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New 802.11ad PHY Layer Testing Application Note

May 31, 2012 5:21 am | Comments

What : The  new application note “Solutions for 802.11ad PHY Layer Testing” offers insight into how to enable quick and accurate simulation, generation and analysis of 60 GHz signals with 2 GHz modulation bandwidth.  It is the newest in the series of Agilent’s Power of  X application notes created to provide insight into solving tough measurement problems in unique ways for both the design and manufacturing environments.


Stanford Psychologists Aim to Help Computers Understand You Better

May 30, 2012 1:02 pm | Comments

Language is so much more than a string of words. To understand what someone means, you need context. Consider the phrase, "Man on first." It doesn't make much sense unless you're at a baseball game. Or imagine a sign outside a children's boutique that reads, "Baby sale - One week only!" You easily infer from the situation that the store isn't selling babies but advertising bargains on gear for them.


Rogers Introduces Circuit Materials Solutions at IMS2012

May 30, 2012 10:28 am | Comments

Rogers Corporation and representatives of its Advanced Circuit Materials Division will be at the upcoming 2012 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) to help attendees learn more about Rogers’ wide range of high frequency circuit materials. The 2012 IEEE International Microwave Symposium ( www.


Calling All Gadget Gurus! You Might Want To See This..

May 30, 2012 10:01 am | Comments

More than 15,000 companies, along with countless enthusiasts, researchers and inventors, are developing innovative products with Bluetooth wireless technology. From the wondrous to the wacky, these products promise to make life easier—and sometimes even more fun.    Sony SmartWatch hits the market Sony jumped into the emerging smart watch market at CES in January with a new device named simply the Sony SmartWatch .


Biochip-based Device for Cell Analysis

May 30, 2012 9:42 am | Comments

Inexpensive, portable devices that can rapidly screen cells for leukemia or HIV may soon be possible thanks to a chip that can produce three-dimensional focusing of a stream of cells, according to researchers. "HIV is diagnosed based on counting CD4 cells," said Tony Jun Huang, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics, Penn State.


Coatings with Nanoparticles that Interact with Sunlight and Eliminate Contaminants are Developed

May 30, 2012 9:35 am | Comments

Researchers of the UPNA-Public University of Navarre have developed a type of coating for construction materials. It is based on nanoparticles that interact with sunlight and trigger a chemical reaction that eliminates certain air pollutants. It is reckoned that the reduction in atmospheric pollution could be 90% of nitrogen oxides, 80% of hydrocarbons, and 75% of carbon monoxides emitted.


Microreactors to Produce Explosive Materials

May 30, 2012 9:31 am | Comments

The larger the reaction vessel, the quicker products can be made – or so you might think. Microreactors show just how wrong that assumption is: in fact, they can be used to produce explosive materials – nitroglycerine, for instance – around ten times faster than in conventional vessels, and much more safely as well.


Agilent to Demonstrate Its Newest RF/Microwave Design and Test Products at IMS2012

May 29, 2012 12:53 pm | Comments

Agilent Technologies will demonstrate its newest design and test products for advanced RF and microwave research, development and manufacturing at the 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (Booth 1015), June 17-22, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. “We are really excited about our new tools for circuit-level modeling through system verification for general RF/uW, 4G communications, and aerospace/defense applications,” said Barry Alcorn, Americas market segment manager in Agilent’s Electronic Measurement Group.


The Wireless Future of Medicine

May 29, 2012 11:02 am | Comments

Eric Topol says we'll soon use our smartphones to monitor our vital signs and chronic conditions. At TEDMED, he highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine's future -- all helping to keep more of us out of hospital beds. Eric Topol is a leading cardiologist who has embraced the study of genomics and the latest advances in technology to treat chronic disease TED Talks     Posted by Janine E.


This May Peak Your Interest - IMS2012

May 29, 2012 10:50 am | Comments

Let's talk technology! Take a look at the cool way these innovative companies are showing off their stuff for IMS2012 in Montreal. Can you guess what social media outlet their using? Here's a hint : their new products may Peak your INTEREST!   Click the images to see more...             Posted by Janine E.


IMS 2012, Montreal: The Wireless Connection

May 29, 2012 10:13 am | by Ramesh K. Gupta (IMS2011 TPC Chair), VP, Satellite Engineering and System Planning, LightSquared | Comments

The International Microwave Symposium (IMS2012) program book arrived in mail the other day, a clear signal that the upcoming 2012 Montreal conference (June 17-22) is not far away.  As I leafed through the colorful information package, I was quite impressed not only with the quality, diversity and scope of the technical program, but also the visible attention to detail.


MtronPTI to Exhibit at IMS 2012

May 29, 2012 9:03 am | Comments

MtronPTI announced that it will exhibit at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2012) June 17-22, 2012, in Montreal, Canada. Greg Anderson, President and CEO, Mike Howard, VP -- Filter Engineering and Joe Doyle, VP -- Oscillator Engineering, will be on hand to share future technology trends and discuss specific solutions in radio and telecom applications.


Researchers Take Virus-tracking Software Worldwide

May 29, 2012 6:10 am | Comments

A biomedical informatics researcher who tracks dangerous viruses as they spread around the globe has restructured his innovative tracking software to promote even wider use of the program around the world. Associate Professor Daniel Janies, Ph.D., an expert in computational genomics at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (OSU), is working with software engineers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) to expand the reach of SUPRAMAP (supramap.


Tongue Analysis Software Developed at MU Uses Ancient Chinese Medicine to Warn of Disease

May 29, 2012 6:04 am | Comments

For 5,000 years, the Chinese have used a system of medicine based on the flow and balance of positive and negative energies in the body. In this system, the appearance of the tongue is one of the measures used to classify the overall physical status of the body, or zheng . Now, University of Missouri researchers have developed computer software that combines the ancient practices and modern medicine by providing an automated system for analyzing images of the tongue.


Tiny Planet-Finding Mirrors Borrow from Webb Telescope Playbook

May 29, 2012 5:55 am | Comments

NASA's next flagship mission — the James Webb Space Telescope — will carry the largest primary mirror ever deployed. This segmented behemoth will unfold to 21.3 feet in diameter once the observatory reaches its orbit in 2018. A team of scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.



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