January 1, 2022 Tech Briefs - January 2022 - Vol. 46 No. 1 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 Compact and Robust Connectors Prove Pivotal in CubeSat Deployment UpFront UpFront: January 2022 Tech Briefs Articles Bolstering Product Design Success with Supply Chain Strategies Products of Tomorrow: January 2022 A Measured, Agile Response to Supply Chain Disruptions Q&A Q&A: Ultra-Fast Manufacturing of Wearable Sensors 5 Ws 5 Ws of the Winged Flying Microchip Facility Focus Facility Focus: North Carolina State University NASA Spinoff NASA Software Helps Weather Forecasting Around the Globe Tech Briefs Test & Measurement Non-Destructive Evaluation of Structures Using Transient and Lock-in Thermography Device Diagnoses COVID-19 from Saliva Calibration System for Automated Fiber Placement System Enables Contactless Monitoring of Heart Rhythm Using Smart Speakers Bio-Medical Smart Wound Dressings with Built-In Healing Sensors Handheld 3D Skin Printer Accelerates Healing of Burns Mask Prototype Can Detect COVID-19 Infection Implantable Stimulator Speeds Tendon Healing Machinery & Automation Robot Arms with Artificial Muscles are Lightweight and Flexible Cheetah-Inspired Soft Robots Smart Artificial Hand for Amputees Flies’ Vision Mimicked to Control Robots Swimming Living Robots Can Self-Train Small and Dexterous Cockroach-Inspired Robot Materials Self-Healing, Highly Adhesive Elastomers 4D Bioengineering Materials Bend and Curve Like Natural Tissue Anticorrosion Compound Protects Steel from the Elements Programmable Digital Fiber Mechanics & Machinery Process Enables Machines to Thermally “Breathe” Wearable Exosuit Lessens Back Muscle Fatigue On/Off Functionality for Fast, Sensitive, Ultra-Small Technologies Engine Made as a Single Calcium Ion Soft Components for Soft Robotics Smart Laser Cutter System Detects Different Materials Sensors/Data Acquisition High-Sensitivity Microwave Radiation Sensor Tiny Quantum Sensors See Materials Transform Under Pressure Ultra-Thin Sensor for Smart Contact Lenses Graphene-Based Device for Ultrasensitive Biosensors Products Vote for Tech Briefs’ 27th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards New on the Market: January 2022 Product of the Month: January 2022 Tech Briefs Photonics & Imaging Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Getting NASA Data to the Ground With Lasers Need for Larger Space Telescope Inspires Lightweight Flexible Holographic Lens Cell Labelling Method from Microscopy Adapted for Use in Whole-Body Imaging Sixth Mirror Casting Brings Giant Magellan Telescope Closer to Completion Metasurfaces Control Polarized Light at Will Automatic Observation Management System, New Tool to Coordinate Telescope Network NEID Spectrometer Lights Up Path to Exoplanet Exploration Applications High-Speed Inspection and Reverse Engineering in 2D and 3D Manufacturing Large Mirrors Articles SPIE Photonics West 2022 Preview The James Webb Space Telescope Products New Products: January 2022 Photonics & Imaging Technology Topics: View the discussion thread.