Archive: 10/01/2007

New particles get a mass boost

A sophisticated, new analysis has revealed that the next frontier in particle physics is farther away than once thought. New forms of matter not predicted by the Standard Model of particle physics are most likely twice as ...

Oct 01, 2007 4.1 / 5 (31) 0

Watermarks for mobile television

For centuries, watermarks have protected written documents from forgery. Now their digital brothers are to prevent videos from being released in the Internet before their television premieres. Electronic watermarks ...

Oct 01, 2007 4 / 5 (2) 0

Laser joining of solar cells

A single solar cell produces a relatively low output – it’s a case of strength in numbers. Tiny strips of metal are used to link cells together. If the laser soldering temperature is too high, the solder ...

Oct 01, 2007 2.9 / 5 (12) 0