News tagged with liquid crystal

Overheating risk for 1.6mn Sony televisions

Japan's Sony said Wednesday that some 1.6 million of its Bravia flat panel televisions were at risk of overheating due to defective parts, but the electronics giant did not issue a recall.

dateOct 12, 2011 in Business
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Interview: Samsung to step up Apple patent war

(AP) -- A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been "free riding" on its patented wireless technologies.

dateSep 23, 2011 in Business
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Exotic quantum crystal discovered

Nature knows two opposite types of solids: one that emerges upon compression from a liquid and a second that appears if the pressure on a liquid is reduced. While the former is typical for substances in our everyday life ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Flowing structures in soft crystals

What is common to blood, ink and gruel? They are all liquids in which tiny particles are suspended – so called “colloids”. In some of these liquids, the particles form groups (clusters), which form regular ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in General Physics
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