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AIM presents roadmap for US integrated photonics

400-page study highlights market drivers and investment targets for US photonics through 2030.

Thu 23 Mar 17 from

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Manufacturing system may stem cost effects

High costs of production and labor, combined with high rates of technological change, often cause manufacturers in developed countries to take their production offshore to lower-cost sources.

Tue 7 Mar 17 from

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SOI wafers are suitable substrates for gallium nitride crystals

In cooperation with Okmetic Oy and the Polish ITME, researchers at Aalto University have studied the application of SOI (Silicon On Insulator) wafers, which are used as a platform for manufacturing ...

Thu 2 Mar 17 from

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The NASA imager dentists use daily

When sitting in the dentist's chair, few patients think of NASA. But the space agency is there nonetheless, in the sensor that enables high-resolution, digital X-ray imagery that helps the dentist ...

Fri 24 Feb 17 from TechXplore

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New Storage Device Potentially Store Data for 1,000 Years (1)

A Japanese research group developed a technology to realize a storage device that can store data for more than 1,000 years and has a recording density equivalent to that of an HDD.

Fri 24 Feb 17 from Tech-On

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Efficient power converter for internet of things

The "internet of things" is the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestock will soon have sensors that report information directly to networked ...

Fri 17 Feb 17 from TechXplore

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New chip could bring voice command to almost anything

We're growing more accustomed to the idea of talking to our devices, thanks to the success of products like Amazon Echo and Google Home, not to mention Apple's Siri voice assistant. ...

Tue 14 Feb 17 from Gizmag

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Reactive lignin for reducing the environmental impacts of wood products

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed technology known as "CatLignin" to produce reactive lignin from pulp industry byproducts to be used as a replacement for toxic phenol compounds ...

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IBM integrates optics and electronics on a single chip

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Fri 14 Dec 12 from Gizmag

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New power amplifier design could double smartphone battery life

Cell phones have come a long way in terms of battery life, but lets be honest, there's still plenty of room for improvement. The very fact that we talk about using a phone for eight hours as ...

Tue 6 Nov 12 from Gizmag

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