December 1, 2013 Defense Tech Briefs - December 2013 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 Feature Articles UPS Devices Keep UAVs in the Air Free Space Optical Communications System for Advancing Superiority on the Battlefield The Influence of Material Processing on the Performance of Composite Parts Application Briefs Kestrel Wide-Area Sensor Upgrades Industrial, High-Precision Joystick Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7) Software Tech Briefs Materials Formation and Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles Carbon Nanotube Thermal Interfaces Enhanced with Sprayed-On Nanoscale Polymer Coatings Lipid Layer-Based Corrosion Monitoring on Metal Substrates Embedded Technology Articles iSLC Flash Technology RF & Microwave Technology Articles The Basics of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Radio Systems Automated Testing Ensures Top Performance of Army Radios View the discussion thread.