January 1, 2018 Tech Briefs - January 2018 - Vol. 42 No. 1 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 Design for Metal Additive Delivers New Standards for Metal Parts Products of Tomorrow: January 2018 Application Briefs Creating an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging Q&A Q&A: Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed, Senior Sensor Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD 5 Ws 5Ws of the Grid Friendly Charger Controller Facility Focus Facility Focus: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory NASA Spinoff Zinc-Silicate Coating Blocks Corrosion Tech Briefs Materials Process Turns Carbon Dioxide into 3D Graphene with Microporous Surface Electromagnetic Metamaterial with Wide Angular and Broadband Spectral Absorption Nanoporous Material Reduces Computer Energy Consumption Fluorinated Alkyl Ether Epoxy Resin Compositions and Applications Thereof Bulk Preparation of Holey Graphene via Controlled Catalytic Oxidation Nickel Oxide Compound for High-Temperature Superconductors Freeze-Dried Boron Nitride Foam Soaks Up Carbon Dioxide Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Polymers for High-Temperature Applications Software AMMOS-PDS Pipeline Service (APPS) Algorithm Repairs Corrupted Digital Images in One Step Soil Moisture Active-Passive Project Spacecraft Flight Software Deterministic Annealing Clustering Software Verifies Identity by DNA in Minutes Discontinuous-Galerkin Spectral-Element Solver (Eddy) Data Compression and Pattern Recognition Software for Hypersensor Data Adjoint Error Estimation for Embedded-Boundary Cartesian Meshes for use with Cart3D Manufacturing & Prototyping Hybrid 3D Printing Method for Flexible Electronics Additive Manufacturing Facility for Utilization Primarily in Microgravity Environments Joining of Ti, Mo, and Ni Terminated Thermoelectric Segments via Brazing Printable Structures Self-Fold Without Heating or Immersion in Water 3D-Printed Objects Connect to WiFi Without Electronics Extrusion Method Improves Structural Properties of Magnesium High-Resolution, 3D Cell-Printing of Living Tissues Stress-Induced Nanofabrication Machinery & Automation Flexible “Skin” Senses Shear Force Software Improves Ability of Robots to Communicate with Humans Transparent, Hydrogel-Based Robots Move When Inflated with Water System Enables Robots to Understand Contextual Commands Controlling Soft Robots Using Magnetic Fields Evolving and Controlling Behaviors in a Computation-Free Robot Swarm Bio-Medical Integrated Lab-on-a-Chip Uses Smartphone to Detect Multiple Pathogens Methods for Characterizing Nonlinear Fields of a High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Source Smart Artificial Limbs Device Heals Organs Through Cell Function Change LightCensor Software for Optimized Viewing of Medical Images Wearable Biosensor Monitors Exposure to Bacteria, Viruses, and Pollutants Portable Device for Rapid Detection of the Zika Virus Test & Measurement Non-Destructive Additive Manufacturing Characterization Coupon High-Sensitivity, Environmentally Isolated Bearing Tester Sensor Droplets Enable Cheaper, Faster Food Testing Wind Turbine Blade Testing System Using Base Excitation Nano Layer Helps Measuring Devices Withstand Extreme Environments Cryogenic and Non-Cryogenic Liquid Level Instrument Component Leak Test Apparatus Electronics & Computers Microwave-Based Test Method for Computer Chips New Quantum Computing Design Based on “Flip-Flop” Qubits Silicon Carbide High-Voltage Switch Semiconductor Blocks Heat Transfer and Preserves Conductivity Imaging Stereoscopic Imaging in Hypersonic Boundary Layers Using Planar Laser-Induced Fluorescence Color-Changing Surface Tunable Through Electrical Voltage Improved 3D Imaging Using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Dual-Field-of-View Multiband Optics Optical Ultrasound Needle for Heart Surgery Microscope Scans Tumors During Surgery and Examines Cancer Biopsies in 3D Products Products Product of the Month: January 2018 Photonics & Imaging Technology Briefs Researchers Develop Flexible, Stretchable Photonic Devices Using Ground Sensors to Defend Aircraft Against Laser Strikes Wireless Handheld Spectrometer Transmits Data to Smartphone Transfer Technique Produces Wearable Gallium Nitride Gas Sensors Compact Cooling for Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors Energy Storage Thermal Management Articles Nd:YAG or Fiber Laser for Micro Welding? The Effects of Micro-Electric Discharge Machining (μEDM) on the Topography of Stainless Steel 3D Vision Made Easy SPIE Photonics WEST 2018 Preview Products New Products: January 2018 Photonics & Imaging Technology View the discussion thread.