January 1, 2010 NASA Tech Briefs - January 2010 - Vol. 34 No. 1 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Supplements Features Application Briefs Aircraft Modification and Integration Enables SOFIA to Fly Who's Who Dr. Luz Marina Calle, Lead Scientist and Principal Investigator, Corrosion Technology Laboratory, Kennedy Space Center Articles CAD and Virtual Prototyping Software: Continuous Development in a Challenging Economy Tech Briefs Physical Sciences Cryogenic Flow Sensor Multi-Sensor Mud Detection Gas Flow Detection System Mapping Capacitive Coupling Among Pixels in a Sensor Array Fiber-Based Laser Transmitter for Oxygen A-Band Spectroscopy and Remote Sensing Low-Profile, Dual-Wavelength, Dual-Polarized Antenna Time-Separating Heating and Sensor Functions of Thermistors in Precision Thermal Control Applications Turbulence and the Stabilization Principle Improved Cloud Condensation Nucleus Spectrometer Better Modeling of Electrostatic Discharge in an Insulator Terahertz Mapping of Microstructure and Thickness Variations Manufacturing & Prototyping Improved Attachment in a Hybrid Inflatable Pressure Vessel Electrostatic Separator for Beneficiation of Lunar Soil Materials Wider-Opening Dewar Flasks for Cryogenic Storage Supercapacitor Electrolyte Solvents With Liquid Range Below –80 °C Silicon Oxycarbide Aerogels for High-Temperature Thermal Insulation Designs and Materials for Better Coronagraph Occulting Masks Extended Shelf Life for PMR Polyimide Resins and Prepregs Silica-Filled EPDM Rubbers as Ablative Insulating Materials Statistical Sampling of Tide Heights Study Information Sciences Efficient Algorithmic Interleaver for Turbo Decoder Generalized Approach to Prognosis for an Engineering System Mechanics & Machinery Amorphous Rover Space-Frame Antenna Space-Frame Lunar Lander In-Situ Focusing Inside a Thermal Vacuum Chamber Gear-Driven Turnbuckle Actuator Electronics & Computers Cellular Reflectarray Antenna Ethernet-Enabled Power and Communication Module for Embedded Processors Two-Dimensional Synthetic-Aperture Radiometer A One-Dimensional Synthetic-Aperture Microwave Radiometer Electrical Switching of Perovskite Thin-Film Resistors Electrically Variable Resistive Memory Devices Inexpensive Packaged Subharmonic Down-Converter MMICs Products Stealth Computer Model LPC-395F Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Multiparallel Three-Dimensional Optical Microscopy Sub-Aperture Interferometers Vacuum-Compatible Wideband White Light and Laser Combiner Source System Stabilization of Phase of a Sinusoidal Signal Transmitted Over Optical Fiber Optical Tapers as White-Light WGM Resonators Applications Wafer-Level Lens Alignment Articles Laser-Sintering 3D Manufacturing Made Simple Products High-Resolution Thermal Imager Photovoltaic Measurement System Solid-State Laser for Micromachining High-Sensitivity Machine Vision Cameras InGaAs Camera/Detector Line Laser Safety Shutter Industrial 50W Picosecond Laser Variable Focus Industrial Laser Module Hi-Speed DM37 Deformable Mirror Continuously Variable Apodizing Filters Fiber-Coupled, Multi-Bar Module Auto Focus Modules for CCD/CMOS Cameras Scalable SPM Array for Large Area Detection PIXCI SI1 Frame Grabber Fiber Laser Marker Thin-Film Thermal Charger Application High-Energy Fiber Laser Embedded Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products PrPMC/XMC Module Triaxial Cable Kits ESMexpress Modules Cryptographic Authentication ICs GPS and Cellular-Based Tracking Device Point-of-Load DC/DC Converters Software Verification Tool Suite Wide Angle 2.4 GHz Antenna Multi-Core RTOS Panel PC Temperature/Voltage Supervisor Transceiver Recording and Playback System Secure System Virtualization Software GPU Tools Extended Temperature COTS Filters Applications Taking COTS to the Next Level in Vetronics Subsystems Articles Cooling Embedded Systems What Are The Options? The Inner Workings of Solid State Flash: SLC versus MLC VITA 66 & 67 Bringing Fiber Optic and Mixed Signal Capability to VPX Topics: View the discussion thread.