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.
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...
MEMS flux concentrator for magnetic sensors
Increases the sensitivity of small, low-cost, magnetic sensors by one to three orders of magnitude
Magnetic sensor with reduced 1/f noise
MEMS flux concentrator increases the sensitivity all in a lower cost solution
Optimizing bandwidth selection for radar transmissions
Optimal sub-band is selected for the harmonic radar that maximizes SINR and minimizes the range resolution cell size
Advanced forward-looking radar
Better separation of components of the return signal leads to enhanced identification of objects containing electronic components such as IEDs
Where-you-are-standing weather app
Real-time, high-resolution atmospheric measurements integrated with local data generate an improved weather forecast for the user's exact location
Non-contact electric field sensing device
Integrates magnetic and electric field sensor measurements on any 1, 2, or 3 phase power cable
3-D printed preforms thermally drawn into fibers and...
Creates parts with high mechanical and functional properties, as well as reduced surface roughness that also maintain geometric accuracy