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Imec achieves breakthrough in battery-less radios

At today's International Solid State Circuit Conference, Imec and Holst Centre report a 2.4GHz/915MHz wake-up receiver which consumes only 51µW power. This record low power achievement opens the door to battery-less ...

Feb 09, 2010
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How your smartphone got so smart

In 1947, the Cold War, David Letterman, and the CIA were born; the future Queen Elizabeth got married; and a U.S. postage stamp cost 3 cents. That was also the year the seed that would eventually grow into ...

Sep 16, 2013
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Filming photons, one million times a second

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a CMOS (semiconductor) camera capable of filming individual photons one million times a second. The breakthrough will impact on all the most advanced areas ...

Oct 05, 2009
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