April 1, 2009 Defense Tech Briefs - April 2009 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 Features Feature Articles Weapon and Armor System Power in Future Combat Vehicles Detecting Improvised Explosive Devices in Urban Areas Tech Transfer Reports Ceramic Manufacturing Technique Opens New Markets New Micromachining Method Upgrades Microfluidic Chip Technology Products Satellite Phone Signal Translator Messaging Communications Bus Submersible Pressure Sensors Avionics Bus Box Aerospace Engine Components Thermal Wind Tunnel Robotic Platform Air-Cooled Enclosures Aerospace Seals Tech Briefs Electronics & Computers Evaluation of Four Methods of Reconfiguring an FPGA Asynchronous Architectures for Large-Integer Processors Using High-Performance Computing Clusters to Support Fine-Grained Parallel Applications Implementing On-Board Cloud Detection on a Reconfigurable Computer Mechanics & Machinery Water Mist System for Shipboard Machinery Space Fires Axial Field Electric Motor Information Sciences Study of Submodeling of a Small Component in a Structure Next-Generation Information Systems Architectures Materials Polymer Matrix Composite Materials for a Structural Multifunctional Fuel Cell Mechanical Response of an Al-PTFE Composite to Uniaxial Compression Over a Range of Strain Rates and Temperatures Novel Conductive Coatings of Carbon Nanotubes Physical Sciences Miniature Rotorcraft Flight Control Stabilization System Studies of Dynamic Fracture in Brittle Materials Acceleration Strain Transducer Containing Cantilever Flaps Simulation of Airflow Through a Test Chamber View the discussion thread.