Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new "templated growth" technique for fabricating nanometer-scale graphene devices. The method addresses what had been a significant obstacle to the use of this promising material in future generations of high-performance electronic devices.
Flight attendants for a low-cost Philippine airline who dance to Lady Gaga to keep passengers from snoozing through an in-flight safety demonstration are the latest YouTube sensation.A video of stewardesses performing a choreographed routine aboard a Cebu Pacific flight last week to demonstrate...
To help minimize encoder inventories and their associated costs, Baumer has introduced four new families of programmable incremental encoders that can be quickly and easily programmed using either user-friendly PC software or mechanical DIP switches.
Hamamatsu Photonics introduces the ORCA-D2, a high-sensitivity camera for simultaneous dual wavelength imaging that features two CCD devices and interchangeable optical blocks.
The ready-to-install MSC-EL mini-slide with integrated electrical drive from Rexroth dramatically reduces the time required to plan, install, and start up customized handling systems.
Schurter announces the addition of a color anodized aluminium housing to the popular line of metal pushbutton switches. The red and green housings can be used to distinguish the start/stop switching functions.
(University of Cincinnati) Until today, electronic devices could never have it all: high readability in bright sunlight and the ability to display high-speed content -- then hold that image indefinitely with absolutely zero electrical power usage. A new e-Display design from the...
CUI Inc, and its distributor Digi-Key Corporation, announced that CUI's 3D catalog is now available on Digi-Key's website for the majority of their 1000+ stocked line items.
A jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay $625.5 million for violating patents owned by a firm founded by a computer science professor.Apple Inc. is challenging Friday's verdict from the federal court in Tyler, Texas, saying the court has not yet looked at some of its counterclaims.If upheld,...
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.6% in the year to August 2010, the same inflation rate as in July. Growth in energy prices slowed down to 4.8% in August compared with 6.2% in July, while consumer prices for food rose by 1.4% compared with 1.1% in July.
Personal income increased $59.3 billion, or 0.5 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $52.0 billion, or 0.5 percent, in August, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $41.3 billion, or 0.4 percent. In July,...
Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC today announced that the company has received a purchase order for its HSH Infrared Fast Fire Furnace from IBM Corporation, the largest information technology company in the world.
In the first quarterly update to its Touch Panel Market Analysis-, DisplaySearch has increased the forecast of projected capacitive touch screens for mini-note and slate PCs.
(University of California -- Santa Barbara) An important step -- one that is essential to the ultimate construction of a quantum computer -- was taken for the first time by physicists at UC Santa Barbara. The discovery is published in the current issue of the journal Nature.