Archive: 06/14/2005

Shining a Brighter Light

New lighting technology developed at UC Davis offers quality, cost and environmental benefits compared with existing types of lighting, according to Charles E. Hunt, professor of electrical and computer engineering. Field emi ...

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Brightest LED Puts Light Bulbs in the Shade

Osram has developed the world’s brightest white light-emitting diode. Known as Ostar Lighting, this LED supplies 200 lumens, thus literally putting light bulbs and neon lamps in the shade. Previously, the brightest LED ...

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Philips To Improve The Performance of GSM and 3G Mobile Phones

Royal Philips Electronics today announced a family of advanced, bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filters and duplexers that significantly enhance the performance of multimedia mobile phones. Philips' new BAW filters feature patented ...

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Freescale gives 3G phones extreme cellular makeover

Three-to-one reduction enables slim, elegant handsets Delivering on its ongoing commitment to miniaturize the 3G mobile phone, Freescale Semiconductor announces a fourth generation, multimode 3G WCDMA/EDGE cellular RF subsystem ...

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Astronaut Studies Leg Muscles' Strength in Space

Astronaut John Phillips conducted his second run with an experiment on board the International Space Station investigating the differences between use of the body's lower extremities on Earth and in space. The Marshall Center's ...

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Ozone hole repair 'could take decades'

There are indications that the hole in the ozone layer is being repaired, but the process of recovery will take decades, according to a report published on 8th June 2005 by the Institute of Physics. The report, which aim ...

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Infineon Makes UMTS Phones Usable Worldwide

New features such as fast data transmission and new applications like recording, sending and receiving video clips or receiving television while on the move are generally associated with the new UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) mobile radio standard ...

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A look at the future of nanoelectronics

14-06-2005 - Kyoto, Japan -- Gilbert Declerck, President & CEO IMEC at the VLSI 2005 symposium 2005: "If we manage in handling the giga-complexity of the 'More Moore' world and in showing ultra-creativity for the 'More tha ...

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IBM Takes RFID to the Next Level

Delivering on its $250 million investment in sensor technology announced last fall, IBM today unveiled new services, software and technology to accelerate Radio Frequency identification (RFID) adoption. RFID uses electronic tag ...

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HP Offers AMD Processors on New Notebook Lineup

HP today introduced a new consumer notebook lineup that offers customers a choice of processor technology, award-winning support and value beyond the competition. Select HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario consumer notebook PCs ...

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Invention breathes new life into tennis balls

The traditional cry of "new balls please" at tennis courts throughout the country could become a thing of the past thanks to a new invention by a University of Bath student. Aimée Cubitt, a final year Mechanical Engineering stu ...

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Greenhouse gas to be stored under sea

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- The British government announced plans Tuesday to tackle climate change by storing greenhouse gases under the North Sea. Carbon dioxide will be captured from power plants and stored in depleted Nor ...

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