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MINER Shines in Urban Emergency Response Exercise

November 4, 2014 12:17 pm | by Patti Koning, Sandia | News | Comments

A nuclear device has been hidden in a high-rise building in a major metropolitan area. Emergency responders have intelligence that narrows down the location to a single city block, but it isn’t safe to search door-to-door. Can they identify the exact location of the device quickly without the culprits realizing a search is on? ...         

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Photos of the Day: Coated Battery Solution Prevent Electrical Current Damage

November 4, 2014 11:52 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | News | Comments

To help prevent such injuries, researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital have devised a new way to coat batteries with a special material that prevents them from conducting electricity after being swallowed. In animal tests, they found that such batteries did not damage the gastrointestinal (GI) tract at all ...

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New Way to Make Batteries Safer after Ingestion

November 4, 2014 11:45 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | News | Comments

Every year, nearly 4,000 children go to emergency rooms after swallowing button batteries — the flat, round batteries that power toys, hearing aids, calculators, and many other devices. Ingesting these batteries has severe consequences, including burns that permanently damage the esophagus, tears in the digestive tract, and in some cases, even death ...

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RSA306 Portable Spectrum Analyzer

November 4, 2014 11:28 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix introduced a new class of spectrum analyzers based on a USB architecture...

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Fighting the Fakes: Algorithmic Security Combats Counterfeit Batteries

November 4, 2014 11:19 am | by Tom Bush, Accutronics | Articles | Comments

Battery counterfeiting is increasingly becoming a global problem. The ubiquity of portable devices, from everyday electronics, such as smartphones and digital cameras, to more specialized equipment such as medical, industrial and security apparatus ...            

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Outsmarting Thermodynamics in Self-Assembly of Nanostructures

November 4, 2014 11:12 am | by Rachel Berkowitz, Berkeley Lab | News | Comments

If you can uniformly break the symmetry of nanorod pairs in a colloidal solution, you’re a step ahead of the game toward achieving new and exciting metamaterial properties. But traditional thermodynamic -driven colloidal assembly of these metamaterials, which are materials defined ...               

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Better Bomb-Sniffing Technology

November 4, 2014 11:06 am | by Vince Horiuchi, University of Utah | News | Comments

University of Utah engineers have developed a new type of carbon nanotube material for handheld sensors that will be quicker and better at sniffing out explosives, deadly gases and illegal drugs ...                                     

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'God Particle' Researcher to Lead Swiss CERN Lab

November 4, 2014 10:55 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The renowned lab that confirmed the existence of the elusive "God particle" has selected an Italian physicist who played a key role in that research to be its new director general ...                                            

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Multi-Core Optical Fibers Achieve 255 Tbps

November 4, 2014 10:44 am | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands and the University of Central Florida (CREOL) in the USA, report in the journal Nature Photonics the successful transmission of a record high 255 Terabits/s over a new type of fibre allowing 21 times more bandwidth than ... 

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Reduced On-Site Installation

November 4, 2014 10:36 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Radio Frequency Systems has announced factory-made assemblies. The complete SiteExpresssystem is assembled by RFS technicians in a controlled environment, tested to ensure it meets all operating requirements, and shipped to the site ready to be hoisted and installed at the top of a tower ...           

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Cree's GaN Transistor for Troposcatter

November 4, 2014 10:35 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cree has introduced a GaN transistor for tropospheric scatter (troposcatter) communications applications rated for 200 W continuous wave (CW) and 4.4 to 5.0 GHz operation. The new CGHV50200F GaN high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) features ...                

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Actions Semiconductor’s Quad-Core Processor for Mainstream Android Tablets

November 4, 2014 10:34 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Actions Semiconductor has introduced a new quad-core system-on-a-chip (SoC) to provide primary processing, connectivity, enhanced battery life, and other capabilities in computer tablets and set top boxes (STB). The new processor is most ideal for mid-tier, high volume ...                      

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GreenPeak Wins Deloitte Fast50 Technology Award

November 3, 2014 2:21 pm | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

GreenPeak Technologies, the industry leading Smart Home semi-conductor/systems company, has again won the prestigious Deloitte Fast50 award for technology companies in the Netherlands. With an impressive 8757 percent growth, GreenPeak moves into the first position ...

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Keysight Technologies Begins Trading as Independent Company

November 3, 2014 12:48 pm | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

Keysight Technologies [NYSE: KEYS] has announced that its separation from Agilent Technologies [NYSE:A] has been completed. The newly independent company will begin “regular-way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today under the ticker symbol KEYS ...                

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MSAB Releases New Version of Globally Acclaimed Digital Forensics Technology

November 3, 2014 12:40 pm | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

MSAB has announced the release of the latest version of its internationally recognized XRY platform. XRY allows users to perform forensically sound extractions of data from mobile devices. Version 6.11 offers a number of new features and capabilities including expanded access to a wider array of devices, chipsets and Apps ...

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