Archive: 08/30/2004

High Capacity Blu-ray Disc-ROM Mastering System

Sony today announced the successful development of the Blu-ray Disc ROM (BD-ROM) mastering system for Blu-ray Disc pre-recorded content. Key benefits of this new system include low cost operation, increased r ...

Aug 30, 2004 5 / 5 (1) 0

World's First Wi-Fi Wall Outlet

Aruba Wireless Networks(TM) and Ortronics(R) Inc., a global leader in enterprise structured cabling systems, today announced they have developed the world's first Wi-Fi wall outlet. Financial details of the strategic development agreement ...

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Lighting the Way to Better Nanoscale Films

Most miniature electronic, optical and micromechanical devices are made from expensive semiconductor or ceramic materials. For some applications like diagnostic lab-on-a-chip devices, thin-film polymers may ...

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Model unscrambles complex crystallization puzzle

The patterns that form as plastics, metals and many other materials crystallize can vary incredibly, ranging from sea-urchin-like spheres to elaborate tree-like branches. Now, Hungarian and National Institute ...

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Fate of nanoparticles

Materials made from particles one-millionth the size of a fine-point pen tip are touted daily for their current uses and dreamed of possibilities, but a pressing question remains as to the environmental impact of manufactured ...

Aug 30, 2004 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

Eos Chasma, part of Valles Marineris

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft, show the southern part of Valles Marineris, called Eos Chasma. The images were taken during orbit 533 in June ...

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Nanotoxicology - new branch of learning

Nanotechnology, the 'science of small things' is set to bring huge advantages in engineering, electronics, medicine and IT-- but the potential threats to health that widespread use of nanoparticles could bring need to be s ...

Aug 30, 2004 2.5 / 5 (2) 0

Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Developers will be presenting a self-organizing communications network during the e/home trade fair in Berlin. Users can enjoy wireless Internet access or remotely control utilities in the home without having to d ...

Aug 30, 2004 2 / 5 (1) 0