October 1, 2020 Tech Briefs - October 2020 - Vol. 44 No. 10 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: October 2020 Simple Robot Vision Tools Support Complex Applications Q&A Q&A: NanoLED Architecture Overcomes Efficiency Droop 5 Ws 5 Ws of Algae-Based Flip-Flops Facility Focus Facility Focus: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency NASA Spinoff Autonomous Drone Navigation System Ends Reliance on GPS Technology Leaders Protecting the New Generation of Sensors and Electronics: Smarter and Smaller Requires Advanced Protection Tech Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping Controlling Defects in 3D Printing Software Algorithm Protects Networks by Detecting Adversarial Actions AI Software Enables Real-Time 3D Printing Quality Assessment Algorithm Defends Against Side-Channel Attacks on Hardware Industrial-Grade Open Source Electronics & Computers Bending an Organic Semiconductor Boosts Electrical Flow “One-Way” Electronic Devices Integrated Microchips for Electronic Skin Drawing Electronics on Human Skin Quantum Switch Turns Metals into Insulators System Eases Networking Lag in Massive IoT Devices Fluoride Materials for Extra-Thin Computer Chips Electronics Mimic the Human Brain in Biological Learning Photonics/Optics Hybrid Material is an Efficient Photodetector Optical Neural Network Recognizes Objects Instantly Mass-Producible, Centimeter-Scale Metalens Wavy Surfaces for Better Light Control Laser Spark Distribution and Ignition System Combined Optical Transmitter and Receiver Measuring Optical Null Lens Aberrations Aerospace Testing Swarming Drones Technology Advances Learning Capabilities of Drone Swarms Nanocardboard Aircraft with No Moving Parts Bio-Inspired Wing Design for Small Drones Drones Change Shape Mid-Flight Energy Possible Significant Response Speedup from Detuning a Resonator Bolometer Using Silicon for Battery Anodes Battery Improvement Enhances Electric Flight and Long-Range Electric Cars 3D-Printed Soft, Rubbery Brain Implants Method Turns Nearly any Object into a Data Storage Unit Laser Inversion Enables Multi-Material 3D Printing Manufacturing Nanoscale Light Manipulation Devices on Peelable Film 3D Additive Manufacturing with a High-Power Electron Gun Self-Heating Battery Enables Quick Recharging of Electric Vehicles Perovskite Solar Cells Take the Heat Products New on the Market: October 2020 Product of the Month: October 2020 Tech Briefs Motion Design LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Soft, Self-Actuated Pump for Mechatronic Devices Origami-Inspired Miniature Manipulator Articles Open Controllers Simplify Automation Systems Rapid Prototyping of Cable and Connectors for Unique Applications Torque Limiters 101: Benefits, Types, and Comparisons Applications Custom Gimbal for JHU-APL Shows Promise for Others Products New Products: October 2020 Motion Design Topics: View the discussion thread.