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Expanded Uses Envisioned for Transparent Electroconductive Film

November 30, 2009 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

The market for transparent electroconductive film is expected to enjoy steady growth over the next few years as expanded applications are developed in sectors including touch panels, electronic paper and organic electroluminescent  (EL) lighting.


Portable Pressure Calibrators Feature Built-in Hand Pump

November 30, 2009 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

E Instruments’ PPC Series of calibrators with built-in Hand Pump are offered in two separate models (P-Pneumatic or H-Hydraulic). These calibrators are appropriate for checking the calibration of pressure, differential pressure gauges, control values, pressure transmitters, pressure transducers, receiver gauges, and many other types of pressure switches and recorders. Features include


British to Poll Tech Companies on Economic Growth

November 30, 2009 7:59 am | News | Comments

Premier Farnell in co-ordination with the Electronics Leadership Council (ELC) and the UK Electronics Alliance (UKEA), encourage all UK-based small and medium enterprise (SME) technology companies to take part in a survey developed to garner appropriate support from the UK Government and trade associations to ensure the necessary future economic growth for these SMEs.


Simulation Software Adds BEM and FEM Capabilities

November 30, 2009 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

LMS has released the latest version of its integrated solution for 3D functional performance simulation: LMS Virtual.Lab Revision 9. This release features new BEM and FEM capabilities and a brand-new ray tracing solution in LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics. Dedicated industrial application solutions found in LMS Virtual.Lab Motion have been 


Integrated Synthesizer Module Features 24-bit Step Size Resolution

November 30, 2009 7:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced the HMC-C070 MicroSynth fully integrated broadband synthesizer module. Operating from 5.5 to 10.5 GHz, the module is appropriate for military radar test & measurement and lab instrumentation applications. Combining high performance SiGe, GaAs pHEMT, and InGaP HBT technologies into a compact 1.36” x 0.75” hermetic package, the HMC-C070 MicroSynth offers a  


Ants Counting Their Step

November 30, 2009 6:52 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Ants That Count! Most ants get around by leaving smell trails on the forest floor that show other ants how to get home or to food. They squeeze the glands that cover their bodies; those glands release a scent, and the scents in combination create trails the other ants can follow. That...

Altera signs with Newark

November 30, 2009 6:21 am | News | Comments

Committed to offering design engineers the newest technologies first, multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, has signed a franchise agreement with Altera Corporation, to supply their FPGA and CPLD devices, the latest development kits, and the Quartus II design software in North America.


Rochester Electronics Expands Space-Level Manufacturing

November 30, 2009 6:13 am | News | Comments

Rochester Electronics, a comprehensive and authorized source for discontinued semiconductors, is actively expanding its mission critical product manufacturing capabilities to ensure a continuous supply of certified radiation hardened space-level semiconductors.  


Eaton Introduces Energy-Conserving Network Shutdown Module for Mac OS X Snow Leopard

November 30, 2009 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today introduced its Network Shutdown Module (NSM) version 3.20 for Macintosh operating system (OS) X Snow Leopard. Eaton’s NSM is one of the most intuitive software products for Mac users, giving them enhanced power control over any iMac, MacPro or Xserve server running Snow Leopard.


Laird Technologies Expands Distribution Product Portfolio

November 30, 2009 5:59 am | News | Comments

Laird Technologies, a leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, today announced it has expanded its global distribution product portfolio with Mouser Electronics to include its thermal management product line.


Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Fake Chips to US Navy

November 30, 2009 5:55 am | Articles | Comments

A 32-year-old California man has pleaded guilty to charges that he sold thousands of counterfeit chips to the U.S. Navy. In a plea agreement reached on Friday, Neil Felahy of Newport Coast, California, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and counterfeit-goods trafficking for his role in an alleged chip-counterfeiting scam that ran between 2007 and 2009. Felahy, his wife Marwah Felahy, and her brother Mustafa Abdul Aljaff operated several microchip brokerage companies that imported chips from Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong province.  


Brookhaven Women in Science Holds High School Career Day at Brookhaven Lab

November 30, 2009 5:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

About 50 female students from three local high schools – Bellport, Rocky Point, and Shoreham-Wading River – recently learned about careers in science and toured world-class facilities at Brookhaven Lab.

Researchers find Reliable, Mess-free way to Grow Graphene

November 30, 2009 5:52 am | by Anne Ju | Articles | Comments

Single layers of carbon atoms, called graphene sheets, are lightweight, strong, electrically semi-conducting -- and notoriously difficult and expensive to make. Now, a Cornell research team has invented a simple way to make graphene electrical devices by growing the graphene directly onto a silicon wafer.  


Norway opens world's first osmotic power plant

November 30, 2009 5:33 am | by Wojciech Moskwa | News | Comments

Norway opened on Tuesday the world's first osmotic power plant, which produces emissions-free electricity by mixing fresh water and sea water through a special membrane.  State-owned utility Statkraft's prototype plant, which for now will produce a tiny 2-4 kilowatts of power or enough to run a coffee machine, will enable Statkraft to test and develop the technology needed to drive down production costs.


Navy Lieutenant Ian Liggett visits Aero Department

November 30, 2009 4:57 am | by Iowa State University | News | Comments

LT Ian Liggett (ME, 2003) paid a visit to the Aerospace Engineering Dept on Friday Nov 13 and...


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