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Sandia computer modeling aids solder reliability in nuclear weapons

December 20, 2017

Solder isn’t the first thing that comes to mind as essential to a nuclear weapon. But since weapons…
Crash-tolerant data storage

August 25, 2015

In a computer operating system, the file system is the part that writes data to disk and tracks…
DARPA Seeks to Create Software Systems That Could Last 100 Years

April 10, 2015

As modern software systems continue inexorably to increase in complexity and capability, users have become accustomed to periodic…
More-flexible digital communication

December 12, 2014

Communication protocols for digital devices are very efficient but also very brittle: They require information to be specified…
DARPA Virtual Lab Advances Ability to Test Critical Microelectronics

December 11, 2014

Under the auspices of DARPA’s Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits program, researchers from the Naval Surface Warfare…
Health screening for industrial machines

November 4, 2014

Germany’s Industry 4.0 initiative aims to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers…
Harnessing error-prone chips

October 30, 2014

As transistors get smaller, they also grow less reliable. Increasing their operating voltage can help, but that means…
New frontier in error-correcting codes

October 2, 2014

Error-correcting codes are one of the glories of the information age: They’re what guarantee the flawless transmission of…
An end to drug errors? Scanning system that ensures patients get the right pills

August 29, 2014

MIT alumni entrepreneurs Gauti Reynisson MBA ’10 and Ívar Helgason HS ’08 spent the early 2000s working for…
Crash-testing rivets

August 6, 2014

Rivets have to reliably hold the chassis of an automobile together – even if there is a crash.…
Adding precision to plastics testing

September 3, 2013

Plastics play an important role in many consumer items. But testing precisely how much load these plastic parts…
Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss

July 9, 2013

Pumped hydro storage plants serve an important role on electric power systems: they improve system-wide efficiency and reliability by…
Century-old automotive manufacturing technique to enhance miniaturized medical devices

April 30, 2013

While automotive and medical device manufacturing may seemingly have little in common, the latter has long benefited from…
How much electric supply capacity is needed to keep U.S. electricity grids reliable?

January 28, 2013

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the electric reliability organization certified by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to establish…
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