June 1, 2019 Tech Briefs - June 2019 - Vol. 43 No. 6 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: June 2019 Key Factors to Consider When Designing a Smart Factory Application Briefs Retinas to Roadways: The Evolution of Optical Coherence Technology Q&A Q&A: 3D-Printed Hydrogel Blocks Can Aid Robotics and Diagnostics 5 Ws 5 Ws of the Insulin-Delivery Pill Facility Focus Facility Focus: U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory Tech Briefs Mechanics & Machinery Cryogenic Cam Butterfly Valve Joining Gun Bonds Metal and Plastic in Seconds Smart, Soft, Back Orthosis Uses Real-Time Motion Detection Improved Directed Flux Motor Rotary Electrical Contact Self-Powered, Washable, Wearable Displays Software Design Software Identifies a Product's Performance Tradeoffs Algorithm Predicts How Electromagnetic Waves Interact with Materials at the Smallest Scales Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of Structures Using Transient and Lock-in Thermography Safety Analysis: The Key to a Single-Pass ISO26262 Random Fault Workflow Bio-Medical Vascular Injury Shunt Modular Blocks Enable Plug-and-Play Diagnostic Devices Wearable Ultrasound Patch Monitors Blood Pressure Full-Spectrum Infrasonic Stethoscope for Screening Heart, Carotid Artery, and Lung-Related Diseases Ingestible, Expanding Pill Monitors the Stomach for Up to a Month Electroceutical Bandages Destroy Bacteria Flexible, Transparent, Wearable Bio-Patch Electronics & Computers Using Laser Metal Printing to Cool Computer Chips Direct-Write Quantum Calligraphy in Monolayer Semiconductors Graphene-Silicon Devices for Optoelectronics Applications Stretchable, Rubbery Semiconductors Running an LED in Reverse Could Cool Future Computers Photonics/Optics Single-Photon Detector for Potential Encryption and Sensing Programming Light on a Chip All-Fiber, Optically Controlled Optical Switch Systems and Methods for Correcting Optical Reflectance Measurements Infrared Light-Focusing Platform Micro UV Aerosol Detector Energy Graphene Coating Takes Oxygen Out of Lithium Battery Fires Double-Fed Induction Linear Alternator Wood-Based Technology Creates Electricity from Heat Battery Electrolyte Doubles Driving Range for Electric Vehicles Generating Electrical Power from Waste Heat One-Pot Bioconversion of Distiller’s Grains to Advanced Biofuels Eliminating Corrosion Extends Life of Lightweight Batteries Impact-Resistant Battery Electrolyte Solidifies When Hit Products Products New on the Market: June 2019 Product of the Month: June 2019 Tech Briefs Sensor Technology Briefs Monitor Babies in the NICU Without Wires UCI Biomedical Engineers Develop Wearable Respiration Monitor with Children’s Toy Spotting Minute Amounts of Disease in the Bloodstream Diagnose Lithium Batteries Stretchable Interlaced-Nanowire Film for Ultraviolet Photodetectors with High Response Speed 3D Printable Sensors Disposed of Without Contaminating the Environment Graphene-Based Technology for Wearable Health Monitoring New Electromyography Biofeedback Device Articles Sensors Expo Preview 2019 A Sensor that Fits Like a Glove Applications High Tech Comes to Fitness Monitoring Smart Agriculture Sensors: Helping Small Farmers and Positively Impacting Global Issues, Too When You Need a Machine for Breathing, You’d Better Have Accurate Sensors Products New Products: June 2019 Sensor Technology Motion Design Briefs Snake-Inspired Robot Calculating the Estimated Fatigue Life of a Disc Spring Ultra-Low-Power Chips Enhance Performance of Small Robots Model Gives Robots a Better Feel for Object Manipulation Gear Bearings Articles Pneumatics for Mechanical Motion Vision Sensors in Factory Automation Applications Cross-Training Made Possible by Common Control Platform Plastic Bearings Redefine the Wheelchair Products New Products: June 2019 Motion Design View the discussion thread.