Archive: 09/9/2004

World's First 10Gbps Quantum Dot Laser

Fujitsu Limited and a research group at the University of Tokyo led by Professor Yasuhiko Arakawa, today announced the joint development of a quantum dot laser that succeeds in minimizing temperature-sensitive output fluctu ...

Sep 09, 2004
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IBM scientists demonstrate single-atom magnetic measurements

IBM scientists have measured a fundamental magnetic property of a single atom -- the energy required to flip its magnetic orientation. This is the first result by a promising new technique they developed to stu ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Dying star creates fantasy-like sculpture of gas and dust

A new study of a large number of planetary nebulae has revealed that rings, such as those seen here around the Cat's Eye Nebula, are much more common that thought so far and have been found in at least one third ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Major milestone for detecting life on Mars

Washington, D.C. "To detect life on Mars, we have to devise instruments to recognize it and design them in such a way to get them to the Red Planet most efficiently," said Dr. Andrew Steele of the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical L ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Nanotechnology leads to discovery of super superconductors

University of California scientists working at Los Alamos National Laboratory with a researcher from the University of Cambridge have demonstrated a simple and industrially scaleable method for improving the current densities ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Nokia Launches New Fashion Collection

Inspired by the glamour and elegance of the lavish 1920s, Nokia introduces a new fashion collection of three mobile phones, launched today at the Totally Fashion event in Shanghai. Pushing the boundaries of ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Noisy nature of atoms

University of California scientists working at Los Alamos National Laboratory have demonstrated a way to use the random fluctuations that exist naturally in all magnetic systems to perform magnetic resonance studies without ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Carl Zeiss lens enables highest quality in camera phones

The lens is supplied by Carl Zeiss, the camera module and electronics by Dialog Semiconductor: with this collaboration, the two companies aim to take part right from the beginning in shaping the growing market for high quality ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Industry's first mass production of DRAM in 90nm technology

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor memory technology, announced today the industry's first mass production of 90nanometer (nm) 512Mb DDR SDRAM on 300mm base wafers. Samsung pion ...

Sep 09, 2004
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Molecular Biologists Uproot the Tree of Life

One of science's most popular metaphors — the "tree of life," with its evolutionary branches and roots, showing groups of bacteria on the bottom and multicellular animals on the higher branches — turns out to be a misnomer, ...

Sep 09, 2004
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