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Application Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
System Recycles and Purifies Large Volumes of Helium for SLS

Helium reclamation system
VACCO Industries
South El Monte, CA
626-443-7121
www.VACCO.com

Recyling and purifying high-flow helium allows uninterrupted...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
2016 Create the Future Design Contest

The 2016 Create the Future Design Contest — sponsored by COMSOL, Mouser Electronics, and Tech Briefs Media Group (publishers of NASA Tech Briefs) — recognized innovation in product design in seven...

Articles: Energy
2016 Create the Future Design Contest: Grand Prize Winner

HYLIION - HYBRID TECHNOLOGY FOR SEMI-TRAILERS AND THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

Thomas Healy, RF Culbertson, AJ Emanuele, Morgan Culbertson, Wilson Sa, Pam Culbertson, Chad Saylor, Len...

Articles: Energy
2016 Create the Future Design Contest: Sustainable Technologies Category Winner

DESOLENATOR — WATER FROM SUNSHINE

William Janssen, Desolenator, London, UK

The Desolenator is a water-purification technology that decontaminates...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
2016 Create the Future Contest: Automotive & Transportation Category Winner

Krishan Arora, Mike Baker, Glenn Barber, Peter Brett, Ross Dewhurst, Melvyn Dover, John Gamston, Steven Goodier, Annie Leeson, Vincent Panel, Ben Russell, Alessandra...

Briefs: Imaging
Continental-Scale Mapping of Adélie Penguin Colonies from Landsat Imagery

Remote sensing is used for biological conservation.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The Adélie penguin has a...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Daily Mesoscale Sea Surface Salinity from Evaporation and Precipitation

This model leads to a method for deriving sea surface salinity from evaporation and precipitation data at improved resolution.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Software for Inferring the Aerosol Water and Soot Fractions from Remote Sensing Measurements

The technique uses the aerosol real refractive index.

Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Aerosol water content...

Briefs: Aerospace
Algae Photobioreactor Using Floating Enclosures With Semi-Permeable Membranes

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Various species of algae are known to produce valuable products ranging from food to fertilizer to biofuels....

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Parallelization of Snowflake Growth Simulation

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Gravner and Griffeath have developed a serial numerical model that simulates the growth of snowflakes in three dimensions under the assumptions...

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