November 1, 2013 NASA Tech Briefs - November 2013 - Vol. 37 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 Vision-Based Robot Design Wins NASA Test Course Challenge NASA-Funded Research Converts Waste Heat to Electricity Software Tool Analyzes C/C++ Code Who's Who Butler Hine, Project Manager, LADEE, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA Articles Ethernet in the Embedded Space Advisory Systems Save Time and Fuel for Airlines 2013 Create the Future Design: Grand Prize Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Aerospace & Defense Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Consumer Products Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Electronics Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Medical Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Safety & Security Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Sustainable Technologies Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Transportation & Automotive Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design: Machinery & Equipment Category Winner 2013 Create the Future Design Contest Tech Briefs Bio-Medical Rapid Detection of Herpes Viruses for Clinical Applications Detection of Only Viable Bacterial Spores Using a Live/Dead Indicator in Mixed Populations Intravenous Fluid Generation System Physical Sciences GPS Estimates of Integrated Precipitable Water Aid Weather Forecasters Cryogenic Liquid Sample Acquisition System for Remote Space Applications Integrating a Microwave Radiometer into Radar Hardware for Simultaneous Data Collection Between the Instruments High-Speed Data Recorder for Space, Geodesy, and Other High-Speed Recording Applications Manufacturing & Prototyping Fabrication Method for LOBSTER-Eye Optics in Silicon Compact Focal Plane Assembly for Planetary Science Fabrication Methods for Adaptive Deformable Mirrors Software Visiting Vehicle Ground Trajectory Tool Mobile Thread Task Manager Workflow-Based Software Development Environment Datacasting V3.0 Materials Non-Toxic, Anti-Corrosive, Crystalline Waterproofing Material Film-Forming, Self- Crosslinking, Aqueous Superabsorbent Coating Bulk Metallic Glasses and Composites for Optical and Compliant Mechanisms Information Sciences Spatial Statistical Data Fusion (SSDF) Mechanics & Machinery A Kinematic Calibration Process for Flight Robotic Arms Magnetostrictive Alternator High-Precision Encoders for GEO Space Applications Electronics & Computers Stacked Transformer for Driver Gain and Receive Signal Splitting An All-Solid-State, Room-Temperature, Heterodyne Receiver for Atmospheric Spectroscopy at 1.2 THz Wireless Integrated Microelectronic Vacuum Sensor System Products Product of the Month: the MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner Product of the Month: the SolidWorks® 2014 3D Software Portfolio Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Slowing Light Via Beam Coupling in Dye-Doped Chiral Nematics Applications Projected-Capacitive Touch Sensing Technology Articles High Speed Cameras for Non-Destructive Testing Products Full HD Autofocus 8MP USB 3.0 Camera Board-Level Camera Optical Triggers Mid-IR Transport Fiber 3D Weld Seam Inspection Software Vision System Frame Grabber Sub-Nanosecond Solid-State Lasers Lighting Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Device Captures Signatures with Tiny Piezo-Phototronic LEDs New Kind of Ultraviolet LED Could Lead to Portable, Low-Cost Devices Applications LED Fixtures Brighten Up Allentown Parking Authority LED Lighting Masters the Art of In-Flight Calm Articles High Performance Thermal Management Solutions for LEDs Understanding Today’s Energy-Efficient Lighting Certification Programs & Initiatives Products 40W Waterproof LED Drivers LED Drivers LED Direct Replacement Bulb Research News LRC Evaluates Safety Impacts of Advanced Car Headlight Systems Researchers Build A Better Device to Detect Ultraviolet Light Silicon Nanocrystals Could Be Safe For Deep-Tissue Imaging Topics: View the discussion thread.