February 1, 2016 NASA Tech Briefs - February 2016 - Vol. 40 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 2016 Drone Control: Flying the Crowded Skies FAA and Drone Control CO2 Recovery System Puts Bubbles into Beer Graphene Supports NASA-Developed Nanosensors Energy Harvesting and the IoT: A New Bull Market When Sensors Mesh: How Sensor Networks Improve Performance Who's Who Dave McNally, Aerospace Engineer, Air Traffic Management, and Kapil Sheth, Aerospace Research Engineer, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California Application Briefs CAD-Based Process Analyzes Lidar Interferometer Instrument Plasma Etching System Expands Device Processing Capability at JPL Researchers Prepare RoboSimian for Tasks Beyond Disaster Response Energy Harvester Uses RF Waves to Power Air Pollution Sensors Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery NEO Hunter Seeker Micro-Spacecraft and Mission Concept Multipath, Multistage, Erosion-Resistive Valve for Downhole Flow Control Passive Close-Off Feature for Sample Acquisition and Retention Piezoelectric-Actuated Cryogenic Thermodynamic Vent Valve Amine Swingbed Payload Decelerator System Simulation (DSS) Information Sciences The Advanced Data Analytics Platform (ADAPT): Concept, Design, Architecture, and Operation Orion Heat Shield Thermal Mapping Tool Distributed User Interface Management System for Interactive Collaborative Environments Design Reference Mission Tool for Exoplanet Starshade Mission Study Data Parallel Line Relaxation Code (DPLR) Version 3.05 Front End Data System (FEDS) Version 10.0 Link Complexity Scheduling Algorithm BUMPER-CEV Micrometeoroid and Orbital Debris Risk Assessment Code Rev. A Advanced Numerical Integration Techniques for High-Fidelity SDE Spacecraft Simulation Launch Environment Water Flow Simulations Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Seismometer Simulation Software The Space Station Modulator: A Configurable Surface Mesh Geometry Model for Aeroscience Analyses Submersible Phase Change Float Sizing Method for Evaluating the Pneumatic Hammer Stability of a Fluid-Film Bearing Using CFD DAWN: a Simulation Model for Evaluating Costs and Tradeoffs of Big Data Science Architectures Auxiliary Payload Sensor System Simulation Software Multiphysics Piezoelectric Finite Element Modeling for Designing a Piezoelectric Damping Treatment for Vibration Control of Rotating Blades EXOS Software Materials Processing and Damage Tolerance of Continuous Carbon Fiber Composites Containing Puncture-Self-Healing Thermoplastic Matrix Advanced Supported Liquid Membranes for CO2 Control in EVA Applications Low-Density Titanium-Based Bulk Metallic Glasses with High Glass-Forming Ability Thermal Management Coating (TMC) AeroHeating Tools (AHT) Suite Manufacturing & Prototyping Method for Fabricating Metallic Panels with Deep Stiffener Sections Robust, High-Temperature Containment Cartridges for Microgravity Method for Insertion of Carbon Fiber Through the Thickness of Dense Dry Fiber Preform Edge-Bonded Shims Bio-Medical Bayesian Sleep Fusion Technique for Reversible Permeabilization of Live Cells for Intracellular Delivery of Quantum Dots Introduction of Structural Affinity Handles as a Tool in Selective Nucleic Separations Functionalized Patterning of Tissue Engineering Substrates Hearing Test System Suitable for Self-Administered Hearing Assessment Assessment of Microbial Bioburden Within Aerogel Matrices Electronics & Computers Development of a Multi-User Modem for Space Telecommunications Wire Bonding to Pads in Tilted Planes cFE/CFS Evolution for Multicore Platforms Hermetic Feedthroughs for Mission-Critical Electronics Sensors/Data Acquisition Advanced Spacecraft Navigation and Timing Using Celestial Gamma-Ray Sources Generating a Laser Linear Frequency Modulation Waveform for Application in Coherent Doppler Lidar Outlier Detection Via Estimating Clusters Wideband Single-Crystal Transducer for Bone Characterization Wireless Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Microwave Heater System Using RFID-Based Temperature Feedback Sub-Audible Speech Recognition Based on Electromyographic (EMG) Signals Precision Detector Conductance Definition via Ballistic Thermal Transport Products Products Product of the Month Integrated Circuits Wireless Remote Sensing Wireless Router Optical Sensors Gas Sensor Modules Image Sensors Pressure Sensors Harsh-Environment Sensors Cable Extension Sensors Temperature Sensors Submersible Position Sensors Capacitive Force Sensor Product of the Month: February 2016 Power Supply DC Power Load Battery Monitor ESD Protection Power Supplies DC-DC Converters Temperature Control System Electronics Enclosures Spring-Loaded Screws Motion Control and Automation Technology Articles Optimizing Drive Systems for Energy Savings Applications Automation System Retrofit Transforms 175-Ton Hydraulic Forming Press Products Severe-Environment Motors High-Torque Drives Rotary Tables Actuator Control Motor Controllers Magnetic Encoder Roller Chain Spindle Gear Z-Theta System Motion Controller Rail Brakes Delta Robot and Controller Slide System Positioning Stage View the discussion thread.