May 1, 2018 Tech Briefs - May 2018 - Vol. 42 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 Application Briefs Advanced Data Acquisition Technology Improves Global Weather Predictions Articles Products of Tomorrow: May 2018 The Less is More Approach to Robotic Cable Management 3D-Printed Lab on Wheels Q&A Q&A: Brookhaven's Dr. Yimei Zhu Observes How Lithium Moves Inside Batteries 5 Ws 5 Ws of Invisible Glass Facility Focus Oak Ridge National Laboratory NASA Spinoff All-in-One Lab Device Gets New Instruments via Software Update Technology Leaders Understanding Smart Machines: How They Will Shape the Future Tech Briefs Test & Measurement Large-Area Structural Damage Nondestructive Evaluation Compact Science Experiment Module Laser Technique Detects Toxic Agents in the Atmosphere Correlation Spectrometer Mobile Instrument Detects and Samples Aerosol Particles A Fast, Non-Destructive Test for Two-Dimensional Materials Surface-Field-Enhanced Detection of Deep UV Photons in Silicon Carbide Avalanche Photodetectors Miniature Mass Spectrometer Technique Measures Temperature of 2D Materials at the Atomic Level Analysis of Molecules in Liquids on a Chip Manufacturing & Prototyping Freeform Channel Close-Out for High-Performance Heat Exchangers Freeform Fabrication Using Electrically Conductive Filaments Novel 3D Printing Method Embeds Sensing Capabilities Within Robotic Actuators Anti-UV Technology Using Synthetic Biology Technique Enables 3D Printing of Microstructures 3D Printing of Shape-Shifting Smart Gel Materials Polymer-Based 2D-to-3D Transformable Surfaces Printing Ink Removes Oxygen in Sealed Packages Novel Radiation Shielding Material for Dramatically Extending the Orbit Life of CubeSats Piezomagnetic Material Changes Magnetic Properties When Stretched Plastic Material Works as a Heat Conductor New Methods in Preparing and Purifying Nanomaterials Aerospace Method for Transferring a Spacecraft from Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit to Lunar Orbit Method for Reducing Broadband Noise Flight Awareness Collaboration Tool (FACT) Novel Turboelectric Aircraft Design Reliable Geo-Limitation System for Unmanned Aircraft Variable Bypass Turbofan Engine Energy Fabric Converts Kinetic Energy into Electric Power Environmentally Friendly, Rechargeable Proton Battery Grid Friendly™ Charger Controller Thermal Energy Storage and Monitoring Nonaqueous Redox Flow Battery Products New on the Market: May 2018 Product of the Month: May 2018 Photonics & Imaging Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Applications Using Digital Microscopes as Inspection Tools Direct AC LED Engines Articles Essential Principles for Designing and Specifying Laser Optics Novel Laser Power Sensor Technology for Process Control High-Speed Multi-Sensor Imaging 3D Imaging in Space Products New Products: May 2018 Photonics & Imaging Technology Topics: View the discussion thread.