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Exploring Potential Applications for Contaminant Resistant Coatings

Researchers at NASA Langley Research Center are inventing an assortment of contaminant resistant coatings that have many potential down to earth applications. The coatings are being developed by NASA with next- generation aircraft in mind. For next-generation aircraft, airflow is going to be utilized in a much more beneficial manner, but contaminants like insect impacts […]

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Radiation Protection Material Webinar

NASA Langley Research Center has developed an innovative radiation shield made from shapeable fiber metal laminates. This technology is lighter, thinner and made from hybrid carbon/metal fabric that can easily be integrated with resins to provide adhesion. The fabrication of this technology is based on the Z-grading method of layering metal materials which culminates in […]

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Radiation Protection Material Featured in Upcoming NASA Webinar

Live Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EST) NASA Langley Research Center has developed an innovative radiation shield made from shapeable fiber metal laminates. This technology is lighter, thinner and made from hybrid carbon/metal fabric that can easily be integrated with resins to provide adhesion. The fabrication of this technology is based on the […]

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Langley’s Cutting-edge Coating Takes Home Prestigious Award

Every 12 months, teams of experts selected by Chicago-based RD Magazine name their choices of the year’s 100 most innovative ideas. NASA LaRC researchers, competing in an international pool that includes industry, universities, and government labs, were selected as one of the recipients of this prestigious mark of excellence. NASA Langley’s winning technology, “Contaminant Adhesion […]

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Join us for Two Live Presentations in August 2016

This August, NASA Langley’s Technology Gateway will be participating in two upcoming webinars that your company may be interested attending! On August 23, at 2PM ET our team will be giving a presentation titled “How to do Business with NASA Langley” with a Q&A session to follow. The webinar will provide practical guidance on how […]

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Langley Wins NASA Government Invention of the Year Award

A Langley technology has been selected as the 2016 NASA Government Invention of the year! The winning invention, “Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” was developed through a collaboration between NASA Langley in Hampton, Virginia; the Department of Energy’s Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Virginia, and the National Institute of Aerospace in Hampton. Technology development was also supported […]

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A Statistically Based Approach to Broadband Liner Design and Assessment

Newly Patented Technologies Available for Licensing!

Langley’s researchers and scientists continue to produce exciting new technologies. Can one of these six recently patented technologies add value to your business? A Statistically Based Approach to Broadband Liner Design and Assessment The invention is a statistical approach to liner design when detailed fan source noise information is not available. This invention uses a […]

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Two Langley Technologies Licensed to Businesses

Langley recently executed two new technology licensing partnerships with companies looking to build off of NASA inventions.   United Equipment Corporation A Partially-Exclusive License agreement was entered in with United Equipment Corporation of Richmond, Virginia for two technologies with applications in vibration control in aerospace structures. The company plans to integrate the NASA technologies into […]

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NASA Langley Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Workshop

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, NASA Langley Research Center will host a workshop at the National Institute of Aerospace in Hampton, VA to introduce two new piezoelectric energy-harvesting inventions. In one design, a metal flextensional shell allows multiple individual piezo-stacks to be electrically and mechanically coupled within a second metal shell, amplifying mechanical force to […]

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