March 1, 2010 NASA Tech Briefs - March 2010 - Vol. 34 No. 3 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 Articles Advancing Automotive Design With Innovative Collaboration Who's Who Dr. Gary Hunter, Intelligence Systems Hardware Lead and Technical Lead of Chemical Sensors, Sensors and Electronics Branch Application Briefs High-Flex Cable Assembly to Aid Robot Arm in Mars Exploration Program Avionics Databus to Promote Systems Integration on Orion Vehicle Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Foldable Instrumented Bits for Ultrasonic/Sonic Penetrators Compact Rare Earth Emitter Hollow Cathode High-Precision Shape Control of In-Space Deployable Large Membrane/Thin-Shell Reflectors Rapid Active Sampling Package Miniature Lightweight Ion Pump Information Sciences Software Tool Integrating Data Flow Diagrams and Petri Nets Reducing the Volume of NASA Earth-Science Data AutoGen Version 5.0 Time-Tag Generation Script Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer Product File Readers Reporting Differences Between Spacecraft Sequence Files Performance Bounds on Two Concatenated, Interleaved Codes Mission Reliability Estimation for Repairable Robot Teams Algorithm for Stabilizing a POD-Based Dynamical System Parameterizing Coefficients of a POD-Based Dynamical System Confidence-Based Feature Acquisition Universal Decoder for PPM of any Order Metal Vapor Arcing Risk Assessment Tool Processing Images of Craters for Spacecraft Navigation Materials Database for Safety-Oriented Tracking of Chemicals Optimized Li-Ion Electrolytes Containing Fluorinated Ester Co-Solvents Probabilistic Multi-Factor Interaction Model for Complex Material Behavior Software Processing AIRS Scientific Data Through Level 3 Web-Based Requesting and Scheduling Use of Facilities Coordinating “Execute” Data for ISS and Space Shuttle Manufacturing & Prototyping Inflatable Tubular Structures Rigidized With Foams Constant-Differential-Pressure Two-Fluid Accumulator Physical Sciences Adaptive Nulling for Interferometric Detection of Planets Cryogenic Transport of High-Pressure-System Recharge Gas Water-Vapor Raman Lidar System Reaches Higher Altitude Compact Ku-Band T/R Module for High-Resolution Radar Imaging of Cold Land Processes Electronics & Computers Reception of Multiple Telemetry Signals via One Dish Antenna Space-Qualified Traveling-Wave Tube Smart Power Supply for Battery-Powered Systems Parallel Processing of Broad-Band PPM Signals Inexpensive Implementation of Many Strain Gauges Products Products HP Z200 Imaging Technology Briefs Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography With High-Contrast Dielectrics Stereoscopic Machine-Vision System Using Projected Circles Wavefront Control and Image Restoration With Less Computing Wide-Field-of-View, High-Resolution, Stereoscopic Imager Algorithm for Lossless Compression of Calibrated Hyperspectral Imagery Polarization Imaging Apparatus Articles Choosing the Right Touchscreen Display Technology for Your Control/Automation Process Applications Imaging System Enables Early Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy Products Imaging Keyboard Borescope Camera Optical Replication Data Converter Weld Inspection Scanner High-Speed Cameras High-Speed Camera Infrared Detector Machine Vision Software Embedded Technology Articles Making Sense Out of SOUP (Software of Unknown Pedigree) Multicore Processing: A Technological Dead End? Understanding Virtex FPGAs Applications Applying Embedded Form Factors to Wireless Systems Products SUMIT™ Expansion Modules EBX-Sized Single Board Computer COM Express Module 48-Channel PCIe Digital I/O Card 18-Pin Microcontrollers Lighting Technology Briefs Sliding Mode Pulsed Current Averaging IC Drivers for High-Brightness Light Emitting Diodes Development of Advanced LED Phosphors by Spray-based Processes for Solid-State Lighting OLED Deposition Technology Applications Greening the Golden Arches Bright and Economical LEDs Enable Mobile Projection Articles Light Emitting Diodes — Choosing the Right LED for the Job LED Spectra Pose New Design Challenges and Opportunities How to Address the Lighting Challenges of High-Brightness LEDs Products LED Power Module UV LED Spot Curing System Light-Measurement System OLED Panel UV LEDs High-Output Red LEDs White LED Backlight Driver Spinoff Piezoelectric Switch for Controlling Lighting Tech for License Nanofiber-based Lighting Technology View the discussion thread.