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Why Lithium Ion Batteries Go Bad

September 16, 2014 10:27 am | by DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory | News | Comments

A comprehensive look at how tiny particles in a lithium ion battery electrode behave shows that rapid-charging the battery and using it to do high-power, rapidly draining work may not be as damaging as...                           

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Reducing Traffic Congestion, Remotely

September 16, 2014 10:11 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

At the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress last week, MIT researchers received one of the best-paper awards for a new system, dubbed RoadRunner, that uses GPS-style turn-by-turn directions to route drivers around congested...                

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Apple: Record 4M Orders of iPhones on 1st Day

September 16, 2014 10:06 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday...                     

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Exploring 'Graveyard of Ships' Near San Francisco with Remote-Controlled Robots

September 16, 2014 9:55 am | by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press | News | Comments

Over the past week, a team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration used a remote-controlled underwater vehicle, equipped with sonar and video cameras, to examine and record the historic shipwrecks...                        

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Keysight Technologies Test License with Broadcom

September 15, 2014 3:57 pm | by Keysight Technologies | News | Comments

Keysight Technologies announced it has entered into a manufacturing test license agreement with Broadcom Corporation. The MTL agreement allows Keysight to provide calibration and verification test solutions...

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Isola Compliance with European Space Agency Base-material Standard

September 15, 2014 3:42 pm | by Isola Group | News | Comments

Isola Group announced that its European subsidiary, Isola GmbH, complies with the European Space Agency’s (ESA) specification for a cleaner class of base materials. Isola worked in collaboration with the ESA and its suppliers in order to reach this milestone...

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GaN Systems to Show New Gallium Nitride High Power Transistors

September 15, 2014 3:02 pm | by GaN Systems | News | Comments

GaN Systems is showcasing its range of gallium nitride power transistors based on its proprietary Island Technology, which produces highly efficient, smaller transistors at lower cost than traditional silicon MOSFETs and IGBTs...

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Advances in Range of High Purity Materials for Semiconductor Applications

September 15, 2014 1:39 pm | by Morgan Advanced Materials | News | Comments

Morgan Advanced Materials announced advances in their range of materials grown using chemical vapor deposition processes. Morgan’s CVD Silicon Carbide and Pyrolytic Boron Nitride materials are ideal for use in semiconductor applications...

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ZigBee Updated Standard for Radio Frequency-Based Remote Controls

September 15, 2014 1:20 pm | by ZigBee Alliance | News | Comments

The ZigBee Alliance announced the ratification of the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard. The standard is now available for product development and can be downloaded for free from the Alliance website...

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CableLabs DLNA CVP-2 Reference Server using Elliptic’s tVault

September 15, 2014 12:43 pm | by Elliptic Technologies | News | Comments

Elliptic Technologies announced their joint development with CableLabs to provide a reference implementation for DLNA’s CVP-2 specifications, now under the new brand of VidiPath Certification program, using Elliptic’s tVault for DTCP-IP content protection...

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Meaghan's Minute: Smart Home Radio Chip

September 15, 2014 12:14 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, GreenPeak Technologies has launched the new GP565 Smart Home radio chip for remote controls that support voice control, motion sensing, and the new ZRC 2.0 protocol, which enables a single remote control to control all the home’s connected devices...  

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GCI Operates Fastest Wireless Data Network in Juneau

September 15, 2014 11:47 am | by GCI | News | Comments

 A recent independent test of GCI’s wireless data network service in Juneau shows the company is outperforming competitors in several key areas, including 4G LTE download speeds...

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High Current Sense Chip Resistors With Kelvin 4 Wire Connection

September 15, 2014 11:31 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The CSSK Series from Stackpole offers a 0612 size chip resistor with Kelvin 4 wire connection...

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Six-Channel White LED Driver with Touch Screen Driver Supply

September 15, 2014 11:14 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks Solutions unveiled the SKY81452 which is a highly integrated, high efficiency LED backlight solution for tablets, notebook computers, monitors, and other portable devices..

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Infrared LEDs Offer Optical Efficiency for Security Applications

September 15, 2014 10:49 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Osram Opto Semiconductors introduced the Oslon Black SFH 4715A infrared LED which offers a typical electro-optical efficiency of 48 percent...

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