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Adhesive panels of microvane arrays for reducing effects of wingtip vortices

A wing includes a low pressure side, a high pressure side opposite the low pressure side, and a drag reducing apparatus coupled to the low pressure using an adhesive. The drag reducing apparatus includes a first side coupled to the low pressure side of the wing, and a second side opposite the first side. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Multi core vehicle management system and methods

A flight management system (fms) including a plurality of fms components that can include a civil fms component and a tactical fms component. Each fms component can have a processor programmed to execute an fms software product. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Magneto-optical defect center magnetometer

A magneto-optical defect center magnetometer, such as a diamond nitrogen vacancy (dnv) magnetometer, can include an excitation source, a magneto-optical defect center element, a collection device, a top plate, a bottom plate, and a printed circuit board. The excitation source, the magneto-optical defect center element, and the collection device are each mounted to the printed circuit board. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Systems and methods for forming metal matrix composites

In certain embodiments, a method comprises placing nonconductive fibers adjacent to a conductive material, immersing the nonconductive fibers and the conductive material in a plating medium, and applying a voltage to the conductive material to initiate electroplating. The method further comprises engulfing, by electroplating, the nonconductive fibers in metal to create a metal matrix composite.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Automating the assessment of damage to infrastructure assets

A computer-implemented method includes: receiving, by a computing device, sensor data associated with a geographic location; processing, by the computing device, the sensor data to identify an infrastructure asset within the geographic location; determining, by the computing device, a condition of the infrastructure asset based on processing the sensor data; and storing or outputting, by the computing device, information regarding the condition of the infrastructure asset.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Resilient virtual ground receivers

An apparatus includes a storage device configured to store location information of multiple receivers and auxiliary data associated with a space vehicle. A motion compensation block configured to correct timing of a received signal by a receiver from a space-vehicle transmitter and to generate a motion-compensated signal having corrected timing for motions of the space-vehicle transmitter. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Aqueous redox flow batteries comprising metal ligand coordination compounds

This invention is directed to aqueous redox flow batteries comprising redox-active metal ligand coordination compounds. The compounds and configurations described herein enable flow batteries with performance and cost parameters that represent a significant improvement over that previous known in the art.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Thruster arrangement for geosynchronous orbit spacecraft

According to some aspects of the subject disclosure, a spacecraft comprises first and second pluralities of thrusters. The pluralities of thrusters are attached to a spacecraft body by booms configured to move the first plurality of thrusters between stowed and deployed positions. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Flow batteries having an electrode with a density gradient and methods for production and use thereof

Electrochemical cells, such as those present within flow batteries, can have at least one electrode with a density gradient in which the density increases outwardly from a separator. Such electrodes can decrease contact resistance and lessen the incidence of parasitic reactions in the electrochemical cell. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Buoy array of magnetometers

A system includes a plurality of magnetometers that are each configured to generate a vector measurement of a magnetic field. The system also includes a central processing unit that is communicatively coupled to each of the magnetometers. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Magneto-optical detecting apparatus and methods

A system for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material including at least one magneto-optical defect center that emits an optical signal when excited by an excitation light; a radio frequency (rf) exciter system configured to provide rf excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material; an optical light source configured to direct the excitation light to the magneto-optical defect center material; and an optical detector configured to receive the optical signal emitted by the magneto-optical defect center material.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Magneto-optical defect center magnetometer

A magneto-optical defect center magnetometer, such as a diamond nitrogen vacancy (dnv) magnetometer, can include an excitation source, a magneto-optical defect center element, a collection device, a top plate, a bottom plate, and a printed circuit board. The excitation source, the magneto-optical defect center element, and the collection device are each mounted to the printed circuit board. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Magneto-optical defect center device including light pipe with optical coatings

Systems and methods using a magneto-optical defect center material magnetic sensor system that uses fluorescence intensity to distinguish the ms=±1 states, and to measure the magnetic field based on the energy difference between the ms=+1 state and the ms=−1 state, as manifested by the rf frequencies corresponding to each state in some embodiments. The system may include an optical excitation source, which directs optical excitation to the material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

Two-stage optical dnv excitation

A system for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, a radio frequency (rf) excitation source, an optical detector, and an optical light source. The rf excitation source is configured to provide rf excitation to the material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343618

Layered rf coil for magnetometer

A system for magnetic detection includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, an optical light source, an optical detector and a radio frequency (rf) excitation source. The optical light source is configured to provide optical excitation to the magneto-optical defect center material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343617

Selected volume continuous illumination magnetometer

A system for magnetic detection, includes a magneto-optical defect center material comprising a plurality of magneto-optical defect centers, a radio frequency (rf) excitation source, an optical detector and an optical light source. The rf excitation source is configured to provide rf excitation to the material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343412

Optical filtration system for diamond material with nitrogen vacancy centers

A system provides light received from nv diamond material to an optical collector. The provision of light received from nv diamond material to an optical collector impacts the efficiency by which light is directed to the optical collector. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341731

Yaw control in an aircraft

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a first deflector configured to couple to a shaft of a wing of an aircraft and form part of a top surface of the wing when in a first closed position, and a second deflector configured to couple to the shaft and form part of a bottom surface of the wing when in a second closed position. The first deflector and the second deflector may be configured to be positioned proximate to the tip of the wing. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341730

Body tab yaw deflector

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a first deflector configured to couple to a shaft of an aircraft. The first deflector may form part of a top surface of the aircraft when in a first closed position. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337524

Systems and methods for assessing damage to infrastructure assets

A computer-implemented method comprises: receiving, by a computing device, sensor data associated with a geographic location; processing, by the computing device, the sensor data to identify an infrastructure asset within the geographic location; performing, by the computing device, a preliminary damage assessment of the infrastructure asset based on processing the sensor data; and storing or outputting, by the computing device, information regarding the preliminary damage assessment.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170336596

Advanced optical gimbal

In certain embodiments, a gimbal assembly includes an enclosure, a window, and a pivot assembly. The enclosure is centered on a first axis and the window is coupled to the enclosure. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170336178

Visual disruption network and system, method, and computer program product thereof

Aspects of the disclosed subject matter involve an airborne-based network for implementing a laser-based visual disruption countermeasure scan pattern system, method, and computer program product. The scan pattern can be comprised of a plurality of lasers each with their own scan pattern and may be used to disrupt an optical system of a weapon or an individual. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170336177

Visual disruption network, and system, method, and computer program product thereof

Aspects of the disclosed subject matter involve an airborne-based network for implementing a laser-based visual disruption countermeasure scan pattern system, method, and computer program product. The scan pattern can be comprised of a plurality of lasers each with their own scan pattern and may be used to disrupt an optical system of a weapon or an individual. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170328986

Aircraft laser detector

In certain embodiments, an apparatus comprises a laser detector, a lens, a global positioning system (“gps”) receiver, a digital ground map, a tilt measurement device, and one or more processors. The laser detector is operable to detect a laser light emitted from a laser source, the lens is operable to pass the laser light to the laser detector, the gps receiver is operable to determine a gps location of an aircraft, and the tilt measurement device is operable to determine a tilt angle of the aircraft. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170328686

Visual disruption network and system, method, and computer program product thereof

Aspects of the disclosed subject matter involve an airborne-based network for implementing a laser-based visual disruption countermeasure scan pattern system, method, and computer program product. The scan pattern can be comprised of a plurality of lasers each with their own scan pattern and may be used to disrupt an optical system of a weapon or an individual. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323754

Two-dimensional graphene cold cathode, anode, and grid

In an embodiment, a method includes forming a first diamond layer on a substrate and inducing a layer of graphene from the first diamond layer by heating the substrate and the first diamond layer. The method includes forming a second diamond layer on top of the layer of graphene and applying a mask to the second diamond layer. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320565

Hinge mechanism for a weight-shifting coaxial helicopter

A helicopter includes a gimbal assembly, a first rotor assembly, a second rotor assembly, a fuselage, and a controller. The first rotor assembly, the second rotor assembly, and the fuselage are mechanically coupled to the gimbal assembly. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310388

Analyzing optical networks

In one embodiment, a system for analyzing optical networks includes a network analyzer optically coupled to a fiber optic network. The network analyzer may transmit a test signal to the fiber optic network, receive a reflected signal in response to transmitting the test signal, wherein the reflected signal is generated in response to the test signal interacting with a defect of the fiber optic network. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309944

High solubility iron hexacyanides

Stable solutions comprising high concentrations of charged coordination complexes, including iron hexacyanides are described, as are methods of preparing and using same in chemical energy storage systems, including flow battery systems. The use of these compositions allows energy storage densities at levels unavailable by other iron hexacyanide systems.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305578

Single-point release mechanism for spacecraft

A spacecraft includes a main body, a set of panels attached to a side of the main body, and a retaining the set of panels adjacent to the main body. The single-point release device includes a heater for generating heat to expand a thermally sensitive material, a membrane-based actuator for providing a linear movement based on a phase change of the thermally sensitive material contained in the membrane-based actuator, and a release fitting and a release rod for retaining and selectively releasing a pin based on the linear movement of the membrane-based actuator. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305080

Mandrel forming for discrete wing skin stiffeners

In one embodiment, a stiffener may be formed by inserting a plurality of flexible mandrels into a channel of a tool having a three-dimensional contour, placing a vacuum bag over the flexible mandrels and the tool, with the mandrels disposed between the vacuum bag and the tool, and applying vacuum pressure between the vacuum bag and the tool. A hardening substance may be inserted into each of the plurality of flexible mandrels and then may be hardened while the plurality of mandrels are inserted in the one or more channels of the tool. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294672

High-throughput manufacturing processes for making electrochemical unit cells and electrochemical unit cells produced using the same

Flow batteries can be constructed by combining multiple electrochemical unit cells together with one another in a cell stack. High-throughput processes for fabricating electrochemical unit cells can include providing materials from rolled sources for forming a soft goods assembly and a hard goods assembly, supplying the materials to a production line, and forming an electrochemical unit cell having a bipolar plate disposed on opposite sides of a separator. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294662

Electrochemical cells having designed flow fields and methods for producing the same

Electrochemical cells can include flow channels designed to provide an electrolyte solution more efficiently to an electrode or ionically conductive separator. Such electrochemical cells can include an ionically conductive separator disposed between a first half-cell and a second half-cell, a first bipolar plate in the first half-cell, and a second bipolar plate in the second half-cell. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294633

Modular energy storage component enclosure

An energy storage component (esc) enclosure is provided. The esc enclosure includes a plurality of esc modules. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294252

Systems and methods for producing tapered resistive cards and capacitive sheets

In certain embodiments, a method comprises ablating, by a laser set to a first power level, a first area of a polyimide base substrate and forming, by ablating the first area of the polyimide base substrate, a first carbonaceous material film comprising a first specific resistive value. The method further comprises ablating, by the laser set to a second power level, a second area of the polyimide base substrate and forming, by ablating the second area of the polyimide base substrate, a second carbonaceous material film comprising a second specific resistive value. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291916

Coordination compounds having redox non-innocent ligands and flow batteries containing the same

Electrolyte solutions for flow batteries and other electrochemical systems can contain an active material capable of transferring more than one electron per oxidation-reduction cycle. Such active materials can include coordination compounds containing a metal center and at least one redox non-innocent ligand. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286791

Remote recognition processing system and method

A computerized method for intelligently distributing computer processing of mail piece scan images across a plurality of mail piece scan image processors. The method can include receiving a mail piece scan image from a mail piece scan image job requestor and selecting one of a plurality of scan mail piece scan image processors to process said mail piece scan image. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170284371

Wind-powered recharging for a weight-shifting coaxial helicopter

A helicopter includes a propulsion system, gimbal assembly, and a controller. The propulsion system includes a first and second rotor assembly, wherein the first rotor assembly comprises a first motor coupled to a first rotor, the first rotor comprising a plurality of first fixed-pitch blades and the second rotor assembly comprises a second motor coupled to a second rotor, the second rotor comprising a plurality of second fixed-pitch blades. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283042

Weight-shifting coaxial helicopter

A helicopter includes a propulsion system, gimbal assembly, and a controller. The propulsion system includes a first rotor assembly and a second rotor assembly. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283033

Aircraft wing shift device

An aerial vehicle includes a fuselage, a wing, and a wing shift device. The wing shift device is configured to be coupled to the fuselage. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279536

Systems, devices, and methods for photonic to radio frequency downconversion

A system, method, and device for rf upconversion. The system can include a laser, two eams, a photonic filter, a photonic service filter, two photodiodes, and a mixer. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278230

Optical device for fuel filter debris

A fuel filter inspection method includes capturing an image of a fuel filter sample using an imaging device and sending the captured image to an image processor. The method further includes the image processor receiving the captured image, thresholding the captured image to generate a binary image, determining sizes for a plurality of particles present in the binary image, comparing the size of each of particle of the plurality of particles to a particle size threshold, and quantifying the number of particles of the plurality of plurality of particles with a size greater than the particle size threshold. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274970

Autonomous underwater vehicle with external, deployable payload

An auv is described that includes an external, deployable payload releasably attached to the exterior of the auv. The release mechanism between the payload and the auv is relatively simple and low cost. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170271704

Mitigation of crossover within flow batteries

Crossover of active materials in an electrochemical cell can detrimentally impact operating performance, particularly for flow batteries. Flow batteries with tolerance toward crossover of active materials can incorporate a first half-cell containing a first electrolyte solution that includes a coordination complex as a first active material, and a second half-cell containing a second electrolyte solution that includes an unbound form of an organic compound as a second active material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266724

Metal nanoparticles formed around a nucleus and scalable processes for producing same

Metal nanoparticles and compositions derived therefrom can be used in a number of different applications. Methods for making metal nanoparticles can include providing a first metal salt in a solvent; converting the first metal salt into an insoluble compound that constitutes a plurality of nanoparticle seeds; and after forming the plurality of nanoparticle seeds, reacting a reducing agent with at least a portion of a second metal salt in the presence of at least one surfactant and the plurality of nanoparticle seeds to form a plurality of metal nanoparticles. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253620

Processes for forming coordination complexes containing monosulfonated catecholate ligands

. . Coordination complexes can have a metal center with at least one unsubstituted catecholate ligand and at least one monosulfonated catecholate ligand or a salt thereof bound thereto. Some coordination complexes can have a formula of dgti(l1)x(l2)y, in which d is a counterion selected from nh4+, li+, na+, k+, or any combination thereof; g ranges between 2 and 6; l1 is an unsubstituted catecholate ligand; l2 is a monosulfonated catecholate ligand; and x and y are non-zero numbers such that x+y=3. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170252804

Additive manufacturing processes utilizing metal nanoparticles

It is currently difficult to deposit metallic conductors as contiguous metal traces during additive manufacturing processes, particularly when dielectric materials are present that are readily heat-softened. Additive manufacturing processes can include: providing a first printing composition containing metal nanoparticles and a second printing composition containing a dielectric material; depositing the first and second printing compositions together to form an object having a desired shape, in which the metal nanoparticles are unconsolidated with one another after being deposited; and heating the object above a fusion temperature of the metal nanoparticles and below a softening temperature of the dielectric material to define one or more contiguous metal traces in the object in which the metal nanoparticles are at least partially fused together with one another in a defined shape.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246740

Variable force exoskeleton hip joint

An adjustable force exoskeleton hip joint system. The system includes a hip joint. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242812

Redundant control system devoid of programmable devices

A control system is disclosed. The control system includes an input module (im) configured to be detachably coupled to a connection plane, an output module (om) configured to be detachably coupled to the connection plane, and a logic module (lm) configured to be detachably coupled to the connection plane. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170241446

High-precision hydraulic actuator

An apparatus includes a drive mechanism, a first cylinder comprising a first piston coupled to the drive mechanism, and a second cylinder comprising a second piston. The first cylinder includes a first fluid reservoir and a second fluid reservoir, with the first piston disposed between the first fluid reservoir and the second fluid reservoir. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239623

Method for forming perforated graphene with uniform aperture size

A method of forming a filter with uniform pore sizes includes synthesizing a moiety so as to form a plurality of like platelets having a precisely sized pore extending therethrough, distributing the plurality of like platelets about a membrane having apertures therethrough, and bonding the plurality of platelets around the apertures to form precisely sized pores through the membrane. A filtration membrane is also disclosed which provides a porous membrane having a plurality of apertures therethrough, and a plurality of platelets, wherein each platelet has a pore therethrough. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225755

Weapons control system-deployable life support apparatus

According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes an outer shell having a shape substantially similar to a weapon. The outer shell is configured to be coupled to an aircraft at a weapon attachment point. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219300

Process of friction stir welding on tube end joints and a product produced thereby

A process of producing shell and tube heat exchangers where the ends of the tubes are secured to a tube sheet while reacting applied fsw forces without introducing a crevice or local deformation near the ends of the tubes. In particular, an interference fit is used to lock the ends of the tubes into the tube sheet without flaring or expanding the tube ends. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219299

Process of friction stir welding on tube end joints and a product produced thereby

A process of producing shell and tube heat exchangers where the ends of the tubes are secured to a tube sheet while reacting applied fsw forces without introducing a crevice or local deformation near the ends of the tubes. In particular, an interference fit is used to lock the ends of the tubes into the tube sheet without flaring or expanding the tube ends. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212258

Hydrophone

A system includes an acoustic transmitter and a magnetometer. The acoustic transmitter is configured to transmit an acoustic signal through a fluid with dissolved ions. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212190

Ac vector magnetic anomaly detection with diamond nitrogen vacancies

A system for magnetic anomaly detection is described. The system may include a nitrogen vacancy (nv) diamond material comprising a plurality of nv centers. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212187

Magneto-optical defect sensor with common rf and magnetic fields generator

Systems and apparatuses are disclosed for providing a uniform rf field and magnetic bias field to a nitrogen vacancy center diamond.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212186

Magnetometer with light pipe

A device includes a diamond assembly. The diamond assembly includes a diamond with a plurality of nitrogen vacancy centers and electrical components that emit electromagnetic waves. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212185

Magnetometer with a light emitting diode

A device includes a diamond with one or more nitrogen vacancies, a light emitting diode configured to emit light that travels through the diamond, and a photo sensor configured to sense the light. The device also includes a processor operatively coupled to the photo sensor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212184

Higher magnetic sensitivity through fluorescence manipulation by phonon spectrum control

Methods and configuration are disclosed for providing higher magnetic sensitivity magnetometers through fluorescence manipulation by phonon spectrum control. A method for increasing the magnetic sensitivity for a dnv sensor may include providing a diamond having nitrogen vacancies of a dnv sensor and an acoustic driver and acoustically driving the diamond with the acoustic driver to manipulate a phonon spectrum of the dnv sensor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212183

Method for resolving natural sensor ambiguity for dnv direction finding applications

A system for unambiguously determines a signed magnetic field vector from a magneto-optical defect center magnetic field sensor. The magneto-optical magnetic field sensor may include a diamond nitrogen vacancy material.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212182

Diamond nitrogen vacancy sensor with circuitry on diamond

A magnetic sensor assembly includes a base substrate and a material assembly. The material assembly is formed on the base substrate. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212181

Reduced instruction set controller for diamond nitrogen vacancy sensor

Systems, controllers, and configurations are disclosed for providing precisely timed laser actuation, rf waveform control, and synchronous acquisition of fluorescence information from magnetometry components, such as a dnv sensor. A controller for a dnv sensor may include a rf waveform generator for generating a rf waveform for a rf signal for a dnv sensor and a digital control for controlling a laser for the dnv sensor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212180

Diamond nitrogen vacancy sensor with dual rf sources

Systems and apparatuses are disclosed for providing a uniform rf field to a nitrogen vacancy center diamond.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212179

Magnetometer with a light emitting diode

A device includes a diamond with one or more nitrogen vacancies, a light emitting diode configured to emit light that travels through the diamond, and a photo sensor configured to sense the light. The device also includes a processor operatively coupled to the photo sensor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212178

Magnetometer with light pipe

A device includes a diamond assembly. The diamond assembly includes a diamond with a plurality of nitrogen vacancy centers and electrical components that emit electromagnetic waves. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212177

Higher magnetic sensitivity through fluorescence manipulation by phonon spectrum control

Methods and configuration are disclosed for providing higher magnetic sensitivity magnetometers through fluorescence manipulation by phonon spectrum control. A method for increasing the magnetic sensitivity for a dnv sensor may include providing a diamond having nitrogen vacancies of a dnv sensor and an acoustic driver and acoustically driving the diamond with the acoustic driver to manipulate a phonon spectrum of the dnv sensor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212046

Measurement parameters for qc metrology of synthetically generated diamond with nv centers

A system measures the quantum energy levels of a diamond nitrogen vacancy (dnv) material to provide information regarding the quality of the material. The measurements may provide information regarding the degree of strain in the crystal lattice of the material, the concentration of crystal defect in the material, the concentration of nitrogen vacancy (nv) centers in the material, or the concentration of impurities in the material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170211947

Diamond nitrogen vacancy sensed ferro-fluid hydrophone

Systems and apparatuses are disclosed for a hydrophone using a nitrogen vacancy center diamond magnetic sensor.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170207823

Communication via a magnio

A system includes a transmitting device and a receiving device. The transmitting device includes a first processor configured to transmit data to a transmitter and the transmitter. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205526

Mapping and monitoring of hydraulic fractures using vector magnetometers

A method for mapping and monitoring of hydraulic fracture includes capturing, using an array of sensors, a first magnetic image of a well pay zone. A second magnetic image is captured using the array of sensors, after a well bore is padded with a fluid. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199156

Defect detector for conductive materials

A method includes passing a magnetometer along a length of a material. The method also includes measuring, via the magnetometer, a first magnetic field magnitude along a first portion of the length of the material and measuring, via the magnetometer, a second magnetic field magnitude along a second portion of the length of material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170194656

Perforated 2d flow battery separators

A two-dimensional (2d) separator system for use in a flow battery, and a flow battery utilizing such 2d separator system are disclosed. The 2d separator system comprises a relatively thin layer of molecules, in one embodiment a sheet of 2d material, having perforations of a size configured to facilitate transfer of a common counter ion between an anolyte and a catholyte, and to inhibit transfer of one or more electro-active ions between the anolyte and the catholyte.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170187442

Apparatus and method for increased data rates in underwater communications using orbital angular momentum

A system for providing underwater communication using orbital angular momentum (oam) includes a transmitter that processes input data to be transmitted using pre-coding information based on current transmission channel conditions to maximize data rate based on channel conditions. A receiver receives a transmitted multiplexed oam optical signal and analyzes the received signal for channel state information. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170183104

Threat countermeasure assistance system

Some embodiments include a countermeasure assistance system that, in response to detecting a threat to an aircraft, calculates and presents via a user interface an instruction to assist a pilot in evading the threat. For example, the system may determine a direction to which the aircraft should be turned to present a beam of the aircraft toward the threat, which may assist in evading a radar-enabled threat. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170183069

Submarine pressure vessel launch canister

A canister that acts as a pressure vessel that contains a payload and that can withstand pressures that may be generated by the payload internal to the canister in order to contain the payload contents. The canister can be launched from a submarine, with the canister being located internal to the pressure hull of the submarine prior to launch and the canister being launchable from the submarine into the surrounding water. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176838

System and method for gigahertz to terahertz frequency signal generation using opo and dfg

Apparatus and method for high-power multi-function millimeter-wavelength (thz-frequency) signal generation using opo and dfg in a single cavity. In some embodiments, the opo-dfg cavity includes an optical parametric oscillator (opo) non-linear material that receives pump light ip having pump-light frequency and generates two different lower intermediate frequencies of light—an opo-signal beam is and a spatially/temporally overlapping opo-idler beam ii. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170168976

Inter-integrated circuit (i2c) bus extender

According to some aspects, a network interoperability device is provided, comprising a first interface configured to electrically couple to one or more inter-integrated circuit (i2c) devices via an i2c bus, a second interface configured to electrically couple to a data input port and a distinct data output port of a non-i2c transceiver, and a control circuit electrically coupled to the first and second interfaces and configured to control communication of an i2c frame between the i2c bus and the non-i2c transceiver.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161527

Systems and methods of protecting intellectual property

The present disclosure relates to systems and methods of protecting intellectual property and, more particularly to systems and methods of disabling electronic or software components. The system includes: a measurement component provided with an enclosure, which measures environmental conditions within the enclosure; and a countermeasure component provided with the enclosure, which renders inoperative at least one electronic or software component within the enclosure when the measurement component detects that the conditions within the enclosure have changed beyond a predetermined amount.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170155815

Spatial isolation of energy associated with a scene

Mechanisms for spatially isolating a region of interest (roi) in a scene. A first sensor generates sensor data that quantifies energy received from a scene within a field of view (fov) of the first sensor to generate a real-time fov full motion video. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170139017

Apparatus and method for high sensitivity magnetometry measurement and signal processing in a magnetic detection system

A system for magnetic detection may include a nitrogen vacancy (nv) diamond material, a radio frequency (rf) excitation source, an optical excitation source, an optical detector, a magnetic field generator, and a controller. The controller may control the excitation sources to apply a first pulse sequence. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170130026

Gas barrier material with atomic sheet

A gas barrier material includes an atomic sheet, such as graphene and/or an analog of graphene. The gas barrier material can be arranged as part of a component, such as a container or other vessel, to limit the flow or permeation of gas through the component. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129593

Panels comprising uneven edge patterns for reducing boundary layer separation

In one embodiment, an airfoil includes a first side and a second side opposite the first side, and an apparatus coupled to the first side of the airfoil, the apparatus comprising a first edge having a first uneven edge pattern.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128891

Graphene-based filter for isolating a substance from blood

A device isolates a substance from blood. The substance includes particles with an effective diameter that is within a range defined by effective diameters of constituents of blood. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128759

Methods and systems of applying fire retardant based on onboard sensing and decision making processes

The disclosure is directed to systems and methods for applying fire retardant using aerial vehicles. More particularly, the disclosure is directed to systems and methods for applying fire retardant using onboard sensing and decision making processes with application of the fire retardant using aerial vehicles.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170123015

Magnetic band-pass filter

Methods and configurations are disclosed for providing band-pass magnetic filtering of signals in magnetic communications and anomaly detection using diamond nitrogen-vacancy (dnv).. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170121022

Method and systems of autonomously picking up water in support of fire fighting missions

The disclosure is directed to systems and methods for autonomously picking up water in support of fire fighting missions using aerial vehicles. More particularly, the disclosure is directed to systems and methods for picking up water in support of fire fighting missions using onboard sensing and decision making processes with application of the fire retardant using unmanned aerial vehicles.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170115361

Apparatus and method for recovery of three dimensional magnetic field from a magnetic detection system

A system for magnetic detection of an external magnetic field is disclosed. The system includes a nitrogen vacancy (nv) diamond material comprising a plurality of nv centers, a magnetic field generator that generates a magnetic field, a radio frequency (rf) excitation source that provides rf excitation, an optical excitation source that provides optical excitation, an optical detector that receives an optical signal emitted by the nv diamond material, and a controller. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170110015

Magnetic navigation methods and systems utilizing power grid and communication network

Methods and configurations are disclosed for exploiting characteristic magnetic signature of electrical power transmission and distribution lines for navigation.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108696

Multiple-eye, single-display, ultrawide-field-of-view optical see-through augmented reality system

An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a lens element and a lens element holder. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108124

Carbon nanotube based thermal gasket for space vehicles

A carbon nanotube-based thermal gasket for space vehicle applications, and process for making the same, is disclosed. A thermal gasket is created that includes one or more free-standing carbon nanotube (cnt) sheets formed of a cnt composition comprising randomly-oriented cnts and a thermally-conductive resin material. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170098850

Electrochemical energy storage systems and methods featuring large negative half-cell potentials

The invention concerns flow batteries comprising: a first half-cell comprising: (i) a first aqueous electrolyte comprising a first redox active material; and a first carbon electrode in contact with the first aqueous electrolyte; (ii) a second half-cell comprising: a second aqueous electrolyte comprising a second redox active material; and a second carbon electrode in contact with the second aqueous electrolyte; and (iii) a separator disposed between the first half-cell and the second half-cell; the first half-cell having a half-cell potential equal to or more negative than about −0.3 v with respect to a reversible hydrogen electrode; and the first aqueous electrolyte having a ph in a range of from about 8 to about 13, wherein the flow battery is capable of operating or is operating at a current density at least about 25 ma/cm2.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170096965

Exhaust plume cooling using periodic interruption of exhaust gas flow to form ambient air entraining vortices

An exhaust plume cooling device for cooling an exhaust gas plume to reduce deleterious heat effects on impinged and surrounding surfaces. The device is supportable in a position downstream of an exhaust nozzle of an exhaust gas plume-producing engine and configured to periodically interrupt the flow of exhaust gases by injecting fluid into the exhaust plume zone.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170096237

Tactile and peripheral vision combined modality hover drift cueing

Combined modality hover drift cueing methods, systems and computer readable media are disclosed. For example, some implementations can include a system comprising one or more sensors, and a combined modality hover drift cueing controller coupled to the one or more sensors and configured to determine hover drift and to control a plurality of indicators in response to determined hover drift. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170093483

Hybrid communications assembly for spacecraft

A hybrid communications assembly for a spacecraft is provided. The hybrid communications assembly may include an assembly base, one or more laser communications terminals mounted on the assembly base, and a radio frequency antenna system mounted on the assembly base. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170084356

X-ray obscuration film and related techniques

An x-ray obscuration (xro) film comprising one or more metallic wire mesh layers and an adjacent layer of indium foil having portions which extend into openings of the wire mesh and in contact with metallic portions thereof. The xro film can be capable of absorbing at least a portion of x-ray energy thereby creating an interference pattern when the xro film is coupled with an electronic circuit and placed between an x-ray source and an x-ray detector and subjected to radiographic inspection. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170082372

Integrated multi-chamber heat exchanger

A one-piece heat exchanger manufactured using an additive manufacturing process is described. The heat exchanger includes a plurality of channels formed therein. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170082371

Integrated multi-chamber heat exchanger

A one-piece heat exchanger manufactured using an additive manufacturing process is described. The heat exchanger includes a plurality of channels formed therein. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081005

Autonomous unmanned underwater vehicles

Autonomous underwater vehicles are described that are stackable with other like autonomous underwater vehicles on a suitable launch platform, such as within a vertical missile launch tube of a submarine, waiting to be deployed into the water. The underwater vehicles can be deployed or launched individually, in groups, or all together into the water. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081004

Autonomous unmanned underwater vehicles

Autonomous underwater vehicles are described that are stackable with other like autonomous underwater vehicles on a suitable launch platform, such as within a vertical missile launch tube of a submarine, waiting to be deployed into the water. The underwater vehicles can be deployed or launched individually, in groups, or all together into the water. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081002

Autonomous unmanned underwater vehicles

Autonomous underwater vehicles are described that are stackable with other like autonomous underwater vehicles on a suitable launch platform, such as within a vertical missile launch tube of a submarine, waiting to be deployed into the water. The underwater vehicles can be deployed or launched individually, in groups, or all together into the water. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068097

Method and apparatus for fiber-laser output-beam shaping for beam combination

A method and apparatus for combining a plurality of laser beamlets to form a single annular beam using spectral beam combination. This invention includes a plurality of laser sources that emit a plurality of beamlets, wherein each one of the plurality of beamlets has a different wavelength; a beam annularizer that includes a plurality of optical units arranged to receive the beamlets, and configured to convert each beamlet into a respective annular beam that has an annular cross-sectional power profile; a beam-intersection transform element configured to point each respective one of the plurality of annular beams in an angular intersection arrangement toward a first location; and a spectral beam combiner at the first location configured to combine the plurality of wavelengths in the plurality of annular beams into a first annular spectrally combined beam.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068066

Laser autocollimator using optical parasitic interference

A laser autocollimator assembly that provides an objective, unambiguous, and simple means to achieve precise (for example, arc second or sub arc-second) alignment between the laser autocollimator assembly and a reference surface. The laser autocollimator assembly relies on optical parasitic interference between a reflected beam from the reference surface and the laser beam in the laser cavity that, when alignment is achieved, results in a disruption of the action of the laser, resulting in a reduction in the output power level of the laser beam. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068012

Magnetic wake detector

Disclosed are systems, computer-readable mediums, and methods for detecting, using a magnetometer, a magnetic vector of a magnetic field. The magnetic vector of the magnetic field from the magnetometer is received by an electronic processor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170067807

Separation and assay of target entities using filtration membranes comprising a perforated two-dimensional material

Perforated graphene and other perforated two-dimensional materials can be used to sequester target entities having a particular range of sizes or chemical characteristics. The target entities sequestered thereon can be further assayed for quantification/qualification purposes. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066543

Launch canister with air bag ram

A payload launch system that uses an inflatable air bag ram to launch a payload, such as an unmanned aerial vehicle, from a launch chamber of a launch tube. The air bag ram seals with the interior surface of the launch tube to isolate a dump valve that controls the flow of compressed gas from a gas storage chamber into the air bag ram. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066506

Deck attachment device

A deck attachment device for affixing hardware to a naval vessel deck by engaging an existing deck tie-down fixture installed in the deck. The device includes claws extending from a lower surface of a base. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066504

Polymer drag reduction systems on vehicle surfaces

Systems and methods of reducing drag on outer surfaces of vehicles that are in contact with water using a polymer solution that reduces the drag on the outer surfaces of the vehicles as the vehicles travel through water. A polymer solution is passively ejected into the boundary layer of the water flowing past the outer surface of the vehicle. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059354

Projected synthetic vision

Projected synthetic vision methods, systems and computer readable media are disclosed. For example, a system can include one or more sensors, a terrain database, and a projected synthetic vision controller coupled to the one or more sensors and the terrain database, the projected synthetic vision controller configured to generate and project synthetic vision images based on aircraft position, terrain information and aviator boresight information. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170057669

Side-by-side dual-launch arrangement with improved payload compatibility

A side-by-side dual-launch spacecraft arrangement is provided. The arrangement may include a first and second spacecraft mounted within a fairing. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170057077

Locking intermediate link for a tool arm assembly

An intermediate link for a tool arm assembly is provided. The intermediate link includes first and second connectors that are at least partially rotatable about respective first and second rotation axes. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170054512

Integrated multichannel photonic receiver

An integrated multi-channel photonic radio-frequency (rf) receiver system includes a master oscillator including a laser source configured to generate laser light. A local oscillator (lo) path may include an lo generator, an lo modulator, an optical lo filter, and an optical amplifier optically coupled to one another to generate an lo signal. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170054164

Solids mitigation within flow batteries

Solids can sometimes form in one or more electrolyte solutions during operation of flow batteries and related electrochemical systems. Over time, the solids can accumulate and compromise the integrity of flow pathways and other various flow battery components. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170053895

Wire bonding methods and systems incorporating metal nanoparticles

Wire bonding operations can be facilitated through the use of metal nanoparticle compositions. Both ball bonding and wedge bonding processes can be enhanced in this respect. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170050655

System for vital brake interface with real-time integrity monitoring

A train control system comprising a vital brake interface unit that is disposed between the train control processors and the braking system. The brake interface unit ensures that any failure in the control processors or the interface itself is detectable and, when detected, causes the system to fail safely (i.e., the train's brakes are applied). ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170049015

Circuit card assembly release tool

A circuit card assembly release tool is disclosed. The tool includes a body and two flanges extending outward from the body at an end of the body. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170043797

Methods and systems of determining end of train location and clearance of trackside points of interest

Methods and systems that utilize radio frequency identification (rfid) tags mounted at trackside points of interest (poi) together with an rfid tag reader mounted on an end of train (eot) car. The rfid tag reader and the rfid tags work together to provide information that can be used in a number of ways including, but not limited to, determining train integrity, determining a geographical location of the eot car, and determine that the eot car has cleared the trackside poi along the track.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170043300

Nanoporous membranes and methods for making the same

A method for making a nanoporous membrane is disclosed. The method provides a composite film comprising an atomically thin material layer and a polymer layer, and then bombarding the composite film with energetic particles to form a plurality of pores through at least the atomically thin material layer. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170040082

Perforatable sheets of graphene-based material

Sheets of graphene-based material comprising single layer graphene and suitable for formation of a plurality of perforations in the single layer graphene are provided. In an aspect, the sheets of graphene-based material are formed by chemical vapor deposition followed by one or more conditioning steps. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170037356

Biologically-relevant selective enclosures for promoting growth and vascularization

Two-dimensional materials, particularly graphene-based materials, having a plurality of apertures therein can be formed into enclosures for various substances and a fibrous layer can be provided on an outside and/or on an inside of the enclosure. The enclosures can be exposed to an environment, such as a biological environment (in vivo or in vitro), where the fibrous layer can promote vascular ingrowth. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170036916

Nanoparticle modification and perforation of graphene

Multi-layer sheets of graphene-based material having a plurality of pores extending therethrough are described herein. Methods for making the sheets are also provided and include exposing a graphene-based material comprising multilayer graphene having from 2 to 10 layers of graphene to a particle beam comprising nanoparticles, the nanoparticles having an energy of at least 2 kev per nanoparticle.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170036911

Perforated sheets of graphene-based material

Perforated sheets of graphene-based material having a plurality of perforations are provided. The perforated sheets may include perforated single layer graphene. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170036174

Perforated graphene deionization or desalination

A fluid deionizer includes at least one graphene sheet perforated with apertures dimensioned to allow a flow of fluid and to disallow at least one particular type of ion contained in the flow of fluid. A purge valve is placed in an open position so as to collect the at least one particular type of ion disallowed by the graphene sheet so as to clean off the at least one graphene sheet. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170035943

Implantable graphene membranes with low cytotoxicity

Two-dimensional materials can be formed into enclosures for various substances and a substrate layer can be provided on an outside and/or on an inside of the enclosure, wherein the enclosure is not cytotoxic. The enclosures can be exposed to an environment, such as a biological environment (in vivo or in vitro), where the fibrous layer can promote vascular ingrowth. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170028355

Planar filtration and selective isolation and recovery device

A filtration and selective fluidic recovery device comprises a housing having an inlet and an outlet. The housing has an opening extending from the inlet to the outlet and an internal support structure maintained in the opening. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170023499

Real-time analysis and control of electron beam manufacturing process through x-ray computed tomography

Electron beam manufacturing processes, and systems that perform the processes, are described that utilize real-time analysis and control of the electron beam manufacturing processes by detecting secondary x-rays that are generated as a result of the electron beam contacting a workpiece. The detected secondary x-rays are used to generate, in real-time, a three-dimensional cross-sectional image of the portion or region of the workpiece surrounding the location contacted by the electron beam. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170023487

Light collection from dnv sensors

Methods and configurations are disclosed for an efficient collection of fluorescence emitted by the nitrogen vacancies of a diamond of a dnv sensor. Some implementations may include a diamond having a nitrogen vacancy and a reflector positioned about the diamond to reflect a portion of light emitted from the diamond. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170023030

Magnetic failsafe piston retention assembly, and related components, systems, and methods

A failsafe piston retention assembly, and related components, systems, and methods are disclosed. A failsafe piston retention assembly comprises a head comprising a head body having a first surface. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170021902

Human thermal warming suits for wet submersibles

Thermal warming suits for a human occupant of a wet submersible vehicle are described. The thermal warming suits provide a dedicated envelope configured to encase at least a portion of the human occupant in a deformable suit that can be assembled around or donned, as well as be removed, by the occupant or others before or after entry and seating in or on the wet submersible vehicle, while underwater or surfaced. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170019731

Monolithic ceramic transducers with embedded electrodes

Transducers and processes of forming the transducers are described. The transducers are produced as a monolithic body of a ceramic material and electrodes embedded in and encased by the ceramic material, with the ceramic material and the electrodes being co-fired to produce the monolithic body. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170014993

Variable force exoskeleton hip joint

An adjustable force exoskeleton hip joint system. The system includes a hip joint that includes a rotation axis, and a first member that is rotatable about the rotation axis. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170010594

Precision position encoder/sensor using nitrogen vacancy diamond

A position sensor system includes a position encoder component and a magnetic field sensor. The magnetic field sensor may be a diamond nitrogen vacancy material magnetic field sensor, and may be capable of resolving a magnetic field vector.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170010334

General purpose removal of geomagnetic noise

A magnetic sensor system, includes a plurality of magnetic field sensors and a controller. The plurality of magnetic field sensors are arranged in an array, each magnetic field sensor configured to measure a magnetic field at the magnetic field sensor. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170005732

Systems, devices, and methods for photonic to radio frequency downconversion

A system, method, and device for rf upconversion. The system can include a laser, two eams, a photonic filter, a photonic service filter, two photodiodes, and a mixer. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170005632

Noise-based gain adjustment and amplitude estimation system

Methods and systems for amplitude estimation and gain adjustment using noise as a reference are described. An example receiver can include an antenna and a front end amplifier coupled to the antenna. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170005403

Conformal antenna and related methods of manufacture

According to some aspects, an antenna is provided comprising a substrate, a first conductive region disposed on a first side of the substrate, a second conductive region disposed on a second side of the substrate, and a coaxial transmission line, an inner conductor of the coaxial transmission line electrically coupled to the first conductive region and an outer conductor of the coaxial transmission line electrically coupled to the second conductive region, wherein the second conductive region includes at least one structural feature that functions as a choke when the first and second conductive regions are operated together as an antenna. According to some aspects, an aerial vehicle comprising a conformal antenna is provided.. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170003524

Systems, devices, and methods for photonic to radio frequency upconversion

A system, method, and device for rf upconversion is provided. The system can include a laser, a local oscillator, and an rf mixer, an eam, a photonic filter, and a photodiode. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170001802

Gravity-fed housing for gasification system

A gravity-fed housing for use in a gasification system is disclosed. The gravity-fed housing has a receiving end panel that forms a receive opening in a first plane. ... Lockheed Martin Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170001599

Condensation inhibiting device including thermoelectric generator, and method of inhibiting condensation

A condensation inhibiting device includes a condensation inhibiting unit for inhibiting condensation on a first surface, and a thermoelectric generator which powers the condensation inhibiting unit.. . ... Lockheed Martin Corporation








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