May 1, 2015 NASA Tech Briefs - May 2015 - Vol. 39 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 Articles Products of Tomorrow: May 2015 Industry Roundtable: 3D Printing The Strain Gauge Gets an Upgrade New Control Possibilities for Wireless Switches Glaucoma Sensor Monitors Eye Continuously Who's Who Dr. David W. Miller, Chief Technologist, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC Application Briefs 3D-Printed Functional Antenna Arrays Operate on Exterior of COSMIC-2 Satellites NASA, UCF Professor Send Sensor to Stratosphere Waggle Platform Offers Possible Key to the ‘Smart City’ NASA Sensors Detect Aircraft Icing Hazards NASA Spinoff NASA Spinoff: NASA’s UV Radiation Research Keeps Sun Worshipers Safe Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Diminutive Assembly for Nanosatellite deploYables (DANY) Miniature Release Mechanism Quantitative Real-Time Flow Visualization Technique Thin-Film Evaporative Cooling for Side-Pumped Lasers MEMS Micro-Translation Stage with Large Linear Travel Capability Planar and Non-Planar Multi-Bifurcating Stacked Radial Diffusing Valve Cages Information Sciences Space Weather Database of Notifications, Knowledge, Information — DONKI Core Flight System (cFS) Software Bus Network Application Version 1.0 STARS Finite Element Multidisciplinary Analysis Computer Program Hazards Analysis Management Tool Developing Web and Mobile Applications Integrated with Systems Utilizing the Object Management Group’s Data Distribution Service Synthetic Imaging Maneuver Optimization — SIMO Manufacturing & Prototyping Increased Alignment in Carbon Nanotube Growth Process to Fabricate Specific Sized Monodisperse Polystyrene Microparticles Atmospheric Pressure Plasma-Based Fabrication of Printable Electronics and Functional Coatings Passive Destructive Interference Acoustic Liner for a Turbofan Engine Using Additive Manufacturing Bio-Medical Retinal Light Processing Using Carbon Nanotubes Provision of Carbon Nanotube Buckypaper Cages for Immune Shielding of Cells, Tissues, and Medical Devices Rapid Polymer Sequencer High-Density, Homogenous Bacterial Spore Distributions on Test Surfaces Team Game and Simulation Control CRP Aptamers to Bone-Specific Alkaline Phosphatase (BAP) Test & Measurement Quantitative Analysis of Failure Mode in Adhesively Bonded Test Specimens Energy-Based Acoustic Measurement System for Rocket Noise Mass Gauging Demonstrator for Any Gravitational Conditions Multiport Hat Coupler for Electronically Steerable Antenna Testing Neutron Spectrometer for Inner Radiation Belt Studies High-Energy Instrumentation for Small Satellite Platforms Variable Acceleration Force Calibration System A Synthetic Quadrature Phase Detector/ Demodulator for Fourier Transform Spectrometers Device for Direct Measurement of the Diffusivity and Molecular Release Through Membranes and Filters Sensors/Data Acquisition Gas and Vapor Sensors on Paper Intelligent Flamefinder Detection and Alert System Load-Indicating Sensor for Lines and Cords Wide-Input-Range Signal-Conditioning Input Interface for Motor Position Sensing in Extreme Environments Aerospace Real-Time Aerodynamic Parameter Estimation Without Airflow Angle Measurements Method for Improving Control Systems with Normalized Adaptation by Optimal Control Modification Airborne Coordinated Conflict Resolution and Detection (ACCoRD) Framework Integrated Pitot Health Monitoring System NASA Aircraft Management Information System (NAMIS) Sector 33 App Communications VCSEL Laser Array for Communications Providing a Real-Time Audible Message to a Pilot Pass Plan Formatter (PPF) for Earth Sciences Ground Support System Integrated Tool Archives, Extracts, and Analyzes Spacecraft Housekeeping Telemetry Data (GMSEC R3.0) Low-Noise Analog APDs with Impact Ionization Engineering and Negative Feedback Method to Improve Wireless System Communication Coverage in a Bended Tunnel Environment Products Products Product of the Month: May 2015 High-Shock Sensors Gas Sensors Pressure Sensors Accelerometers Spectral Sensors Vision Sensors Flow Sensors Pressure Transducers Capacitive Measurement System Accelerometers Load Cells Sensor System Temperature Sensors Sensor Beacons Photonics Tech Briefs Applications Intelligent Photonic Multi-Sensor Solutions Articles Fiber Optic Connectors Products UV-VIS Micro-Spectrometer 310 nm, sub 800 ps Picosecond Pulsed LED UV-Visible-NIR Polarization Spectroscopy Circular Variable ND Filters Camera Sensor Module Laser Radiation Detector Screens Deep UV Luminescence Spectrophotometer sCMOS Cameras Samarium Oxide Glaze View the discussion thread.