August 1, 2018 Tech Briefs - August 2018 - Vol. 42 No. 8 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: August 2018 Optimized Imager Tracks Cancer and Stem Cells in Medical Research Key Technologies Needed to Advance Mission-Critical IoT Application Briefs Reducing Weight and Design Time for Dream Chaser Spacecraft System Tests Dream Chaser's Atmospheric Flight Control System Q&A Q&A: Carnegie Mellon's Dr. Sara Abdollahi Optimizes Soft-Material 3D Printing 5 Ws 5 Ws of the PHADE Addressing System Facility Focus Air Force Research Laboratory NASA Spinoff Plant Food for Space Grows Crops on Earth Technology Leaders Auxiliary Power Solutions for 1500 VDC Photovoltaic Systems Tech Briefs Materials Artificial “Blubber” Protects Divers in Frigid Water Hardface Coating Systems for Wear and Corrosion Resistance Rubber-Like Adhesive Film Sticks to Highly Deformable Areas Water-Repellent Nanotextures Possess Anti-Fogging Capability Modified, 3D-Printable Alloy for Flexible Electronics and Soft Robots Software Simulation Technique Models Material-Aging Process Modification of SURFICE Code Comprehensive Software Simulation on Ground Special Power at Kennedy Space Center Information Sharing Protocol VCR (ISPVCR) Location Awareness Algorithm for Internet of Things Devices Manufacturing & Prototyping Method 3D-Prints Marine-Grade Stainless Steel Printing Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits 3D Printing of All-Liquid 3D Structures Diamond Pellet Grinding Tool Bio-Medical Portable Brain Imaging System Self-Powered Paper Patch Measures Glucose Non-Invasive Diabetes Monitoring Patch Ingestible Sensors Powered by Stomach Acid Electronics & Computers Integrated Inverter for Controlling Multiple Electric Machines Power Outlet Analyzes Electrical Current Usage Thermally Conductive Crystals Dissipate Electronics Heat Ultra-Low Power Consumption for Data Recording Microcontroller Altimeter (uCA) Supersonic Waves Enable Heat Management in Electronics Devices Linear Resonators Make Electronics More Resistant to Damage and Defects Advances in Spintronic Devices Built-In Temperature Sensing Method in a Microheater Photonics/Optics Crystal-Free Formation of Non-Oxide Optical Fiber Material Brings Optical Communication onto Silicon Chips Hybrid Optics for Color Imaging Hyperfine Interpolated Range Finding for CW Lidar, Radar, and Sonar Using Repeating Waveforms and Fourier Transform Reordering Energy Water-Based Battery Stores Solar and Wind Energy Graphene Oxide Nanosheets for Lithium-Metal Batteries Chemical Heat Battery Material Releases Energy on Demand Electrode Design Boosts Supercapacitor Performance Products Products New on the Market: August 2018 Product of the Month: August 2018 IMTS Product Preview 2018 Motion Design Briefs Fast, Low-Voltage Actuator for Soft and Wearable Robotics Ultra-Thin Capacitive Sensor Has the Least Possible Resistance to Motion Variable-Camber Compliant Wing Using Direct Current with Inverter Technology in Resistance Welding Autonomous Crop-Counting Robot Hydraulic-Based Spherical Robot Articles Conical, Floating-Piston Isolation Valve Machine Vision Can Do More Than You Think IMTS2018 Preview Applications High-Speed Reluctance Machine Design Drive Technology: The Recipe for Precise Actuator Control Products New Products: August 2018 Motion Design View the discussion thread.