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September 7, 2010 3:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

In general, we and just about everyone else on the planet recommend NSMD (non solder mask defined) pads for your BGA land. Using copper to define the land gives more precision that using solder mask and, more importantly, gives a...

A more robust, reliable Internet

September 7, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Washington University in St. Louis) A computer scientist at Washington University in St. Louis is part of a collaborative team that is one of four project teams chosen by the National Science Foundation to pursue ways to build a more robust, secure and reliable Internet. Patrick Crowley,...

Centrosolar Establishes UK Subsidiary

September 7, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Centrosolar has established an international subsidiary in the UK. Following the introduction of attractive feed-in tariffs in April, Centrosolar UK Ltd. will be in a position to respond to increased demand for photovoltaic systems...


Power-One Begins Manufacturing Renewable Energy Inverters in Canada

September 7, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Power-One, Inc. announced that it has commenced production of its renewable energy inverters for the photovoltaic (PV) and wind markets in Ontario, Canada. Power-One is producing products for sale in Canada’s residential, commercial and...


LDK Solar Expands Vertical Manufacturing

September 7, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. announced that it has expanded its vertical manufacturing by successfully completing the installation and trial runs of the first production line of solar cells in its newly installed manufacturing facility...


Carnegie Mellon receives funding to create new program studying environmental impact of nanotechnology

September 7, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Howard University receive $3.15 million from National Science Foundation for interdisciplinary programs to educate US Ph.D scientists and engineers.


Imec reports large-area silicon solar cells with high efficiency

September 7, 2010 8:16 am | Comments

At the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (Valencia, Spain), imec presents several large-area silicon solar cells with a conversion efficiency above 19%. Two types of cells were realized namely with Ag-screenprinted contacts and plated Cu-contacts.


3Par reaches partnership to sell products in Korea

September 7, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

3Par Inc. announced a partnership Tuesday with Dongbu CNI, an information technology company based in Seoul, to sell 3Par's data storage products and maintenance services throughout Korea.Under the terms of the agreement, Dongbu will sell and provide support for the 3Par Utility Storage...


Avalue Industrial Panel PCs Support Intel(R) Atom(TM) D525 Dual Core Processors

September 7, 2010 7:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Avalue Technology presents many series of Panel PCs aimed for versatile applications such as industrial, commercial, in-vehicle, home automation, and medical. Now some of them are embedded with the latest Intel® Atom? D525 dual core processors...


Sony Takes Top Share Position for Flat Panel TV Shipments in Q2’10 for India

September 7, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

Sony increased its unit share of flat panel TVs to 27.1% in Q2’10 and took top share position in the Indian market, according to the newly published in the DisplaySearch Quarterly India TV Shipment Database.

Scientists develop device to enable improved global data transmission

September 7, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Southampton) Researchers have developed a new data transmission system that could substantially improve the transmission capacity and energy efficiency of the world's optical communication networks.

TeleCommunication Systems, Army in satellite deal

September 7, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. said Tuesday that it received orders from the U.S. Army valued at up to $3.8 million for some antenna systems, satellite equipment and other items.The initial orders total $1.3 million, but the deal's value could climb to $3.8 million if all options are fully...

Renate W. Chasman Scholarship for Women Awarded to Two Students

September 7, 2010 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Joanna Laroussi, a student at Hunter College, and Jamina Oomen-Hajagos, a student at Stony Brook University, have been awarded the Renate W. Chasman Scholarship for Women.


Macho Duke Nukem returns after a decade in limbo

September 7, 2010 6:05 am | by LOU KESTEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

When Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. pulled the plug on the long-in-development "Duke Nukem Forever" last year, most observers in the video-game industry thought they'd seen the last of its titular hero.But you can't keep a bad man down — and last weekend, the cigar-chomping, beer-swilling tough...

Where the MEMS markets are going

September 7, 2010 4:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Yole Développement and System Plus Consulting sponsored a MEMS market briefing at MEMS /Micromachine 2010.



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