Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
Inkjet, laser, Memjet? Fast color printers on tap
(AP) -- For a long time, the two choices in desktop printers have been inkjet and laser. This year, a significant twist on the inkjet is hitting the market and promises high speed - think one color page per ...
Dangerous laser printer particles identified
The identity and origin of tiny, potentially hazardous particles emitted from common laser printers have been revealed by a new study at Queensland University of Technology.
Miracle light: Can lasers solve the energy crisis?
Next year will mark the 50th birthday of the laser, one of the most productive and widely used mega-inventions of the last century. Scientists hope that 2010 also will see the launch of laser technology's greatest challenge: ...
Monitoring food with millimeter waves
Has the packet been properly filled? Are there impurities in the chocolate? Have the plastic seams been welded correctly? Is there a knife hidden in the parcel? Answers to all these questions are provided ...
The Shrinky Dink solution
Toys don't usually inspire high-tech innovation, but Michelle Khine's childhood favorite did just that.
Xerox looks to make color printing more affordable
(AP) -- The economics of color printing in big offices are simple: A page of black and white costs about 2 cents per page, while color runs about 8 cents.
Dell Launches World's Fastest Office Color Laser Printer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Dell today announced three new commercial workgroup printers to help businesses of all sizes increase productivity and lower their total cost of printing.
Use a laser, save a tree
(PhysOrg.com) -- Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from a new Cambridge study show.
3D printing on the micrometer scale
At the Photonics West, the leading international fair for photonics taking place in San Francisco this week, Nanoscribe GmbH, a spin-off of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), presents the world's fastest ...
Color printing at highest resolution possible enabled by use of arrays of metal-coated nanostructures
Commercial laser printers typically produce pin-sharp images with spots of ink about 20 micrometers apart, resulting in a resolution of 1,200 dots per inch (dpi). By shrinking the separation to just 250 nanometers—roughly ...
10 products that defined Steve Jobs' career
(AP) -- Steve Jobs had no formal schooling in engineering, yet he's listed as the inventor or co-inventor on more than 300 U.S. patents. These are some of the significant products that were created under ...
Eco-friendly wet-strong printing paper made 100% with recycled polyester derived from used PET bottles
Teijin Limited announced today that it has developed a water-resistant, wet-strong printing paper made entirely with the company's ECOPET recycled polyester fiber derived from used PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles.
Canon to build laser-printer factory in Philippines
Japanese high-tech giant Canon said Tuesday it would build a laser-printer factory in the Philippines in anticipation of strong growth in global demand.