July 1, 2008 NASA Tech Briefs - July 2008 - Vol. 32 No. 7 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 Green Energy for the Battlefield Who's Who Drew Feustel, Astronaut, Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX Application Briefs Miniature Control Chip Drives James Webb Telescope Signal NASA Satellite Data Interpreted for Medical and Public Health Use Tech Briefs Semiconductors & ICs Low-Temperature Supercapacitors MEMS/ECD Method for Making Bi₂₋ₓSbₓTe₃ Thermoelectric Devices Compact, Single-Stage MMIC InP HEMT Amplifier Mechanics & Machinery Variable-Structure Control of a Model Glider Airplane Axial Halbach Magnetic Bearings Compact, Non-Pneumatic Rock-Powder Samplers Information Sciences Lossless, Multi-Spectral Data Compressor for Improved Compression for Pushbroom-Type Instruments Materials Polymer-Based Composite Catholytes for Li Thin-Film Cells Using ALD To Bond CNTs to Substrates and Matrices Alternating-Composition Layered Ceramic Barrier Coatings Manufacturing & Prototyping Improved Sand-Compaction Method for Lost-Foam Metal Casting Improved Probe for Evaluating Compaction of Mold Sand Physical Sciences Optical Pressure-Temperature Sensor for a Combustion Chamber Ground Facility for Vicarious Calibration of Skyborne Sensors Single-Grid-Pair Fourier Telescope for Imaging in Hard-X Rays and γ Rays Bidirectional Pressure-Regulator System Neon as a Buffer Gas for a Mercury-Ion Clock Bio-Medical Biochips Containing Arrays of Carbon-Nanotube Electrodes Electronics & Computers Torque Sensor Based on Tunnel-Diode Oscillator Shaft-Angle Sensor Based on Tunnel-Diode Oscillator Impact-Locator Sensor Panels Making a Back-Illuminated Imager With Back-Side Contact and Alignment Markers Low-Loss Waveguides for Terahertz Frequencies Products Products PowerBlock™ 50 Product of the Month: Coherent OTDR Microscopy System Photon Laser Diode Modules Vision System High Speed Video Camera Modular Spectroscopy Sensing Instruments Lamp Measurement System Optical Mounting Components Laser Workstations Synchro/Resolver Angle Measurement Instrument Linear Photodiode Array Wafer Scanner Modular Vision Sensor Platform Photonics Tech Briefs Briefs Prism Window for Optical Alignment NbₓTi₁₋ₓN Superconducting-Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors Miniature Incandescent Lamps as Fiber-Optic Light Sources Range-Gated Metrology With Compact Optical Head Applications Implementing Thermal Bumps in New Product Designs Articles Creating Patterned Multispectral Filters Embedded Technology Articles Omniscient Code Generation for 8-, 16- and 32-bit Microcontrollers Using AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA in High-Availability Military Systems Multipurpose Transaction Protocol: A New Data Transport Model Applications Wireless Electronic Patches Improve Medical Data and Patient Mobility Products Multimedia Host Processor FPGA Processing Engine Graphics-Class System Host Board Microcontroller Evaluation Kit Power Supplies Virtual Machine Manager Fanless Single Board Computer FPGA-Based Processing Platform Voice Control Processor 32-bit Microprocessor Digital-to-Synchro/Resolver Converter PXI Embedded Controllers COM Express Embedded Modules VPX SerDes Test Modules EPIC and EBX Enclosures Core2 Duo COM Express Module View the discussion thread.