Army Research Laboratory
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory engages in scientific research and technology development in neuroergonomics, energetic materials and propulsion, individual warfighter protection, energy science, electronics technologies, network sciences, virtual interfaces and synthetic environments, and autonomous systems.
Estimating in-flight engine performance
An emerging approach in the field of aircraft engine controls and health management is the inclusion of real-time, on-board models for the in-flight estimation...
Elastomeric conductor materials that readily deform and are capable of functioning even when subjected to high strain
Facial recognition via thermal imaging
Thermal to visible process captures image features in the dark and reliably compares thermal features to visible light features enabling wider use of image...
Portable feedstock for generating hydrogen
Nanostructured aluminum based alloys in powder form for rapid and cost-efficient generation of hydrogen for fuel cells, fuel storage, or other uses
Optical fiber positioner with wide frequency bandwidth
Precision alignment means better laser communication in free-space
Hyper-local weather forecasting
Uses a combination of national weather data and local conditions provided by sensors in a smart phone device
Simplifying EEG data interpretation may enable remote object control
Unmanned aircraft systems with power line detection, identification,...
With the increasing number of UASs aloft, the need for a system for power line avoidance is gaining importance
Paraelectric and superparaelectric varactors
Nano-scale tunable capacitors with extremely small leakage currents
Optimized infrared photodetectors
Simulations lead to broader utility, lower power requirements, and greater quantum efficiency of the detector