July 1, 2014 NASA Tech Briefs - July 2014 - Vol. 38 No. 7 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 Extended-Wear Patches for Skin Hydration Monitoring Battery Health in Solar-Charged Systems Technologies DBD Device Offers Transdermal Medicine Delivery Dispensing Closure Technology Seals and Separates Ingredients Application Briefs Torque Sensors Provide Force Feedback for Robotic Applications Heat Pipe Assembly Passes NASA Hypersonic Tests Liquid Flow Sensor Launches into Space Who's Who Dr. Keith Gendreau, Principal Investigator, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD Articles Products of Tomorrow: July 2014 The Modern Industrial Workhorse: PID Controllers Standards Help Protect Technology and Life in Orbit or on Earth Spacecraft Seat Standards Lead to Comfort in Your Car Tech Briefs Physical Sciences Strobing to Mitigate Vibration for Display Legibility Imaging Space System Architectures Using a Granular Medium as a Primary Concentrator Image Processing Method To Determine Dust Optical Density Vibration and Thermal Cycling Apparatus for Cryogenic Tanks Integrated Rate Isolation Sensor Mercury-Cadmium-Telluride Focal Plane Array for Warm Alignment of Imaging Spectroscopy Systems Enhanced Auditory Alert Systems Carbon Monoxide Silicate Reduction System Manufacturing & Prototyping Full-Cell Evaluation/Screening Technique for New Battery Chemistries Growth Method for Chalcongenide Phase-Change Nanostructures ELID Grinding of Large Aspheres Highly Aligned Electrospun Fibers and Mats Information Sciences Automatic Lunar Rock Detection and Mapping Technique for Finding the Center of an Image of a Rising or Setting Sun Based on Simulated Images Modeling Lunar Surface Systems Concepts of Operations Portable Distributed Scripts (PoDS) Slot-Sampled Optical PPM Demodulation Small-Object Detection via Fast Discrete Curvelet Transform Mechanics & Machinery Compact Regenerative Blower Shape-Memory-Alloy-Based Launch Lock Rotary Microspine Technology Percussive Augmenter of Rotary Drills for Operation as a Rotary-Hammer Drill Non-Collinear Valve Actuator Electronics & Computers High/Low-Temperature Contactless RF Probes for Characterizing Microwave Integrated Circuits and Devices Multi-Tone, High-Frequency Synthesizer for CubeSat-Borne Beacon Transmitter for Radio Wave Atmospheric Propagation Studies Dynamic Response Determination of an Electronic Printed Circuit Board Wii Nunchuk Controller for ATHLETE Operations Products Product of the Month: July 2014 Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Applications Laser Scribing of Photovoltaic Materials Articles CCD and CMOS Sensors Products Product of the Month: Hyperspectral Imager Pulsed Laser Diodes Miniature Full Feature HD/SDI 1080p Camera Liquid Crystal Thermography System 2 MP HDTV Format Cameras Image Processing Software Multi-layer Thickness Measurement System Topics: View the discussion thread.