March 1, 2017 NASA Tech Briefs - March 2017 - Vol. 41 No. 3 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 Application Briefs Autonomous Driving — In a ‘Flash’ ViDAR Optical Radar Provides New Maritime Search Capability Who's Who Darmindra Arumugam, Senior Research Technologist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA Articles High-Power Fiber Lasers Finding the Right Chip-on-Tip Camera Technology Thermal Imaging: How Does It Work? Six Questions About Today's Camera Market Infrared Cameras Support Advanced 3D Printing Efforts The Heavy Impact of Advanced Lightweight Materials WCX17 World Congress Experience Products of Tomorrow: March 2017 NASA Spinoff Temperature-Regulating Fabrics Keep Babies Comfortable Tech Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping Hot Isostatic Pressing of 60-Nitinol Logistics for Building Radiation Storm Shelters and their Operational Evaluation Vapor-Barrier Vacuum Isolation System Silicon Micro-Emitters for Microfluidic Electrospray Propulsion Systems Software BPTables DTN Bundle Filtering Framework A Systems Engineering Approach to Architecture Development Timeline Builder Assistant Mechanics & Machinery Development of the Orion Crew-Service Module Umbilical Retention and Release Mechanism Micro-Lid for Sealing a Sample Reservoir for Micro-Extraction Systems Single-Fluid-Pumped Radiators with Increased Turn-Down Ratio and Control in the Stagnation Regime Electronics & Computers MRAM Alternative Uses Less Energy than Conventional Chip Reconfigurable Chaos-Based Microchips Supercomputer Cooling System Uses Refrigerant to Replace Water Computer Chips Calculate and Store in an Integrated Unit Printed Circuit Board Design Software Helps Create New Energy Solutions Electron-to-Photon Communication for Quantum Computing Material Combination Enables Transistor Gate Length of 1 Nanometer Photonics/Optics 2.2-Micron, Uncooled, InGaAs Photodiodes and Balanced Photoreceivers up to 25-GHz Bandwidth Fourier Transform Spectrometer System Large-Area, Polarization-Sensitive Bolometer for Multi-Mode Optics Aerospace Nodal Averaging Program for CFD Planes Transformable and Reconfigurable Entry, Descent, and Landing Systems and Methods High Speed Idle Engine Control Mode Blended Cutout Flap for the Reduction of Jet-Flap Interaction Noise Method and System for Air Traffic Rerouting for Airspace Constraint Resolution Hybrid Flow Control Method for Simple Hinged Flap High-Lift System Environment Vulnerability Assessment Tool Algae Bioreactor Using Submerged Enclosures with Semi-Permeable Membranes Three-Band Cloud and Precipitation Radar Energy High-Voltage Supercapacitors for Improved Energy Density Hybrid Power Sources Fuel Cell Power Management Solid-State Lithium Sulfur Battery Standardized Heating Method to Trigger and Prevent Thermal Runaway Propagation in Lithium-Ion Batteries Products New Products: March 2017 Photonics & Imaging Technology Product of the Month: March 2017 Sensor Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Piezoelectric Field Disturbance Sensing System and Method Intelligent Displacement Sensor Deployment Using MTConnect Protocol over Ethernet Articles CERTIFICATES AND SIGNATURES: How to Ensure Authentication in the IoT Researchers Turn iPhone Camera into Optical Sensor SOLVING THE INTERCONNECT CHALLENGE: How to Bring Flexibility to Wearable Design Products New Products: March 2017 Sensor Techonology Applications A New Clinical Challenge: Making Sense of Heart Failure NASA Navigation Sensor May Land in Applications Beyond Mars View the discussion thread.