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Default Air Force Logo AFRL signs first of its kind software license with Pratt & Whitney
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has executed a software license agreement for FEMORPH modeling and simulation software with licensee Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Corporation (UTC).AFRL is the first Department of Defense agency to utilize the software licensing authority established under
0 4/25
2018
A sample of additively manufactured silicon oxycarbide (SiOC) material is tested at Arnold Air Force Base. The testing was conducted as part of a Cooperative Research and Development – Material Transfer Agreement between the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate and HRL Laboratories. (Courtesy photo) Air Force looking to additive manufacturing to expand hypersonic flight capabilities
ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. – The Air Force is testing materials produced through ceramic additive manufacturing to advance their potential future use in hypersonic flight vehicles. Scientists with the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate recently entered into a Cooperative Research and Development – Material Transfer
0 4/04
2018
Dr. Willliam Lewis, AFRL Senior Research Chemist with the Turbine Engine Division, Aerospace Systems Directorate, configures the laser to scan an infrared spectrum for the Cluster Assembly and Spectroscopy Instrument. With the CAASI, their lab was able to measure the rotationally-resolved infrared spectrum of the C3 molecule trapped in helium droplets at a temperature of -272.78 degrees Celsius. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Ashley Clingerman) New method gives AFRL first look at super cold carbon molecules
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Science just got a little cooler in the Air Force Research Laboratory. Using a helium droplet method that chills molecular species to nearly absolute zero, researchers in the Aerospace Systems Directorate’s Turbine Engine Division are able see carbon clusters, including soot precursors in combustion, in a
0 3/14
2018
origami applications for frequency selected surfaces Linking engineering, art and science: Origami may be key to complex Air Force needs
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Origami, the art of paper folding, has captivated generations of audiences across the globe, as artists craft intricate, intriguing figures and objects by folding just a single sheet of paper. For scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory, the prospect of using origami to create complex,
0 2/09
2018
Aerospace Systems Directorate Top Performers AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates top performer achievements
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace Systems Directorate, or RQ, celebrated achievements by top performers during their 6th Annual Awards Luncheon held Jan. 24 at the Presidential Banquet Center in Kettering, Ohio.RQ’s annual awards celebration recognizes and awards excellence across the entire
0 2/08
2018
Milton McKay, a now-retired member of the AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate Propellants Branch handles a sample of AF-M315E, a green alternative to hydrazine. AFRL recently licensed the propellant to Digital Solid State Propulsion for commercialization. (Courtesy photo) AFRL green monopropellant licensed to Nevada small business
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A recently signed Air Force Research Laboratory patent licensing agreement will enable commercialization of a green alternative to hydrazine for spacecraft propulsion.  The AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate has signed a patent license agreement with Digital Solid State Propulsion Inc., a small business located in
0 2/06
2018
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