September 1, 2019 Tech Briefs - September 2019 - Vol. 43 No. 9 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 10 Things to Consider When Specifying Small Metal and Plastic Enclosures Products of Tomorrow: September 2019 Executive Forum: Sensors & the IoT Application Briefs 3D-Printing a Unique Metal Part Q&A Q&A: A Circulatory System for Robots 5 Ws 5Ws of the Ear Infection Smartphone App Facility Focus Facility Focus: Georgia Tech Research Institute NASA Spinoff Methane Detector Sniffs Out Leaks Tech Briefs Materials Magnetic Metamaterial Amplifies MRI Low-Cost Thermoelectric Material Works at Room Temperature Origami-Inspired Material Softens Impact Forces Surface Treatment Could Improve Refrigeration Efficiency Fiber-Based Artificial Muscles 3D-Printed Polymer-Based Foam Structure Responds to Shock Waves Machinery & Automation Low-Cost, Human-Friendly Robot Designed with Artificial Intelligence Software Enables Robots to Self-Right After Overturning Soft, Multi-Functional Robots Microrobots Activated by Laser Pulses for Treating Tumors 3D-Printed Soft Mesh Robots Robot “Eye” Provides 360° Field of View Test & Measurement Simultaneous Imaging and Friction Measurement with an In-Situ Tribometer Measuring Stickiness of Microscale Surfaces Precise Temperature Measurements with Invisible Light Miniature Spring Performance Tester Portable Electrochemical Sensing System Mobile, Dual-Comb Device for Methane Leak Detection Device Simplifies Measurement of Fluoride Contamination in Water Electronics & Computers Organic Carbon-Nitride Semiconductor Ultra-Clean Fabrication Platform for 2D Transistors Virtual MIL-STD-1553B Remote Terminals Soft, Wearable Health Monitor with Stretchable Electronics Graphene Field Effect Transistors for Radiation Detection (GFET-RS) Material for Faster Computer Memory Communications Multi- and Wide-Band Single-Feed Patch Antenna Antenna Near-Field Probe Station Scanner Self-Configurable Radio Receiver System and Method Terahertz Data Links Without Direct Line of Sight Laser-Pointing System Transmits Data from Tiny Satellites Compact Antenna Enables Communication Where Radios Fail Products Products New on the Market: September 2019 Product of the Month: September 2019 Tech Briefs Photonics & Imaging Technology Briefs Optical Distance Measurement at Record-High Speed Calibration Method Improves Scientific Research Performed with Smartphone Cameras Spotting Objects Amid Clutter New Imaging Method Aids in Water Decontamination Applications Optical Coatings Technology Machine Vision Applications in Laser Measurement Systems Articles Detecting Chemical Weapons Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Machine Vision Camera Trends: 2019 and Beyond Products New Products: September 2019 Photonics & Imaging Technology Sensor Technology Briefs New Sensor Could Shake Up Earthquake Response Efforts Taking a City’s Pulse with Moveable Sensors Articles The Many Uses of Inductive Position Sensors in the IIoT Energy Harvesting for Smart Home Sensing Applications How to Choose the Right Wireless Technology for Industrial Condition Monitoring All-Silicon MEMS Inertial Sensing at Fiber Optic Gyro Performance Levels Designing Sensors for Hazardous Environments Products New Products: September 2019 Sensor Technology View the discussion thread.