Archive: 21/04/2005

Ultra-fast X-ray pulses reveal how a solid melts into a liquid

Using ultra-fast bursts of X-ray light, scientists at the Department of Energy's Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) have observed the dizzyingly fast first steps of a solid melting into a liquid. They reported their ...

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Data Effort Improves Flow Toward 'Greener' Chemistry

Jeopardy answer: Death Valley and "ionic liquids." Correct question: Where does a little bit of water make a whole lot of difference? Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report* that flow ...

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Snow Melt Causes Large Ocean Plant Blooms

A NASA funded study has found a decline in winter and spring snow cover over Southwest Asia and the Himalayan mountain range is creating conditions for more widespread blooms of ocean plants in the Arabian Sea. The decrease ...

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Samsung Develops 4Gb OneNAND Flash for Multimedia Phones

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that it has developed a 4Gb OneNAND Flash memory device for multimedia phones, featuring micro-compact dimensions, low power ...

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AMD launches Dual-Core processors for servers and workstations

AMD today introduced a broad portfolio of dual-core solutions from server and workstations for enterprise users to desktop and desktop-replacement notebooks for consumers and business users. At the second-anniversary celebration ...

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Chip-scale refrigerators cool bulk objects

Chip-scale refrigerators capable of reaching temperatures as low as 100 milliKelvin have been used to cool bulk objects for the first time, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report. ...

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