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Integration brings quantum computer a step closer

January 30, 2014 1:44 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

An international research group led by the University of Bristol has made an important advance towards a quantum computer by shrinking down key components and integrating them onto a silicon microchip.Scientists and engineers from an international collaboration led by Dr Mark Thompson from the University of Bristol...

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Sea the future: New research on ocean conditions will aid planners

January 30, 2014 1:42 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

The Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global) announced this week a grant to the University of Melbourne that will provide new insights into ocean conditions—crucial information for Navy planners involved in tactical and strategic decision-making. The project is intended to improve understanding of conditions in the Indian Ocean....

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Dartmouth researchers develop new tool to identify genetic risk factors

January 30, 2014 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Dartmouth researchers developed a new biological pathway-based computational model, called the Pathway-based Human Phenotype Network (PHPN), to identify underlying genetic connections between different diseases as reported in BioDataMining this week. The PHPN mines the data present in large publicly available disease datasets....

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Storage system for 'big data' dramatically speeds access to information

January 30, 2014 1:35 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

As computers enter ever more areas of our daily lives, the amount of data they produce has grown enormously. But for this "big data" to be useful it must first be analyzed, meaning it needs to be stored in such a way that it can be accessed quickly when required.

Power amplifier operates in the 1805 MHz to 1880 MHz frequency band

January 30, 2014 1:33 pm | Anadigics Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ANADIGICS (Warren, N.J.) introduced the AWB7222 power amplifier (PA), optimized for WCDMA, HSPA, and LTE small-cell applications. The new AWB7222 operates in the 1805 MHz to 1880 MHz frequency band, delivering an industry-leading combination of output power, linearity, power-added efficiency and thermal characteristics.

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RF switch attenuators provide up to 6 GHz

January 30, 2014 1:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fairview Microwave (Allen, TX) has released a new line of compact hot-switchable variable attenuators. RF attenuators are used to reduce the amplitude of an electronic signature in many common electronic scenarios including lab testing equipment, distributed antenna systems (DAS) and power and signal monitoring systems.

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Engineering Update Episode #43: A 3-story, 755 passenger concept plane

January 30, 2014 11:16 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

In this week's episode of the Engineering Update: A 3-story, 755 passenger concept plane: The SkyWhale might not sound like the greatest name in the world for an airplane, but it's a pretty apt description for this flying beast. A minesweeping robot: Unfortunately, the task of clearing the mines is often prohibitively expensive or complicated....

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10 GHz bandwidth socket features less than 1dB of insertion loss

January 30, 2014 10:35 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics (Eagan, MN) has recently introduced a new high performance elastomer socket for 0.5mm pitch QFN package. The SG-MLF-7079 socket is designed for an 8mmx8mmx0.8mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.

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Two-wire pressure transmitter designed for industrial field service

January 30, 2014 10:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The BelGAS division of Marsh Bellofram Corporation (Newell, West Virginia) introduced the global market introduction of its Type 5000 explosion-proof two-wire pressure transmitter, expressly designed for industrial field service. Designed for maximum durability, the compact, rugged, and reliable Marsh Bellofram BelGAS Type 5000 P/I transducer is a two-wire device....

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Laser diodes offer optical output power up to 700mW

January 30, 2014 10:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

ProPhotonix Limited (Salem, New Hampshire) announces the addition of four new visible laser diodes from Oclaro that they will distribute, including the HL63193MG, HL63153AT, HL63163DG, and the HL40041MG. The new HL63193MG offers high optical output power (700mW) at a wavelength of 638nm....

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Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC unveils new National Guard ambulance

January 30, 2014 12:00 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Illinois, rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance, Tuesday....

Ultra-low loss materials serve applications over 100 Gbps

January 29, 2014 5:21 pm | Isola Group S.a.r.l. | Product Releases | Comments

Isola Group S.a.r.l. (Chandler, AZ) announced that it has begun alpha testing of Tachyon, its new ultra-low loss product that is engineered to reduce insertion loss on high-speed digital designs. It is specifically being targeted for high-layer count backplanes for the growing 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) market that has channel data rates in excess of 25 Gbps.

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Coupled flatwire inductor designed for high-performance switching regulators

January 29, 2014 5:03 pm | Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

High-performance switching regulators require powerful inductors with stable inductance and soft saturation to cope with high currents. Würth Elektronik eiSos (Watertown, SD) has developed the WE-CFWI range of coupled flatwire inductors. The windings can be connected in series and in parallel.

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Review: Beats Music proves it has some heart with playlists compiled by warm-blooded humans

January 29, 2014 4:58 pm | by Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press | News | Comments

There's no shortage of music subscription services that offer unlimited streaming for a monthly fee. The conceit of the latest offering, Beats Music, is that its playlists and other recommendations are curated by warm-blooded humans, not robots.

Facebook 4th-quarter earnings, revenue surpass expectations, stock jumps

January 29, 2014 4:53 pm | by New York, Associated Press | News | Comments

 Facebook says its earnings and revenue continued to grow in the latest quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations on both fronts as it expanded the number of users and the amount of money it makes on mobile ads. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based social networking company earned...

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