June 1, 2016 NASA Tech Briefs - June 2016 - Vol. 40 No. 6 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: June 2016 Advances in Coating Technology Take Shape at NASA Goddard Recycling Technology Converts Plastic Waste to Energy Who's Who Joe Munchak, Research Meteorologist, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland Application Briefs Control Solutions Synchronize Operation of Space Launch System Heavy Transporters Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Launch Tie-Down and Release Mechanism for CubeSat Spacecraft Ratcheting Threaded Tapered Collet for use in Planetary Sample Caching Systems Planetary Ice Mining by Down-Hole Energy Injection Materials Multifunctional Ablative Thermal Protection System Hierarchical Support for Nanocatalysts Control of Carbon Nanotube Density and Tower Height in an Array In-Situ Chemical Analysis of Material Surfaces Software Predicting Magnetospheric Relativistic >1 MeV Electrons Optimal Prioritized Actuator Allocation Terrain Model Registration Error Budget for Pointing at Surface Features From Close Range Traceable Automation with Remote Display and Interruptible Scheduler Version 1.04.0 Java Pathfinder (JPF) Core System Single Doppler Retrieval Toolkit (SingleDop) Computing Efficient Onboard Analysis and Re-Scheduling libSPRITE Tool for Rapid Analysis of Monte Carlo (TRAM) Simulation Data Object-Oriented FITS File Interface for MATLAB Space Station Research Explorer Machinery & Automation Limboid Reconfigurable Robots for In-Space Assembly Cam Hand Physical Sciences Iodine-Compatible Hall Effect Thruster Test & Measurement Laser Architecture and Atomic Filter for Daytime Measurements Using Spaceborne Sodium Lidar Rangefinder for Measuring Volume of Cryogenic or Caustic Turbulent Fluids Micro-Force Sensing Nanoprobe High-Channel-Count, High-Scan-Rate Data Acquisition System for the NASA Langley Transonic Dynamics Tunnel Fusible Alloy Thermometer Small-Volume Pressurized Sample Handling System Electronics & Computers Integrated Circuit for Radio Astronomy Correlators Supporting Large Arrays of Antennas Fabrication of Silicon-Leg Isolated Bi-Cr Thermopiles Current Source Logic Gate Design of Double Layer Rectenna Array for Fault Isolation of Schottky Diode in Operation Beyond V-Band Frequencies Aerospace Generation-2 Lean Direction Injection System Propulsion Testing Aircraft Electric Propulsion Systems on NASA’s Modular Stand Burnable-Poison-Operated Reactor Using Gadolinium Loaded Alloy Products Products Product of the Month Product of the Month: June 2016 Handheld Meters for Test Kits Sampling Oscilloscopes Voltage/Current Source Power Meters Leak Detector Power Analyzer Mechatronics Platform Dual-Channel Transceiver EMI-Shielded Vents and Filters Sensor Technology Briefs Airborne Elastic Backscatter and Raman Polychromator for Ash Detection Intelligent Displacement Sensor Deployment Using MTConnect Protocol over Ethernet Active Remote-Sensing Radiometer Articles Making Sense from Sensors: How to Build a Sensor Fusion Engine NASA Proxy Maps Reveal Earthquake Damage Inertial Sensors Get in the Driver’s Seat Applications Vibration Sensors Add New Touch to Prosthetics Products Door Protection System Microcontrollers Multimeter Pyrometer Sensor ICs IC and Module Touchless Variable Gap Sensor Sensor Kits Spectroradiometer Proximity Sensor Current Sensors Three-Axis Magnetic Sensor Pressure Sensors Night-Vision Imaging Vision Sensors Surface Profiling Sensors Magnetic Position Sensors Surface Sensors Wireless Switches Motion Control and Automation Technology Articles Simplified Machine Design Approach for Optimal Servomotor Control Applications Anti-Creep Mechanism Enables Ultra-Precise Motor Table Positioning Products Motor Drive Positioners Linear Slide Angle Sensors Hexapod Level Indicator Machine Controller View the discussion thread.