Advanced Materials

Includes traditional material and process science, engineering, and technologies for defense systems and military applications.

Type of Content
What cooling methods are available for a silicon photoconductive semiconductor switch used in a pulsed power system? DSIAC received a request for information on methods...
Publication Date: 
18 December 2018
R&D for Lightweight Combat System Redundancy Concepts image
The U.S. Army recognizes that as the enemy continues to evolve asymmetrical strategies to inflict casualties, it must continue to look at new solutions (i.e., in addition to armor) to improve survivability of lightweight combat ground and air...
2d Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) Training Range, Outlying [Air]Field (OLF), and Airspace Technical Requirements Analysis image
DSIAC holistically researched and analyzed Marine Corps Installations East training venues as they related to 2nd MAW aviation training requirements through 2030, as well as existing and planned training range, OLF, and airspace technology...
Force-on-Force (FoF) Instrumentation Development image
DSIAC assisted Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA) in their effort to correctly report critical data relating to the operational survivability of a program. This required developing a new FoF/real time casualty assessment...
Source:  ARL.
The deposition of metal powders onto surfaces has been done by thermal spray for over 100 years. In this process, metal particles are melted and blown onto the coated...
Presentation Date: 
January 30, 2019 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EST
Weapon Systems Projectile Lethality and Vulnerability Analyses  image
DSIAC conducted an evaluation of the lethality effectiveness of medium-caliber rounds against given target sets. DSIAC performed a scientific and technical information literature search, completed function testing of projectiles, gathered...