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Smart Sensor Technology for the IoT
2018 Create the Future Design Contest Special Awards Section
Products of Tomorrow: November 2018
Facility Focus: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Inside Story: S. Himmelstein and Company
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Electronics/Sensors/IOT Category Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Grand Prize Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Medical Category Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Robotics/Automation/Manufacturing Category Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Aerospace & Defense Category Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Automotive/Transportation Category Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Consumer Products Category Winner
2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Sustainable Technologies Category Winner

Products of the Month

New on the Market: November 2018
Product of the Month: November 2018
Tech Briefs


Nano-Additives Increase the Service Life of Concrete
Self-Healing Metal Oxides for Corrosion Protection
Energy-Storing Material Folds Onto Itself
Synthesis and Development of Polyurethane Coatings Containing Fluorine Groups for Adhesive Applications
Bacteria-Fighting Polymers Created with Light
One-Dimensional Material with High Current Density

Machinery & Automation

A Biologically Inspired Method of Improving Systems and Survivability Through Self-Sacrifice
Method Trains Robots to Collaborate Through Demonstration
Cell-Sized Robots Sense Their Environment


Wireless System Pinpoints Location of Ingestible Implants
Kit Containing Stem Cells and Cytokines for Use in Attenuating Immune Responses
Machine Learning Method Detects Heart Disease
Retinal Prosthesis Stimulates Nerve Cells

Electronics & Computers

Method Enables Electronic Components to be Printed Like Newspapers
Piezoelectric Resonator with Two Layers
Inorganic Compound for Use in Quantum Computing
A Robust Waveguide Millimeter-Wave Noise Source
Two-Dimensional Semiconductor Materials Created Using Artificial “Superlattices”


Super-Resolution Image Reconstruction (SRIR)
Ultra-Thin Camera Creates Images Without Lenses
Photonics & Imaging Technology


Imaging Innovation for Spinal Care
Ray Optics Simulation of Inertial Navigation Systems


Simplifying Access to High Energy Sub-5-fs Pulses
Custom Optomechanics in Industrial UV Lasers


On-Chip Optical Filter Processes Wide Range of Light Wavelengths
Next-Generation Photodetector Camera to Deploy During Robotic Servicing Demonstration Mission
Photonic Communication Comes to Computer Chips
New Camera Gives Surgeons a Butterfly's-Eye View of Cancer
Shrimp-Inspired Camera May Enable Underwater Navigation
Novel Optics for Ultrafast Cameras Create New Possibilities for Imaging