October 1, 2010 NASA Tech Briefs - October 2010 - Vol. 34 No. 10 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 Emergency Notification System Enables Coordinated Communication Across Facilities 3D Scanning and Processing Software Spots Tile Damage on NASA Shuttle Discovery Who's Who Michael Ewert, Deputy Project Manager, Exploration Life Support (ELS) Project, Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX Articles From Aircraft Wings to Wind Turbine Blades: NASA Software Comes Back to Earth with Green Energy Applications Tech Briefs Physical Sciences Hybrid Architecture Active Wavefront Sensing and Control Aerogel-Positronium Technology for the Detection of Small Quantities of Organic and/or Toxic Materials Carbon-Nanotube-Based Chemical Gas Sensor Inductive Non-Contact Position Sensor High-Temperature Surface-Acoustic-Wave Transducer Optical Modification of Casimir Forces for Improved Function of Micro- and Nano-Scale Devices Aligning Astronomical Telescopes via Identification of Stars Generation of Optical Combs in a WGM Resonator From a Bichromatic Pump Large-Format AlGaN PIN Photodiode Arrays for UV Images Manufacturing & Prototyping Electrochemical Hydrogen Peroxide Generator Fabrication of Single, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes in 3D Nanoscale Architectures Process To Create High-Fidelity Lunar Dust Simulants Software BGen: A UML Behavior Network Generator Tool Platform for Post-Processing Waveform-Based NDE Materials Lithium-Ion Electrolytes Containing Phosphorous-Based, Flame-Retardant Additives Straight-Pore Microfilter With Efficient Regeneration Determining Shear Stress Distribution in a Laminate InGaP Heterojunction Barrier Solar Cells Information Sciences Analysis, Simulation, and Verification of Knowledge-Based, Rule-Based, and Expert Systems Core and Off-Core Processes in Systems Engineering Digital Reconstruction Supporting Investigation of Mishaps Template Matching Approach to Signal Prediction Mechanics & Machinery Tele-Robotic ATHLETE Controller for Kinematics —TRACK Self-Adjusting Liquid Injectors for Combustors Three-Wheel Brush-Wheel Sampler Handling Qualities Prediction of an F-16XL-Based Reduced Sonic Boom Aircraft Heterodyne Interferometer Angle Metrology Electronics & Computers Graphene-Based Reversible Nano-Switch/ Sensor Schottky Diode Grid-Sphere Electrodes for Contact With Ionospheric Plasma Robust Optimization Design Algorithm for High-Frequency TWTs Optimal and Local Connectivity Between Neuron and Synapse Array in the Quantum Dot/Silicon Brain Enabling IP Header Compression in COTS Routers via Frame Relay on a Simplex Link Ka-Band SiGe Receiver Front-End MMIC for Transponder Applications Method and Circuit for In-Situ Health Monitoring of Solar Cells in Space Products ZPrinter 3D Printers Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs On Calculating the Zero-Gravity Surface Figure of a Mirror Fiber-Coupled Planar Light-Wave Circuit for Seed Laser Control in High Spectral Resolution Lidar Systems Applications Using Ultrafast EMCCD Cameras for Faster DNA Sequencing Articles Laser Beam Profiling Products Transparent LCD Heaters Digital Projection Prisms Microscope Automation System 64-Bit Windows 7 Microspectroscopy Software Miniature Thermal Imager Submillimeter Optical Lenses Picosecond MOPA Laser 64-Channel Time-to-Digital Converter High-Performance Seals Sole Laser Light Engines LED High Bay Fixture Fiber-Coupled 405nm Laser Diodes Night Vision Sensor XUV Wavelength Calibration Source High-Voltage Pulse Drivers Infrared Data Acquisition Technology Laser Calibration System Lead Selenide and Lead Sulfide IR Detectors Large-Area Epitaxial Solar Cells SWIR InGaAs Camera Optical Laser Distance Sensor Custom Non-Browning Lenses Motion Control Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products Servo Drives and Motors Piezo Nanopositioner Diaphragm Valves Encoder Interface Device Position Sensors Rotary Position Sensor Electronic Handwheel Lead Screws Diaphragm Pump Driver IC Rolled Ball Screws MEMS Inclinometer Vertical Lift Stage Stepper Motors Applications Cavitating Pump Dynamics Test Facility for Vehicle System Stability Modeling Articles Closed System Technology Drives the Trend Toward Safer Dispensing of High-Purity Chemicals View the discussion thread.