Archive: 08/31/2004

Not-So-Spotty Material Breakthrough

Researchers master self-assembly of novel nanodots Using pulsed lasers, researchers have coaxed the metal nickel to self-assemble into arrays of nanodots – each spot a mere seven nanometers (seven billionths ...

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Two Neptune-size Planets Outside Our Solar System

Astronomers using telescopes in Hawaii, California and Texas have found the first Neptune-size planets outside our solar system, far smaller than any planets previously detected. One of them is perhaps only 14 times the mass of the Earth ...

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Intel Boosts Mobile Celeron Performance

Intel Corporation today introduced the Intel® Celeron® M processors 350 and 360 for mobile PCs. Based on Intel's mobile architecture, the Intel Celeron M processor balances good mobile performance with exc ...

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AMD Announces Industry's First x86 Dual-Core Processor

Today, AMD announces it is demonstrating the industry's first x86 dual-core processor. During demonstrations held at the company's Austin facilities, AMD is showing an HP ProLiant DL585 server powered by four d ...

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World's Highest Resolution 3D Images

NEC Corporation today announced that it has succeeded in the development of a novel 3D system-on-glass ("SOG") liquid crystal display ("LCD") that can display the world's highest resolution 3D images. NEC's original Horizontally Double-Density Pi ...

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Crystals in Nanofocus

Max Planck Scientists strike new paths in nanoanalysis and data storage with infrared light Scientists of the Nano-Photonics Group at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have developed a new infrared- ...

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Guinness World Records Recognizes NASA Speed Record

Guinness World Records has recognized the world speed record set by NASA's hypersonic X-43A aircraft earlier this year in an experimental flight over the Pacific Ocean. Using a scramjet engine, the unpiloted, 12 ...

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World's First True Industrial Power Meter System-on-Chip

TDK Semiconductor Corp., a leader in the design and manufacture of mixed-signal semiconductors for world markets, today unveiled the world’s first true system-on-chip for industrial poly-phase power meters. ...

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Samsung Standardizes on Synopsys DesignWare USB IP

Multi-Year License Agreement Gives Samsung Access to Broad Portfolio of DesignWare IP Synopsys, Inc., the world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leader in adva ...

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