Archive: 08/5/2005

Universal Display First to Achieve 30 Lumens Per Watt White OLED

Universal Display Corporation announced the demonstration of a white OLED lighting panel with a record power efficiency of 30 lumens per watt (lm/W) using the Company’s PHOLED phosphorescent OLED technology at The International ...

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New silicon germanium technology blooms at IBM

New technology for silicon germanium processors promises to reduce the cost of mobile consumer products, advance high-bandwidth wireless communications, and push such innovations as collision-avoidance automobile radar.

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Earth's surface transformed by massive asteroids

A cluster of at least three asteroids between 20 and 50 kilometres across colliding with Earth over 3.2 billion years ago caused a massive change in the structure and composition of the earth’s surface, according to new ...

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Dual-Core AMD Opteron Processor Now Available

AMD today announced that its industry-leading, dual-core technology is now available through the AMD64 Longevity Program, serving high-end embedded designs that require stable, longer-than-standard processor supply roadmaps. ...

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Cassini flies by Saturn's tortured moon Mimas

On its recent close flyby of Mimas (MY-muss), the Cassini spacecraft found the Saturnian moon looking battered and bruised, with a surface that may be the most heavily cratered in the Saturn system.

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Small U.K. ISPs deliver more satisfaction

Customer-satisfaction levels are significantly higher among the United Kingdom's smaller Internet service providers when compared to their larger rivals.

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Boost takes Street Scene mobile

Boost Communications said Friday it had taken the recent Street Scene music festival mobile with text-messaging promotions.

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Drought, fires affect global CO2 levels

Some scientists are warning this summer's drought across Europe will release large amounts of carbon dioxide, giving further impetus to global warming.

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Mars Express radar collects first surface data

MARSIS, the sounding radar on board ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, is collecting the first data about the surface and the ionosphere of Mars. The radar started its science operations on 4 July 2005, after the ...

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Tiny infrared laser holds promise as weapon against terror

The difficulty of detecting the presence of explosives and chemical warfare agents (CWAs) is once again all too apparent in the news about the London bombings. In a significant breakthrough, researchers at Northwestern Uni ...

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Soap Film Experiments in Microgravity

Four TCD theoretical physics undergraduates have returned from Bordeaux having completed a foam physics experiment in zero gravity with the European Space Agency.

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Missed opportunities in nano

Nanotechnology companies are missing opportunities to help corporate buyers integrate nanoscale components into advanced products, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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