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Study finds power construction costs rising

July 15, 2010 11:06 am | News | Comments

The cost of constructing power-generation facilities is rising despite weak demand for new plants, according to a study released Thursday by IHS Inc. and Cambridge Energy Research Associates.The study showed power-industry construction costs rose from the third quarter of 2009 to the first...

'Broken symmetry' discovery in high-temperature superconductors opens new research path

July 15, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Cornell University) In a major step toward understanding the mysterious "pseudogap" state in high-temperature cuprate superconductors, a team of scientists have found a "broken symmetry," where electrons act like molecules in a liquid crystal: Electrons between copper and oxygen atoms...

General Dynamics wins $21M military contract

July 15, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Thursday it has won a $21 million contract to update telecommunications equipment at two U.S. Army bases.The two-year contract includes upgrades at Fort Carson, Colo., and Redstone Arsenal, Ala.General Dynamics shares slipped 61 cents to $61 in midday trading amid...

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Brainstorm: Military Electronics

July 15, 2010 7:27 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

Will unmanned drones ever replace manned fighter jets?

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3D, Connected TV, LED Backlighting and Design Covered at Upcoming DisplaySearch TV Ecosystem Conference

July 15, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch today announced the preliminary agenda for its upcoming TV Ecosystems Conference: Managing the Innovation Cycle, taking place on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 in San Jose, California.

European cooperation ensures global leadership in microelectronics

July 15, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(EUREKA) Cooperation between semiconductor manufacturers, materials and equipment suppliers, and researchers has ensured that the European microelectronics industry can continue to maintain its global position in consumer electronics product design and manufacture. Development of...

SOT-23 MOSFET Minimizes RDS(on) up to 90%

July 15, 2010 7:19 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced a family of HEXFET power MOSFETs featuring ultra-low on-state resistance (RDS(on)) in an industry-standard SOT-23 package.

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Standard & Poor's makes changes to indexes

July 15, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's said Thursday that Interactive Brokers Group Inc. will replace CyberSource Corp. in the S&P SmallCap 600 after trading closes on July 20.CyberSource is being bought by Visa Inc. in a deal expected to close on or about that date.Additionally, Skyworks Solutions Inc. will...

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Company releases new line of instrument-grade precision components

July 15, 2010 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maury Microwave announced the introduction of an entirely new line of instrument-grade precision components designed to provide users with the right level of performance at the right price. This new product line, TactiCal by Maury, includes calibration standards manufactured to the same high quality and exacting requirements...

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Amplifiers include fixed sensitivities between 0.5 and 50 mV-pC

July 15, 2010 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dytran Instruments has recently expanded their line of miniature in-line charge amplifiers. The 4705M series represents a family of four charge amplifiers, with fixed sensitivities between 0.5 and 50 mV/pC. They feature 10-32 input jacks and BNC output jacks.

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Modules can be adapted for Harsh Environments

July 15, 2010 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Many of Empower’s standard modules can be adapted to be installed into an “All environment” rated enclosure. Options that have been integrated into our harsh environment, systems enclosure include...

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Digital Power Overview

July 15, 2010 6:37 am | Videos | Comments

Digital power addresses many of the challenges that analog power systems face today, but there are some significant barriers to switching over.

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Evil SpongeBob Toy Prank!

July 15, 2010 6:25 am | by kipkay | Videos | Comments

Drive somebody crazy by hacking a cheap SpongeBob Toy. He's an evil sponge! Get your own Security Bit set. http://bit.ly/SecurityBitSet Connect with my Facebook app: http://apps.facebook.com/KipkayVideos Check out my other vids: http://www.youtube.com/Kipkay Like it? Tweet it!...

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e-con Systems Expands Operations - Opens New Sales Office In Brazil And Argentina

July 15, 2010 6:24 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

e-con Systems partnered with CKP Automacao to serve its customers in Latin American market.

European Solar Photovoltaic Market Faces Instability for Next Five Years as PV Policy Outlook Tightens

July 15, 2010 6:24 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The pace of the European solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the first half of 2010 was dominated by the impending mid-year incentive tariff reductions in Germany and conditioned by the lower module pricing that emerged through 2009.

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