies and qualification standards.
    • Testing reality in an increasingly complex design space
      Digital simulation tools have transformed the designing and testing of new airplanes, as well as the way they are manufactured and sustained.
    • Materials
      Infusing Lightweight Composite Structures
    • Business Jets
      Business Jets Bounce Back
    • Adaptive trimming of composite parts
      Some of the techniques used in the Adaptive Manufacturing System are normal aerospace processes. The unique and enabling process is the scanning and adaptive trimming.
    • Propulsion: Energy Sources
      Flying on vegetation
    • Avionics/Electronics
      Avionics heat up, in a good way
    • Unmanned Vehicles
      Reaching the benchmark in secure unmanned vehicle software
    • Thermal Management
      Submersion and directed flow cooling technology for military applications
    • RF & Microwave Technology
      Airborne antenna considerations for C-Band telemetry systems

    • Software-designed system improves wireless test speed and coverage
    • Start-up ability of UAVs on task
    • Besides low cost, easy manufacturability, light weight, long operation time, and high durability, miniature UAVs need restart capability during flight.
    • 3-D manufacturing of titanium components takes off
      MRO providers are discovering ways to innovate their procedures while remaining viable and profitable through the current downturn in government spending.
    • Commercial programs are flying high
      With economic regeneration underway this year, the rate of ordering new aircraft has been at an all-time high, with the result that backlogs for undelivered new production stretch well into the next decade for some popular models.