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When is Fly-Buck the right choice for your isolated power needs?

August 4, 2014 3:27 pm | by Vijay Choudhary, Texas Instruments, www.ti.com | Texas Instruments | Blogs | Comments

The Fly-Buck™ converter (or isolated buck converter) is becoming very popular as a low power isolated bias solution because of its simplicity, ease-of-use, low component count, and the availability of wide-Vin integrated regulators like ...

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Is quantum dot the next step in LCD TV evolution?

August 4, 2014 3:19 pm | by DisplaySearch | News | Comments

As the LCD industry matures and standardizes, industry players find it harder to differentiate. At the same time, AMOLED is competing in key markets such as smartphone and tablet PC displays, in part due to their color performance. One response to this situation is adoption of quantum dots....

Engineering Newswire: The Army’s new glow-in-the-dark bullets

August 4, 2014 3:15 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

Dubbed, One-Way Luminescence, or OWL, a new tracer round is being developed by engineers at the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. The engineers are experimenting with a variety of potential solutions, but final design ...

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PV connector meets the three highest certification standards on the market

August 4, 2014 2:33 pm | Amphenol | Product Releases | Comments

Amphenol Industrial Products Group (Sidney, NY) now offers a PV connector that meets all three of the highest certification standards on the market, allowing this one connector to be used globally.  The new H4 UTX meets IEC50521 TUV 1500V- Class A (All Access)....

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Configurable frequency synthesizers offer phase noise performance as low as -92 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset

August 4, 2014 1:31 pm | Api Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

API Technologies Corp. (Orlando, FL) announced the launch of configurable frequency synthesizers (Models LCFS-X), the newest addition to the Company’s line of standard RF / microwave products. Offering superior phase noise performance as low as -92 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset ...

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Digital step attenuator offers 29nS switching time

August 4, 2014 1:16 pm | Rfmw Ltd, Peregrine Semiconductor Corp | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. (San Jose, CA) announces design and sales support for Peregrine Semiconductor’s 2-bit, fast-switching digital step attenuator (DSA). The PE43205 offers 29nS switching time when transitioning between 6, 12 or 18dB of attenuation. Simple, coarse attenuation is a great benefit....

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Knowing what to keep and what to trash: How an enzyme distinguishes cellular messages

August 4, 2014 1:03 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Every once in a while, we are forced to sort that stack of papers on the kitchen counter. Interspersed between the expired coupons and dozens of takeout menus are important documents like your car insurance or electric bill. So it isn't an option to simply drop it all....

UMD researchers develop tool to better visualize, analyze human genomic data

August 4, 2014 1:00 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a new, web-based tool that enables researchers to quickly and easily visualize and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting from high-throughput sequencing experiments. The free tool, called Epiviz ...

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Scientists unveil unique approach to the basic concepts of solid state physics

August 4, 2014 12:55 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Modern technology is based heavily on solid state devices such as semiconductors and lasers. It is important for future development to have an understanding of the basic physics underlying these types of devices. In their latest book "Crystal Symmetry, Lattice Vibrations ...

How science sizzles in the modern kitchen

August 4, 2014 12:44 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Some of the world's finest chemists don't wear lab coats. Instead, they don aprons and toques, and masterfully meld their passion for cooking with a growing awareness of the science behind the culinary arts. The results are driving an extraordinary expansion....

Creating buzz about science to help solve pressing global challenges

August 4, 2014 12:42 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Leading science communicators will share their latest strategies on how to capture the coveted attention of young students, the public and policymakers to strengthen the scientific enterprise. They will speak at the 248th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS)....

Research institutions announce collaboration for sharing, standardizing neuroscience data

August 4, 2014 12:40 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

The Allen Institute for Brain Science, California Institute of Technology, New York University School of Medicine, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) are collaborating on a project aimed at making database....

Short-term environmental enrichment exposure induces maturity of newborn neurons

August 4, 2014 12:39 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Many studies have shown that exposure to environmental enrichment can induce neurogenesis of the hippocampal region, thus improving learning and memory. Previous studies have demonstrated that doublecortin-positive immature neurons exist predominantly in the superficial layer....

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Functional electrical stimulation improves neuronal regeneration after cerebral infarction

August 4, 2014 12:36 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Previous studies have shown that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor cells cannot alone compensate for the damage to neurons and axons. From the perspective of neural plasticity, Dr. Yun Xiang and co-workers from Sun Yat-sen University in China observed the effects....

Multi-layer ceramic capacitors rated to 200°C

August 4, 2014 10:23 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation (Greenville, SC) has extended its high temperature SMX Series stacked SMPS MLCCs with the addition of new 25V ratings in case sizes 3-5 and 500V ratings in every case size (1-6), making it the broadest offering of stacked SMPS MLCCs rated to 200°C....

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