December 1, 2018 Tech Briefs - December 2018 - Vol. 42 No. 12 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 Crash Test Dummies Get Older and Better with 3D Printing Articles Products of Tomorrow: December 2018 Vote for Product of the Year 2018 Innovators Recognized for "Creating the Future" 2018 Simulation for Everyone Q&A Q&A: Rice University's Rouzbeh Shahsavari Creates a Stronger, Lighter Cement 5 Ws 5 Ws of Spray-On Antennas Facility Focus Facility Focus: Ames Laboratory NASA Spinoff Sterilizing Fogger Cleans Ambulances with a Breeze Technology Leaders Five Industry Trends Disrupting the Design and Manufacturing World Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Shape Memory Alloy Rock Splitters (SMARS) Ducted Fuel Injection for Soot Reduction Ultralight Gloves Provide Realistic Haptic Feedback SHEAth-based Rollable LEnticular-Shaped and Low-Stiction (SHEARLESS) Composite Booms Variable-Pitch Turbine Blades System Makes Opaque Materials Totally Transparent Submarine Swims Without an Engine Reusable Breakaway Mounting Device A New Twist Makes Rotating Machinery More Efficient and Quieter Electronics & Computers Sandwiching Materials in Nanoelectronics Chip with Micro-Hotplate for Self-Healing and Sustainable Electronics Gated Chopper Integrator (GCI) Sensors/Data Acquisition Sensor Combination Detects People by Smell Ionization-Based Multidirectional Flow Sensor Real-Time Ion Mobility Sensor System Printable Metal Tags Turn Objects into Smart, Connected Devices Wide-Area Chemical Sensor Device Detects Subatomic-Scale Motion Inductive Non-Contact Position Sensor Photonics/Optics Low-Light Night Vision Imaging and Video Capture Optimetric Measurements Over Coherent Free-Space Optical Communication New Laser for Improving Telecommunications and Computing Portable Acousto-Optic Spectrometers Dynamic Optical Grating Device for Modulating Light Using Sound Waves to Produce Optical Isolators Active Pointing Monitor for a 2-Axis Optical Control System Imaging Compound-Lens Camera for Industry and Smartphones Algorithm Enables Faster Analysis of Medical Images Blue-Light Imaging Sees Through Fire Energy New Catalyst for Plastic Production Also Creates Hydrogen High-Power-Density Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Alternating Current Photovoltaic Building Block Battery Provides Electric Vehicles with Immunity from Climate Conditions Thermochromic Windows Convert Sunlight into Electricity Products New on the Market: December 2018 Product of the Month: December 2018 Motion Design LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Optical Gyroscope-on-a-Chip High-Performance Cageless Bearings with Minimal Frictional Loss Articles Smart Actuators Deliver on the Promise of Industry 4.0 Applications Multi-Axis Motion Controller Accelerates Gear Testing One-Cable Automation Streamlines Robotic Non-Destructive Inspection Systems Products New Products: December 2018, Motion Design View the discussion thread.