May 1, 2021 Tech Briefs - May 2021 - Vol. 45 No. 5 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 Application Briefs I/O Module Enables Remote Data Capture Articles Products of Tomorrow: May 2021 Cleaner, Faster Flight is on the Horizon Q&A Q&A: Platform Converts Headphones from 'Dumb' to 'Smart' 5 Ws 5 Ws of Robot Healthcare Helpers Facility Focus Facility Focus: Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science NASA Spinoff Hot Water on Demand Tech Briefs Test & Measurement Disease-Sniffing Device Rivals a Dog's Nose Extreme Low-Frequency Hydrophone Chip Delivers COVID-19 Test Results on a Smartphone Device Measures Toxic Lead in Minutes Cord Tension Measurement Device Manufacturing & Prototyping Catalyst Makes Styrene Manufacturing Cheaper and Greener Tiny 3D-Printed Bricks Enable Bone and Soft Tissue Repair 3D Printing of Gels and Soft Materials Rapid 3D Printing of Biomedical Parts 2D Materials Capable of Forming Complex 3D Shapes Materials Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Medium Entropy Alloy Pollen-Based Paper Bends and Curls in Response to Humidity Turning Diamond into Metal Smart Aerogel Turns Air into Drinking Water Wafer-Thin Nanopaper Changes from Firm to Soft at the Touch of a Button Sensors/Data Acquisition RFID-Based Rotary Position Sensor Accelerometer and Gyroscope Designs Based on Carbon Nanotube Tape Biometric Security System Based on the Human Heartbeat Paper-Based Sensor Detects COVID-19 in Minutes Carbon-Based Air Quality Sensor Ultra-Sensitive Flow Microsensors Passive Polarized Fiber Optic Sensing Aerospace Predicting In-Flight Air Density for More Accurate Landing Hinge Design Helps Quadrotors Climb System Helps Drones Detect and Avoid Power Lines Navigation Algorithm Enables Drones to Learn Acrobatic Maneuvers Turbulence Model for Design of Aircraft Capable of Handling Extreme Scenarios Propulsion High-Power Microwaves for Launching Space-Bound Rockets 3D-Printed Nanosatellite Thruster Emits Pure Ions Rotating Detonation Engines for Rocket Propulsion Hybrid Propellant Formulation Uses Graphene Foams Hybrid-Electric Plane Concept Could Reduce Air Pollution Rocket Thruster Exploits the Mechanism Behind Solar Flares Products New on the Market: May 2021 Product of the Month: May 2021 Tech Briefs Photonics & Imaging Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Novel Flexible Terahertz Camera Can Inspect Objects with Diverse Shapes New Electron Microscopy Technique Offers First Look at Previously Hidden Processes Imaging Space Debris in High Resolution Applications Micro Molding and Micro-Optics Designing Large Diameter Aspheres Articles Harnessing SWIR Line Scan Imaging Technology Preventing Heat-Induced Image Warping in Machine Vision Line Scan Cameras Products New Products: May 2021 Photonics & Imaging Technology Technology Leaders Making Laser Processes More Sustainable Testing 800G Direct Modulated Optical Signaling Battery Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Enhancing Hybrid Flow Battery Electrodes with Nanomaterials Cobalt-Free Cathodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries Nanostructured Alloy for Battery Anodes Articles Accelerated Degradation of Li-Ion Batteries for High-Rate Discharge Applications Range-Doubling Lithium-Metal Batteries “Build Themselves” in Li-Ion Manufacturing Method Low-Cost, Fast Production of Solid-State Batteries Charge Control Methods for Supercapacitors Powering Tomorrow: Battery and Electrification Summit Preview Wireless Charging for Lunar Robots Products New Products: May 2021 Battery Technology View the discussion thread.