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Military, Aerospace & Hi-Rel

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New Convection-Cooled Modular Configurable Power Supplies
FORT COLLINS, Colo.—Excelsys Technologies Ltd., an Advanced Energy company, announces the upcoming release of four new modules which further expands the CoolMod offering. The CmM, CmN, CmP & CmQ are the latest modules, offering wide trim solutions in the CoolX series of convection cooled modular configurable
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10/22/2018
Mathematical + Physical Models for a Perfect Flying Vehicle

Harry Hilton is a professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois.

When designing flying vehicles, there are many aspects of which we can be certain but there are also many uncertainties. Most are random, and others are just not well understood. University of Illinois Professor Harry Hilton brought together several mathematical and physical theories to help look at problems
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10/22/2018
Larson Electronics Releases Explosion-Proof Thermostat
KEMP, Texas -- Larson Electronics LLC has released an explosion-proof thermostat rated at 480V AC that offers temperature control for hazardous industrial facilities. This unit has a temperature limit range of -45°C to 80°C and has a set point knob system powered by a SPDT snap action switch, which allows
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Date:
10/22/2018

Minimizing the Impact of Cyber-Attacks in Cloud Computing

U.S. Army Research Laboratory electronics engineer Dr. Charles Kamhoua poses in the ARL Network Science Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland, where he works on cloud security and the management of cyberspace risks.

ADELPHI, Md. -- Through a collaborative research effort, an Army researcher has made a novel contribution to cloud security and the management of cyberspace risks. According to U.S. Army Research Laboratory electronics engineer Dr. Charles Kamhoua, technology has been the cause of many changes. Among
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10/19/2018
Carbon Fiber can Store Energy in the Body of a Vehicle

The researchers' vision is of vehicles where a large part of the car-body or aeroplane-fuselage consists of structural lithium ion batteries. Multi-functional carbon fibre can work as battery electrodes and load-bearing material consecutively. The researchers work with structural lithium ion batteries where the negative electrodes are made of carbon fiber and the positive electrodes are made of cathode-coated carbon fiber. In the picture, the battery is charged, which means the negative electrode is filled with positively charged lithium ions.

A study led by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has shown that carbon fibres can work as battery electrodes, storing energy directly. This opens up new opportunities for structural batteries, where the carbon fibre becomes part of the energy system. The use of this type of multifunctional material
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10/18/2018
Bursting the Clouds for Better Communication

Laser that heats the air over 1,500 degrees Celsius and produces a shock wave to expel sideways the suspended water droplets that make up the cloud.

We live in an age of long-range information, transmitted either by underground optical fibre or by radio frequency from satellites. But the throughput today is so great that radio frequency is no longer enough in itself. Research is turning towards the use of lasers which, although technically complex, have
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10/17/2018
Businesses Spent $375 billion on US R&D Performance in 2016
Businesses spent a total of $375 billion on research and development (R&D) performance in the United States in 2016, an increase of 5.3 percent from 2015. Funding from companies' own sources was $318 billion in 2016, an increase of 7 percent from 2015. Funding from other sources was $57 billion in 2016 and
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10/17/2018
Hazardous Area LED Pivoting Light Fixture
KEMP, Texas -- Larson Electronics announced the release of a hazardous area LED pivoting light fixture. This 4-foot 2-lamp LED light fixture is U.S./Canada U.L. approved Class I Division 2 Groups A, B, C and D and is UL 1598A listed. This fixture produces 7,000 total lumens, operates on 347V to 480V AC without
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10/16/2018
A Lithium-Sulfur Battery Evolution

The hot-press procedure, developed at Drexel, melts sulfur into the nanofiber mats in a slightly pressurized, 140-degree Celsius environment -- eliminating the need for time-consuming processing that uses a mix of toxic chemicals, while improving the cathode's ability to hold a charge after long periods of use.

In late July of 2008 a British solar plane set an unofficial flight-endurance record by remaining aloft for more than three days straight. Lithium-sulfur batteries emerged as one of the great technological advances that enabled the flight -powering the plane overnight with efficiency unmatched by the top batteries
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10/16/2018
Renesas Electronics Simplifies Satellite Subsystem Design
TOKYO, Japan – Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the ISL70591SEH and ISL70592SEH radiation-hardened precision current sources designed to provide current excitation to the more than 300 resistive sensors that monitor the health of a satellite’s subsystems. The two
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Date:
10/16/2018
ROICs Enable Essential Military and Space Applications
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – TowerJazz announced the Company is increasing its technology portfolio that is compliant with ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) by adding 65nm technology access for next-generation ROICs (Readout Integrated Circuits), enabling essential military and space
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10/15/2018
Army-Funded Research Results in New Kits For Teaching Science

BioBits kits are designed to be used by students and teachers with no biological training. They use simple, hands-on experiments, some using common household fruits to teach concepts of synthetic and molecular biology.

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- An affordable children's educational kit is the latest commercial spinoff of research pursued by the U.S. Army to create advanced materials for Soldier systems. A team of researchers funded by the Army created and designed a new resource for science teachers. BioBit
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Date:
10/12/2018
Portable 3000W Hazardous Location Fan-Forced Heater
KEMP, Texas -- Larson Electronics LLC has released a hazardous location fan-forced heater compatible with 240V single phase connections, that provides active heating in hazardous locations and cold-temperature work sites. This portable fan heater is mounted on a skid cart for easy on-the-go applications in chemical
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Date:
10/10/2018
Explosion-Proof Light with 3rd-Generation LEDs
KEMP, Texas -- Larson Electronics, LLC, has released a new pole top slip fitter LED light fixture that utilizes special CREE LED technology and a compact design to efficiently illuminate Class I Divisions 1 & 2 and Class II Divisions 1 & 2 locations. This powerful LED light features a 4" OD pole
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Date:
10/09/2018
Researchers Work to Integrate Spaceflights into the National Airspace
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - For the first time, a team of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students has confirmed the accuracy of a component of the Next Generation Air Traffic Control System (NextGen) at high altitudes using a NASA research aircraft. The
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Date:
10/08/2018
The Industry's First Rugged Deep Learning System
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – General Micro Systems (GMS) introduced the industry’s first rugged, conduction-cooled, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) deep learning/artificial intelligence (AI) mobile system that offers real-time data analysis and decision making directly on the battlefield. The X422 “Lighting”
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Date:
10/08/2018
Programmable Power Platform Includes a DC 1.7â€
SAN DIEGO –AMETEK Programmable Power has again expanded its popular Asterion power supply platform. This time, it’s with the addition of a line of programmable, high-performance DC power supplies with either fixed or autoranging output. Like the Asterion AC family, the Sorensen Asterion
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Date:
10/05/2018
Technology and the Future of Healthcare
As usual, autumn means conference season. And this year conference season will be dominated by electronica as it is every second year. All of the famed German organisational stereotypes will be tested to their limits, with the conference expanding to 16 halls. For me personally, that means even more walking
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Date:
10/02/2018
RC Equalizers Deliver Reliable, Tight-Tolerance Performance
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation released the new GEQ Series RC equalizers. These ruggedly constructed, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) equalizers combine high-performance tantalum nitride (TaN) resistive elements and silicon/oxygen/nitrogen (SiON) capacitive elements with AVX’s proprietary, automotive-qualified,
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Date:
10/01/2018

 



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