News tagged with antennae

NTT demos 802.11ac - next generation high-speed WiFi

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) has demonstrated what might be the next version of high speed WiFi. Currently named 802.11ac, (wireless transmission traditionally uses .11 as opposed to .3 ...

Jul 11, 2011 report
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Nanoscientists build antenna for light

University of Toronto researchers have derived inspiration from the photosynthetic apparatus in plants to engineer a new generation of nanomaterials that control and direct the energy absorbed from light.

Jul 10, 2011
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Testing the T-shirt antenna

NPL worked with BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, to measure the pattern and efficiency of radiation emitted from next generation wearable antennas embedded in T-shirts.

Jun 30, 2011
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The antenna in the valley

When Galileo Galilei turned his modest “spy glass” towards the stars in the summer of 1609, he opened up new skies. He observed things which no one had ever seen before: mountains and craters on ...

May 09, 2011
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Voyager, the love story

(PhysOrg.com) -- One day, years from now--or maybe billions of years, no one knows--aliens might be surprised to run across an old spaceship from Earth. Improbably far from home, the ancient probe is space ...

Apr 29, 2011
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Molecular messages from the antennae

(PhysOrg.com) -- Insects use their antennae for smelling and thus for locating resources in their environment. In an online first article published today, Max Planck researchers present the first complete ...

Apr 15, 2011
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