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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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SANYO Will Adopt HD DVD Standard to Develop Next Generation DVDs

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (SANYO) has decided to adopt the HD DVD standard promoted in the DVD forum, an international association that brings together some 220 consumer electronics, entertainment, software and other relat ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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- ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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. ...

Aug 31, 2004
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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 ...

Aug 31, 2004
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