News tagged with scanning technology

New freeform standards to support scanning CMMs

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute, has developed a new range of three dimensional standards for verifying freeform coordinate measurement machines (CMMs). The standard allows ...

Nov 14, 2012
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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.

Mar 15, 2012
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Tunnel view of how electrons play

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electrons behave like football teams: the match becomes interesting when the teamwork is as good as that conjured up by the players of FC Barcelona. Electrons which interact strongly with ...

Jun 21, 2011
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3-D printers make replicas of cuneiform tablets

Today's Assyriology scholars study Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform tablets with the help of digital photographs or handwritten copies of the texts, but ideally, they visit collections to see the tablets ...

May 24, 2011
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