February 1, 2014 NASA Tech Briefs - February 2014 - Vol. 38 No. 2 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 Articles Industry Roundtable: Design and PLM Software Who's Who Tom Flatley, Computer Engineer, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD Application Briefs Modular Cleanroom Boosts Lunar Mission VoIP Technology Enables Flight Center Upgrade Pre-Launch Processing Enables Advanced Climate Warnings Tech Briefs Information Sciences Timeline Central Concepts Materials Bulk Metallic Glasses and Matrix Composites as Spacecraft Shielding Li-Ion Electrolytes Containing Flame-Retardant Additives Touch Temperature Coating for Electrical Equipment on Spacecraft Software Convex Hull-Based Plume and Anomaly Detection Software for Non-Contact Measurement of an Individual’s Heart Rate Using a Common Camera CARVE Log Affordability Comparison Tool — ACT “Ascent — Commemorating Shuttle” for iPad Cassini Mission App Light-Weight Workflow Engine: A Server for Executing Generic Workflows Model for System Engineering of the CheMin Instrument Platform Perspective Toolkit Pre-Filtration of GOSAT Data Using Only Level 1 Data and an Intelligent Filter to Remove Low Clouds Manufacturing & Prototyping Development of a Precision Thermal Doubler for Deep Space Improving Friction Stir Welds Using Laser Peening Methodology of Evaluating Margins of Safety in Critical Brazed Joints Physical Sciences Ultrasonic Intake Airflow Meter for Testbeds Bio-Medical Updated Facts on 2015 HCFC-225 Usage Ban Using Molded Foam Makes Assembly a Snap Diagnosing Wrist Problems in Motion with MRI Test & Measurement Rapid Infrared Pixel Grating Response Testbed JWST Integrated Simulation and Test (JIST) Core JWST IV&V Simulation and Test (JIST) Solid State Recorder (SSR) Simulator Temperature Measurement and Stabilization in a Birefringent Whispering Gallery Resonator Automation in Display Testing Electronics & Computers Reworked CCGA-624 Interconnect Package Reliability for Extreme Thermal Environments Current-Controlled Output Driver for Directly Coupled Loads Interactive Inventory Monitoring Sensor for Spatial Detection of Single- Event Effects in Semiconductor-Based Electronics Particle Filter Simulation and Analysis Enabling Non-Traditional Navigation The Subgrid-Scale Scalar Variance Under Supercritical Pressure Conditions Quasi-Terminator Orbits for Mapping Small Primitive Bodies Parallel Particle Filter Toolkit Automated Generation of Adaptive Filter Using a Genetic Algorithm and Cyclic Rule Reduction Products Products IR Emitters 250W CO2 Laser Quadrant Photodiode Multispectral Sensors Product of the Month: Geomagic Capture® Motion Control and Automation Technology Briefs Autonomous Robotic Manipulation (ARM) Sliding Gait for ATHLETE Mobility Articles Moving Magnet Voice Coil Actuators Offer Controllable Movement for High-Duty-Cycle Applications Applications Integrated Motion Solution Keeps Laser Marking Machine Costs Down Products DC Motors and Gearheads Electric Cylinders Rotary Encoders Slide Systems Stepper Motors and Drives Brushless Motors Incremental Encoders Motor/Drive Brushless DC Pump Servo Gearheads Servomotors Angle Sensors Accelerometer Stepper Motor Pre-Driver MEMS Accelerometers Torque Inserts Linear Actuators Linear Motors Customized Motors Customized Motors Piston Pump DC Drives Motion Controller Accelerometers Tachometer/Commutator Emergency Stop Switches Brushless Motor Lighting Technology Briefs New Approach To Growing InGaN Crystals For Diodes Could Also Improve Solar Cell Efficiency New Plastic-Like Polymer Could Lead To White Organic LEDs Applications LED Panels Illuminate Stained Glass Window LED Manufacturer Switches Over To LED Lighting Articles State-of-the-Art LED Cooling Technology Manufacturing LED Modules and Components View the discussion thread.