June 1, 2009 NASA Tech Briefs - June 2009 - Vol. 33 No. 6 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 Mass Flow Controllers Ensure Astronauts Have Medical Fluids On Demand Rotary Motors Customized for Telescope Spectrometer Who's Who Dr. Peter Shirron, Senior Research Scientist, Cryogenics and Fluids Group, Goddard Space Flight Center Articles NASA Announces 2008 Inventions of the Year Protecting Data Signals Through Isolation Tech Briefs Physical Sciences Measuring Thermal Conductivity of a Small Insulation Sample Alignment Jig for the Precise Measurement of THz Radiation Chemochromic Hydrogen Leak Detectors Compatibility of Segments of Thermoelectric Generators JPL Greenland Moulin Exploration Probe Complementary Barrier Infrared Detector Manufacturing & Prototyping Two-Step Plasma Process for Cleaning Indium Bonding Bumps Tool for Crimping Flexible Circuit Leads Improved Assembly for Gas Shielding During Welding or Brazing Software Converting CSV Files to RKSML Files Service Management Database for DSN Equipment Materials Polyimide-Foam/Aerogel Composites for Thermal Insulation Yb₁₄MnSb₁₁ as a High-Efficiency Thermoelectric Material Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids for Electrochemical Capacitors Ultra-Lightweight Self- Deployable Nanocomposite Structure for Habitat Applications Mechanics & Machinery Device for Measuring Low Flow Speed in a Duct Autoignition Chamber for Remote Testing of Pyrotechnic Devices Device Acquires and Retains Rock or Ice Samples Pneumatic Haptic Interfaces Cryogenic Feedthrough Test Rig Semiconductors & ICs T/R Multi-Chip MMIC Modules for 150 GHz Some Improvements in Utilization of Flash Memory Devices GPS/MEMS IMU/Microprocessor Board for Navigation Electronics & Computers Multi-Modulator for Bandwidth-Efficient Communication Microwave Power Combiners for Signals of Arbitrary Amplitude Airborne Antenna System for Minimum-Cycle-Slip GPS Reception Products Test Control and Measurement Software Imaging Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Briefs Synthetic Foveal Imaging Technology Improved Starting Materials for Back-Illuminated Imagers Articles High-Performance Computing Tools in Neural Imaging Machine Vision Guides Robot Motion Applications High-Speed Cameras Assist in Crash Sled Testing Products VGA Cameras Digital Camera Frame Grabber Thermal Imaging Camera Telecentric Lenses HD Camera In-Line Inspection Network Cameras Image Sensors Motion Control Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products Linear Slide Assembly Multi-Axis Controller Stepper Motor Direct Drive Motors Linear Displacement Sensor Stepper Motor/Driver Absolute Encoder Roller Guides Applications Forest City Gear Controls Prosthetic Hand Omron Controls and Drives Improve Animals’ Joint Health Articles Hermetic Feedthroughs Critical for Flywheel Energy Storage Motion Control Advancements Ease Medical Procedures View the discussion thread.