May 1, 2014 NASA Tech Briefs - May 2014 - Vol. 38 No. 5 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 Tech Needs Fabrics with an Inherent Thickness Technologies Dielectric Fluid Technology Enhances Transformers V-Trough Solar Collector Provides Electricity, Hot Water Application Briefs Flexible Wing Flap Reduces Noise and Drag Control Software Navigates Lunar CubeSats Lunar Simulants Provide Critical Tests for Moon Missions Who's Who Michelle Munk, Principal Investigator, Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA Articles Products of Tomorrow: April 2014 Power for Extreme Environments Tech Briefs Test & Measurement Processing COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Data for Slant Total Electron Content Measurements Durability Analysis of a Vehicle by Virtual Test Model (VTM) Model-Based Prognostics for Batteries Application of a Physics-Based Stabilization Criterion to Flight System Thermal Testing Physical Sciences Optical Phased Array with Digitally Enhanced Interferometry Mass Spectrometry of Spacecraft Contamination Using the Direct Analysis in Real-Time Ion Source Lithium-Ion Battery Technologies with High Energy Density Low-Cost Communications Concept for Smallsats: Opportunistic MSPA Spatial Standard Observer Use of Selective Oxidation Catalyst for Amperometric Sensing Electrode Simple Subset Wizard COEDI Instrument Design Development for the GEOCAPE Mission Intercalibration of Measurements from Microwave Sensors Manufacturing & Prototyping Tailored 3D Fiber Architecture to Improve CVI Processing 3D Microwave Print Head System for Melting Materials Novel Chemistry for Deposition of MgF2 Thin Films Software Gridded Atmosphere Products from GPS Radio Occultation Measurements with Bayesian Interpolation Technique Goddard Mission Services Evolution Center Compliance Test Suite NASA Experiment Designer: A Tool for Running Scientific Workflows SensorWeb Campaign Manager API Client Kameleon-Plus: Data Access, Interpolation, and Fieldline Tracing Library for Space Weather Simulation Data Software for Lossless Data Compression Asynchronous Message Service (AMS) Software Libraries Software for Executing International Standard CCSDS 123B TASAR and TAP: Airborne Trajectory Management Enabled by Traffic-Aware Software Module::Build::Database Materials The Flexibility of ITO Films in Electronic Coating Applications Electride Mediated Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Patterned Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Displays Puncture Self-Healing Polymer for Aerospace Applications Information Sciences Safety Analysis of Conflict Prevention Algorithms CT-CURS: Unwrapping/Re-slicing Software for Cylindrical Objects Inspected Using Computed Tomography Trajectory Specification for High-Capacity Air Traffic Control Whole Symbol Moments SNR Estimator Analysis and Implementation Identification of Abnormal Noise Temperature Patterns in Deep Space Network Antennas Using Fuzzy Logic Controllable V-Notch in Spacecraft Antenna Pattern for Spacecraft Pointing and Orientation Determination Quick Thrust Profile Design Analysis for Verifying Spacecraft Operational Capabilities Numerical Evaluation of Near-Hypersingular Integrals Mechanics & Machinery Pneumatic Sample Acquisition and Transfer System Brine Residual in Containment Locking Orifice Retaining Nut Hybrid Mechanical Electrostatic Actuator for Deformable Mirrors Reconfigurable Structural Joint Electronics & Computers Battery Fault Detection with Saturating Transformers Digitally Controlled, 12-V Precision Current Source for Extreme-Temperature Operation Scandate Cathode for High-Power, Long-Life Electric Space Propulsion Hybrid Force/Stress Amplified Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Transducer System Improved Battery Health Monitoring Space Modem GMSK Modulator Barrel Distortion Correction Image Processing Algorithm for Fish-Eye Lenses Co-Optimized, Blunt-Body Re-entry Vehicle Design Process Products Product of the Month Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. 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SUBSCRIBE Briefs First Single-Molecule LED Developed Two-Dimensional Material Shows Promise for Optoelectronics Improving the Efficiency of Green-Blue-Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diodes Applications LED Street Lights Reduce Energy Consumption by 72% at Power Station Production Company Uses LED Street Lights To Illuminate Dark Parking Lot Customized Goniophotometer System Tests High Intensity Obstruction Lights Articles Liquid Cooling Technology for LEDs Finding the Optimal Lighting Solution for Line-Scan Applications Products Wire-to-Board Connector Based LEDs Ballast Control ICs Chip-on-Board (COB) LEDs LED Drivers Aluminum Body LED Work Light Research News Scientists Build Thinnest-Possible LEDs To Be Stronger, More Energy Efficient LED Drivers Use Less Energy, Produce More Light With Gallium Nitride Transistors Artificial Metamaterial Could Speed Up Underwater Communications Novel LEDs Pave The Way To Cheaper Displays Topics: View the discussion thread.