February 1, 2015 NASA Tech Briefs - February 2015 - Vol. 39 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 Products of Tomorrow: February 2015 NACA to NASA: 100 Years of Aeronautics Innovation NACA Technology: Then and Now Tech Briefs Interview: NASA’s Kathy Lueders Who's Who David Blake, Senior Research Scientist, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA Application Briefs Video Wall Monitors Space Station Science Power Management System Keeps SpaceCube Flying Tech Briefs Information Sciences Habitat Demonstration Unit Core Avionics Software Multicore ROCKSTER Non-Binary Protograph-Based LDPC Codes with Near-Capacity Thresholds Dynamically Configurable Pipeline Frame Synchronization Without Attached Sync Markers Scalable ParaView for Extreme Scale Visualization Explicit Filtering Leading to Grid-Spacing-Independent and Discretization-Order-Independent Large Eddy Simulation Solutions Explicit Filtering Leading to Grid-Independent and Discretization-Order-Independent Large Eddy Simulation Mars Science Laboratory Second-Chance Flight Software Multi-User Investigation Organizer Unit Conversion Macro for TecPlot Solutions for CFD Materials Modeling Transmission Effects on Multilayer Insulation Woven Thermal Protection System Innovative, Low-CTE, Lightweight Structures with Higher Strength Negative Dielectric Constant Material Based on Ion-Conducting Materials Insulating Materials and Precursor Formulations, and Method of Forming Selective Clay Placement Within a Silicate Clay-Epoxy-Blend Nanocomposite Software Predictive Computations of Single-Phase Turbulent Flows Predictive Computation of Two-Phase Turbulent Flows with Phase Change Physics-Model-Based Wiring Fault Detection Toolbox for MATLAB PEGASUS 5.2: Automated Pre-Processing of Overset CFD Grids ACES ToolSuite Modeling for Partitioned and Multicore Flight Software Systems ATLAS Collaborative Spacecraft and Mission Software Design Tool CryoSim Building Blocks for the Rapid Development of Parallel Simulations Automated Multibody Response (AMBER) Manufacturing & Prototyping Mechanically Induced Nucleation Improves Crystalline Quality During Melt Growth of Semiconductors Fabrication of a Nanopipette Array for Biosensing Machinery & Automation Evaluation of Rail Gun Technology for Launch Assist of Air-Breathing Rockets Using Harmonics to Control Flutter in Wings with Electrical Motors Micropulse Detonation Rocket Engine for Nano-Satellite Propulsion Experimental Testbed for 1-MW Turboelectric Distributed Propulsion Aircraft Propellant Loading Visualization Software Bio-Medical Versatile Platform for Nanotechnology Based on Circular Permutations of Chaperonin Protein Zero-G Condensing Heat Exchanger with Integral Disinfection Concurrent O2 Generation and CO2 Control for Advanced Life Support Gene Expression Signatures for Colon Carcinogenesis and Radiation-Induced Cellular Transformation Electronics & Computers Automotive Circuit Protection Using High-Reliability TVS Diodes A Resistive, High-Voltage, Differential Input Interface in a 3.3-V BiCMOS 0.5-μm Process for Extreme Environments Precision Current Input With Well-Defined Current Limiting for Extreme Environment Applications Photonics/Optics Algorithm for Estimating PRC Wavefront Errors from Shack-Hartmann Camera Images Photo-Thermo-Refractive Glass Co-Doped with Luminescent Agents for All-Solid-State Microchip Lasers Large Computer-Generated Hologram with Software-Generated Calibration Wavefront Map Products Products Product of the Month: February 2015 Digital Controller Serial Communication Cards Source Measure Instrument Circuit Design Tool Motion Control and Automation Technology Briefs Robust Gimbal System for Small-Payload Manipulation A Phase-Changing Pendulum to Control Spherical Robots and Buoy Sensors Articles Google Glass for Industrial Automation Applications Energy Efficiency in Machine Tools Products Linear Position Sensors Stepper Motor Motor Driver ICs Encoders AC Drive Table Motors Motion Controller Linear Actuators Rod-Style Actuator Controller Systems Brushless DC Motor and Control Test & Measurement Tech Briefs Briefs Method for Performing GPS L1 C/A Measurements in Wideband Jamming and Interference JWST IV&V Simulation and Test (JIST) RT Logic T501 Emulator Cooling Test Samples With a Combined Convective and Conductive System to Rapidly Reach 77 K Guarded Two-Dimensional Flat Plate Insulation Test Calorimeter with Attach Points Test, Calibration, and Training Target for a Microwave Sensor Applications Creating a Unique Solution to Test Indoor Climate Systems Articles Test it Like da Vinci The Touch Screen Revolution The Changing Face of Test Products Computed Tomography Systems Data Acquisition and Control Digital Meter Passive Oscilloscope Probes Temperature and Voltage Measurement Signaling Test Set Data Acquisition Board Oscilloscope Data Acquisition Module Temperature Scanner Indicators Vector Signal Analyzer Data Acquisition Card Detection Scanner View the discussion thread.