November 1, 2021 Tech Briefs - November 2021 - Vol. 45 No. 11 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 UpFront UpFront: November 2021 Tech Briefs Articles 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Aerospace & Defense Category Winner — How to Keep Drones Flying When a Motor Fails, without GPS 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Consumer Product Design Category Winner — Aira FreePower ARTEMIS II: Astronauts on Board Special Section: The Winners of the 2021 'Create the Future' Design Contest 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Manufacturing/Robotics/Automation Category Winner — Electronics-Free Soft Walking Robot 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Automotive/Transportation Category Winner — Afreecar E-kit 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Medical Category Winner — Halo Speculum ARTEMIS III: Return to the Surface ARTEMIS: Back to the Moon 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Sustainable Technologies/Future Energy Category Winner — Multifunctional Bionanocomposite Fruit Coatings 2021 Create the Future Design Contest Grand Prize Winner: Self Destructing Plastics via Embedded Enzymes 2021 Create the Future Design Contest: Electronics/Sensors/IoT Category Winner — Freetouch Products of Tomorrow: November 2021 ARTEMIS I: Our Return to the Moon Begins Q&A Q&A: Self-Healing Polymers Create Water-Resistant Coatings 5 Ws 5 Ws of the Electronics-Powering Finger Wrap Facility Focus Facility Focus: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center NASA Spinoff Keeping Warmer in the Great Outdoors Technology Leaders Why 3D Artificial Intelligence with AR and VR is More Important Today Optimizing Wireless Test Systems and Antennas for High-Speed Communication Tech Briefs Machinery & Automation Soft Robots Use Camera and Shadows to Sense Human Touch Laser Jolts Microscopic Electronic Robots into Motion Robot Locates and Retrieves Buried Items Materials “Smart” Shirt Monitors the Heart Nanosheets of Borophane are Stronger Than Steel Stable Polymeric Ink with High Conductivity Concrete-Like Material from Space Dust and Astronaut Blood Mechanics & Machinery DC Drives as Replacements for AC Servos Deployable Composite Boom Color-Changing Dyes Visualize Stress in Plastics Products New on the Market: November 2021 Product of the Month: November 2021 Tech Briefs Sponsored Inside Story Inside Story, November 2021: Momentive Materials in Space, Defense, and Aviation Photonics & Imaging Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs New “Metalens” Shifts Focus Without Tilting or Moving Nanoscale Machines Convert Light into Work Unique Amplifier Could Change Optical Communication Let’s Get Small: New Argonne Method Greatly Improves X-Ray Nanotomography Resolution Making Measurements with a Fine-Toothed Comb Applications Designing Advanced IR Optical Assemblies for UAVs Illumination Design Considerations for Robotic Surgery Vision Systems Articles Silicon Carbide Optics for High-Energy Applications Thermal Imaging — Making Hidden Details Visible Products New Products: November 2021 Photonics & Imaging Technology Sensor Technology Articles 2021 Supplier Guide: Sensors Topics: View the discussion thread.