Over the past few years, researchers have developed several materials that bend light in ways that appear to violate the laws of physics, creating so-called superlenses, for ultra-high-resolution optical imaging, as well as invisibility cloaks.
Theoretical studies have long predicted that the exceptional physical and chemical properties of a rigid monatomic linear chain of carbon atoms could function as the component of molecular devices, for instance in nanoelectronics.
UK-based startup Interead has unveiled a new e-book device that promises to apply pricing pressure to rival e-book products from Amazon and Sony.
The speed at which General Motors exits bankruptcy protection would depend a lot on the shape the company is in when it enters. GM has three more days to tidy up.
In an unprecedented effort to crack down on self-serving edits, the Wikipedia supreme court has banned contributions from all IP addresses owned or operated by the Church of Scientology and its associates
The Pentagon plans to create a new military command for cyberspace, stepping up preparations by the armed forces to conduct both offensive and defensive computer warfare. The military command will complement a civilian effort President Barack Obama plans to announce on Friday that will overhaul the way the United States safeguards its computer networks.
National Instruments introduced the NI Measurement Suite for Fixed WiMAX (IEEE 802.16-2004), a software suite that can be used to configure software-defined PXI RF measurement systems. With this suite, engineers can test WiMAX base stations and mobile subscriber stations as well as components such as
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released 300-W, 600-W, and 800-W thick film power resistors featuring a small size and a broad range of resistance values. The LPS300, LPS600, and LPS800 devices are non-inductive (<0.1 µH) and provide a resistance range of 0.3 Ohms to 900 kOhms. Featuring
E-Switch introduced the TS2 Series, subminiature switch featuring surface mount termination. Its small package size is designed for higher reliability applications and its SMT design suits it for many board-level applications. Specifications include
General Motors Corp. said Thursday a committee of bondholders has agreed to a sweetened deal proposed by the U.S. government to erase the automaker's unsecured debt in exchange for company stock.
Microsoft Corp is revamping its search engine to counter the dominance of Google Inc in the web search and related advertising business.
Targeting military, avionics, and high-end industrial applications, the PowerlinePlus Series of DC/DC converters from Recom boast operating efficiencies of 90% and higher. The devices are available with ratings from 20 to 50 W.
Provided in a DB-9 form-factor shell, the CE-USB integrated USB2.0-to-RS232 adapter can add a USB interface to legacy serial products without hardware or software redesign requirements.
A fast-mate version of the 2-mm pitch J-Tek Datamate cable-to-cable, cable-to-board, and board-to-board connector family, the 101Lok Datamate connectors from Harwin require a 101-degree quarter turn to secure the retention device.
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a molecular structure that could help create current-generating machines at the nanoscale.