February 1, 2019 Tech Briefs - February 2019 - Vol. 43 No. 2 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: February 2019 Executive Forum: Electronics Design Application Briefs Aluminum Extrusions Help Ski Maker Achieve Olympic-Sized Goals Connectors Prove Pivotal in Nanosatellite-Based Communication Network Q&A Q&A: Columbia University’s Jyotirmoy Mandal Creates a Cooling Polymer 5 Ws 5 Ws of My Skin Track UV Facility Focus Facility Focus: Savannah River National Laboratory NASA Spinoff Offshore Oil Workers Learn Survival Skills in Astronaut Training Pool Technology Leaders Accelerating SENT Troubleshooting and Debug Using an Oscilloscope Tech Briefs Materials Material Removes Ice Buildup Without Power or Chemicals Method Increases Adhesive Properties of Silicone Ultrathin, Ultralight “Nanocardboard” Recovers Shape After Bending Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) 370 Resin for High-Temperature Applications Software CHEBY Toolkit for Processing and Editing Chebyshev Files Interactive Software Simplifies Complex Mold Design Biometric-Based User Authentication Rocket Nozzle Side-Load Analysis Software Selecting a Software Programming Platform Manufacturing & Prototyping Single-Crystal SiGe/Sapphire Epitaxy Scalable Manufacturing Process for Creating Spools of Graphene Film Blocks Electromagnetic Interference Printing Technology Uses Sound Waves to Control Size of Liquid Droplets Manufacturing Technique Helps Inkjet Printers Deliver Ink More Evenly Sensors/Data Acquisition Ultrasensitive Chip-Based Sensors Capacitive Pressure Sensor System and Packaging High-Voltage Power Line Multi-Sensor System Self-Powering Sensor Using a Nano-Energy Harvester Plasma Generator Using Spiral Conductors Photonics/Optics Artificial Intelligence Device Identifies Objects at the Speed of Light Micro-Mirror Optical Tracking and Ranging System Thermal-Compensating Optics Housing Steering-Mirror-Assisted Laser Fine Pointing Products Products New on the Market: February 2019 Product of the Month: February 2019 Motion Design Briefs Designing Self-Propelled, Chemically Active Sheets Micro-Robot Climbs on Vertical and Upside-Down Conductive Surfaces Foot Pedal Controller Tiny Robots Grow Bio-inspired Shapes Artificial Joint Restores Wrist-Like Movements Walking Robot Moves Without GPS Speedy Motor Modeling Articles Advanced Connector Technologies: From Aerospace to Racecars to Robots Implementing Anti-Rotational Guidance for Stepper Motor Linear Actuators Applications Robots Bring Airplane Production Up to Speed Products New Products: February 2019 Motion Design View the discussion thread.