December 1, 2013 NASA Tech Briefs - December 2013 - Vol. 37 No. 12 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 Cryogenic Supply System Protects Crews from Hazardous Gases NASA Selects “Game-Changing” Thermal Management Concept Air-Data System Detects Aircraft Icing Who's Who Jim Lux, Task Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA Articles Industry Roundtable: Analysis & Simulation Software 2013 Elemental Scanning Devices Authenticate Works of Art Tech Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping Hermetic Seal Designs for Sample Return Sample Tubes Thermo-Mechanical Methodology for Stabilizing Shape Memory Alloy Response Silicon Alignment Pins: An Easy Way To Realize a Wafer-to-Wafer Alignment Advanced Hybrid Spacesuit Concept Featuring Integrated Open Loop and Closed Loop Ventilation Systems Software Scatter-Reducing Sounding Filtration Using a Genetic Algorithm and Mean Monthly Standard Deviation CFD Extraction Tool for TecPlot From DPLR Solutions RECOVIR Software for Identifying Viruses Enhanced Contact Graph Routing (ECGR) MACHETE Simulation Model Orbital Debris Engineering Model (ORDEM) v.3 Information Sciences Data Quality Screening Service Mechanics & Machinery Temperature Considerations When Specifying LVDT Linear Position Sensors Electric Machine With Boosted Inductance to Stabilize Current Control Positive-Buoyancy Rover for Under Ice Mobility International Space Station- Based Electromagnetic Launcher for Space Science Payloads Electronics & Computers Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detector With Selective Polarization Coupling Flexible Microstrip Circuits for Superconducting Electronics High-Temperature, Distributed Control Using Custom CMOS ASICs Use of Highly Integrated Components in the Design of Small Gasoline Engine Controllers Products Product of the Month: the GEN3i Portable Data Recorder Vote for NASA Tech Briefs’ 19th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards Imaging Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Articles 3D Visualization Technologies: Seeing a World of Opportunity Precision Electronics and Laser Optics Expand Thermal Applications Applications Ophthalmology Imaging: The Importance of Color Reproduction Products Multi-Touch Displays Lenses High-Speed Camera Frame Grabbers Vision System Thermal Cameras Camera Software Thermal Imaging System Wireless Surveillance Camera Machine Vision Camera Motion Control and Automation Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Multi-Vector Electronic Control of an AC Motor Drive Reduces Torque Ripple Gear Combines Several Principles for Precision Motion Control of Mechatronics Drives Articles Optimizing Closed-Loop Control in Hydraulic Motion Applications GM Implements Flexible Assembly System and Controls to Reduce Workflow Products New Products Topics: View the discussion thread.