January 1, 2019 Tech Briefs - January 2019 - Vol. 43 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 3D Printing: The Impact of Post-Processing Products of Tomorrow: January 2019 Application Briefs High-Res Science Made Possible with 8K Footage from Space Vehicle Design with System-Level Modeling Q&A Q&A: University of Utah’s Robby Bowles 3D-Prints Cells to Produce Human Tissue 5 Ws 5 Ws of the Lead-Detection Smartphone System Facility Focus Facility Focus: NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center NASA Spinoff Design Software Transforms How Commercial Jetliners are Built Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Seal with Integrated Shroud to Protect from Exposure to Extreme Environments Large-Volume Extruder for 3D Printers Magnetic, 3D-Printed, Moving Structures Pilot-Assisted Check Valve for Low-Pressure Applications Membrane-Enhanced Lamina Emergent Torsion (M-LET) Joints Materials Materials Move in Response to Light Optically Transparent Polyimide Aerogels Composite Material Cools Itself Down Under Extreme Temperatures New Material Composition Withstands Extreme Impact and Temperature Shape-Shifting Material Morphs Using Heat and Light Ancient Pigment Can Boost Energy Efficiency Manufacturing & Prototyping 3D Printer Creates Complex Biological Tissues Control of the Diameter and Chiral Angle Distributions During Production of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Contaminant-Free Steel Large-Scale Robotic Inkjet Printing System 3D Inks Can Be Erased Selectively Bio-Medical Portable, Wearable, Ultrasound Transducer Microchip Tracks Smart Pills Rapid Nucleic Acid Isolation Method and Fluid Handling Devices Compact Device for Detecting Rheumatoid Arthritis Soft Robotic “Sleeve” Fits Around the Heart to Help it Beat Platform Enables Modeling of a Human Heart on an Engineered Chip Dynamic Spine Brace Characterizes Spine Deformities Test & Measurement Microscopy Technique Works at Extreme Heat Device Measures Laser Power in Real Time Internal Short Circuit Testing Device to Improve Battery Designs Hybrid, Wide-Range Detector Amplifier Ricocheting Radio Waves Monitor the Tiniest Movements Li-ion Cell Calorimeter Wearable “Microbrewery” Monitors Radiation Exposure Aerospace Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Aircraft with Vectored Thrust for Control and Continuously Variable Pitch Attitude in Hover Modular Cross-Platform System Gives High-Speed Pilots Better Visual Aids Exhaust Plume Analyzer Device for Providing Real-Time Rotorcraft Noise Abatement Information Gateway Integrates Wireless Sensors with Existing Aircraft Systems Spanwise Adaptive Wing Modular, Multi-Mode-Propulsion, Unmanned Aerial Concept Automated Conflict Resolution for Air Traffic Control (AAC) Versions 1 and 2 Imaging Imaging Technique Detects Skin Cancer Without Invasive Biopsy Enhanced X-Ray Imaging Determines Molecular Structure Computed Tomography Inspection Applications in Additive Manufacturing Computer Detects and Understands Body Language Method and Means to Analyze Thermographic Data Acquired During Automated Fiber Placement Products Products Product of the Month: January 2019 Tech Briefs New on the Market: January 2019 Photonics & Imaging Technology Briefs Imaging System Makes Back Surgery Safer, Faster, Less Expensive Decoding Multiple Frames From a Single Scattered Exposure New X-Ray Scanning Method Reveals How Particles Move in Solution Ultra-Thin “Meta-Lens” Enables Full-Color Imaging Microresonators Offer Simpler Approach to Sensing With Light Pulses Applications Clear Vision for UAVs Cleaning or Etching Items with Unique Geometries Articles Optimizing Industrial Embedded Imaging Development SPIE Photonics West 2019 Preview Ultrafast Laser Micromachining Products New Products: January 2019 Photonics & Imaging Technology View the discussion thread.