April 1, 2011 Defense Tech Briefs - April 2011 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 Active Heat Sink Technology to Improve Thermal Performance of Military Systems Handheld Scanner Keeps USAF Planes Combat-Ready Products Focus-Tunable Lenses Processing Card Borosilicate Glass AR Coatings for Optical Fibers Surveillance Sensor Controller and Linear Stage PCI Frame Grabber Thermoelectric Cooler Absorber Sensors Laser Energy Sensors Miniature Connectors Infrared Detectors Optical Materials Reference Chart Tech Transfer Reports Quasicrystalline Aircraft Coating Shows Promise for Cookware, Prosthetics Thin Film Fixes Flaws in Thermal Battery Igniters Articles Fiber Optic Gyroscope Technology Improving Weapons Systems Performance Using Multi-core Processing to Deliver Better Intelligence Tech Briefs Electronics & Computers Testbed for Reconfigurable Network Security Research and Experimentation Architectures for Cognitive Systems Circuit-Switched Memory Access in Photonic Interconnection Networks for High-Performance Embedded Computing Analysis of Voltage and Current Signal Processing in a Li-ion Battery Management System Manufacturing & Prototyping Development of Soldier Conformable Antennas Using Conducting Polymers Mechanics & Machinery Variable-Thrust, Multiple-Start Hybrid Motor Solutions Wheel Force Transducer Embedded Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products Machine Control Interface Module Stand-Alone Real-Time Clock/Calendar Security Software Single-Chip Positioning Device Mobile Secure Router Embedded Graphics Card Articles Stackable Computer Architecture Moves to 3rd Generation Small Form Factor Computing in OpenVPX Using FPGAs to Improve x86 Processor I/O Flexibility RF & Microwave Technology LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Products Handheld RF Vector Network Analyzers RF Energy Harvesting Kit RF and Universal Frequency Counter/Timer Applications Maintaining Mobility Articles Making A Case for Modified COTS Topics: View the discussion thread.