November 1, 2009 NASA Tech Briefs - November 2009 - Vol. 33 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 Application Briefs Composites Software Helps in Design and Fabrication of Crew Module Vision System Provides Real-Time Guidance for Unmanned Docking Operations Who's Who Jeff Ding, Aerospace Welding Engineer at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Articles Industry Update: Analysis & Simulation Software Tech Briefs Test & Measurement Cryogenic Chamber for Servo-Hydraulic Materials Testing Multimodal Friction Ignition Tester Rover Attitude and Pointing System Simulation Testbed Desktop Application Program To Simulate Cargo-Air-Drop Tests Small-Bolt Torque-Tension Tester Apparatus Measures Thermal Conductance Through a Thin Sample From Cryogenic to Room Temperature Bio-Medical Optoelectronic pH Meter: Further Details Quantifying Therapeutic and Diagnostic Efficacy in 2D Microvascular Images Physical Sciences NiF₂/NaF:CaF₂/Ca Solid-State High-Temperature Battery Cells Alternative Determination of Density of the Titan Atmosphere Microwave Temperature Profiler Mounted in a Standard Airborne Research Canister Solar Simulator Represents the Mars Surface Solar Environment Solar Rejection Filter for Large Telescopes Manufacturing & Prototyping Discrete Fourier Transform Analysis in a Complex Vector Space Self-Assembling, Flexible, Pre-Ceramic Composite Preforms Miniature Scroll Pumps Fabricated by LIGA Software Flightspeed Integral Image Analysis Toolkit Work Coordination Engine Multi-Mission Automated Task Invocation Subsystem Autonomously Calibrating a Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Determining Spacecraft Reaction Wheel Friction Parameters Materials Detecting Airborne Mercury by Use of Polymer/Carbon Films Composite Silica Aerogels Opacified With Titania Multiplexed Colorimetric Solid-Phase Extraction Information Sciences Automated CFD for Generation of Airfoil Performance Tables A Data Matrix Method for Improving the Quantification of Element Percentages of SEM/EDX Analysis Improved Model of a Mercury Ring Damper Progressive Classification Using Support Vector Machines Progressive Classification Using Support Vector Machines Active Learning With Irrelevant Examples Mechanics & Machinery Rollerjaw Rock Crusher Pressure-Energized Seal Rings To Better Withstand Flows Deployable Shroud for the International X-Ray Observatory X-38 Advanced Sublimator Semiconductors & ICs Hardware Implementation of a Bilateral Subtraction Filter Lattice-Matched Semiconductor Layers on Single Crystalline Sapphire Substrate Electronics & Computers Simple Optoelectronic Feedback in Microwave Oscillators Integrated Spacesuit Audio System Enhances Speech Quality and Reduces Noise Small X-Band Oscillator Antennas Free-Space Optical Interconnect Employing VCSEL Diodes Products Multifunction, High-Throughput, Simultaneous USB Data Acquisition Module Photonics Tech Briefs LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Solar Rejection Filter for Large Telescopes Free-Space Optical Interconnect Employing VCSEL Diodes Critical Coupling Between Optical Fibers and WGM Resonators Applications Designing 3D Capabilities Into Handheld Displays Articles Moving Machine Vision to 64-Bits Products Product of the Month: Lenses for Hostile Environments Shadowgraph Camera High-Power Titanium Sapphire Coatings Highly Aspheric Mirrors and Lenses Machine Vision Camera System Sub-Miniature Resonant Optical Scanner USB-Equipped Cameras RTA Polygonal Scanners Digital Welding Camera System Embedded Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products Core 2 Duo® Rugged System Color Touchscreen PLC Environmentally Sealed LCD Monitor Freescale Processor-Based SOM LCD Touch Panel Computer FPGA Design Solution Power Supply Reference Design Articles Using Event Systems and DMA to Cut Power Consumption Using Dynamic Parameters to Measure Digitizer Performance Designing Versatile COTS Data Acquisition Systems Topics: View the discussion thread.