Army Research Laboratory
The Combat Capabilities Development Command’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.
Compressed elastomer process for autofrettage and lining tubes
New autofrettage technique eliminates the use of custom mandrels and operates at lower pressures
Trace chemical sensor based on photoacoustic spectroscopy
Piezoelectric MEMS device fabricated from a three-wafer process greatly decreases the overall size of sensing devices
High-efficiency, high-power patch antenna
C-Band, probe-fed, half-wave length, two-patch antenna array
Estimation of airdropped sensor location
Determining the absolute position of a sensor node that has been positioned in a haphazard or random manner
Photovoltaic cells utilizing a greenhouse filter and reflective...
Design converts radiative energy into electricity in a more efficient way than conventional cells
Hyperbranched polymers that catalyze bacterial growth
Improved additives promote the growth of microorganisms
Fiber laser collimating for directed energy systems
Eliminates the parasitic radiation of divergent Gaussian beams in a compact fiber optic collimator
Self-righting software for tracked and wheeled robots
Improved software and systems that could be applied to any generic robot to get it back on its 'feet'
Optimized solid propellant manufacturing through 3D printing
Manufacturing process yields high-performance grains that increase muzzle velocity
Heat stable electrical junctions
Novel bonds between components show excellent mechanical strength and low electrical resistance
Stacked power modules with integrated cooling
Multi-functional components act as electrical, thermal, and mechanical attachments which significantly reduce the size, weight, and cost for power electronics while improving reliability and...