News tagged with electronic equipment

The incredible shrinking circuit

( -- Just when it seemed that microchips couldn't get any tinier, a technique developed by researchers here at the University of Cambridge Engineering Department could lead to chips which are not only smaller, ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Workshop offers geeks industrial-strength toys

(AP) -- In the tech-obsessed South of Market neighborhood that digital sensations like Twitter and Zynga call home, a newfangled workshop for would-be inventors blends a startup sensibility with the area's historic manufacturing ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Other
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Sniffing out terrorists

A new intelligent system has been developed to help identify terrorists carrying explosives. Sensitive electronic noses capture the smell of the explosives; the system processes the acquired data, correlates it with individuals' ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Engineering
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Measuring distances in microseconds

( -- Standard laser devices are fast enough for measuring the size of a room, but they need to be faster for outdoor mobile applications. Researchers have brought these scanners up to speed -- they can measure ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Engineering
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