February 1, 2008 NASA Tech Briefs - February 2008 - Vol. 32 No. 2 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 Eye on Innovation How a Supercomputing Innovation Accelerated a Business Application Briefs Avionics Subsystem and Components Developed for NASA’s Ares I Launch Vehicle NASA Deploys Supercomputer to Manage, Store, and Retrieve Data Who's Who Dr. Keith Gendreau, Physicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD Articles NASA-Inspired Shape-Sensing Fibers Enable Minimally Invasive Surgery Tech Briefs Bio-Medical Improved Measurement of B₂₂ of Macromolecules in a Flow Cell Using Light To Treat Mucositis and Help Wounds Heal Physical Sciences Optical Measurement of Mass Flow of a Two-Phase Fluid Selectable-Tip Corrosion-Testing Electrochemical Cell Graphite/Cyanate Ester Face Sheets for Adaptive Optics Manufacturing & Prototyping Vacuum Packaging of MEMS With Multiple Internal Seal Rings Software Oxidation Behavior of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites GIDEP Batching Tool Generic Spacecraft Model for Real-Time Simulation Parallel-Processing Software for Creating Mosaic Images Software for Verifying Image-Correlation Tie Points Flexcam Image Capture Viewing and Spot Tracking Materials Low-Pt-Content Anode Catalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Atomized BaF₂-CaF₂ for Better-Flowing Plasma-Spray Feedstock Nanophase Nickel-Zirconium Alloys for Fuel Cells Information Sciences Fault-Tolerant Coding for State Machines Mechanics & Machinery Piezoelectric Bolt Breakers and Bolt Fatigue Testers Semiconductors & ICs Error-Detecting Counters for FPGA and ASIC State Machines Electronics & Computers Measurements by a Vector Network Analyzer at 325 to 508 GHz Dot-in-Well Quantum-Dot Infrared Photodetectors Integrated Microbatteries for Implantable Medical Devices Increasing Discharge Capacities of Li-(CF)n Cells Creep Analysis of Lead-Free Solders Undergoing Thermal Loading Products DASYLab 10 Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Compact Two-Dimensional Spectrometer Optics Graphite/Cyanate Ester Face Sheets for Adaptive Optics Applications Designing Converged Optical Ethernet Networks Articles Fiber Optic Communications Systems Products Product of the Month: Biochemical Sensing Unit Machine Vision Software Laser Diode Modules Motion Control Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products Motor Control Chip Piezoelectric Stage Rotary Seal Stepper Drive Wire Thread Insert Integrated Motor/Controller Applications Custom inserts solve reel torque problems Configurable Components Ease Sourcing For Machine Company Articles Protecting AC Motors From Destructive Shaft Currents Getting on the Right Motion Bus Integrated Motor Control Meets Aviation Needs Topics: View the discussion thread.