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Dow Corning and imec collaborate on silicon solar cells

April 7, 2010 8:36 am | News | Comments

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, signed a three-year contract with imec to perform joint research on next generations of crystalline silicon solar cells. In the framework of imec’s industrial affiliation program (IIAP) on silicon solar cells, Dow Corning has joined several program activities.


Designing Home Appliances that Meet IEC 60730-1 Safety Requirements

April 7, 2010 8:33 am | by Nelson Quintana, Segment Marketing Manager, White Goods & Appliances, Renesas Electronics America Inc. | Articles | Comments

Thanks to microcomputer-based control electronics, consumer white goods and home appliances are easier and more convenient to use, work better and are more energy efficient. But what if something in the circuitry goes wrong?


ManTech gets $6 million in IT-services orders

April 7, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ManTech International Corp. said Wednesday it received $6 million in orders to provide information technology services to the U.S. patent office.The five orders are part of a contract won in August 2008 to upgrade the patent office's infrastructure. ManTech and two other companies won contracts...


Display Week 2010 Business Conference to Spotlight E-Paper and Flexible Display Markets

April 7, 2010 8:24 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The Society for Information Display (SID), the leading global organization dedicated to the advancement of electronic display technology, together with DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today provided a glimpse of the closing

SAE International partners with Elsevier

April 7, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) AE International, a world leader in the development and distribution of engineering information for the mobility industry, is teaming with Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information.


Heparin: Change in Reference Standard

April 7, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

New studies reinforce FDA’s previous recommendation for healthcare professionals to exercise clinical judgment in determining the dose of heparin for a patient.


Embedded electronics make White Goods more reliable and efficient

April 7, 2010 7:38 am | by Dugald Campbell, Large Appliance Systems Solutions Engineer, Freescale Semiconductor | Articles | Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy (D.O.E) is pushing to encourage conservation by getting consumers to replace old, wasteful appliances with new, more efficient Energy Star certified machines. A program that kicked in last year will offer consumers cash to help buy new home appliances.


SRA International names Grafton to board

April 7, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SRA International Inc., which provides technology and strategic consulting services to government agencies and commercial clients, said Wednesday it appointed W. Robert Grafton to its board of directors.His appointment adds one position to the board. With his appointment it has 11...


Subminiature Detect Switch Touts Reliable Contact Design

April 7, 2010 6:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a new series of through-hole subminiature detect switches. Available with pretravel and overtravel, the KM1202 features a reliable contact design with a minimum electrical life of 10,000 actuations at full load.


Keyword Management Leader Recognized for Creating New Opportunities in Software as a Service Technology Space

April 7, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WordStream, Inc., a provider of Internet marketing software ( for search engine optimization and pay per click advertising ( , today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100...

Mr. Andrew Pegler Appointed Sales Director

April 7, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chartwell Technology Inc. ("Chartwell" or the "Company") (TSX: CWH), a leading provider of games, gaming systems and platform for the regulated online casino gaming industry is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Pegler as Sales Director for its wholly owned subsidiary, Chartwell...

NC State research may revolutionize ceramics manufacturing

April 7, 2010 6:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(North Carolina State University) Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to shape ceramics using a modest electric field, making the process significantly more energy efficient. The process should result in significant cost savings for ceramics...

An Excellent Engineering Reference Book

April 7, 2010 5:59 am | Videos | Comments

Alix Paultre of ECN magazine pages through "Core Engineering Concepts for Students and Professionals", a very comprehensive textbook and reference for engineers at every level.


Let's Design a Product

April 7, 2010 5:39 am | Videos | Comments

In this supersized lecture length episode, Dave foolishly attempts to explain how to design an example product (the uCurrent) from start to finish.


NetApp to buy storage software maker Bycast

April 7, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Data storage company NetApp Inc. said Wednesday it has agreed to buy privately held rival Bycast Inc.NetApp says the acquisition will extend its expertise in the area of so-called object-based storage software, which uses a method of storing digital information that makes it easier to find.The...


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