IC2 Announces Two NASA Phase 1 SBIR Wins for Optical Sensor Technologies

by Jared Anderson on Aug 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Upgrading Optical Transducer Capabilities for Shear Stress and Pressure Measurements in Harsh Environments

IC2 is pleased to announce two new 2020 NASA SBIR Phase 1 contract wins. One contract focuses on the advancement of DirectShear™ Optical...

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #11 - Summary & References

by Jared Anderson on Aug 12, 2020 10:15:00 AM

This is the eleventh and final section in this blog post series, "A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement," and it provides a summary of the previous ten sections along with a comprehensive list of references used throughout the series. This...

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #10 - Micromachined MEMS

by Jared Anderson on Jul 15, 2020 8:13:00 AM

Previous sections of this guide provided information on wall shear stress measurement techniques and transduction methods. This section, and the one preceding it, discuss shear stress sensor construction methods and how they impact and/or enable...

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #9 - Conventional Assembly

by Jared Anderson on Jul 13, 2020 4:48:57 PM

Previous sections of this guide provided information on wall shear stress measurement techniques and transduction methods. This section, and the one that follows, discuss shear stress sensor construction methods and how they impact and/or enable...

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #8 - Transduction Summary

by Jared Anderson on May 26, 2020 8:15:00 AM

The previous four sections of this guide discussed the four primary direct transduction methods commonly employed with floating element shear stress sensors: piezoresistive, piezoelectric, capacitive, and optical. This section discusses key...

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #7 - Optical Transduction

by Jared Anderson on May 12, 2020 5:06:20 PM

Part 7 of "A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement" focuses on optical direct transduction methods used in IC2's DirectShear Sensors (direct methods: piezoresistivepiezoelectric, capacitive, and optical).

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #6 - Capacitive Transduction

by Jared Anderson on Apr 29, 2020 10:42:50 AM

This section focuses on capacitive direct transduction methods used in IC2's DirectShear Sensors (direct methods: piezoresistivepiezoelectric, capacitive, and optical).

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #5 - Piezoelectric Transduction

by Jared Anderson on Apr 6, 2020 2:17:45 PM

Moving forward with the four main direct transduction methods commonly employed with floating element shear stress sensors (piezoresistive, piezoelectric, capacitive, and optical), this section centers on piezoelectric technologies.

A Guide to Wall Shear Stress Measurement - #4 - Piezoresistive Transduction

by Jared Anderson on Mar 25, 2020 4:24:17 PM

The first few sections of this guide discussed indirect vs. direct measurement of wall shear stress. The remainder of this guide will dive deeper into direct, floating element shear stress sensors, focusing on transduction methods and how to...

NASA Spinoff Article Highlights DirectShear Sensors

by Jared Anderson on Mar 23, 2020 12:37:17 PM

NASA Spinoff recently published this article about IC2's patented DirectShear Sensors. From NASA Spinoff's website "Spinoff profiles NASA technologies that have transformed into commercial products and services. About 50 spinoff technologies are...