Smart Sensors for Aircraft Corrosion Monitoring

Fritz Friedersdorf, Ph.D.Director Intelligent Systems Group This month, we are pleased to present our most current, in-service test results and development progress from our embedded, wireless health monitoring system, the Luna Sensor Suite (LS2). We are continuing to test and demonstrate units, developed under two Navy Phase II SBIR contracts (N68335-09-C-0107 and N68335-09-C-0099), with the goal of installing this platform on existing aircraft structures to…Read More

Enabling Optical Communication from Avionics to Social Media

Joe BosLead Optical EngineerProduct Development, R&D Q.  What do the F-35 JSF, Netflix, cloud computing and Facebook all have in common (besides counting their net worth in billions of dollars)? A.  They all rely on high-bandwidth, fast data communication realized through optical fiber technology Our voracious appetite for high-speed data and increasing bandwidth is seemingly insatiable and will continue to drive telecommunications innovation.   It…Read More

Welcome to Luna’s new blog

  Today we’re introducing our new blog. So why should you care? Although we’re starting simply, our ultimate objective is to develop a blog that is a compelling resource of information for you; presenting interesting applications, case studies, and industry insights that we hope will be of value to you. Our plan is to address the topics about which you want to hear; to provide…Read More