INTERNAL R&D CAPABILITIES

Sintea SMART possesses strong internal R&D capabilities mainly in the fields of:

MATERIALS SCIENCE

Materials modelling and characterization;
Development of production processes;
Coating materials for biological and industrial applications;
Materials for nanotechnologies.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Free-form-fabrication techniques and nanotechnologies;
FO sensors for high sensitivity EMI free and galvanically insulated measurements (Bragg Gratings, interferometric, polarimentric sensors).

HW & SW DEVELOPMENT

Electronics and optoelectronics design, microprocessor units for signal processing, actuators control and user interfacing;
Firmware and software development for sensors and actuators integration in complex systems.

SENSORS AND ACTUATORS INTEGRATION

Embedment of smart materials for smart structures (FO, PZT, SMA, SMP);
Development of Structural Health Monitoring Systems (SHM) and Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) for bio-sensing and industrial applications;
Interface analysis for complex integrated structures.