Archive: 02/02/2006

Enhanced LIDAR improves range, vibration measures

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have demonstrated the use of an ultrafast laser "frequency comb" system for improved remote measurements of distance and vibration. The technology, ...

Feb 02, 2006 4.6 / 5 (9) 0

New design for transistors powered by single electrons

Scientists have demonstrated the first reproducible, controllable silicon transistors that are turned on and off by the motion of individual electrons. The experimental devices, designed and fabricated at NTT ...

Feb 02, 2006 4.4 / 5 (27) 0

Eyes on Huawei-Nortel broadband deal

Nortel's decision to tie up with China's Huawei Technologies to develop broadband access is seen as a good deal for the Canadian telecommunications group. Yet some industry analysts are questioning whether the same could ...

Feb 02, 2006 5 / 5 (1) 0

'Competitive' initiative may lack steam

To revive America's leadership in technology and innovation, President Bush in his State of the Union address proposed multibillion-dollar funding in science and tech research and development, possibly signaling a renew interest ...

Feb 02, 2006 4.5 / 5 (4) 0