October 1, 2013 NASA Tech Briefs - October 2013 - Vol. 37 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 Spacesuit Simulator Meets NASA Training Needs Video Wall Improves Collaboration Thrusters Support GOES-R Satellite Series Who's Who Dr. Leslie Bebout, Microbial Ecologist, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA Articles The Benefits of Modern CMOS Sensors in Industrial Line Scan Cameras Anti-Icing Formulas Prevent Train Delays Tech Briefs Photonics High-Voltage Clock Driver for Photon-Counting CCD Characterization Physical Sciences A Short-Range Distance Sensor with Exceptional Linearity Fast, Large-Area, Wide-Bandgap UV Photodetector for Cherenkov Light Detection Miniature Trace Gas Detector Based on Microfabricated Optical Resonators Enhancing Microwave Spectroscopy in Astrophysics Applications JWST Integrated Science Instrument Module Alignment Optimization Tool Radar Range Sidelobe Reduction Using Adaptive Pulse Compression Technique Digitally Calibrated TR Modules Enabling Real-Time Beamforming SweepSAR Architectures Electro-Optic Time-to-Space Converter for Optical Detector Jitter Mitigation Partially Transparent Petaled Mask/Occulter for Visible-Range Spectrum Manufacturing & Prototyping Non-Magnetic, Tough, Corrosion- and Wear-Resistant Knives From Bulk Metallic Glasses and Composites High-Pressure Lightweight Thrusters Software Mission Data System Java Edition Version 7 Adaptive Distributed Environment for Procedure Training (ADEPT) LEGEND, a LEO-to-GEO Environment Debris Model Materials Applications for Gradient Metal Alloys Fabricated Using Additive Manufacturing Ambient Dried Aerogels Passivation of Flexible YBCO Superconducting Current Lead With Amorphous SiO2 Layer Information Sciences Commercial Non-Dispersive Infrared Spectroscopy Sensors for Sub-Ambient Carbon Dioxide Detection Predicting Aircraft Ice Formation with Simulation Educational NASA Computational and Scientific Studies (enCOMPASS) Coarse-Grain Bandwidth Estimation Scheme for Large-Scale Network Detection of Moving Targets Using Soliton Resonance Effect Development of the Code RITRACKS Mechanics & Machinery Method to Increase Performance of Foil Bearings Through Passive Thermal Management Propellant-Flow-Actuated Rocket Engine Igniter Unibody Composite Pressurized Structure Lightweight Liquid Helium Dewar for High-Altitude Balloon Payloads High-Efficiency Nested Hall Thrusters for Robotic Solar System Exploration Electronics & Computers Millimeter-Wave Localizers for Aircraft-to-Aircraft Approach Navigation SpaceCube Version 1.5 Impedance Discontinuity Reduction Between High-Speed Differential Connectors and PCB Interfaces Products Product of the Month: the MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner Motion Control and Automation Technology You can download this supplement. Articles Feedback Sensors Keep Servomotors on Target Applications Handling Delicate Materials Products Gearboxes Machine Design Software Electric Actuators Torque Control Hinges Gearmotors Stepper Motor Driver DC Compressor DC Accelerometer Encoders Torque Transducers Linear Actuators Linear Motor Stages View the discussion thread.