November 1, 2012 NASA Tech Briefs - November 2012 - Vol. 36 No. 11 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 Relays Enable Curiosity Rover’s Chemistry Instrument Motion Control Components Keep Curiosity on the Go Who's Who Dr. Greg Chavers, Test Lead, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL Articles Industry Update: Analysis & Simulation Software Create the Future Design Contest 2012 Grand Prize Winner Consumer Products Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Electronics Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Machinery & Equipment Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Medical Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Safety & Security Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Sustainable Technologies Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Transportation Category Winner (Winner of an HP Workstation) Top Ten Most Popular Entries Lightening the Load of Recovery Tech Briefs Physical Sciences Time-Domain Terahertz Computed Axial Tomography NDE System Adaptive Sampling of Time Series During Remote Exploration A Tracking Sun Photometer Without Moving Parts In-Situ Wire Damage Detection System Spectroscopic Chemical Analysis Methods and Apparatus Motion-Corrected 3D Sonic Anemometer for Tethersondes and Other Moving Platforms Water Treatment Systems for Long Spaceflights Seismic Imager Space Telescope Low-Cost Phased Array Antenna for Sounding Rockets, Missiles, and Expendable Launch Vehicles Microchip Non-Aqueous Capillary Electrophoresis (μNACE) Method to Analyze Long-Chain Primary Amines Low Average Sidelobe Slot Array Antennas for Radiometer Applications Mars Science Laboratory Engineering Cameras Manufacturing & Prototyping Buckyball Nucleation of HiPco Tubes FACT, Mega-ROSA, SOLAROSA Software Visual System for Browsing, Analysis, and Retrieval of Data (ViSBARD) Surface Temperature Data Analysis QuakeSim 2.0 HURON (HUman and Robotic Optimization Network) Multi-Agent Temporal Activity Planner/ Scheduler MPST Software: MoonKommand Materials Adjusting Permittivity by Blending Varying Ratios of SWNTs Polyolefin-Based Aerogels An Integrated, Layered-Spinel Composite Cathode for Energy Storage Applications Engineered Multifunctional Surfaces for Fluid Handling Information Sciences Modular, Autonomous Command and Data Handling Software With Built-In Simulation and Test Estimating Sea Surface Salinity and Wind Using Combined Passive and Active L-Band Microwave Observations A Posteriori Study of a DNS Database Describing Super - critical Binary-Species Mixing Scalable SCPPM Decoder Mechanics & Machinery Concept for Hydrogen-Impregnated Nanofiber/Photovoltaic Cargo Stowage System DROP: Durable Reconnaissance and Observation Platform Gravity-Assist Mechanical Simulator for Outreach Electronics & Computers Wideband Agile Digital Microwave Radiometer Amplifier Module for 260-GHz Band Using Quartz Waveguide Transitions Products Product of the Month: 33500B Series Waveform Generators Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Applications Designing Rugged In-Vehicle Displays Articles Determining Key Isotopic Ratios In The Field Products Photovoltaic Simulators Multispectral Optical Filter Assembly LED Light Engines Solar Connectors Board-Level Industrial Camera Yellow HeNe Lasers Gray-Grade Diffuse Reflection Material Spectral Flux Analysis Near-Infrared Spectrometer Optical Sensors Super Polished Mirror Substrates Integrated Lasers Optics iPhone App Lighting Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs NASA Tests LED Lights in Plant Growth Experiments for Deep Space Missions Measurement Advance Using LEDs Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices LED Technology Holds Most Promise To Save Energy and the Environment Applications Navy Ships Get New LED Lighting Boeing 777 Full-Flight Simulator Incorporates ReaLED™ Technology Major Tokyo Train Station Slashes Energy Use With LED Technology Articles LED Sensors and Controls Technology Testing LEDs in a Climate Controlled Environment Products Phase-Dimmable LED Driver Hybrid Lighting System LED Heat Sinks Onboard LED Lighting System Dry Vacuum Pump Single Pulse LED Measurement System 4-Channel LED Driver Laboratory-Grade LED Fiber Optic Illuminator Surface Mount LED Displays LED Driver LED Inspection Lamp Research News “Blue” Light Could Help Teenagers Combat Stress Researchers Develop Tool to Determine When To Change An LED Traffic Light? View the discussion thread.