News tagged with electronic engineers

Atomic time for the Raspberry Pi

A blog post on DesignSpark - an online community for electronic engineers - has described how the Raspberry Pi mini computer can be synchronised with NPL's atomic time scale via the MSF Radio Time Signal.

Jun 26, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Topological transitions in metamaterials

The ability to control the flow of electrons using engineered materials is fundamental to the information technology revolution, yet many properties of matter are still unclear. Now a University of Alberta researcher is closer ...

Apr 14, 2012 4.2 / 5 (6) 1

Ferroelectric oxides do the twist

(Phys.org) -- Some materials, by their nature, do what we want them to do -- notably, the ubiquitous, semiconducting silicon found in almost every electronic device. But sometimes, naturally occurring materials ...

Apr 12, 2012 4 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast