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DNA-Linked Nanoparticles Form Switchable 'Thin Films' on a Liquid Surface

June 11, 2014 3:14 pm | by DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists seeking ways to engineer the assembly of tiny particles measuring just billionths of a meter have achieved a new first—the formation of a single layer of nanoparticles on a liquid surface where the properties of the layer can be easily switched...

Improvements in MRIs, Other Image-Detection Applications on the Horizon

June 11, 2014 2:48 pm | by DOE/Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

Researchers are developing new terahertz detectors based on carbon nanotubes that could lead to significant improvements in medical imaging, airport passenger screening, food inspection and other applications. A paper in Nano Letters journal describes a technique...

The Brainstorm: V2V Communication

June 11, 2014 8:52 am | by Yuzuru Takeuchi, NDK America | News | Comments

When it comes to V2V communication, what existing technologies can be leveraged to accelerate in-vehicle equipment? "At this point, it is difficult to specify a certain technology, but it can be said that smartphones and tablet PCs have the potential...."

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TriQuint’s High Performance GaN Solutions

June 11, 2014 8:45 am | by TriQuint Semiconductor | News | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. showcased its new, high performance technologies at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium / Microwave Theory and Techniques exhibition. “TriQuint is on track to deliver more than 75 new products to the..."

China's Startups Hope for Boom after Alibaba IPO

June 11, 2014 8:39 am | by Jack Chang, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nils Pihl has spent 18 months building what he calls cutting-edge software to crunch "really big data sets." But instead of going to Silicon Valley, the 27-year-old Swede and his four colleagues have been working on his invention from a small apartment...

Microwave Heating May Impact Electronics Manufacture

June 10, 2014 4:23 pm | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

Engineers at Oregon State University have successfully shown that a continuous flow reactor can produce high-quality nanoparticles by using microwave-assisted heating – essentially the same forces that heat up leftover food with such efficiency...

New Teaching Approach Touted for Engineering Education

June 10, 2014 10:52 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Purdue University researchers who developed a new approach to more effectively teach large numbers of engineering students are recommending that the approach be considered for adoption by universities globally. The system allows students...

Bluetooth Innovation Training Events

June 10, 2014 9:57 am | by Steve Hegenderfer, Director of Development Programs at the Bluetooth SIG | News | Comments

Earlier this month, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group kicked off its summer of innovation with the first Bluetooth Innovation Training Event in San Jose, California. More than 160 developers, industry folks, and interested professionals gathered together...

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Amtrak Aims to Build Trackside Wi-Fi Network with Broadband Speeds on the NEC

June 10, 2014 9:36 am | by Christina Leeds, Amtrak Media Relations | News | Comments

Amtrak is exploring options to upgrade its on-board Wi-Fi service in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), with a particular interest in constructing a dedicated, wireless trackside network that provides a high-capacity, broadband-speed Internet connection between Washington and Boston...

Flaircomm Selects Gemalto to Provide M2M Solution for Car Manufacturers

June 10, 2014 9:21 am | by Ellen Lynch, LPI Communications | News | Comments

Gemalto announces that Flaircomm Microelectronics Inc. is integrating Gemalto’s M2M solution in their telematics control unit (T-Box). The solution designed for car manufacturers in China includes the Cinterion® MIM and integrates smoothly with in-car cellular networks...

RFMW Acquires Axomic Pte

June 9, 2014 2:48 pm | by RFMW | News | Comments

RFMW announced the acquisition of Axomic Pte. The agreement increases RFMW’s global footprint and enhances their corporate standing as an RF focused, technically proficient distribution organization catering to both highly technical and focused customers and suppliers...

Murata Recognizes TTI, Inc. for Outstanding Contributions and Performance

June 9, 2014 10:56 am | by Amy Talley, Jefferson Communications | News | Comments

Murata announced today that it has awarded TTI, Inc., a global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical, and discrete components, its prestigious 2013 Channel Partner Performance Award...

USI Selects GreenPeak ZigBee for High-Growth Smart Home Market

June 9, 2014 10:45 am | by Elly Schietse, GreenPeak | News | Comments

USI, Universal Scientific Industrial Co. Ltd has joined forces with GreenPeak Technologies to develop a high performance and low cost ZigBee module for Smart Home sensor devices...

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Auto-Aligning Street Level Backhaul Successfully Demonstrated by Siklu and AWTG

June 9, 2014 10:12 am | by Kevin Tanzillo, Siklu | News | Comments

Siklu and technical wireless service provider AWTG have successfully deployed 60 GHz backhaul radios on lighting poles using an auto-alignment toolkit that requires no human intervention...                       

Avago Technologies Announces $0.29 Interim Dividend

June 9, 2014 9:53 am | by Ashish Saran, Avago Technologies | News | Comments

Avago Technologies Limited, a semiconductor device supplier to the enterprise storage, wired, wireless, and industrial end markets, has announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly, interim cash dividend of $0.29 per ordinary share...

5 Things to Know about Apple's Stock Split

June 9, 2014 9:42 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological wizardry.In late April, the iPhone and iPad maker announced plans to split its stock for the first time in nine years. Since then, Apple's stock has climbed 23 percent...

CW Solutions Offers New GIS Service

June 9, 2014 9:41 am | by Christine Ziomek, Caryl Communications | News | Comments

CW Solutions, a national real estate services firm focusing on the wireless telecommunications, power, pipeline, title, and oil/gas industries, is now offering Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping and consulting services to the industries it serves...

Photos of the Day: COSY Accelerator: Quarks in 6-Packs

June 9, 2014 9:28 am | by Forschungszentrum Juelich | News | Comments

For decades, physicists have searched in vain for exotic bound states comprising more than three quarks. Experiments performed at Jülich's accelerator COSY have now shown that, in fact, such complex particles do exist in nature. This discovery has...

Exotic Particle Confirmed

June 9, 2014 9:18 am | by Forschungszentrum Juelich | News | Comments

For decades, physicists have searched in vain for exotic bound states comprising more than three quarks. Experiments performed at Jülich's accelerator COSY have now shown that, in fact, such complex particles do exist in nature. This discovery has...

New Leadership Appointments for Honeywell Life Safety Sensors Division

June 9, 2014 9:17 am | by Caroline Hardiman, Honeywell | News | Comments

Honeywell Life Safety has made some senior appointments within its multi-million dollar Sensors Division this month. Sean Clay has been promoted to the role of General Manager, and Alexandre Naef, ex Johnson and Johnson Director, has taken on the role of Sales Leader...

Vodafone Report Sparks Global Surveillance Debate

June 8, 2014 4:05 pm | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Telecommunications company Vodafone's report on government surveillance of its customers in 29 countries reveals more than first meets the eye — and is raising questions from Dublin to Delhi about how much spying on email and telephone chats happens in secret...

Testing and Engineering Services, VNA, TDR

June 8, 2014 3:55 pm | by D-COAX | News | Comments

D-COAX has introduced Testing and Engineering Services business segment to assist their customers with design, prototyping and production of the microwave interconnects. Tests Services include characterization or production testing in the Time Domain...

USI Selects GreenPeak ZigBee for High-Growth Smart Home Market

June 8, 2014 3:51 pm | by GreenPeak Technologies | News | Comments

USI, Universal Scientific Industrial has joined forces with GreenPeak Technologies to develop a high performance and low cost ZigBee module for Smart Home sensor devices. The new USI ZigBee module enables a swift implementation with minimal integration...

Agilent Technologies and Cascade Microtech Announce Alliance

June 8, 2014 3:46 pm | by Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies and Cascade Microtech announced a strategic alliance to provide fully configured and validated RF measurement solutions that streamline wafer-level semiconductor measurements while delivering guaranteed configuration, installation and support...

MACOM Accredited as ‘Trusted Foundry’ by Department Of Defense

June 8, 2014 3:42 pm | by MACOM | News | Comments

MACOM announced that its wafer fabrication facility in Lowell, Massachusetts, has been accredited by the Department of Defense as a Category 1A Trusted Foundry. This DoD accreditation distinguishes MACOM as a trusted manufacturer of integrated circuits...

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