Advertisement
Serving the Electronic Design Community Since 1956
Subscribe to ECN Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

February 28, 2014 4:08 pm | by Yuri Kageyama - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for. The exchange's CEO Mark Karpeles appeared before Japanese TV news cameras, bowing deeply. He said a weakness in...

3-D imaging sheds light on Apert syndrome development

February 28, 2014 3:47 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Three dimensional imaging of two different mouse models of Apert Syndrome shows that cranial deformation begins before birth and continues, worsening with time, according to a team of researchers who studied mice to better understand and treat the disorder in humans.

TOPICS:

Multilayer ceramic transmitter produces a high output of 80 Db

February 28, 2014 3:44 pm | Transducers Direct | Product Releases | Comments

Transducers USA (Elk Grove Village, IL) has introduced their new piezo ceramic MLCT (Multilayer Ceramic Transmitter) series. Its unique simple acoustic multi-layer ceramic construction produces a high output of 80 Db with only 16V low driving voltage.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Scripps Clinic first to implant miniature cardiac monitor

February 28, 2014 3:42 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Small, wireless monitor provides long-term remote monitoring to help physicians diagnose and monitor irregular heartbeats: Scripps Green Hospital has become the first hospital in the United States to implant the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device. Scripps Clinic cardiologist John Rogers, M.D., successfully completed the first implant of the Reveal LINQ™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM)  on Saturday.

TOPICS:

Digital Manufacturing Summit

February 28, 2014 3:34 pm | Events

The Digital Manufacturing Summit at GTC 2014 takes place on March 25-26, 2014 in San Jose, California and will provide an exciting forum for in-depth exploration of how NVIDIA's GPUs are driving innovation across automotive, aerospace, apparel, architecture-engineering-construction, and consumer products.

TOPICS:

New, inexpensive production materials boost promise of hydrogen fuel

February 28, 2014 3:30 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Generating electricity is not the only way to turn sunlight into energy we can use on demand.  In a study published last week in the journal Science, Choi and postdoctoral researcher Tae Woo Kim combined cheap, oxide-based materials to split water into hydrogen and oxygen gases using solar energy with a solar-to-hydrogen conversion efficiency of 1.7 percent, the highest reported for any oxide-based photoelectrode system.

TOPICS:

New digital atlas details Alaska sea ice history since 1860

February 28, 2014 3:27 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Want to know how much of the Beaufort Sea was covered in ice in January 1850? You can now do so, thanks to a new website developed with support from by the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), a region of the NOAA-led U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS).

Low PIM coaxial switches available with either SMA- or N-type connectors

February 28, 2014 3:27 pm | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW (San Jose, CA) announces application and sales support for a new line of Low PIM (Passive Intermodulation) coaxial switches from Radiall. The rapid growth of 4G/LTE networks has led to the need for better-performing Low PIM devices. As a result, Radiall developed a broad series of switches....

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Brain stimulation at your fingertips: Stimulation glove for stroke patients

February 28, 2014 3:26 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Learning an instrument, dancing ballet or reading braille – the golden rule for acquiring skills such as these is: practise, practise, practise. However, there are some things that the brain learns without any training at all. RUB researchers have demonstrated in several studies...

TOPICS:

Medical grade, 65-W power adapters are approved to latest safety standards

February 28, 2014 2:41 pm | Tumbler Technologies + Trumpower | Product Releases | Comments

TRUMPower (Santa Clara, CA) launched the TMP65 Series of low cost medical grade AC/DC desktop power adapters, which has both Class I and Class II models availability. The TMP65 Class II units, furnished with an IEC 320/C8 AC inlet without a ground pin, are

TOPICS:

Chinese partnership fuels NJIT's solar cell research

February 28, 2014 2:12 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university's research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient.

TOPICS:

Four GOES-R instruments ready for integration

February 28, 2014 2:08 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Four of the six instruments that will fly on the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series (GOES-R) were delivered to Lockheed Martin in Denver for integration onto the spacecraft bus this month. This marks the beginning of a new phase in the development of the GOES-R satellite scheduled for launch in early 2016. 

UT part of $140 million White House advanced manufacturing initiative

February 28, 2014 1:54 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be part of a national effort, announced today by President Barack Obama, which could lead to more fuel-efficient cars and decreased costs for ships and aircraft. Suresh Babu and a team of faculty will help lead UT's research effort in the $140 million Detroit-based institute....

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Ultra-fast laser spectroscopy lights way to understanding new materials

February 28, 2014 1:51 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are revealing the mysteries of new materials using ultra-fast laser spectroscopy, similar to high-speed photography where many quick images reveal subtle movements and changes inside the materials. Seeing these dynamics is one emerging strategy to better understanding how new materials work, so that we can use them to enable new energy technologies.

TOPICS:

IUPUI study reveals how dogs detect explosives, offers new training recommendations

February 28, 2014 1:46 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

A research team at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has helped determine the science behind how canines locate explosives. The study found the dogs react best to the actual explosive, calling into question the use of products designed to mimic the odor of C-4 for training purposes.

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading